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).
The course is made of different short courses, and these course combined will lead to the Certification ‘Wilderness Leader’.
Medic First Aid / Wilderness First Aid 2 Days
Plant Medicine 1 Day
Essential Wilderness Survival skills 2 Days
> IGA Apprentice Interpretive Guide
Group management and Interpretation 2 Days
Orienteering, routefinding, planning, hiking and backpacking.
You can chose between a 6 day wintertraining in the Jura or a 5 day spring training in the French Alps. The Jura training is about oriëntering, Wintertravel & Survival. The training in the Alps is more about Planning, Guiding and Nature & Wildlife.
Two Days extra training at Voshaar Outdoor & Education
Gearlist for this training at Voshaar Outdoor: > Wilderness leader Gearlist
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: 16
Voshaar Training: April 9
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.