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Old 07-06-2015, 06:48 AM
Little Doe Peep
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Originally Posted by AF Hunter View Post
Show them how to determine directions (north, south, east and west) by using a stick and the sunshine. Since you said cub scouts, I would avoid teaching the fire starting.
When I took Hunter Safety we were taught how to use a compass. We had one of those where the sighting thing flips up with a thread to allow you to sight on a target. You then go to the target and take a new sighting. Cool stuff. Useful in Michigan where the trees often make a GPS useless.

My husband has never owned a GPS, just uses a compass as needed.
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