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Smithgall Woods State Park
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Survival Preparation and Skills Course at Buck Shoals
Saturdays 10 AM - 3:30 PM – Feb 20, 2016 until Feb 27, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This course will consist of a day of classroom instruction (2/20) and one of outside exercises (2/27). The course will include the psychology, planning, and equipment necessary for survival. Instructor: Bob Finke, Master Sergeant, USA Special Forces (Retired). $40 pre-registered by February 13th, $45 after $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, February 27, 2016
Survival Preparation and Skills Course at Buck Shoals
Saturdays 10 AM - 3:30 PM – Feb 27, 2016 
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
This course will consist of a day of classroom instruction (2/20) and one of outside exercises (2/27). The course will include the psychology, planning, and equipment necessary for survival. Instructor: Bob Finke, Master Sergeant, USA Special Forces (Retired). $40 pre-registered by February 13th, $45 after $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, October 29, 2016
Basic Land Navigation at Buck Shoals
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 10 AM to 2 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
Learn basic land navigation to include an explanation of the compass and how it works, true north vs. magnetic north, terrain features and contour lines, application of the compass to the map and map to the compass, and pacing will all be covered. $40 or $35 if registered by October 22 $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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Saturday, November 5, 2016
Advanced Land Navigation at Buck Shoals
Saturday, Nov 5, 2016 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Smithgall Woods State Park - Helen, GA
After a short refresher on basics, students, operating in teams of two for safety, will be issued azimuths which will be used to locate a specific location and then return to start point. The established land navigation lanes will be from 2-4 kilometers. Students must be physically fit, able to hike up hill in a wooded area for up to 2 hours. $40 or $35 if registered by October 29. $5 parking. 706-878-3087.
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