November Paddler Tattler

Sign up NOW for upcoming
Wilderness First Aid+CPR

Scheduled for Dec 11th and 12th
These two day courses will instill the knowledge, skill, and confidence to help others when definitive medical care is over an hour away. They are designed for outdoor professionals and recreationalists alike. These fast paced courses will be driven by skills practice, fueled by fun, and led by an outdoor educator who has been teaching and guiding since 2002.
Scenario based learning will move students’ focus from looking for the “right” answer toward a thought process to find and execute the best solution when faced with undefined situations in the field.

Topics Covered:

• Preparation & Prevention
• Head & Spine Injuries
• Scenarios, Scenarios, Scenarios
• Anaphylaxis
• WFA Philosophy (Protocols, Scene Safety, BSI, etc.)
• Splinting
• Patient Assessment (Primary and Secondary)
• Wound & Burn Care
• Reduction of Dislocations
• Environmental Injuries
• Chest Injuries
• Much More

● CPR offered as a separate, optional module Saturday evening.

Locations & Dates:
Chattanooga, TN
WFA: 12.11.21-12.12.21 (2 DAYS)
CPR: Evening of 12.11.2
Lynchburg, VA
WFA: 1.29.22-1.30.22 (2 DAYS)
CPR: Evening of 1.29.22
Columbus, OH
WFA: 2.26.22-2.27.22 (2 DAYS)
CPR: Evening of 2.26.22

If you have a group of 10 or more, Contact Us to schedule your own course.
Schedule (approximate):
The WFA course will run from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday and 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday. The CPR portion will run from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Saturday evening.
Course Requirements:
• No previous first aid training is required.

● You must be 15 years old to attend this course.
● Learning takes place in both the classroom and outdoor settings regardless of weather conditions. Come prepared for wet, muddy, cold or hot environments.
Certification: Certifications are accredited by the Emergency Care and Safety Institute and are valid for two years. To earn Certification, students must have 100% course attendance, complete written pre-course assignments, demonstrate proficiency with practical skills, and achieve passing grades on a final written exam.
Course Tuitions (Includes Textbooks):
Note: $50 deposit due at registration with the balance due the first day of class.
● Wilderness First Aid: $180
● Wilderness First Aid + CPR: $220

For More Information: Contact Us

Last call for the
TVCC Holiday Party!

The TVCC Holiday Party is Saturday (Dec 4th) at 6 pm at the
Reflection Riding Nature Center.

The club is providing the meat and soda but bring a side dish and BYOB.
Go online at and click on EVENTS to REGISTER. You must register by Tuesday night (Nov 30th) as food has to be ordered.
DIRECTIONS to REFLECTION RIDING: Take I-24W towards Nashville and get off at Exit 175 which is the Browns Ferry exit.
Turn left and go a mile and turn left at the traffic light onto Cummings Hwy.
Go a mile and turn right at the Nature Center/Reflection Riding sign.
Go a block and turn right onto Garden Rd and go about 2 miles to the entrance.
Reflection Riding, 400 Garden Rd, Chatt, TN, 37419.
REFLECTION RIDING N35 00 621 W85 21 893 35.010 -85.365


Update Your Membership
When your membership expires this year, you’ll need to do things a little bit differently to renew – You will need to update your membership level to the new model.
To change your membership type go to then login to your account, then click “My Account” in the top right corner. On the my account page there is a section that says “Membership Level”, click the change level button underneath that section and change your membership type to the appropriate level and complete the form. For detailed visual instructions on how to do this please click this link:
Click Here for Detailed Instructions

When renewing please take care to note what a “family membership” includes. A family membership includes a couple and their children which are under the age of 18 who reside in the same household. This includes married couples and domestic partnerships only.