First Aid - CPR - AED


The Emergency Care & Safety Institute will conduct a Wilderness First Course that will challenge you like no other. This weekend class provides information on how to handle common injuries and illness when medical care is an hour or more away. Designed for Members of the Boy Scouts of America and for those who work or travel in remote locations.  This comprehensive class will teach you what to look for and what to do in the event of an emergency, and direct you to the most appropriate type of care.  

Completion of this class will satisfy the BSA requirement for High Adventure outings.  Participants are required to have CPR Certification as a prerequisite to take this class.   

When: Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 08:00 AM to 4:00 PM.  
Cost:    $110.00 per person / This course is open to both scouts and adults (Scouts must be a minimum of 14 years old at time of class.)

Location: Villa Park VFW, 39 E. St. Charles Rd., Villa Park, Illinois 60181 / Participates will receive: Lunch and Snacks( Saturday and Sunday) Field Training Guide, Course materials

If you have any questions or want to register for the class. Please send an email to Please send an email to or call Anye Whyte at 1-630-606-3394.  Seats are limited and will be reserved on a first paid basis.


ECSIWilderness First Aid
Whether you’re in the wilderness or an urban disaster! Professional help can be delayed by hours or days.
This is a comprehensive two day course geared to teach the necessary skills of evaluating and treating serious injuries and illness. Needed to preserve life until professional help can be obtained. This is the course required by BSA for high adventure outings.

Flier with Registration Information

Date/Time: February 21 & 22, 2015, 7am to 5pm
Location: 27W070 W. North Ave, West Chicago,IL.
To register go to
Any questions call Jim Appleby 630-664-4042
Registration closes on February 11, 2015.
This course meets BSA requirements for high adventure outings.
This course will include special training from an experienced combat medic with the most current of information available.




FLIER WITH INFORMATIONRegistration for these events will be available online beginning Jan 1st

WHERE? Camp Big Timber - 37W955 Big Timber Rd, Elgin, IL
FEATURING • Two Year Certification Cards; Lunch & Dinner on Saturday/Breakfast & Lunch on Sunday
BSA Annual Medical and Health Form (Parts A&B) Required

CPR/AED - dates to choose from
Feb 20, 2015; 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Apr 17, 2015; 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Wilderness First Aid - dates to choose from
Feb 21-22, 2015; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Apr 18-19, 2015; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
- You must attend Both Days of Wilderness First Aid, Overnight camping available, Lunch on Saturday/Lunch on Sunday provided

COST: $25 CPR/AED $100 - Wilderness First Aid (Must have current CPR certifica-tion card before start-ing Saturday morning.)

25 Students per Class - Reserve your seat NOW!
ONLINE Registrations only

For More Information, please contact:
COST CENTER - 1-605-6701-00
Refunds must be requested at least one week prior to class start date.

National Safety Council


The Three Fires Council, Boy Scouts of America  is pleased to be working with the National Safety Council to provide vital First Aid, CPR and AED training.

This award winning, interactive program is designed to give the student the knowledge and confidence to respond in an emergency situation with skills that can save a life.

With the National Safety Council’s First Aid, CPR, and AED online course, you can receive training at your convenience via the Internet. Using state-of-the-art animation, sound and graphics, this online course offers an engaging, interactive learning experience. Students learn first aid treatment for those who become suddenly ill or injured. Topics include basic life support, bleeding and wound care, and treatment for shock, burns, and sudden illnesses such as diabetic emergencies, seizures, and stroke.

A bookmark feature allows you to exit the course at will and return to the course exactly where you left off as often as you like.

The National Safety Council's First Aid, CPR, and AED online program follows the latest CPR and first aid guidelines. The course content is continually reviewed and updated to reflect the latest first aid protocols.  The course is composed of three parts:
1.    Online learning.
2.    A 50 question post assessment.
3.    A hands-on skills testing session with an authorized NSC Skills Tester.

To purchase this $19.95 course, click this link: National Safety Council - 1st Aid, CPR & AED

Boy Scouts of America
Three Fires Council
(630) 584-9250
(630) 584-8598 fax

AHAAmerica Heart Association - First Aid, CPR & AED Certification




 American Red Cross


List of Wilderness 1st Aid Providers - Wilderness 1st Aid Providers who offer courses in our area. This is only a partial list of providers.