Join the ROPE staff as they provide information for beginner outdoor enthusiasts to expert adventurers on various topics including: backpacking in Texas, slacklining, basic camping skills, backcountry cooking, wilderness first aid, Leave No Trace environmental ethics, and more! Each fall we host a 2-day wilderness first aid course. In the spring we offer a Leave No Trace Trainer course which includes an overnight camping component.
Fast paced and hands-on, this two-day course from Wilderness Medicine & Education of Texas covers a wide range of wilderness medicine topics. In just two days, you'll have the knowledge, skills and ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations. This course is ideal for trip leaders, scout leaders, camp staff, outdoor enthusiasts and individuals in remote locations. It does not include CPR.
Course curriculum covers
Wilderness First Aid - October 20 - 21st 2018 - 8am-5pm. Class is taught at Rice University Recreation Center.
Leave No Trace Trainer:
Trainer courses are designed for educators, guides, agency employees, and other outdoor professionals. Successful graduates of the Trainer Course gain the skills to teach Leave No Trace techniques and ethics to their clients, friends and family. Participants learn the concepts of Leave No Trace and prepare to teach Leave No Trace curriculum in a variety of settings-schools, camps, parks, wilderness and front country areas. Workshop topics include the underlying ethics and seven principles of Leave No Trace:
• Plan Ahead and Prepare
• Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
• Dispose of Waste Properly
• Leave What You Find
• Minimize Campfire Impacts
• Respect Wildlife
• Be Considerate of Other Visitors
There are currently no class offerings. Please check back in Spring 2019.