April, 2022

30Apr01MayNOLS Wilderness First Aid (2539)Hosted by Southwest Virginia 4-H Center

Course Details

Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center: 25236 Hillman Highway, Abingdon VA 24210

Conveniently located only 3 miles from two I-81 Highway exits, as well as 3 miles from downtown Abingdon and nearby grocery stores, pharmacies, restaurants offering curbside pick-up and takeaway, and all other necessary conveniences. 

Students can spend time outside of class exploring the ample outdoor recreation opportunities that surround the area, including hiking, camping, mountain biking, and kayaking. The Virginia Creeper Trail, a 35-mile rail-to-trail starts in Abingdon. “Trail Town, USA” (Damascus, VA) is only 20 minutes away, where The Virginia Creeper Trail intersects with the Appalachian Trail. Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, Grayson Highlands State Park, and Hungry Mother State Park are just a few places close by to explore. 

Registration contact: (276) 676-6180; info@swva4hcenter.org

Logistics/pre-event contact: Jeanette Reynolds, (276) 207-8099

Registration information webpage: http://www.swva4hcenter.org/camp-store/nols-wilderness-first-aid-wfa-training

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Tuition: $265 

  • Online registration will be available through our website, we will also have forms available for download for anyone who would like to mail in materials and payment.  
  • Onsite lodging is available as an add on: 
    • http://www.swva4hcenter.org/camp-store/nols-training-lodging
    • Ample nearby, off-site accommodation options exist.
    • Airport shuttle from TRI available for $30 round trip.
    • Lodging optons include:
      • Guests enjoy comfortable but basic private rooms at the Dickinson Conference Center: Hotel-style private rooms with private bathroom, includes linens & towels. Standard room has three twin beds; limited number of double + twin rooms available.
      • For those seeking group housing, hostel-style bunk rooms or cabins are available. Please call for availability and pricing.
      • Camping options are also available.
  • Meals not included but snacks will be provided. A kitchen with refrigerator, sink and microwave will be accessible by all students in Ratliff Hall. 

Cancellation: If you cancel or leave your training early for any reason we will retain the non-refundable deposit or the following percentage of tuition, whichever is greater:

  • To receive a full refund, students may cancel their enrollment at least 21 days in advance of the program start date.
  • Between 21 and 6 days prior to the course start date, the Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center will retain 50% (fifty percent) of the course tuition.
  • Less than 5 days prior to the course start date or after the course has begun, there will be no refunds.

We’ll notify students on a case by case basis if anything changes with a program for which they’ve registered. If Southwest Virginia 4-H Educational Center must cancel this training for unforeseen circumstances, all registrants will receive a full refund.




April 30 (Saturday) 8:00 am - May 1 (Sunday) 5:00 pm