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Orienteering Workshop Offered on Sept. 23
POSTED: 08/30/2006
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. 23 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 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 & compass" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.

The cost for this three-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 VOICE or (913) 831-3342 TDD. To register online and for updated program listings, see the District's website at

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