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
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
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

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

Sep
29
Tue
Emergency First Aid – NEW COURSE!
Sep 29 all-day

Emergency First Aid Course (includes Level C CPR).  This course is recognized by Alberta Workplace Health and Safety.

This 1 day program meets workplace requirements for first aid training in Alberta.  The course includes a combination of theory, practical activities and focuses on managing life threatening emergencies.  The course includes Level C CPR and AED training.

Please be sure to read the COVID-19 Stage 2 guidelines which can be found on the course pages of our website, prior to registering for the program.

Course participants are required to bring the following:

  • Mask for personal use when physical distancing is not feasible (e.g. during scenarios)
  • Something to write with
  • Water, snacks and lunch
  • Participants are also required to complete a COVID Screening questionnaire and have their temperature checked daily.

Course Times are as Follows:
Tuesday September 29, 2020 – 9:00am – 5:00pm

 PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT KAMP KIWANIS

Standard First Aid – NEW COURSE!
Sep 29 – Sep 30 all-day

Standard First Aid Course (includes Level C CPR).  This course is recognized by Alberta Workplace Health and Safety.

This 2 day program meets workplace requirements for first aid training in Alberta.  The course includes a combination of theory, practical activities and scenarios.

Please be sure to read the COVID-19 Stage 2 guidelines which can be found on the course pages of our website, prior to registering for the program.

Course participants are required to bring the following:

  • Mask for personal use when physical distancing is not feasible (e.g. during scenarios)
  • Something to write with
  • Water, snacks and lunch
  • Participants are also required to complete a COVID Screening questionnaire and have their temperature checked daily.

Course Times are as Follows:
Tuesday September 29 and Wednesday September 30, 2020, 2020 – 9:00am – 5:00pm

 PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PROGRAM WILL BE HELD AT KAMP KIWANIS

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
16
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder 5 Day Re-certification
Oct 16 – Oct 25 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

Oct
30
Fri
Remote Responder Recertification
Oct 30 – Nov 1 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

Remote Responder
Oct 30 – Nov 1 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

Nov
14
Sat
Adventure Medic – Weekends
Nov 14 – Nov 22 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 November 14, 15, 21, 22 – 9:00am – 5:00pm

Nov
21
Sat
Adventure Medic Re-Certification
Nov 21 – Nov 22 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 November 21 & 22 – 9:00am – 5:00pm

 

Dec
4
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic Bridge Course
Dec 4 – Dec 13 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