The Wilderness First Responder program, presented by Wilderness Medical Associates, is the ideal emergency medical training for leaders in remote areas. Outdoor educators, wilderness guides, members of the military, professional search and rescue teams, field researchers, and individuals involved in disaster relief will gain valuable skills from this comprehensive and practical curriculum. The course includes the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments for days and weeks if necessary.
An overview of the curriculum and other info can be found on the WMA site.
Frost Valley YMCA is following all NY State COVID-19 guidelines. The course will run at a limited capacity, be held primarily outside, and masks and temperature checks will be required.
To register, please call (845) 985-2291 ext. 348 or email email@example.com.
Certified Horsemanship Association Standard Instructor Clinic
May 15-20, 2022
Become a CHA certified riding instructor in English and/or Western disciplines. Four levels of certification can be achieved in the clinic, with the potential of being recommended as an Assistant Clinic Instructor. For more information about certification levels, please visit CHA’s website.
The certification process comprises an evaluation by two certified CHA clinicians over the course of the five-day clinic. The clinic will involve teaching at least four practice lessons, a riding evaluation, a written test and participation in workshops on risk management, teaching techniques, professionalism, and herd management. Candidates will teach lessons on topics assigned by the certifier. When not teaching, the candidates will ride in lessons role-playing as students. Expect Full days with lots of outdoor activity. Your certification level will be at the sole discretion of the clinic staff and no certification of any kind is guaranteed.