Scouts-L Mail Archive for June of 1999: Re: Orienteering
Tue, 22 Jun 1999 22:46:18 -0400
The U.S. Soil and Water Conservation District Office has aerial
photographs of just about the whole U.S. You can purchase one of your
area for a very small fee. (We obtained a copy from our county
engineer's office for free.) It's really fun to compare aerial photos
with maps and the Scouts love to see the tops of their homes in the
Also, many local orienteering clubs offer discounts to Boy Scouts and
will send someone to your meeting to teach orienteering.
is understand the game of orienteering.
> And we constantly bore the daylights out of boys trying to teach map &
> compass (not all of us of course) by didactics.