“NEVER GET LOST AGAIN!” – ORIENTEERING COURSE

Never get lost again! Students will go through lessons on basic map reading, understanding features on the map, map orientation to the ground to find own or other location and learning to plot smart & effective navigation routes. They will also learn how to pace for distance by using a simple yet interesting technique. Following their confidence in pacing, campers will go through a compass course, where they will practice pacing while discovering whether they are a left or right drifter.
KEY TOPICS
  • Introduction to Topography
  • Understanding Map Reading and Orientation
  • Intersection & Resection Techniques
  • Learn to measure ground distance through pacing
  • Using a compass effectively
  • Navigation Exercise
AT THE END OF THE PROGRAMME STUDENTS WILL LEARN
  • How to orientate map to ground using a compass, intersection and resection techniques
  • How to determine their personal pacing and drifting style
  • To be a confident navigator by trusting their map, compass and pacing in an expedition or adventure setting
ADDITIONAL INFO
1.    Duration: 6 hours
2.    Suitable For: All Student Levels
3.    Instructor to Student Ratio: 1 : 15
4.    Min No. of Students: 20
5.    Preferred Venue: Outdoors
6. Students will receive: A learning booklet
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