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Sat, Oct 30



Youth Orienteering Classes in Newton: Grades 2-6

Play games and navigate with maps!

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Youth Orienteering Classes in Newton: Grades 2-6

Time & Location

Oct 30, 2021, 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Newton, W Pine St, Newton, MA 02466, USA

About the Event

Join Newton Parks & Recreation and Navigation Games for a 4 week program to develop orienteering and map reading skills. Play a variety of games to learn the  skills needed in orienteering like staying within boundaries, reading a map, finding things in order, and develop decision making skills to locate objects in the fastest time.  Different courses will be set up each week.  This scavenger hunt-like activity will keep kids moving and exploring the great outdoors in a way that enhances spatial awareness, positive feelings around the outdoors and promotes environmental stewardship. Our programs for 2nd - 6th grade will include a variety of games to prepare children for completing courses on the trails.  Participants will be grouped with other participants and a program staff person to complete activities.

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