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This Paddling Group was created for New England Seacoast based kayakers, canoeists, rafters, or anyone interested in paddling to get together to paddle as well as to share paddling related information. Trips and events will take place mostly near or along the Seacoasts of MA, NH & ME but are not limited to these areas. Inland lakes and river paddling trips and events are welcome to be posted here. Inland lakes and river trips and events will occur more often in the spring and fall months.

All trips or events with this group will by default use the Common Adventure Model. For more info on CAM see the link below or go to the Message Board. Please read the "Message Board" for other impotant information as well as "About Us" for useful safety information and great paddling locations.

Happy Paddling!

NE Seacoast Paddlers Organizers Team

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SOLO Wilderness First Aid sponsored by RPS Kayak Coaching and White Rose Canoe

Newbury Kayak and Canoe

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is an introductory course designed to develop both decision making and management skills that address common backcountry injuries. The WFA course focuses on ‘hands-on’ learning, where students are engaged in managing authentic scenarios; scenario-based learning is supported by brief classroom discussions and reinforced with intensive practical work.

The WFA is the perfect course for the outdoor enthusiast or trip leader who wants a basic level of first aid training for short trips with family, friends, students, and outdoor groups. It also meets the American Canoe Association, British Canoeing, and International Mountain Bicycling Associations first aid requirements.

The WFA is 16 hours long (two days), and focuses on the basic skills of: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies, Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies.

Course fee is $210 per person, plus $40 if you also want CPR Certification. Certification is valid for 2 years.

Todd Johnstone-Wright will teach this SOLO WFA. Todd is a full-time adventure sports coach with almost three decades of wilderness medical and traditional EMS experience and has been teaching for SOLO Wilderness Medicine since 1996. In addition, he is a British Canoe Union Level 5 Coach Sea/BC Coach 4 (Performance Coaching Diploma), British Canoeing coach educator/leadership provider/safety and rescue provider, ACA Level 5 Advanced Open Water ITE, Level 4 Whitewater IT, BICP Level 1 Instructor, AMGA Rock Instructor Course Graduate, AMGA Single Pitch Instructor, and AIARE Level 2. As a result of his training and extensive expedition and adventure sports experience, he can cater the course and supporting scenarios to various adventure sports disciplines and contexts.

Register online only please at https://www.salemkayak.com/reserve/wilderness-first-aid

For questions, you can call Kevin of RPS at[masked]

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