SOLO Advanced Wildeness First Aid

Advanced Wilderness First Aid (AWFA) is an intensive 4-day course that provides in-depth information on medical and environmental emergencies, alongside hands-on practice of backcountry first aid skills. Students learn from both in the classroom and in-field scenarios. With an emphasis on leadership, students learn to confidently take control of medical situations. Over 4-days students learn patient assessment, injury management, and other necessary outdoor skills. This class goes into greater depth of the basic first aid subjects while emphasizing leadership skills. … Read More

Sea Kayaking Skills

This class is designed for those who want to gain the skills and confidence to safely execute a full day sea kayaking trip with friends or family. We will focus on paddle technique, re-entries, towing, and navigation. Session 1 will be on Unity Pond. Session 2 we will launch from Stockton Springs. After consulting our group and charts we will decide the location for session 3. Session 1: Introduction to Equipment: Paddles, Kayaks, PFD’s, Safety Gear, Clothing, and Repair kits … Read More

SOLO Wilderness First Aid Afloat

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) creates a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care. This sixteen hour course spans two days and focuses on basic skills necessary for responding to emergencies in the backcountry. We’ll cover response and assessment, survival skills, musculoskeletal injuries, soft tissue injuries, environmental emergencies, and medical emergencies.… Read More

Introduction to Backpacking

Learn how to keep warm, dry, well fed, found, and comfortable. In this one-day workshop we will learn how to pack, what to bring, how to stay comfortable, and how to stay found. Topics include: How to pack for extended trips: Backpack size Gear needed for 2 days – 3 months Tents or tarps? Kitchen: Stoves, pots, pans…what is really necessary. Nutrition requirements for extended backpacking LNT Managing human waste Dealing with kitchen waste Fires…yes or no? First Aid & … Read More

SOLO Wilderness First Responder: Swanville, Maine

6 days | 8am – 6pm | Ages 16+ Part 1: Saturday, April 15th Part 2: April 17 -21 (Mon-Fri)   The ultimate Wilderness Medical Course! SOLO’s Wilderness First Responder (WFR)  is the industry standard for outdoor leaders, camp counselors and directors, guides, and anyone who wants a high level of wilderness medical training for extended backcountry trips. WFR is a comprehensive and in-depth look at the standards and skills of dealing with: response and assessment, musculoskeletal injuries, environmental emergencies, … Read More

SOLO Wilderness First Aid

WFA creates a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care. This sixteen hour course spans two days and focuses on basic skills necessary for responding to emergencies in the backcountry. We’ll cover response and assessment, survival skills, musculoskeletal injuries, soft tissue injuries, environmental emergencies, and medical emergencies. This is an incredible course! Not only will you gain the skills you need to care for people remote locations, you will also have a fantastic time learning! Fun and fast-moving, … Read More

SOLO Wilderness First Responder: Castine Maine

Sponsored by the Castine Fire Rescue Department. The ultimate Wilderness Medical Course! SOLO’s Wilderness First Responder (WFR)  is the industry standard for outdoor leaders, camp counselors and directors, guides, and anyone who wants a high level of wilderness medical training for extended backcountry trips. WFR is a comprehensive and in-depth look at the standards and skills of dealing with: response and assessment, musculoskeletal injuries, environmental emergencies, medical emergencies, leadership skills, long term patient care, evacuation procedures and litter carries, survival … Read More

SOLO Wilderness First Aid

WFA creates a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care. This sixteen hour course spans two days and focuses on basic skills necessary for responding to emergencies in the backcountry. We’ll cover response and assessment, survival skills, musculoskeletal injuries, soft tissue injuries, environmental emergencies, and medical emergencies. This is an incredible course! Not only will you gain the skills you need to care for people remote locations, you will also have a fantastic time learning! Fun and fast-moving, … Read More

SOLO Wilderness First Aid

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) creates a solid foundation in the basics of backcountry medical care. This sixteen hour course spans two days and focuses on basic skills necessary for responding to emergencies in the backcountry. We’ll cover response and assessment, survival skills, musculoskeletal injuries, soft tissue injuries, environmental emergencies, and medical emergencies.… Read More

Map & Compass: Staying Found

Sunday, April 30th 9am – 4pm | All ages and abilities 12 and under accompanied by an adult. In this world of electronics it is easy to lose site of the importance of using basic tools. Map & Compass is an example of this more basic technology. It does not require satellites or electricity to keep charged and can save your life. Plus its fun to learn and fun to use! Do you like to spend time in the woods? … Read More

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