Saturday, August 7, 2010

GPS course planned in Deep Creek

McHENRY, Md. - A course titled "Where in the World Am I? Introduction to GPS" will be from 9am - noon, Aug 28 at the Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center. The cost is $25 per student; $15 for senior citizens.
This course will teach the basics of GPS (Global Positioning System) technology using a combination of classroom discussion, activities and field exercises in the park. Topics include: How GPS works, how to determine your position using GPS, how to mark waypoints, and how to navigate in unfamiliar territory.
The course will be held rain or shine. Bring your own unit or borrow one of the GPS units available from the Discover Center. Register early to reserve one of these.
Info: Maney Gale, 301-387-3086 or maney.gale@garrettcollege.edu.
To register: 301-387-3069. The class is being offered in partnership with The Continuing Education and Workforce Development division of Garrett College.

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