Standard Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
University of Wyoming
January 8-17, 2020
Public Tuition: $700
University of Wyoming Student Tuition: $550
Academic Credit is Available
The Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources offers three upper division credits for Wilderness First Responder certification. Students must provide proof of current certification to receive credit.
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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.