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    Great Smoky Mountains

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Event Details

  • 02/01/2013

    Location: Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont | Map Time: 11:00 AM Fee Information: $393 Contact Name: Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont Contact Email: mail@gsmit.org Contact Phone Number: (865) 448-6709

If you have taken Wilderness First Responder in the past and are due for a renewal, this program will satisfy the requirements to renew certification in First Responder on the national registry. This program is also an excellent review of wilderness medical information and skills. Limited enrollment! Program lasts from Friday lunch to Sunday afternoon.

Cost $393. Includes meals, lodging, and instruction. Advance registration required.

Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont is an educational partner of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Tremont is a non-profit environmental education center that provides in-depth education programs that celebrate ecological and cultural diversity, foster stewardship, and nurture appreciation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. For additional information, visit Tremont's website at http://www.gsmit.org/