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April 2020

SOLO Wilderness First Aid Afloat

April 25 @ 8:00 AM - April 26 @ 4:00 PM

Course is cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please stay safe. Wilderness First Aid Afloat (WFAA) contains all the same information included in the SOLO Wilderness First Aid course (Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies). It also includes additional topics specifically designed for boaters including: sea sickness, marine bites and stings, injuries that are more common in marine environments, and environment specific rescue scenarios. Schedule: Saturday & Sunday 8:00AM – 4:00PM This is…

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May 2020

Leave No Trace Trainer Course

May 2 @ 9:00 AM - May 3 @ 4:00 PM
North Star Adventures LLC, 491 Stevens Rd
Unity, ME United States
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Course is cancelled due to the COVID -19 pandemic. Please stay safe. The effects of human impact on the environment are staggering. The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is a national organization. Their mission is to to protect the outdoors by teaching and inspiring people to enjoy it responsibly. North Star is offering a 2 day course that will teach you the seven principles of leave no trace, as well as introducing you to the mission of the…

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On Water Medical Scenarios & Emergency Management

May 30 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Castine, Maine Castine, ME United States + Google Map

Join North Star Adventures for a day of medical scenarios, and sea kayak emergency management on the water. If you are a paddler and have a minimum of basic first aid certification then this course is something you will want to check out! This is a great way to dust of the rust and practice those skills you learned when you took your first aid class. Practice your wilderness medical skills in the environment in which you recreate or work. …

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June 2020

Backcountry Medical Scenarios

June 13 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Unity, Maine Unity, ME United States + Google Map

Do you have a current WFA, WFR or EMT certification?  Are you a backcountry medic, guide, outdoor leader? This field based course is designed for those with a current WFA certification or higher. Spend the day practicing your Wilderness Medical skills in Camden Hills State Park. We will  meet at the Maiden Cliff Trailhead at 8:00 am.  Our will hike will begin at the Maiden Cliff Trailhead. From there we will continue on the Ridge Trail to Ocean Lookout and…

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Map & Compass: Staying Found

June 20 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Waldo County Technical Center, 1022 Waterville Rd
Belfast, ME 04915 United States

  Do you like to spend time in the woods? Do you enjoying hiking, backpacking, hunting, fishing, paddling, motor boating, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing...? Are you a Maine Guide or aspiring Maine Guide? Are you a part of a Search & Rescue team? Whether you are a professional rescuer or you enjoy spending time in the backcountry with friends and family this course is for you!  You will learn to read and interpret the language of maps. After you feel confident…

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