TSH is happy to introduce new outdoor skills classes for kids taught by outdoor instructor/expert Seth Irwin
Intro to Orienteering, Thursday’s 8:30-10:00am and Knot Tying Class Friday’s 8:30-10:00am
( No Class Friday 7/9, 7/16)
Length: 1 hour 30m. Location: TSH Green
Cost: $20 Age: 7 & up: Sign up online at TSH Store or call us to enroll at 802-253-9229
Goals: To Introduce kids to orienteering, including learning how to use a topographic map, map and compass, and go through a small orienteering course.
Your kids will have fun, learning these valuable outdoor recreational skills!
Using a compass
Orienting a map
Identifying different landmarks on a topo map
Using features of topographic maps
Intro to Orienteering: Spend time outside, having fun, and learning the valuable skills of using a map and compass. Learn about how to set a bearing on a compass, identify landmarks and features of a topographic map, sport of orienteering, go through an orienteering course, and much more. Materials are provided, just come prepared to be outside for 90min, water, sunscreen etc. and a smile. Drop your kids off and have them learn a new skill while you work out.
Knot Tying Class: Have fun learning how to tie various knots and all of their useful applications. Work hands on with knot tying expert Seth. Lashings, sailing knots, climbing knots, you name it we got it. At the end, learn to make a p cord bracelet that you get to take home!