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Wilderness First Responder (WFR) – 5 days

Ottawa, Ontario area (Wakefield, QC)

August 22, 2020 - August 26, 2020


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COVID precautions

We've been back up and running medical courses in Quebec since early June—courses are 100% outside with physical distancing throughout. Please read our COVID-19 update.

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 - $19 / night
On-site shared accommodation at "The Barn" - a comfortable wilderness retreat centre including a fully equipped kitchen to prepare your own meals, spacious bedrooms, wifi, library, fireplace, and cozy common areas.

Please note: to lower COVID risk, we're asking everybody staying onsite to camp—instead of staying inside.

You'll still have access to the bathrooms and showers—which we'll disinfect 3 times per day—and an outdoor tap for drinking water.

If you're camping, please bring everything you need to be self-sufficient for cooking.

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:
Alpengruss Hotel
La Grange Country Inn
Mon Petit Chum
Wakefield Mill Inn & Spa
Les Trois Erables

Pick-up and drop-off

Airport, train, bus station, or downtown Ottawa pick-up and drop-off are available. $19 each way

Pick-ups are before 6pm the day before your course. Drop-offs are the evening that your course ends.

Course site

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!


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August 22, 2020
August 26, 2020
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Ottawa, Ontario area (Wakefield, QC)