2018 Map and Compass Training - U of I Extension

2018 Map and Compass Training

The University of Illinois Extension Forestry is teaming up with the Shawnee National Forest to host a training to instruct participants on how to navigate using a map and compass. This valuable skill is useful for hikers, hunters, backcountry campers, natural resource workers, and anyone wanting to learn additional navigational skills.

The training is 9am-4pm on May 19th at the Dixon Springs Agricultural Center in Pope County, IL.  The class will be hands-on and give participants the opportunity to practice using a map and compass.  There is a $10 fee for the course, lunch is included in the price.  The field exercise portion of the course will involve some moderate hiking through forests over uneven terrain.

Date and Time

May 19, 2018
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Dixon Springs Agricultural Center
354 State Highway 145N
Simpson, IL 62985

This event is located in Pope County.