Backcountry Guide

at Vermilion Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 16
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Backcountry Guide Certificate consists of a mix of courses from Outdoor Leadership, Wilderness and Park Management, Physical Education, Biology, and Health Courses. As a graduate, you will have the foundational skills and technical knowledge regarding guiding trips and recreational excursions in backcountry and wilderness settings.

Program Locations

  • Vermilion Community College 55731

Labor Market Information

  • Recreation Workers
  • Median wage:$11.79/hour-Well below the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Vermilion Community College
Vermilion Community College
1900 E. Camp St. Ely, MN 55731 Toll-Free: (800) 657-3608 Local: (218) 365-7200 TTY: (800) 627-3529