Scout Troop 118 Training Day at COVAC


Scouts Earning Their First Aid Merit Badge


On February 17, 2019, the Boys of Cornwall Scout Troop 118 attended a 7 hour intense first aid training session at the Cornwall Volunteer Ambulance Corps. This was arranged for the boy to earn their First Aid Merit Badge. The Scouts, led by Scout leaders Mat Kilgore and Michael Kizun were taught several subjects. This included CPR and automatic defibrillator operations. The boys also learned on how to treat minor and major wounds, how to stop serious bleeding , treating broken bones, how to treat someone in shock, environmental emergencies and allergenic reactions. Additionally, all of the boys underwent a practical skill session. This session had the boys demonstrate the skill they reviewed throughout the session. The boys were very interactive and articulate with our instructor staff


Scouts Learning About Bleeding Wounds & Shock

Instructor Peter Grazanio Teaching the Boys How to Treat Major Injuries and Stop Serious Bleeding


Review of Medical Emergencies

Chief Boyle Lecturing the Boys on the Treatment of Anaphylaxis and Other Serious Medical Problems 

Community CPR, First Aid & Babysitting Classes


Professional Programs

The Cornwall Volunteer Ambulance Corps offers a verity of CPR and First Aid programs both for the community as well as the health care professional. Our agency is an official American Health & Safety Institute training center. (ASHI)  


This program is designed for the lay person who can provide lifesaving care before professional help arrives. The CPR AED course is a video-based & instructor-led program that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use. Additionally, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants is also taught.  

ASHI Basic Life Support for the Health Care Professional & Professional Rescuers

The Basic Life Support program is required for professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills. This is designed for personal who operate in-hospital or as pre-hospital care providers. This program mirrors the American Heart Association’s BLS for Health Care Providers program.

ASHI Basic First Aid

 First aid is the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening.  It includes initial intervention in a serious condition prior to professional medical help being available. This program covers how to protect yourself from blood born pathogen contamination, how to assess an injured or ill person, how to control serious bleeding and other common skills. 

Child & Babysitting Safety

Students learn more than just babysitting basics. They’ll learn the life and safety skills that any teen should have before babysitting.  This is a 6 hour program that includes Babysitting as a Business, Child Care Essentials, Safety for the Sitter, Injury Management, Preventing Problem Behavior. Additionally, Adult, Child and Infant CPR & AED skills are added to this comprehensive program.  

Class Information

If you need CPR certification, like yesterday we can schedule individual classes be appointment only. 

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Program Cost

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