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Unit topic four: Navigation, Tramping and Orienteering; term two (3-4 weeks)

Within this unit topic, students will be introduced to basic navigation through the use of maps, bush skills, hut etiquette and how to prepare and participate positively during an overnight trip.
This will require an introduction to map reading & interpretation of features and use of a compass; Equipment and cooking; Group management. The use of the coordinates systems will be taught and how to convert between them. Students will also build their own orienteering courses for each student to participate and complete a variety of courses from around Wanaka.
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