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Basic Orienteering Class

Presented by Friends of Turkey Creek Nature Preserve at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve, Pinson AL

Oct 09 2021
Basic Orienteering Class

The Vulcan Orienteering Club will teach a beginning Orienteering Class at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve in the Nature Center on October 9, 2021. It is open to anyone who is open to roaming the woods.

The class will include three hours of classroom training, 90 minutes of practice, and a two-hour competition.

You will:

  • Learn what Orienteering ‘is’ and ‘is not’.
  • Learn how to use your compass.
  • Learn how to read a terrain map.
  • Learn and practice techniques to help you make a route choice and stick to it.

COVID-19 Protocol:

  • Vaccination verification required, we feel everyone has the right to know the risk.
  • Seating will be 3 to 6 feet apart, windows will be open, limited to 10 plus
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The cost is $55 with early registration and includes a sandwich lunch and compass. You can register online at the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve website listed here or mail a check with the following information to Anne Mathews, 5430 Etta Drive, Mount Olive, AL 35117.

Name,  Age, Food Allergies for each person attending.

Primary Person’s Phone Number and email.

A note saying whether you have ever attended an Orienteering Meet?  And if so, where?

Make Checks Payable to:  Friends of Turkey Creek Nature Preserve

Fee: $55 per until October 1, 2021.  Then $65.00 after October 1st.  Monies after expenses go to support the permanent Orienteering Coursing and trails at the Preserve.

Contact: 205-305-4385


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Turkey Creek Nature Preserve

3906 Turkey Creek Rd, Pinson, AL 35126

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