Compass Points

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Basic Navigation using a compass


Compasses, Chalk, Map


Maps/Compass Points
Teach the Beaver Scouts the compass points - North, South, East and West.
Show the Beaver Scouts a compass so that they can see how it points to north.
Get the Beavers to draw a compass on the ground in chalk with arrows pointing North South East and West - points for the closest/neatest
Using an Ordnance Survey (OS) map and compass, turn the map so that the top is facing north.


  • compass points
  • team work

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  • Navigator - 4 compass points