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)
Gearlist for this training at Voshaar Outdoor: > Wilderness leader Gearlist
You might consider attending at the ‘Wilderness Work(s)’ international Meeting on April 3-4-5
Jura: January 24-29
April 6-7: Medic First Aid / Wilderness First Aid
April 8-9: Essential Wilderness Survival Skills
April 10: Plant Medicine basics
April 16-17 IGA Interpretive Guide
April 18-19 Group Management
French Alps: April 28 – May 2
(It is possible to 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 2020 in Canada.
> Register > Wilderness Leader 2020