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Backcountry Medical Guides

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General Agency Information
Name: Backcountry Medical Guides
Alternate Name(s): BMG
Address: PO Box: 3841
Santa Cruz,  CA  95063
Contact Information
Primary Phone: 831-295-8336
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9-5
Description: Backcountry Medical Guides is a local Santa Cruz non-profit whose mission is to prevent loss of life in remote wilderness environments. We do this by educating the skilled guides and the public about wilderness medicine and safety in a series of Wilderness First Aid and Wilderness First Responder Courses.
Mission: Non Profit since 2012, BMG's mission has been to create a safer global community in remote and wild places. This mission is reached through both personal practice, and education in wilderness, maritime, and remote medical care.
Programs: Course guide:
Advanced Wilderness Life Support
Wilderness First Responder
Wilderness First Aid
Maritime Medicine
Search and Rescue
Kids Courses (Kids Camp)
Private Courses

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Volunteer Info: Please inquire about internships in program development and marketing by emailing
Languages other than English: None
Accommodations for Disabled Persons: Call for Information
Public Transportation: Contact for information
Eligibility: Open to All
Fees: Registration Fee
Areas Served: California (Central)
Funding Source: Donations
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: First Aid Instruction
Hiking/Camping Safety Education
Internship Programs
Private Nonprofits
Wilderness First Aid Instruction
This agency was last updated on March 26, 2018.