113 Pelon Rd
DEC Forest Ranger Jay Scott will be presenting a beginner’s compass and map class. He will go over basics of map reading, the anatomy of a compass, and how to use a compass to navigate. After the classroom portion, Jay will take the class to a course where we try our skills in the woods!
YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS BECAUSE WE ARE LIMITED TO 15 PARTICIPANTS! Call the library (518)648-5444 or stop by the library to sign up, a waiting list will be started if this class fills up. Please provide us with your e-mail and best phone contact so we can confirm your attendance closer to the date and send reminders.
Please dress for success: appropriate, sturdy footwear (no sandals, flip-flops, etc), comfortable clothing, keep the weather in mind because we will go out rain or shine. If the weather forecast calls for severe weather, we will attempt to reschedule the outside piece.
Additional items to bring: a compass, a headlamp, bug protection, water. For your own safety, please be fit enough to navigate uneven, wooded terrain.