• New Announcement
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    New Announcement

    Wilderness First Responder Course

    Wilderness First Responder
    August 19 – August 27, 2017

    The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is a 72 hour 9-day course that provides a comprehensive and in-depth look at the standards and skills of dealing with: response and assessment, musculoskeletal injuries, environmental emergencies and survival skills, soft tissue injuries, and medical emergencies. Although these appear to be the same basic topics covered in our two-day WFA course, they are covered far more extensively, and there is much more hands-on practice. Additional topics, such as CPR, are also included.

    When:     Saturday, August 19, 6:00 pm – Sunday, August 27, 2017

    Where:    Experience Learning’s Spruce Knob Mountain Center

    18 Woodlands Way, Circleville, WV 26804

    Course Options:   WFR- $670- Includes course, tent space, and access to bathhouse.

    CPR- $30

    Meals- $30 additional per night (3 meals per night, 8 or 9 nights depending on arrival)

    Bed in the dorm- $10 per night

    Register today!


    For more information call (304) 567. 2632, check out the Facebook Event, or visit http://www.experience-learning.org/learn/wilderness-first-responders and http://www.soloschools.com/wilderness-first-responder-wfr/

  • New Event
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    New Event

    Appalachian Watershed and Stream Monitors professional development workshop July 10-12

    Appalachian Watershed and Stream Monitors
    Professional Development Workshop July 10-12, 2017
    Investigate the water quality of a headwater stream.
    The AWSM workshop will provide resources and inspiration for educators seeking to engage students and enhance curriculum through outdoor education. 

    This year’s workshop will include:

    Frameworks that work! Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences and U.S. Green Ribbon Schools (Peter M. Mecca and Vicki Fenwick-Judy)
    How to implement a stream study using Save our Streams citizen-science protocols (Glenn Nelson)
    Project Learning Tree training and curriculum (Linda Carnell)
    Optional caving in the Sinks of Gandy, exploring Spruce Knob, astronomy, and more!

    Explore the Sinks of Gandy cave to see the effects of karst topography.

    Workshop Details:

    Cost is $300 and includes room, board and materials.

    Scholarships are available for WV educators.

    Guests (spouse, children, friend, etc) are invited to attend for the discounted rate of $50/person.

    Three continuing education graduate credit hours are available through Marshall University for an additional $365.
    Register on our website https://experience-learning.org/learn/professional-development/.
    Please contact Kellee Waddell for more details: 304.567.2632 or

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