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Sat, Mar 09


Bucknell University (On Campus)

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) & CPR Course

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Wilderness First Responder (WFR) & CPR Course
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) & CPR Course

When & Where

Mar 09, 2024, 8:00 AM – Mar 17, 2024, 5:00 PM

Bucknell University (On Campus), One Dent Dr, Lewisburg, PA 17837, USA

About the Experience


This training involves an 8 day Wilderness First Responder (WFR) & CPR course. 

The concepts and skills taught in this course will prepare you to prevent, identify and stabilize a diverse range of injuries and illnesses associated with recreation in remote places where adaptations to harsh environments, limited access to resources and communication, and personal/group safety must be made.

Beginning with patient assessment, this course will establish a strong foundation for students to make informed decisions during emergency situations when far from definitive healthcare systems.

Upon successful completion of the course components, you are granted a 3 year certification.


Pre Trip: Virtual via ZOOM.

Course: Bucknell campus. Exact room location TBA. 


Pre Trip: Wednesday, 2/28/2024 @ 8:00 PM

Course: 3/9/2024 - 3/17/2024

  • 8:00 AM - Course start. 
  • 12:00 PM - Lunch break. 
  • 1:00 PM - Course resume. 
  • 6:00 PM - Course ends for day. 
  • 6:30 PM-10:00 PM - X3 evening sessions throughout 8 day course.

What's Provided?

  • Course materials (e.g. manual, certification card, etc.).
  • 3 year certification (upon sucessful completion of the course components).
  • Snacks


This training is complimentary (FREE / NO COST) for Bucknell OEL Student Leaders.

*This course generally costs $800-$1,000 per person. 

Registration Information

This training is open enrollment to all current Bucknell OEL Student Leaders although capacity is limited and registrations are accepted on a first come first serve basis. A Bucknell ID is required at the time of registration. 

Cancellations & No Shows

Complimentary (FREE) OEL Trainings provided to Bucknell OEL Student Leaders have limited capacity. If a Student Leader signs up and doesn’t show for the program, it’s disruptive for everyone involved and takes away from the experience for other students. Further, this can negatively impact a Student Leader's ability to continue in this roll on future trips and outings.

We understand that things come up and life happens. We get it. We simply ask that you notify us at least 14 days in advance of a Training and let us know of your cancellation and why. You can do this by going back to our Portal and clicking on the “CONTACT” link in the upper right of the screen.

Failure to contact us of your cancellation is noted by the OEL Admin Team. This may lead to your dismissal as a student leader from the OEL program. 

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