Wilderness First Responder - April 2020

Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Class Status:  
Room Available

  Friday, April 10th through Sunday, April 19th 2020

Availability:  Space is limited; first come, first served.  This class is open to the public; some spaces are reserved for the Sage community.  

Instructor:  Mr. Eric Wakild (Dean of Students)

Cost:  $765.  Discounts are available for Sage family and friends; please email Eric at eric.wakild@sageinternationalschool.org for more details.

Please drop your cash or check (paid to "Sage International School") for the full amount at Sage's front desk, or mail it to Sage International School, c/o Eric Wakild, 1513 Tyrell Ln Suite 110, Boise ID 83706.  Payment cannot be made with credit card.  

Class Description:
This is a 10-day course, with one day off in the middle (tentatively, Wednesday, April 15th).  All other days start at 8am and ending at 5pm both days.  There are two night sessions (tentatively, Monday, April 13th and Friday, April 17th).  

The WFR is a college-level course and is appropriate only for the most motivated Sage students.  Mr. Wakild will interview students to make sure they understand the requirements and are prepared for the challenges of the course.  

This course is the industry standard for professional guides, trip leaders, search and rescue team members, outdoor recreationists, and international travelers.  It is intended for anyone who is away from medical care for extended periods of time.  No medical training or experience is necessary.  Participants must pass a written and practical test on the last day of the course to earn WFR certification.

Please click here for more details on policies and procedures.  

Time/Location:  On Friday, April 10th, please arrive no later than 7:45am to fill out some additional paperwork.  Class will be in the cafeteria of the Sage International School's Parkcenter location: 431 E. Parkcenter Blvd, Boise, ID 83706.  Please click here to see the schedule for the ten days.

Please park near the basketball courts/field and away from Smoky Mountain Pizza.

Please bring a daypack with a handful of extra layers.  Be ready to be outside (laying on the ground) in any conditions.  Please bring any snacks or beverages. 

Please fill out the Registration Form.  If you are a Sage student, please print and sign the Risk Waiver (You only need to complete this once per year for day/weekend trips).  If your student will be bringing and taking medication on the trip, please complete and turn in this Medication Form.

Email Eric Wakild with any questions or concerns at eric.wakild@sageinternationalschool.org
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