There are 5 courses of varying degree from very easy to very difficult.
Green course is designed for complete novices to learn compass reading. Distances between posts are 5 to 10 metres apart.
Blue course has 7 posts and a detailed map with labels to help orientation. The posts are spread around the entire site in easy to find locations.
Red course has 7 posts and a map with limited labels to make it more difficult. The posts are further apart than the blue course.
Black course has 7 posts, a map with only grid references to identify the posts. The posts are in tucked away places, spread across the whole campsite.
The Blue, Red and Black courses make up a circuit of 21 posts, each with a 6 figure grid reference identifying the next post.
There is a complete instruction manual showing you how to set up and read a compasses and an easy to use guide on how to teach the topic. The activity box includes 12 compasses and clipboards and all the maps, answers sheets and pens.
This activity is self lead. The activity box costs £10 to hire and £20 deposit is required, which is returned to you if all the equipment is in order.
Please see activity charges pages for fees.
Please see activity request page to request a session.