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 (WFR) course for 22 years

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