WAFA/WFR Recertification course - Winter 2024

The three-day Open Recert course may be used as a WAFA or WFR recertification option for those with a current WMA International or other qualifying WAFA/WFR. This course must be taken within three years of receiving the Wilderness Medical Associates' WAFA or WFR certificate

DATES 2024

10-12 December 2024

The course will start at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, December 10th and will finish at approximately 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 12th 2024.


Outward Bound Center "Château Varoy": 104, rue de la Molignée, 5537 Anhée, Belgium 

The Outward Bound Center can easily be reached by car.

The nearest train station is Yvoir, at about 4 kms from the Outward Bound Center.

If you plan on taking a plane to Belgium, the easiest way to get to our course house is by flying to Brussels (not Brussels South – Charleroi!) and taking a direct train from Brussels to Yvoir. 



The new Outward Bound Center offers 12 double/triple bedrooms.

All meals (from lunch on day 1 until lunch on the last day) will be provided by Outward Bound: breakfast and lunch in self catering, dinner will be delivered by a caterer.

You may arrive the evening of December 9th and/or stay until the morning of December 13th if this is more convenient for you. An additional cost of 41€ will be charged per extra overnight stay (breakfast included). Please be aware that we don’t offer any catering on December 9th.


Early bird (enrolment and deposit received before September 1st 2024)

€ 598,00 (*)

Lazy bird (enrolment and deposit received between September 2nd and November 22nd 2024)

€ 664,00 (*)

Multiple enrollment (when 2 or more people of 1 organization register for a Wilderness First Aid 2024 Winter course at Outward Bound Belgium, same invoice details will be used)

€ 598,00 (*)

for members of climbing and caving federations and students of the Adventure Therapy program (please send us a copy of your membership card)

€ 564,00 (*)

Extra overnight stay (on December 9th or December 12th, breakfast included)

€ 41,00/night

(*) 21% VAT not included


Please complete the form, and deposit €200,00 registering on Outward Bound’s bank account(1) to reserve your place with mention of your name and ‘Deposit – Recert Winter 2024.

(1) Outward Bound Training Center NV
Sluisstraat 79/3.1 – 3000 Leuven – Belgium
IBAN BE31 2300 5088 0055 (different account number than in the past!)

After registration and payment of the deposit, you will receive an enrolment key which will give you access to your WMA course materials on the WMA moodle platform. WMA utilizes this learning management system for pre-course paperwork (i.e. waivers) and to disseminate information.

You will receive an invoice for the remainder of the sum. Payment of the invoice must take place no later than 2 weeks prior to the start of the Open Recert course. Outward Bound Belgium™ reserves the right to deny access to the course to any registrant who has not paid in full prior to the start of the course.


Contact Sofie Coekaerts or Elodie Meulemans

WAFA/WFR Recertification course - Winter 2024
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