Trinity Trails District, BSA

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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2017 WILD WILD WEST CAMPOREE

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Wilderness First Aid/CPR Classes - Spring 2017

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Spring 2017 Wilderness First Aid Courses

Going to to Philmont, Northern Tier, Sea Base, The Summit or other high adventure outing?  Keep reading then...

 

Brand new scenarios for 2017!!

What is WFA?

Wilderness first aid is the specific discipline of First Aid which relates to care in remote areas, where emergency medical services will be difficult to obtain or will take a long time to arrive.
Wilderness First Aid is a two-day, 16 hour class designed for trip leaders, camp counselors, and outdoor enthusiasts. A current CPR certification is a pre-requisite, however no other previous experience is required. This emergency response training includes patient assessment, musculoskeletal and soft tissue injuries, splinting, and a variety of other topics.
Providing primary care in bad weather with non-standard equipment and coping with long term care and emergency response: Wilderness First Aid places these issues first and foremost.
Lecture and discussion, practical exercise and outdoor scenarios help students gain confidence, and encourage the development of critical decision making skills.

CPR/AED Certification Training is offered on the preceding Friday night if needed.

Prerequisites:
Current CPR/AED certification required for WFA; minimum of 14 years old
Location:
St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church
(corner of Granbury Road and Welch, just south of I-20)
5709 Wedgwood Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76133
Course Format and Cost:
$35   CPR only
$95   WFA only
$130  CPR & WFA
Fri 7pm-10pm
Sat 8am-5:30pm, Sun 8am-4pm (16 hours)
Course Schedule:
  • CPR  Mar 10th
  • CPR  Apr 21st
  • CPR  May 19th
  • CPR  Jun 2nd
  • WFA  Mar 11th/12th
  • WFA  Apr 22nd/23rd
  • WFA  May 20th/21st
  • WFA  Jun 3rd/4th
Click Here for the Flyer For Registering
Last Updated on Saturday, 11 February 2017 16:55
 

Knot-Tying Videos and Instructions

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Dear Fellow Scouters,

I created some FREE KNOT-TYING VIDEOS as a follow-up favor for adults who participated in our local Scoutmaster training sessions. Then it occurred to me that other adults and older youth might also find them helpful; thus, this e-mail announcing http://www.knotsvideo.com.

The videos are FREE TO VIEW ONLINE. Each focuses on examples, techniques and terminology that I used as a Scoutmaster to TEACH YOUTH and ADULT VOLUNTEERS to tie knots, hitches and lashes. I’ve also thrown-in a few personal favorites that are useful in everyday life--the "hour-a-week left after Scouting." :)

I commend you and thank you for your involvement with Scouting.

P.S. Please let me know of any corrections, oversights, clarifications or suggestions on the videos and/or site itself: http://www.knotsvideo.com.

Yours in Scouting,

Jeff Casey
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http://www.knotsvideo.com

Last Updated on Sunday, 18 September 2011 18:14