Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning and the Seaborg Center are offering a three-day class in navigating with a map, compass and Global Positioning System (GPS). The class will meet from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, and Wednesday, May 21, and from 1-5 p.m. Thursday, May 22, in West Science room 2806 at Northern Michigan University.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Mark Sanderson of the Seaborg Center will teach participants how to read a topographic map, use a compass and navigate with GPS. The first two class sessions will consist of classroom instruction, and the third will be a field experience to apply what was learned.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The cost of the class covers classroom instruction, use of the Seaborg CenterÂ’s Garmin GPS 2+ GPS units, maps, and compasses.  Participants can keep handouts and a Marquette Quadrangle map.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The class costs $15 for NCLL members and $30 for nonmembers. The registration deadline is Tuesday, May 6, and the class size is limited to 18. For more information call Dick Kierzek at 906-249-1586 or the NCLL at 906-227-2979.

Editors/News Directors: Please note the May 6 deadline.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman