The dates for the 2017 round of Silva Navigation School courses are now available. Bronze, Silver and Gold level navigation courses are available across the year.
For more details, contact Pete on firstname.lastname@example.org
Roll up, roll up.. the 2016 dates for all Silva Navigation School map and compass courses have now been published. Bronze course start in February and run through, most month to October. The Silver courses are in January and November and the Gold 2016 course is in December.
Like in 2015 we’re also running a series of one day Map and Compass courses and these are running from March until October and our unique Contour only course is on 15 May 2016 next year.
You can book online on The Silva Navigation School website. To find out more visit the website or call Pete Hawkins on 01298 872470.
Plans are developing to run series of evening workshops at various Cotswold Outdoor Stores during July and August. Covering essential Map and Compass Skills and a chance to get your pressing questions about navigation answered. A list of stores and dates will be posted soon.
One of the joys of doing this job is the feedback I get from the folk who come along on a course. Taking them from beginners to confident navigators in a weekend is great fun and great to watch. What’s even better is when a nice write gets published too and here’s one from Tracey of Wild Times magazine. Thanks Tracey.
To celebrate the posting of the 2014 map and compass dates, the site has been given a bit of a revamp and freshen up. The shop has been updated and should work even more efficiently than it did before. You can but gift vouchers and if you just want to download one of the free navigation resources you can do that too.
The full list of 2012 courses dates are now available on the Silva Navigation School web site. Courses are run at all levels, from Bronze through to Gold, along with a series of intensive one-day compass skills days and two contour only days.
You can book online on this website or on the Products page of the Silva Navigation School’s Facebook page.
The new-look Silva Navigation School website has been launched.
The new site has brought a much fresher and cleaner look to the site bringing all the navigation links to each page making it much easier to find what you’re looking for. Also launching today, is the faster, slicker and more efficient web shop selling Navigation Courses, Books and Silva Compasses. The shop has previously ‘sold’ free items too, the Navigation Aid and two versions of route cards. This whole process has been simplified and is available almost instantly without me having to authorise the ‘purchase’.
Please let me know what you think and feel free add your suggestions for further improvements.
The new season
The new Bronze navigation course season gets underway in earnest this weekend. Ten eager participants all wanting to get to grips with their maps and compasses. The course is based at the Anchor pub in Tideswell and we’re heading out for two fabulous walks in the Peak National Park to help them learn those essential navigation skills. Slightly damp at the moment but not enough to dampen the enthusiasm.