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Our Moral Compass - Navigators USA A scouting program for EVERYBODY. Very UU. I need to find a troop in Utah!
Navigators USA (co-ed scouting program)
Navigators USA - A Different Kind of Scouting (Co-ed, Diversity-Friendly Option)
Patches - Navigators USA
Alternative scouting group starts to grow Navigators USA welcomes gay, atheist, and agnostic scouts.
Navigators USA; The all-genders, non-discriminatory, secular alternative to Scouts. Limited areas, but seemingly growing.
Brad Frey, who is gay and not allowed to be a Boy Scout leader, teaches Navigators Owen Russell and Gretchen Bush to put up a tent at a meeting at Mason's Pine Hills Park.
This is a good introduction lesson that I would use to explain the basic use of a compass. Students will understand the four cardinal directions through this activity. PP
thanks for this idea. it's different from other map exercises but points at the same concept.
Disgusted by the Boy Scouts? Here’s an Alternative -- Navigators USA. www.thedailybeast...
How to use a compass Using the compass in interaction with a map
Compass Orienteering Activities for Kids
Five Ways to Find North Without a Compass - North Star, Track Sun with a Stick, use crescent moon, South facing dry hillsides
Girlguiding Surrey West - silly science