DEC Forest Ranger Jay Scott will be presenting another beginner’s compass and map class, Tuesday September 18th from 5pm to 7pm. Jay 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 us down Pelon Road to try our skills in the woods!
YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS CLASS BECAUSE WE ARE LIMITED TO 16 PARTICIPANTS! PLEASE REGISTER AT THE CIRCULATION DESK, OR CALL THE LIBRARY (518)648-5444.
Please dress for success: appropriate, sturdy footwear (no sandles, flip-flops, etc), comfortable clothing, with the weather in mind because we’ll go out rain or shine. If weather forecast is for severe weather, we will attempt to reschedule.
Additional handy items to bring: A compass if you own one, a headlamp, bug protection, water. For your own protection, please be fit enough to navigate uneven, wooded terrain.
If the class fills up, the library will start a waiting list in case someone is unable to attend. When you register, please provide your email and best phone contact so we can confirm your attendance closer to the date and send reminders.