Campus Recreation

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Challenge Course Level 1 Certification

University of Mississippi – Rebel Challenge Course
Next Certification Dates TBA
This ACCT-accredited introductory training will teach the foundational skills you need to facilitate on the challenge course. Certification teaches the essential “hard” and “soft” skills to safely and effectively facilitate your program. The training will culminate with a written and practical test and is a one year certification. Topics covered: low elements, knot craft, industry standards, high element programming, introduction to legal liability and risk management topics.


Wilderness First Responder Certification

University of Mississippi – South Campus Recreation Center
Next Certification Dates TBA
Wilderness First Responder (WFR) course is the recognized industry standard for those who work as backcountry trip leaders, camp counselors, mountain guides, river guides, and ski patrollers. The WFR is the perfect course for anyone working in a position of leadership in an outdoor setting or for individuals who want a high level of wilderness medical training for extended personal backcountry trips or expeditions. The WFR is 72+ hours long (8 to 10 days), and is a comprehensive and in-depth look at the standards and skills of dealing with: Response and Assessment, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Environmental Emergencies and Survival Skills, Soft Tissue Injuries, and Medical Emergencies. Although these appear to be the same basic topics covered in our two-day WFA course, they are covered far more extensively, and there is much more hands-on practice. Additional topics, such as CPR, are also included.