Wilderness First Responder Certification Course

Gettysburg College hosts an open WFR course each year

Gettysburg College has been a proud host of Wilderness Medical Associates’(WMA) Wilderness First Responder course for 22 years.

More information about 2021-2022 course will be available this fall.

In addition to the unparalleled curriculum delivered by WMA, our unique location offers opportunities and value you won't find anywhere else:

  • Stay in our on-campus residence hall - equipped with a shared kitchen and located less than a minute's walk from your classroom.
  • Tour the world famous Civil War battlefield on foot, horseback, or Segway; or visit one of Adam's County's many orchards and wineries
  • Enjoy complimentary access to our state-of-the-art fitness center and climbing wall, high speed wireless internet, and convenient parking for the duration of your course
  • Walk half a mile to historic downtown Gettysburg's unique shops, dozens of restaurants, and the recently renovated Majestic Theater
  • Attend class in comfortable, technologically advanced, and air-conditioned facilities