Wilderness Leader

Onîkânohtêw  is a Cree word for ‘Leader’.
Part of this course is inspired by the Cree people.

You can use this course as a stepping stone to become a WGA International Wilderness Guide.
But, after you finished this course you can already start guiding in different areas of the world (including the Rocky Mountain National Parks).

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The course is made of different short courses, and these course combined will lead to the Certification ‘Wilderness Leader’.

Subjects course
-Medic First Aid  2 days, including certification. No fixed date. Ask for your personal code and  book your spot at MFA
-Wilderness First Aid 2 Days (You need to have a First Aid training prior to this course)
-Plant Medicine 1 Day
-Wilderness Survival skills 3 Days
> IGA Apprentice Interpretive Guide
-Group management and Interpretation 2 Days
Orienteering, routefinding, planning, hiking and backpacking.

-Five days in the French Alps (summer)
-Two Days extra training at Voshaar Outdoor & Education

Gearlist for this training at Voshaar Outdoor: > Wilderness leader Gearlist

Data 2021

February 26-28 FROSTBITE! 
Not mandatory. No extra fee for WL participants. This is one day extra service for 2021

April 2-3 IGA Interpretive Guide
April 12-15 : Wilderness First Aid and Essential Wilderness Survival Skills
April 17-18 Group Management
Plant Medicine: April 16
April 28- Mei 1 Voshaar.

Jura: March 18-23
French Alps: April 27 – May 1
(Register for the Jura or Alps )

Costs: € 1450,-
(exclusive Travel, Insurance, Food, Drinks and Accommodation )
Participants get € 300,- discount on the Wilderness Guide Level 1 program 2021 in Canada.

If you want to do both, the Jura and the Alps, € 200,- extra Costs

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Dates 2021: 2020-2021 Opleidingen en Cursussen

Refunding of registration / course fee: No course fees will be refunded. We do think in solutions in case of injuries, illness or other serious circumstances.

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