Maps and Compass
Find your way at our camps
Learn a skill everyone is drawn to. You could even say it's magentic.
Map and compass is a key skill if you plan to do any backpacking,
hiking, or paddling. You can't always rely on batteries lasting your
entire trip. Compasses align with Earth's magnetic field -- no
At our camps you can practice with maps and
compasses before you go into the wilderness. We have kits wilth all the
Who can do it?
Maps and compass skills can be learned at all ages.
The use of map and compass kits is free for anyone staying at camp. If you have a reservation you can use our supplies.
When can you do it?
Map and compass can be done any season, rain or shine, snow or in 90 degrees.
How do you get the supplies?
First make a reservation for campsite or cabin at anyone or our amazing
camps. Second, at check in ask for a map and compass kit. The volunteer
campmaster or the camp ranger will tell you when and where you can pick
it up. Third, return the kit with all items to the campmaster or camp
ranger when you are finished.