May 14, 2014 · 6:30 PM
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Wednesday Evenings - May 14, 21, 28: 6:30-9:00PM
Berkley Community Center
2400 Robina Ave, Berkley
Weekend Practical - May 31 - June 1
Waterloo State Rec. Area
Basic Land Navigation provides a
thorough introduction to map &
You will learn
How compasses work & how to use them
Taking & plotting compass bearings
The "three norths"
Declination, what it means, & how to
navigate accurately by accounting for it.
Route Planning Basics
This class includes a weekend stay in a rustic cabin at the Waterloo State Recreation Area, near Chelsea, MI, where you will gain direct experience navigating in a wilderness
You will participate in a hands on cross country route finding exercise as part of the course.
This class is generally a prerequesite for the Advanced Land Navigation class, which focuses on GPS navigation.
GPS is not covered at all in this class