A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Center for Wilderness Safety has been offering wilderness & remote medicine education and training programs for nearly two decades. CWS specializes in teaching courses such as Wilderness First Aid, Wilderness First Responder and Wilderness EMT, along with various Community Health and Safety CPR & First Aid courses.
Center for Wilderness Safety works with many groups and organizations such as Scouts BSA (formerly the Boy Scouts of America), National Park Service, USGS, EPA, Sierra Club, and many more – to promote the development and personal implementation of both the clinical and fundamental skills necessary in the field of wilderness emergency medicine.
Center for Wilderness Safety's instructors are some of the most experienced, knowledgeable and passionate wilderness medical practitioners (and experiential educators) in the field of wilderness medicine. Our professional staff have years of experience with leading remote trips, ski patrol, ambulance and clinical practice, technical rescue, and traveling in some of the most remote and challenging wild places around the world.