Yoder Scholarship available for January 2021 WFR course!

FFI and the Dustin and Kristen Yoder Memorial Foundation are proud to announce the 14th Annual Yoder Scholarship. The recipients of the scholarship will receive the full tuition for a WFR course in Flagstaff on January 2-10, 2021.

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FFI resumes courses!

After months of planning, the Flagstaff Field Institute and NOLS Wilderness Medicine have resumed courses in Flagstaff! In consultation with federal, state, and local public health experts, peer organizations, and medical advisors, NOLS has developed multiple procedures to minimize the risk of disease transmission during courses. Here's a video that illustrates some of the new procedures:

NOLS Wilderness Medicine resumes operations

During a global pandemic, first responder training is more essential than ever. Since operations were suspended in March, NOLS Wilderness Medicine has been working with a team of physician advisors and public health experts to develop strategies for minimizing risks while maintaining the quality and content of wilderness medicine courses. Click here for more information on risk management during the time of COVID-19.

NOLS has resumed courses in select locations, and FFI is closely monitoring local and state guidelines while planning to resume courses in August. We look forward to seeing your masked yet smiling faces soon!

NOLS Wilderness Medicine courses suspended until June 30

NOLS and FFI have been monitoring and actively responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the interest of safeguarding the health of students and instructors, NOLS and FFI have suspended wilderness medicine courses through June 30. ?Click here for more information from NOLS. ?Students in affected courses may choose to transfer to later course or receive a full refund. ?Please contact the office with any questions. ?Stay healthy!




Stay at Grand Canyon Hostel during your course!

Grand Canyon Hostel will provide WFR students with a 15% discount on lodging during the course!??Grand Canyon Hostel is located in the heart of Flagstaff near Flagstaff Climbing (the local climbing gym), gear shops, and restaurants. Click here to access the Grand Canyon Hostel website. ?When you make the reservation at Grand Canyon Hostel, let the staff know that you're attending a WFR course with Pete Walka and the Flagstaff Field Institute, and you'll receive a 15% discount on your lodging. ?Easy, convenient, and inexpensive!