American Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First-Aid Training

These grant-funded scholarships are available to cover a certain percentage of the program applied for, provided funds are still available. Apply here.

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Designed for outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who works or spends time in remote environments, this course teaches advanced skills to be used in emergencies when help from professional first responders may be far away.

Prerequisites: Must be at least 14 years old and hold current adult CPR/AED certification. If you’re need this training, we offer it at the Y. Check here for more information.

Certification Requirements

  • Attend and participate in all class sessions.
  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities.
  • Demonstrate competency in all required final rescue skill scenarios.
  • Pass the Wilderness and Remote First Aid final written exams with a minimum grade of 80 percent.

GET ACTIVE: Wilderness and Remote First aid training increase confidence and competence on the trail.

Cost: $150/person

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We offer on-site training for groups and organizations. Interested parties should contact our Development Director, Troy Goodwater. You can reach him by calling the Y at 507.433.1804 ext. 108 or via email at

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