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Backcountry Medical Guides

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General Agency Information
Name:Backcountry Medical Guides
Alternate Name(s):BMG
Address:2222 E. Cliff Dr., Ste 216
Santa Cruz, CA  95062
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-295-8336
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description:Backcountry Medical Guides is a local Santa Cruz non-profit whose mission is to prevent loss of life in remote wilderness environments. We do this by educating the skilled guides and the public about wilderness medicine and safety in a series of Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder Courses.
Mission:Backcountry Medical Guide's mission is to support Wilderness Medicine through student focused education and experience based training.
Programs: Wilderness First Aid for Kids
Advanced Wilderness First Aid for Kids, Backpacking!
Wilderness First Aid (ages 14+)
Wilderness First Responder (ages 18+)
Advanced Wilderness Life Support (Doctors and Nurses 20.5 CEU's

Summer/Fall 2013
June 1-2, 2013 Wilderness First Aid for Kids
June 3-4, 8, 2013 Wilderness First Aid
June 15-16, 2013 Wilderness First Aid for Kids
Nov 15-17, 2013 Advanced Wilderness Life Support
Facilities:Classroom at the Santa Cruz Harbor. Sites at Garland Ranch, Carmel; Big Creek Reserve, Big Sur; Plasket Creek, Big Sur; and others in Tahoe.
Volunteer Info:Please inquire about internships in program development and marketing by emailing
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Call for information
Eligibility:Open to All
Fees:Registration Fee
Areas Served:California
California (Central)
Monterey Bay Area
Monterey County
Santa Cruz County
Funding Source:Donations
Subject Headings
 First Aid Instruction
Hiking/Camping Safety Education
Internship Programs
Private Nonprofits
This record last modified May 29, 2013

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