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Wilderness Med Courses

Coldwater Foundation is offering 3 wilderness medicine courses offered through SOLO (Stonehearth Open Learning Opportunities). SOLO is a premier school of wilderness medicine and a pioneering leader in the industry. We have been privilged to have them as our partners since we opened in 2009. All courses include CPR.

Dates and Cost

  • June 5-8, 2017: Advanced Wilderness First Aid (AWFA), $475 / $200 non-refundable deposit
  • June 9-14, 2017: Bridge from AWFA to WFR, $570 / $200 non-refundable deposit (Students must take the AWFA to WFR Bridge within one year from their initial AWFA certification.)
  • June 5-14, 2017: Wilderness First Responder (WFR), $865 / $300 non-refundable deposit
  • WFR Recert: Both the AWFA and Bridge course qualify as a WFR recert course. You will need to contact Christine Richardson at SOLO after completing your course to get a WFR recertification packet:
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday April 7th, 2017 (after this date, contact Coldwater to see if there are still spaces available)
  • Additional Information

  • For the Bridge and WFR course, there will be no class on Sunday June 11, 2017
  • All payment is due before the course begins.
  • Lodging and meals are included in course cost. If you are staying somewhere else, course costs without lodging are as follows: AWFA ($365), Bridge ($430), WFR ($665).
  • All courses take place at Mink Lake Camp (20 minutes outside of Grand Marais, MN).
  • Visit the SOLO website for complete course descriptions:

    For more information or questions please contact us at:

    Click HERE to register for a SOLO course

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