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Kathy Nguyen
Schools & Groups
Programs Manager
kathynguyen@cmc.org
303-996-2745

Patrick Collentine
Adventure Course
Program Manager

patrickcollentine@cmc.org
303-996-2750
 

Orienteering

 

 

Learn how to find you way with a topographic map and compass. Students will have an opportunity to hone their skills using paces to complete an orienteering course. Class activities may vary from simple compass skills to navigation or triangulation. 

 

 


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In our orienteering program, students will:

  • Identify different parts of a compass and how to use a compass
  • Use paces and a compass to navigate through an orienteering course
  • Use hands on activities to understand the colors of a map and elevation changes of contour lines

 

Academic Standards & Additional Resources

 

Suggested Grades: 4-12

 

Group Size: 10-20 students

 

Available: Fall & Spring

 

Length: 45-60 mins 

 

Location: at your school, American Mountaineering Center, or local open space

 

Cost: $5-8/student

* scholarship application available upon registration

 

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