First Aid Level II (Wilderness First Aid Training) – 2 year Certification
First Aid/CPR for infant/child and adult (Level 1) is
required for at least one (1) adult registered and background
screened volunteer per troop.
Designed for Girl Scouts and Girl Scout leaders, outdoor
enthusiasts, and anyone who works or spends time in remote
environments, this course teaches advanced skills to be used in
emergencies when help from professional first responders may be far
Prerequisites: Must be at least 14 years old and hold current adult
By the end of First Aid Level II (Wilderness First Aid Training),
you will understand how to attend to:
- Primary and Secondary Assessments
- Head/Brain, Neck
and Spinal Injuries
- Heat-Related Emergencies
- Altitude-Related Illnesses
- Bone and Joint Injuries
- Wounds and Wound Infection
First Aid Level II (Wilderness First Aid Training) from outside
organizations, such as REI, American Red
Cross and American
Heart Association are acceptable. Email a copy of your
certification to CustomerCare@GirlScoutsOC.org
Policies and Standards 2011 p. 8 states:
SafetyWise: First-Aiders are needed for physically demanding
activities and other activities involving a potential for injury
(Safety-Wise, p. 36).
A Girl Scout First-Aider is an adult who has completed Girl Scouts
of Orange County approved first aid training. There are two levels of
first-aid care for Girl Scouts.
All trips outside the United States, including Mexico, require a
Level II First-Aider.
The First-Aider must never administer any medication to girls
without written instructions by the parent or guardian. This includes
all prescription and over-the-counter drugs, topicals and ointments.
Medications must be in their original containers.
First-Aid Level I Training is required for the primary
First-Aider present at Girl Scout Activities such as programs, events,
camping for up to two nights within emergency response time of 15
minutes or for less than 200 participants, and day camp events for
less than 500 participants.
First-aid Level II training is required for the primary
First-Aider for resident camp, core camp, family camp, events with
more than 500 participants, camping for 3 plus nights, camping events
with over 200 participants, or any activity that requires special
The following health care providers may also serve as First-Aiders
Level I or Level II: physician, physician’s assistant, registered
nurse, pediatric nurse practitioner, military medic or emergency
now for an upcoming First-Aid/CPR Training.