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Orienteering Workshop Offered for Ages 16 and Older on Sept. 22
POSTED: 08/29/2007
Do you enjoy hiking cross-country but fear losing your way? If so, join the Johnson County Park and Recreation District for a Map and Compass Workshop beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe.

Learn the basic skills of using a topographic map and magnetic compass in this beginner's workshop for ages 16 and older. This workshop includes a practice orienteering hike in the park. Workbook and the loan of a compass are provided. Participants should bring a sack lunch. Beverages will be provided. Remember to dress for the weather. Search for the keywords "map and compass" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.

The cost for this five-hour workshop is $21 per person for Johnson County residents or $23 for nonresidents. Preregistration is required.

The JCPRD's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, see the District's website at

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