Educational Courses/ Trainings

NOLS WMINational Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) – Wilderness Medicine Institute provides the highest-quality education and information for the recognition, treatment, and prevention of wilderness emergencies.

Moving Hands Scholarship – Individuals fluent in American Sign Language may be eligible to receive a full scholarship to a NOLS Wilderness Medicine classroom course in Wilderness First Aid (WFA), Wilderness First Responder (WFR), or Wilderness First Responder-Recertification (WFR-R) course.

REIRecreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) provides classes on practical hiking and camping skills, including new tips and tricks. Plus, REI is partnering with NOLS to offer a comprehensive course that will teach you the wilderness medicine skills you need to recreate with confidence in the backcountry.


Aqua HandsAqua Hands gives Deaf and hearing participants an full access to communication in American Sign Language both underwater and above water.


OLPThe Outdoor Leadership Program (OLP) is one-year outdoor leadership training program that maintains high industry standards across all content areas, offering comprehensive training in technical and group development skills necessary to lead adventure activities and programs.