Compass & Map Relay Game for Boy Scouts


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This Game is meant for Boy Scouts.
Required:
For each patrol: compass, map, pencil, 8-12 index cards.
Preparation:
On each index card write the names of 2 towns or easily identified features of the map. Copy these cards for each patrol.
Notes:
practice map reading, orienting a compass.
Instructions:
Patrols line up single file.
Place the cards and pencil for each patrol about 20 feet away from the start line.
Give a compass and map to each patrol leader.
On 'Go' signal, patrol leader runs out and picks a card. He locates the two points on the map and plots a bearing from the first point to the second. He writes his patrol name and bearing on the card and takes it to the judge. He then runs back to hand the compass and map to the next scout in line.
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