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Saturday, May 13

7:00 am - 10:00 pm    Wilderness First Responder Course

Recreational / Campus Recreation

Recognized as the standard medical training for guides, outdoor educators, and wilderness enthusiasts. The 80-hour WFR course provides participants with the knowledge and skills to respond to medical and traumatic emergencies in remote locations. The first 30 hours consist of self-directed online modules followed by 50 hours of hands on instruction. The online portion must be completed prior to the start of the classroom sessions. Online Section Begins: March 27th Hands-on Classroom Section: May 10-14th @OP Registration Deadline: Sunday April 23rd 5:00pm

Aggie Recreation Center (ARC), More Info


7:00 am - 10:00 pm    Wilderness First Responder Re-Certification

Recreational / Campus Recreation

This course may be used to refresh a Wilderness Advanced First Aid (WAFA), Wilderness First Responder (WFR) or Wilderness EMT (wilderness section only) certifications. The 3-day course is heavily scenario based and will provide a review and update of wilderness medicine treatment practices, protocols and evacuation guidelines. On day one we will jump right into scenarios and move through the course curriculum at a fast pace. While we cannot cover the entire course in only three days you are responsible for the entire curriculum. To better prepare you for success we provide you with a study guide that must be completed and handed into your instructors the morning of the first day of class. Prerequisites: Previous WFR certifications must have be at least 72-hours in length. All participants must have completed and returned the refresher course study guide to the course instructors the first day of class (Click on link below for more information)

Aggie Recreation Center (ARC), More Info


10:00 am - 4:00 pm    Small Wonders

Exhibit / Cooperative Extension

Visit this creepy, crawly new exhibit to discover something new about the most common life form on earth; insects! From Mormon crickets to bark beetles and fireflies to honey bees, insects impact our lives in countless ways.

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info


11:40 am - 11:40 am    Saturday Nature Walk

Recreational / Extension

Join us for a nature walk on the Preserve! You will learn about wetland science, natural plant and animal species, and the history of the Swaner Preserve. Please come prepared for outdoor conditions. Saturday's | 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. | $5 or free for members | To reserve your spot call: 435-649-1767

Swaner EcoCenter, More Info