Setting Maps

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Using a compass to find North & set a Map


Compasses, OS Maps


1. Show Scouts how to use a compass to find North
2. Once they can find North, show them how to use the compass to set a map to North
3. Explain how this can be used practically
4. Explain 8 points of compass


  • bearings
  • compass
  • map reading

Badge Links

  • Navigator - 4 compass points
  • Navigator - Set map
  • Navigator - Use map