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Virginias Additional Educational Opportunities
Certification and Skills Trainings
There are many staff certification courses being offered by camps or organizations in our area. If you know of others, please notify the Field Office at 800-428-2267 ext. 536 or email@example.com
Deadlines are approaching, so please contact the organization indicated.
Canoe Instruction and Trainings at YOUR site: Instructor Trainer, Beth Wiegandt, is available to conduct trainings, certification workshops, and skills documentation for your staff on your site. Now is the perfect time to set your date for a safe summer on the water! Contact Instructor Trainer, Beth Wiegandt, at firstname.lastname@example.org; Cell # (540) 556-2594, for more information.
Wilderness First Aid
This Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course is ACA-approved and necessary for camp counselors to care for someone injured or fallen ill, when it's more than an hour from time of injury / illness to EMS' arrival. Hands-on learn how to save life and limb during the critical minutes or hours before ambulance / hospital hand-off. The SOLO WFA course blends classroom instruction and outdoor rescue scenario practice, resulting in a 2-year WFA certification, and also counting as WFR recertification. The 2-day class runs 8:30am - 6pm each day. Fee: $175; 10% of course proceeds go to a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community organization. No prerequisites. For adults and youths ages 12
September 29-30: Charlottesville, VA
October 6-7: Richmond, VA
November 10-11: Blacksburg, VA
December 1-2: Warrenton, VA (Northern VA area)
January 19-20: Norfolk, VA (Tidewater / Hampton Roads area)
Registration Online, Testimonials, More Info: www.solowfa.com or call 434-INJURED (465-8733)
This listing is provided as resource information only. The events listed, with the exception of the ACA Fall and Winter Conferences, are sponsored by the camp or organization indicated, and that organization assumes full responsibility for course content, injuries, accidents, administration and refund policies. The American Camp Association, Virginias, hereby expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability related to any courses or events not sponsored by the American Camp Association. Some events may be full after the time of this posting.
To determine whether certification courses meet the criteria for ACA Standards, please check the ACA website:
First Aid/CPR: http://www.acacamps.org/accreditation/firstaidcpr.php
Horseback Riding http://www.acacamps.org/accreditation/horsecert.php
Armstrong Unlimited can provide services for camps, youth programs and organizations including: