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Wilderness First Responder (WFR) – 8 days
March 11, 2023 - March 19, 2023
Is this the course for you?
Read the full WFR course description and get info on learning outcomes, prerequisites, topics covered, equipment, and more.
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Option A - $29 / night
On-site accommodation at "The Barn" - a comfortable wilderness retreat center including a fully equipped kitchen to prepare your own meals, spacious bedrooms, wifi, library, fireplace, and cozy common areas.
Option B - Stay or live elsewhere in the region
Hotel, motel, or B&B - Book your own room in the town of Wakefield, 8 kilometres/5 miles from the course site, where there are a variety of accommodation choices:
La Grange Country Inn
Mon Petit Chum
Wakefield Mill Inn & Spa
Les Trois Erables
Pick-up and drop-off
We can pick you up and drop you off at the airport, train, bus station, or downtown Ottawa for $29 each way.
Pick-ups are before 6pm the day before your course. Drop-offs are the evening that your course ends.
Just 30 minutes from downtown Ottawa and 8 minutes from the charming village of Wakefield, "The Barn" sits on 75 acres of forest and meadows in the heart of the Gatineau hills in Quebec. This exceptional property is bordered by a lake, a river, and Gatineau Park!