Bartholomew County Trauma Camp

September 15-17, 2017

Columbus, IN

What is Trauma Camp?

Trauma Camp is a weekend full of scenario-based exercises that will challenge EMS personnel and firefighters to put their training into action to provide patient care and complete each scenario. The scenarios are designed to satisfy all of the skills requirements for EMT re-certification.

Who can attend Trauma Camp?

All firefighters and EMS personnel are welcome! For insurance purposes, you must be affiliated with a fire department or EMS provider. This includes volunteer fire departments. If you are not affiliated with an EMS or fire agency, contact Johna Wilson ( and explain your circumstances to see if an exception can be made.

What is the cost to attend Trauma Camp?

FREE! Thanks to multiple sponsors and donations, we are able to offer Trauma Camp at no cost to those attending. However, you must register in advance. Click on the registration links on this page to register.

What is the Trauma Camp schedule?

FRIDAY - Grab your camping spot anytime after 17:00. Water and electric available.

SATURDAY- Full day of training sessions and scenarios.

SUNDAY- LifeLine helicopter and LZ training. Done around 12:00.

Where is Trauma Camp?

Trauma Camp is held at the Bartholomew County 4H Fairgrounds (750 W 200 S, Columbus, IN 47201). This gives us lots of space and amenities for camping and large, complex training scenarios.