Can you save lives? Want to learn how? After this program, you will feel comfortable in emergency and rescue situations. Telluride Academy medical specialists will spend time each day teaching you basic first aid. You will work in a classroom and in the field. You will participate in mock rescues, learn CPR, and study backcountry emergency care. You’ll learn how to clean and bandage a wound, splint a break, soothe a burn, wrap a sprain, and deal with major medical emergencies such as head injuries and airway obstructions. You will build your own first aid kit and learn the proper use of each item in it. Amaze your friends and yourself with your newly acquired life-saving super powers!
General Program Schedule:
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Monday - Thursday: Overnight on Wednesday night
*A detailed itinerary will be available on the first
day of the program. Schedule subject to change.
This is a SAMPLE itinerary from a previous summer. Specific activities will vary from year to year.