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Map and Compass 101

Sunday, July 30, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Location: Great Bear Recreation Area

Did you know that you brain has a specialized region just for navigating the environment around you? Come exercise this essential organ while learning the art of reading a map and compass. Studies show that individuals who understand how to use a map and compass have an increased level of brain function and are more likely to feel connected to their surroundings. After an introduction to the fundamentals of reading a maps and using a compass, participants can test their skills by completing a short orienteering course located along the hiking trails at Great Bear Recreation Park.

The cost for this activity is $5 per person.

Register online (class #173006) at or by calling (605) 367-8222. Registration closes five business days in advance.

If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact the Human Relations Office at (605) 367-8745 or at least 72 hours before the event.

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