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Orienteering workshop offered on April 12
POSTED: 03/19/2008
 
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, April 12 at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe.

Learn the basic skills of using a topographic map and compass in this beginner's workshop for ages 16 and older. This beginner's workshop will introduce participants to orienteering, a fun way of learning the basic skills for using a topographic map and a magnetic compass. The program 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 & compass" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.

The cost for this three-hour workshop is $15 per person for Johnson County residents or $17 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 www.jcprd.com.

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