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Intro to Map and Compass
Sept. 9, Oct. 6
9 am-3 pm
Learn basic navigation skills as we teach you how to confidently use a Map & Compass.

Intro to GPS    
Sept. 22 
9 am-3 pm
Head out into the field for a day of hands – on GPS navigation training.

Wilderness Survival Training   
Sept. 16, Oct. 13
9 am-1 pm
Join REI Outdoor School for a wilderness self-reliance class that could save your life.

Intro to Outdoor Photography
Sept. 8 
9 am-3 pm
REI Outdoor School instructors take you into the field to teach you how to shoot vibrant and stimulating photographs.