Frequently Asked Questions

There are two sections of "Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQs). The first section answers general questions related to our short courses, such as weekend, day-long, and week-long courses. The second section answers specific questions related to our Wilderness Certification Program. You can click on the appropriate FAQ below:

General FAQ for Short Courses
This section answers general questions relating to our day-long, weekend, and week-long courses. Learn about our site, camping & accommodations, travel, what to bring, local weather, etc...

Specific FAQ for the Wilderness Certification Program
The section answers specific questions related to the Wilderness Certification Program. Learn about financial aid, payment plans, college credit, certifications, field trips, class days, housing, etc...

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