Here are the courses Cascadia Wilderness Medicine will be offering in the coming months:

Five Day Wilderness First Responder, Chewelah, WA        Oct 6-10, 2018   $759 includes lodging
Seven Day Wilderness First Responder, Chewelah, WA    Dec 15-21, 2018   $799 includes lodging
Five Day Wilderness First Responder, Skamokawa, WA    Jan 19-23, 2019   $699
Five Day Wilderness First Responder, Skamokawa, WA    Feb 16-20, 2019   $699



The Chewelah courses will be held at the Chewelah Peak Learning Center, located about 9 miles, (20 minutes) east of Chewelah, WA, on Flowery Trail Rd. Approximately 90 minute drive from Spokane, WA.

Dormitory style lodging is included in the cost of these courses.

Meals are not included, however, propane cooktops and space to prepare food and wash dishes will be available next to the classroom. You will need to bring your own food, cooler, cookware and dishes. The town of Chewelah is about 20 minutes away with dining and grocery shopping options.


The Skamokawa courses will be held at the old Grange Hall in Skamokawa, WA, near the Columbia River in Wahkiakaum County. Skamokawa is about a 90 minute drive from Portland, OR, and about 3 hours from Seattle, WA.

No food or lodging is included in this course, however, the Grange Hall has a kitchen that students can use for meals. There is a small grocery/convenience store within walking distance of the classroom, and two larger grocery stores about 6 miles away in Cathlamet. There is also a bar and grill style restaurant in Skamokawa, also within easy walking distance of the classroom.

Lodging options in Skamokawa include tent or yurt camping at the county park across the highway from the classroom, inn rooms above the store, and several local B&Bs, as well as other options nearby in Cathlamet.


For more information, or to register for any of these classes, please email