Map Reading Made Easy for Kids-King's Mill Reservoir-Family Learning

Kings Mill Reservoir, Mansfield

Key details

Time 10am - 12:30pm
Venue Kings Mill Reservoir, Mansfield
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 18
Cost Free

About this course

Interested in understanding the basics of map reading?  An ideal course for families looking at: 

  • What is a map?
  • What are all the different map symbols?
  • What direction are you going in?
  • How do grid references help you to find places?
  • What is scale?
  • How do you measure distance?
  • How are hills and mountains shown on a map?

There will be an opportunity to put your skills into practice with a walk round Kingsmill Reservoir.

Our Map Reading Made Easy for Kids course is suitable for parents/carers and their children (aged 8-11) who want to understand the basics of map reading.

Resources will be provided.

For the walk round Kings Mill Reservoir,  please wear sensible walking shoes and bring a waterproof coat.

Booking your place and fee information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

This course is programmed as part of the Miner2Major Landscape Partnership scheme, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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