Resources: GPS loaner kit for school forests

Photo of the GPS kit and it's contents

Want to create maps, a geocache, or teach students to navigate in your school forest? Check out this loaner kit! (Available for schools in the School Forest Program only.)

Each kit contains:

  • 25 Garmin eTrex 20 GPS units, with USB cables and batteries
  • 30 SUUNTO A-10 Compasses
  • Large Teaching Compass
  • 30 Beginner's Guide to Minnesota Trees
  • Binder of GPS Lessons
  • Binder of Map and Compass Lessons

Shipping to and from your school is free. When finished, attach the return sticker (provided) and place the kit in your school office for pick up.

Kits can be reserved for a 3-week time frame. Reserve your kit by contacting Jane Sterk or 651-259-5301, with your name, school forest name, phone number, email address, and two or three potential dates.

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