How To Use a Compass

Are you interested in exploring the great outdoors and finding your way using only a compass? Join us for an in-person workshop on compass navigation! Whether you’re a beginner or have some experience, this event is perfect for anyone who wants to learn the basics of using a compass to navigate through different terrains.

In this workshop, our experienced instructors will guide you through the fundamentals of compass navigation. From understanding the various parts of a compass to learning how to take accurate bearings, you’ll gain the confidence and skills to navigate confidently through unfamiliar landscapes.

Get ready for a hands-on and interactive experience as you learn to orientate maps, identify landmarks, and plan routes using a compass. You’ll also have the opportunity to practice your newly acquired skills in the field, where you’ll put your knowledge to the test.

Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast, a hiker, or simply want to increase your survival skills, this introduction to compass navigation is an event you won’t want to miss!

Compass’ will be provided by MyOutdoorJoy

You will learn the following:

  • How to identify the parts of a compass
  • How to use a compass to find your bearing
  • Compass techniques while collaborating with a partner
  • Declination and why it matters
  • Creating a bearing route that other people can follow
  • How to navigate by using the earths magnetic fields

Who should Attend?

  • People wanting to expand their outdoor skill set.
  • People wanting to learn how to create a route that others can follow
  • People wanting to understand the difference between using a compass and GPS , when trying to locate a place or item
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