Family Outdoor Skills Workshop - Squaxin Park


Family Outdoor Skills Workshop - Squaxin Park

Simple First Aid for kids and their adult! In this two hour workshop kids will get to practice dealing with the most common first aid issues on the trail--from bandaging to bee stings. We will also help you build your first aid kit with recommendations and the sharing of small packets of important supplies.

COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Easy/Moderate
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

6-7:45 pm

At the Rose Garden covered area at Priest Point Park

Each family will be assigned their own station for practice to keep with COVID safety.

Each kid-adult pair should come prepared for active participation as we instruct in how to build a good first aid kit and use its contents to deal with anything from splinters to hypothermia to sprained ankles. We will be using your own supplies and supplies provided in the class to help develop your kits.

This class is best for kids around 6 years of age and older, at parent discretion.

Please note that there is no official certificate for participating in this introductory class and that adults and children 14 and older who want to be certified in backcountry first aid should consider signing up for Olympia's Mountaineering Oriented First Aid  (MOFA) or another similar class.  See

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

You will receive an outline and will likely want to take notes on it, so bring something to write with.

Both the kid and the adult should bring their own first aid kits, whatever they are.  The purpose is to help you evaluate and develop them with the skills to use whatever is in them, so don't rush out and buy new supplies.

Bring water bottles and packs with ten essentials including any shelter, spare clothes, spare food, and tools that you normally might bring. These may be useful for some first aid interventions.

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