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Apr 19

Women's Wilderness Weekend

Women's Event
  • Date & Time

    April 19, 8:00 AM – April 21, 2024, 4:00 PM

  • Location

    Nantahala Outdoor Center

  • Price


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Person wrapping an injury during the Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Certification and Recertification Courses


Women’s Wilderness Weekend is a fun and interactive weekend spent learning the fundamental basics for survival and first aid! Participants will get hands-on in the wilderness, and spend quality time in the company of experienced teachers and like-minded women. The weekend includes both classroom and experiential education, Wilderness First Aid Certification and wilderness survival skills training in addition to a hang out by the firepit one evening.
What You’ll Learn

  • Knife Anatomy & Safety
  • Essential Knots
  • Shelter Building
  • Water Collecting
  • Fire craft
  • Signaling
  • Patient Assessment
  • Treatment of Life-Threatening Conditions
  • Splinting
  • Management of Environmental Hazards

NOC offers discounts on lodging to Bryson City SOLO Course Participants. This program also has discounted shared Basecamp Lodging available as an add-on Thursday through Saturday nights, available when booking.

Participants will receive a discount coupon for use at River’s End Restaurant and Big Wesser at our Main Campus.

Students must be at least 16 years of age. All attendees under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


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