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Map & Compass: Staying Found

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Map & Compass Navigation Workshop

Brought to You by Northstar Adventures

When: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Age Requirement: 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult
Registration: Required to attend

About the Workshop

In an age dominated by digital devices, the art of navigating with a map and compass remains an essential skill, offering reliability that modern technology can’t always guarantee. This workshop is designed for outdoor enthusiasts of all types – whether you’re into hiking, backpacking, hunting, fishing, paddling, motor boating, snowmobiling, or cross-country skiing. It’s also ideal for Maine Guides, aspiring guides, and members of Search & Rescue teams.

What You’ll Learn

  • Map Mastery: Dive into the world of maps to understand and interpret their language. Gain the confidence to read various map types and their symbols.
  • Compass Skills: Unlock the potential of the compass, a simple yet effective tool that doesn’t depend on satellites or batteries.
  • Navigation Techniques: Combine your map and compass skills to navigate through the course set out for you. Test your abilities and trust in your newfound skills.
  • Confidence in the Wild: The Maine woods can be dense and challenging to navigate. With the skills acquired in this workshop, you’ll be able to explore more remote locations with confidence and self-assurance.

What to Bring

  • A hearty lunch to keep you energized throughout the day
  • Your sense of direction and readiness to learn

Who Should Attend

This course is perfect for anyone who spends time in the backcountry and wants to learn or refine their navigation skills. Whether you’re a professional rescuer, a recreational adventurer, or someone looking to explore the wilderness with greater confidence, this workshop is tailored for you.

Join Us for a Day of Adventure and Learning

Prepare to embark on a journey that takes you back to the basics of navigation. Northstar Adventures invites you to disconnect from the digital world and reconnect with the great outdoors, where learning to navigate with a map and compass can not only be a lifesaver but also a source of immense satisfaction and fun. Register today and set your course for adventure!


June 30
9:00 am - 4:00 pm