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Sept 1, Field Leader (Compass) Canmore

  • 01 Sep 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Canmore, AB
  • 10


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Get Outside - Compass 

Successful graduates will be certified with a 'Compass' designation following the OCC Curriculum..

Course fee includes; instruction, student manual (as a pdf), and one year's membership fee to the Outdoor Council of Canada.

Please note: You are required to read the manual and answer the quizzes in it before you come the the course. Once you have registered you will be sent an email containing a link to the manual and quizzes.

Course Content

The GO (Use a Compass) course is part of a program at supporting the development of foundational outdoor skills. The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge and applied opportunities to develop skills to navigate with a compass in order to:

  • a) Help the student become more proficient in navigating in familiar terrain
  • b) Help the student become more proficient in the use of maps for terrain recognition and navigation.
Prerequisites: The only prerequisite for this course is a love of the outdoors and a passion to share that experience with others.

Accommodation Option: 25% off discount at local hotel for students

Cancellation policy: There is a $15 administration fee to cancel up to 7 days prior to the start of the course. No refund available after 7 days prior.

For any questions regarding this course, please contact

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