Basic Map Reading
Navigation Skills Course
Maximum 12 participants, on a first come basis.
Come and learn how to read topographical maps.
Explore contour lines.
Unlock the mysteries of Latitude and Longitude.
Become familiar with the Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Grid Coordinate System.
Learn how to use map distance scales.
Measure linear/non-linear distances on a map.
Greatly improve your Navigational Skills.
Become confident in how to use a Compass.
True North vs. Magnetic North.
What is Declination?
How to take a Compass Bearing.
Have fun plotting the route for a wilderness canoe trip.
More Info on Course
Lochiel Kiwanis Community Center,
180 College Avenue N, Sarnia.
(Enter via East side door)
Event Start Time
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to meeting time for check-in and other information.
$14.00 for course materials (pay instructor on day of course)
Required Items to Bring
Participants will need to bring their own compass.
I have 3 for sale at $10.00 each.
All other materials will be provided.
Recommended to Bring
An open mind