Wilderness First Aid (WFA)*
University of Wyoming
September 18-19, 2021
*Includes Adult & Child CPR certification
You must complete the Part 1 online component of our two-part hybrid Wilderness First Aid course in order to attend the Part 2 practical session.
This is an in-person course and subject to protocols designed to minimize the transmission of COVID-19 during the course. You must agree to abide by these protocols to attend the course.
Registration, Logistics & General Questions:
Course Curriculum Questions:
These downloads contain important information to help you prepare for your course. Use the course syllabus as a guideline for making your travel and study plans; note that topics and times may change subject to local weather conditions. Remember you must be present and engaged for the entire course or practical session to be eligible for certification. Be prepared. Thoroughly read the student handbook as it provides detailed information about expectations—yours and ours—what to bring, wear, and how to study. Please contact our office with any questions.
The course is held on campus. Lectures and some simple labs are held in a traditional classroom setting with simulation sites nearby.
Nearest Airport: Laramie Regional Airport (LAR/KLAR)
Lodging: Lots of hotel and AirBnB options available in Laramie.
Camping: The nearest camping is approximately 25 minutes away at the Vedauwoo Campground. For information, contact the Medicine Bow National Forest office at (307) 745-2300.
Classroom: Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center—shown as Half Acre Gymnasium on the map) rooms 115 & 117. Please access the building from the west (historic) side entrance.
Parking: There are no fees for parking in valid spaces on campus during the weekend. The Union parking lot is the closest lot to the classroom.
Lunch: There are a handful of dining options available to all course participants in the Student Union.