Survival situations are most common in the wilderness, but can also occur in the urban or rural environments. This program will help you understand the seven basic survival needs. Learn essential skills including fire starting, knot tying and more through hands on practice. The program will conclude with a survival scenario challenge.
Tuesday, June 18, 6:00 8:30 p.m.
Registration required (adults; ages 15+ are welcome to attend with an adult participant)
Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center
4750 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO
For more information and to register, visit the Discovery Center website.
This course would be useful to Patriots who have not had much experience with Outdoor Skills yet, but it would be a great training opportunity for new leaders, as well.
The Red Cross Wilderness and Remote First Aid Course is designed for scouts and scout leaders, outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who works or spends time in remote environments, this course teaches advanced skills to be used in emergencies when help from professional first responders may be far away. Based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, this course aligns with OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs.
Prerequisites: Must be at least 14 years old and hold current adult CPR/AED certification.
2 year certification
Course length: 16 hours
- Primary and Secondary Assessments
- Heat-Related Emergencies
- Altitude-Related Illnesses
- Allergies and Anaphylaxis
- Bone and Joint Injuries
- Wounds and Wound Infection
Course listings may be found online; if a course is not available near you, course materials may be purchased in print versions or downloaded for free.
First aid skills form requirements for Boating Safety, Camping, Emergency Prepardness, Fire Safety and Fire Building, Hiking, Outdoor Skills, and Swimming badges. In addition, this is sure to be a useful course for adult volunteers as well.
Ladies! Join us for a girl’s weekend out at the beautiful Lake Doniphan Conference and Retreat Center in Excelsior Springs, MO. April 26-28 and learn a few new Outdoor Skills to boot! This event is geared toward women. Young ladies ages 14 and up may register with an adult mentor. Skills include canoeing/kayaking, archery, animal sign, outdoor cooking, fishing, camping/backpacking, orienteering with map and compass and GPS units, wild edible plants and so much more!
Courses are all rated for activity level (leisurely, moderate, strenuous) and you have a variety of sleeping arrangement options available, to make this course suitable for both beginners and advanced woods-women alike.
The program is free. Lodging and meals are provided for a low per person cost.
To get more information on this Spring Fling for Women check out the link below.
Will you be joining us at Philmont Training Center this summer? There are two very nice mess halls, and all the cooking is done for you! If you prefer the DIY approach, consider this:
This class prepares you to give first aid to ill and injured patients. Certification is provided after the students demonstrate the skills learned in the class.
1 Week Class
Tuesday, March 12
6:00 – 9:00pm
Offered by Vineyard Church of Overland Park
Age Requirement: 14 and older
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