American Red Cross Trainings

The council offers are variety of first aid training courses throughout the year.

First Aid/CPR/AED: Would you know what to do in a cardiac, breathing or first aid emergency? The right answer could help you save a life. With an emphasis on hands-on learning, our First Aid/CPR/AED courses give you the skills to save a life. First Aid, CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AED (automated external defibrillator) training is universally recognized for its effectiveness. It can help ensure that everyone from the Scout working on a First Aid merit badge to a Scouter leading a unit on a high-adventure trek is fully prepared. Find the next available courses below.

Wilderness First Aid (WFA) is the assessment of and treatment given to an ill or injured person in a remote environment where definitive care by a physician and/or rapid transport is not readily available. During the 16-hour course, participants will learn how to assess, treat, and (when possible) contain emergencies within the scope of their training. Current certification in an adult CPR course and completion of AED training are prerequisites. Participants must be at least 14 years old or a registered Venturer. Register for the next available course below.

CPR Instructor Course Training meets OSHA Guidelines for First Aid Programs and combines lecture, interactive video demonstrations featuring emergency scenarios that are likely to occur in a variety of environments and hands-on training to teach participants lifesaving skills.

  • First Aid: Participants learn to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies, such as burns, cuts and scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck and back injuries, and heat and cold emergencies.

  • CPR Adult: Participants learn how to perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults

  • CPR Child and Infant: Participants learn how to prevent, recognize and respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies in infants and children under 12

  • AED: Participants learn how to use automatic external defibrillators


Length of class will vary dependent on selection of topics. 2 year certification; classroom   option ** Additional Injury control topics available for workplaces. Register for the course below.

The American Red Cross (ARC) and Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI) First Aid, CPR, AED and WFA courses meet the BSA training requirements.


Basic First Aid/AED/CPR;  8:00 am to 4:30 pm $35.

Wilderness Remote First Aid; 8:00 am to 5 pm; Adults $50, Youth $30.. This is a two day course, must attend BOTH days and hold a current American Red Cross Basic First Aid/CPR/AED card.

Professional First Aid/AED/CPR; (CPRO)  8 am to 12:00 pm; $35. Must hold a current American Red Cross Basic First Aid/CPR/AED card.

Instructors course First Aid/CPR/AED; $95. 8 am - 5 pm. This is a two day course, must attend BOTH days and hold a current American Red Cross Basic First Aid/CPR/AED card.


  • 2021 Basic First Aid/CPR/AED-Ogden Service Center
    March 27, 2021

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  • 2021 Wilderness First Aid-Ogden Service Center
    April 17, 2021 to April 24

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  • 2021 Basic First Aid/CPR/AED-Camp Tracy
    May 15, 2021

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  • 2021 Basic First Aid/CPR/AED-Camp Tracy
    September 25, 2021

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  • 2021 CPR/First Aid/AED Instructor-Ogden Service Ct
    October 15, 2021 to October 23

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