Gulf Coast State College is offering a course that emphasizes the skills you need to navigate with a map and compass on Sat., July 20. Students will first learn to use the compass by itself, then learn to identify terrain features on the map. Finally students will learn how to put the two skills together and navigate an orienteering course in the wilderness. In addition, students will learn alternative techniques for way finding and navigation as well as using a GPS for navigation. Course fee is $59.
Participants must provide their own clothing appropriate for the weather, food, and water. Compasses, maps, and other tools will be provided. Click here to register. Reference CRN: 95226 | Course: XCE 0359
The course will be held starting at 1 p.m., at North Bay Campus, Abbott Building 130.