Course Calendar

The calendar below shows our public courses offered through Yamnuska Mountain Adventures and the U of C Outdoor Centre. If you are interested in booking a private course for your organization please Contact Us.

Aug
31
Mon
Adventure Medic – NEW DATES!
Aug 31 – Sep 3 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoThe Wilderness first aid standard in terms of content and course length, this course is suitable for avid outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor activity leaders, teachers and instructors.  The program covers patient assessment and treatment; evacuation decision making; environmental emergencies and includes the latest CPR and AED standards. The course is presented by blending classroom theory and practice with two days for outdoor practical scenarios.  Due to COVID-19 we require that some theory review will be completed online, thereby reducing classroom based sessions to 4 days.

Course Days as Follows:
Monday to Thursday – 9:00am – 5:00pm

                   PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS COURSE WILL TAKE PLACE AT KAMP KIWANIS AND NOT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

Sep
2
Wed
Adventure Medic Re-Certification – NEW DATES
Sep 2 – Sep 3 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoThe Wilderness first aid standard in terms of content and course length, this course is suitable for avid outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor activity leaders, teachers and instructors.  The program covers patient assessment and treatment; evacuation decision making; environmental emergencies and includes the latest CPR and AED standards. Theory review will be completed online as part of this program with 2 sessions focused on practical activities and outdoor scenarios.

Course Sessions are as Follows:
Wednesday & Thursday August 2 & 3 – 9:00am – 5:00pm

 PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT KAMP KIWANIS AND NOT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

Sep
4
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder 5 day Recertification – Weekends
Sep 4 – Sep 13 all-day

YamnuskaThe 5 day (40 hour) re-certification program is a great fit for those who are re-certifying for the first time or for those who prefer their learning to move at a less intense pace.  The program offers ample opportunities for discussion, review and practice of both theory and skills and ensures that learners leave with a thorough understanding of course topics.

Course Dates as Follows:
Friday Sept. 4 6:00 – 10:00pm  Saturday & Sunday Sept. 5 & 6 – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday Sept. 11  6:00 – 10:00pm Saturday & Sunday Sept. 12 & 13 -8:30am – 4:30pm

Sep
11
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder 5 Day Re-certification
Sep 11 – Sep 20 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoThe 5 day (40 hour) re-certification program is a great fit for those who are re-certifying for the first time or for those who prefer their learning to move at a less intense pace.  The program offers ample opportunities for discussion, review and practice of both theory and skills and ensures that learners leave with a thorough understanding of course topics.
Course Runs: Friday  6 – 10pm and Saturday, Saturday, Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm over 2 weekends

Remote Responder Recertification – NEW DATES
Sep 11 – Sep 13 all-day

This is a re-certification course for individuals who have already taken the Remote Responder Course. The Outdoor Centre Logocourse will run on one evening and one weekend day.  Due to COVID-19 we require that some theory review will be completed online, thereby reducing classroom based sessions to 1.5 days.

Friday – 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Sunday – 9:00am – 5:00pm Field Day

Advanced Adventure Medic Bridge Course- NEW DATES
Sep 11 – Sep 20 all-day

 

Outdoor Centre LogoThis course is designed to raise your current level of certification to one appropriate for guides and leaders, for those who are going on extended and remote expeditions, or for those wishing to work as professional ski patrollers in Alberta.  This intense 5 day program involves a high level of commitment from the learner. Current Adventure Medic or equivalent 40 hour Wilderness First Aid certification is required. Certification must be dated no more than 1 year prior to the start date of the bridge course.

Course Times are as Follows
Fridays  6 – 10pm, Saturdays & Sundays 9:00am – 5:00pm

Remote Responder – NEW DATES
Sep 11 – Sep 13 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoAn ideal course for the back country enthusiast and weekend warriors! This course is not appropriate or adequate for trip leaders, instructors or those undertaking extended travel in remote areas.   Due to COVID-19 we require that some theory review will be completed online, thereby reducing classroom based sessions to 2.5 days.

Friday Evening – 6pm – 10pm
Saturday – 9:00am – 5pm
Sunday – 9:00am – 5pm Field Day

Sep
14
Mon
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder
Sep 14 @ 8:30 am – Sep 23 @ 4:30 pm

YamnuskaThis course will be hosted through Yamnuska Mountain Adventures. 

Sep
19
Sat
Adventure Medic – Weekends
Sep 19 – Sep 27 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoThe Wilderness first aid standard in terms of content and course length, this course is suitable for avid outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor activity leaders, teachers and instructors.  The program covers patient assessment and treatment; evacuation decision making; environmental emergencies and includes the latest CPR and AED standards. The course is presented by blending classroom theory and practice with two days for outdoor practical scenarios. Due to COVID-19 we require that some theory review will be completed online, thereby reducing classroom based sessions to 4 days.

Course Days as Follows:
Saturday & Sunday September 19, 20, 26, 27 – 9:00am – 5:00pm

Swiftwater Rescue 1- NEW COURSE!
Sep 19 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoGain the confidence you need to move your rafting, canoeing and kayaking skills to the next level. This course focuses on self-rescue skills so that you can look after yourself when out on the water and is great for those just entering the whitewater arena or for those who have already dipped a paddle and found it to their liking! This one day course offers a combination of theoretical and practical skill development.

Sep
25
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder 5 day Recertification
Sep 25 – Sep 29 all-day

YamnuskaThe 5 day (40 hour) re-certification program is a great fit for those who are re-certifying for the first time or for those who prefer their learning to move at a less intense pace.  The program offers ample opportunities for discussion, review and practice of both theory and skills and ensures that learners leave with a thorough understanding of course topics.  Course runs Friday – Tuesday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Sep
26
Sat
Adventure Medic Re-Certification
Sep 26 – Sep 27 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoThe Wilderness first aid standard in terms of content and course length, this course is suitable for avid outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor activity leaders, teachers and instructors.  The program covers patient assessment and treatment; evacuation decision making; environmental emergencies and includes the latest CPR and AED standards. Theory review will be completed online as part of this program with 2 sessions focused on practical activities and outdoor scenarios.

Course Sessions are as Follows:
Saturday & Sunday September 26 & 27 – 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Sep
28
Mon
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder
Sep 28 – Oct 9 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoThis course is designed for wilderness professionals- guides and leaders, those who are going on extended and remote expeditions, or those wishing to work as professional ski patrollers in Alberta. This intense 10 day program involves a high level of commitment from the learner.  With its advanced standing by Alberta WH&S graduates can work as “first aid attendants” with in Alberta.

Course Runs
Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:0pm

Oct
2
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder 5 day Recertification
Oct 2 – Oct 6 all-day

YamnuskaThe 5 day (40 hour) re-certification program is a great fit for those who are re-certifying for the first time or for those who prefer their learning to move at a less intense pace.  The program offers ample opportunities for discussion, review and practice of both theory and skills and ensures that learners leave with a thorough understanding of course topics.  Course runs Sunday – Thursday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Remote Responder – 20 hour
Oct 2 – Oct 4 all-day

YamnuskaFriday Evening – 6pm – 10pm
Saturday & Sunday – 8:30am – 4:30pm. Course content is presented through a blend of classroom and outdoor activities.

Oct
5
Mon
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder 5 Day Re-certification
Oct 5 – Oct 9 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoThis is a recertification course for individuals who have already taken the Advanced Adventure Medic Course.

Course Dates are Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Oct
11
Sun
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder 5 day Recertification
Oct 11 – Oct 15 all-day

YamnuskaThe 5 day (40 hour) re-certification program is a great fit for those who are re-certifying for the first time or for those who prefer their learning to move at a less intense pace.  The program offers ample opportunities for discussion, review and practice of both theory and skills and ensures that learners leave with a thorough understanding of course topics.  Course runs Sunday – Thursday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Oct
16
Fri
Adventure Medic – Weekends
Oct 16 – Oct 25 all-day

YamnuskaThe Wilderness first aid standard in terms of content and course length, this course is suitable for avid outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor activity leaders, teachers and instructors.  The program covers patient assessment and treatment; evacuation decision making; environmental emergencies and includes the latest CPR and AED standards. The course is presented by blending classroom theory and practice with two days for outdoor practical scenarios.

Course Dates as Follows:
Friday October 16 – 6:00 – 10:00pm   Saturday & Sunday October 17 & 18 – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday October 23 – 6:00 – 10:00pm   Saturday & Sunday October 24 & 25 – 8:30am – 4:30pm

Oct
21
Wed
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder
Oct 21 @ 8:30 am – Oct 30 @ 4:30 pm

YamnuskaThis course will be hosted through Yamnuska Mountain Adventures. 

Oct
28
Wed
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder 5 day Recertification
Oct 28 – Nov 1 all-day

YamnuskaThe 5 day (40 hour) re-certification program is a great fit for those who are re-certifying for the first time or for those who prefer their learning to move at a less intense pace.  The program offers ample opportunities for discussion, review and practice of both theory and skills and ensures that learners leave with a thorough understanding of course topics.  Course runs Wednesday – Sunday 8:30am – 4:30pm