NOLS Wilderness First Responder (2793)

14Oct(Oct 14)8:00 AM22(Oct 22)5:00 PMNOLS Wilderness First Responder (2793)Landmark Learning - Upstream Campus

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Course Overview: (Expectations, Gear List, Schedule, etc)

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Location: Landmark Learning’s Upstream Campus

Tuition: $875


Not included – town is 10 minutes from our base, with ample restaurants and grocery store options.

Available for student use is a standard refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker and hot water urn. Most students bring camp stoves to cook within a budget under our outdoor cooking pavilion.

Lodging: $135 Camping;  $225 Bunkhouse

Camping (bring your own gear) or bunk space (bring your sleeping bag and pillow) is available by reservation. These lodging options are located by foot, up the hill behind the Cane Creek Lodge. Campers are invited to use the showers in the Student Lounge area.

Bunkhouses are 4 max to a room. Each room has its own bathroom with shower, toilet and sink. Each pair of rooms shares a common connecting space and covered front porch for downtime and community.

Students may also opt to camp in their vehicles in the parking area. The camping fee applies, and they may use the campers’ showers in the Lodge. No electric or water hookup is available.

You may arrive between 12PM-9PM the day before the course starts. Housing assignments and the grounds orientation will be posted in the classroom lobby. If you cannot arrive by 9PM, you may arrive at 7:45AM on the first day of your course. Class begins promptly at 8AM.

Students must be packed and moved out prior to 8AM on the last day of the course.


There are several shuttle services that are offered in the area with competitive pricing.   

  • Asheville Premier Transportation: 828-407-0221,   
  • Charlie the Cabbie: 828-506-0056
  • Jackson County Transit: 828-586-0233,   
  • Contact the office at 828-293-5384 to authorize the release of your contact information to other students who may be interested in carpooling.



14 (Saturday) 8:00 AM - 22 (Sunday) 5:00 PM(GMT-04:00)


Landmark Learning - Upstream Campus

95 Upstream Campus Trail