Session 1 - April 22 &23, 2017
Session 2 - October 21 & 22 2017
Times: 8:30am-4:30pm daily
More dates may be added. Please keep checking web site.
$230 (plus HST)
St. George Ontario. West of Hamilton.
GPS navigation is only as good as your skills with a map and compass. This combined course offers one day of comprehensive learning of map and compass skills, followed by one day learning GPS . Take both course and save money!
The course is taught by Joe Bourgeois, owner of Akuni Adventures
No previous skills required
Walking through thick bush at times.
Instruction and supporting material.
What's not Included:
Transportation, accommodation, food, parking fees.
-Types of Maps
-Locating Points on a Map
-Scale and Distance
-North on a Map
-Types of Compasses
-Parts of a Compass
Orientation with Map and Compass:
-Locating your Position
-Traveling using Map and Compass
-Using skills learned find objects in bush
GPS course based on National Greencheck GPS certification.
-The relationship between the map, the compass and the GPS unit and why you should use all three together.
-Reading UTM coordinates on a map.
-Reading Latitude and Longitude on a map.
-Identifying coordinates on a map in relationship to the GPS unit.
-Moving in a direction with a compass and your GPS unit.
-Mark a waypoint or landmark.
-Traveling to a waypoint or landmark.
-Using the right map datum setting with a GPS unit.