2017 Staff Certifications Week @ William Lawrence Camp

William Lawrence Camp is hosting a variety of American Red Cross (ARC) and other certifications this June - including

Wilderness First Responder (WFR)) – 9 DAYS

Join the staff of SOLO, nationally recognized leaders in the field of wilderness medicine and rescue, for a 80-hour (9 day) intensive wilderness emergency care course. SOLO’s Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is the recognized industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. Learn skills needed to deal with emergencies in remote settings, with a focus on the extended care often required in wilderness medical emergencies. Practical simulations and lectures. Includes CPR.

Wilderness First Responder Recertification (WFR)

This two-day review course is designed to recertify individuals previously certified as Wilderness First Responders.  Proof of eligible WFR and CPR training must be provided to SOLO before renewal cards will be issued. *An optional CPR Course will be offered on Saturday evening for an additional $35.00 fee. Coffee and snacks provided.

Wilderness First Aid (WFA)

The Wilderness First Aid (WFA) Course is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of wilderness first aid training for short trips with family, friends, and outdoor groups. It also meets the ACA guidelines.

Standards Update Course - ACA, New England

The purpose of this course is to bring current standards personnel and/or camp directors up to date. The Standards Update Course will highlight specific changes to the program as well as review the overall accreditation process to address frequently missed or misunderstood standards. This course is only for camps familiar with the accreditation process. All camps due for an accreditation visit in 2017 must attend a Standards Update Course or a Full Standards Course.

Basic Standards Course - ACA, New England

The Standards Course prepares camp directors for their accreditation visit and serves as an introduction to the standards program for people interested in becoming standards visitors. The course describes the purpose and value of standards and accreditation, and gives an explanation of how the process works and what resources and materials are available. This course is required for camps planning to go through the accreditation process in 2016.

Basic Standards Course - ACA, New England

ACA's Standards course serves as an introduction to ACA's Standards Program and helps participants prepare for accreditation visits. The course describes the purpose and value of standards and accreditation, and gives an explanation of how the process works and what resources and materials are available. The course offers specific discussion about the requirements of the standards, including: application of the core and specialized activity standards, mandatory standards, and written documentation requirements. A 2012 Accreditation Process Guide is highly suggested for this course.

Camp Champions Celebration

Please join us for our Camp Champions Celebration.  This is an annual event where supporters of ACA New England gather to celebrate the true spirit of camp and to raise funds that help bring the summer camp experience to the region's children in need.  100% of net proceeds benefit

Basic Standards Course - ACA, New England

The purpose of the ACA Standards Course is to prepare camp directors and administrators for their accreditation visits and to serve as an introduction to the standards program for persons interested in becoming accreditation visitors. The person completing the ACA Standards Course is expected to actively assist the camp in preparation for the accreditation visit and fully participate in the on-site visit. ACA membership is not a prerequisite for this course.

Standards Update Course - ACA, New England

The purpose of this course is to bring current standards personnel and/or camp directors up to date. The Standards Update Course will highlight specific changes to the program as well as review the overall accreditation process to address frequently missed or misunderstood standards. This course is only for camps familiar with the accreditation process. All camps due for an accreditation visit in 2017 must attend a Standards Update Course or a Full Standards Course.

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