The course is led by a SOLO instructor and is the recognized industry standard for backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. Study includes response and assessment, musculoskeletal injuries, environmental emergencies and survival skills, soft tissue injuries and medical emergencies. For more information on this course, visit www.soloschools.com. Course tuition is $685. Course tuition plus lodging and meals is $885.
Hosted at YMCA Camp Chingachgook, a year-round retreat center and summer camp on Lake George on the southern end of the Adirondack Park, we offer an enjoyable, rustic experience. Cabins and yurts are equipped with electricity, bunks, mattresses, and heat during winter months. Hearty and nutritious meals are served three times a day in our communal dining hall.