WILD NAVIGATION WORKSHOP
Leaders: Fred McCagg and Krysia Kornecki
Saturday, May 22, 10am-1pm
Albert Family Community Forest
120 Hayes Road
East Nassau, NY 12062
Pre-registration is required - space is limited, so register early.
Ages 12+. To register, click on the link below.
$10 suggested donation; any amount is welcome.
Hiking is a wonderful hobby and great exercise, as well as a good way to get in touch with nature! Learn how to do it right and stay safe. The art of “Staying Found” requires little more than a good map and compass, and the know-how to use them properly.
Today’s topographic maps are the best available, and magnetic compass models are well-designed for the modern navigator. Learning to use a compass and map together is a fundamental skill every outdoorsperson should have. This contributes to your safety afield, and to your success.
This workshop offers introduction to these skills, with materials and hands-on learning provided. Instruction will be followed with a hike to practice your new skills or refine skills you already possess.
Please bring a mask, water, a snack, and bug spray. Compasses and workshop materials will be provided. (If you have your own compass, you're welcome to bring it!)
Questions about the workshop? Email Fred McCagg.