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Basic Map and Compass for Families
by the Desert Institute

Categorized as: Kids & Family, Nature & Outdoors
Event tags: Desert Institute, Kids, Park


Joshua Tree National Park, September 10, 2012 - The Desert Institute presents its outdoor adult weekend field classes for October 2012. Come to Joshua Tree National Park and learn about this exciting desert wonderland with expert instructors. Classes are open to all skill levels. Contact our office for catalog, information and registration: 760-367-5535 or

October 6, 2012 Basic Map and Compass for Families

Joshua Tree, CA – Learning to read a compass and map can be a fun and exciting experience for children. A variety of real-life exercises that involve map-reading and problem-solving skills can help children develop an understanding of how the compass and map can be a useful everyday tool.

Date/Time: Saturday, October 6, 9 am – 2 pm

Meet at: Joshua Tree Visitor Center, 6554 Park Blvd., Joshua Tree, CA

Fee: $35 ($25 for JTNPA/PINE members)

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