"/>Professional Rescue Courses - Wet Planet Whitewater

River Rescue, Wilderness Medicine, and Skills Courses for Outdoor Professionals and Enthusiasts

Taking river rescue, wilderness medicine, and skills training for boaters to a new level, Wet Planet provides fast-paced, scenario-based courses designed to develop the ability to choose good actions and respond appropriately when emergencies arise in the wilderness setting. Students will receive internationally recognized certification through either Rescue 3 International or Sierra Rescue International (depending on course) for all Wet Planet river rescue or wilderness first-aid courses.

We provide a variety of different courses to meet the specific needs of different river users, from kayakers just learning the sport, to professional river guides, to agency search and rescue and fire personnel.

Wilderness First Responder Courses

May 4-11, 2020
  • Length: 8 days
  • Price: $695
  • Includes instruction, patient SOAP notes, case studies, the text/field manual, all lab materials, and all medical supplies.
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River Rescue Certification (RRC)

2020: August 1-2, Sept 12-13
  • Length: 2 days
  • Price: $275
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ACA Kayak Instructor Course

May 17-21, 2021
  • Ages: 18+
  • Length: 5 days
  • Price: $500
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Rowing and Paddle Raft Guide School

2020: July 8-13, Main Salmon Rowing School; 2021: April 3-4, 11-12, & 20-23
  • Difficulty: no prior experience needed, just good health and a positive attitude
  • Price: $1195 (Main Salmon Guide School)
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Swiftwater Rescue Technician Course (SRT-1)

2020: April 21-23
  • Length: 3 days
  • Price: $425
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