Contact Us

YVCC Offers Nature’s Outdoor Survival For Outdoor Enthusiasts

kit.com

This Spring, Yakima Valley Community College will host nature’s compass & psychology survival, a course for outdoor enthusiasts who want to learn more about surviving in nature.

During this course students will learn how to use a watch as a compass, tell time and direction by the Sun and the stars, locate the North Star and discuss its uses, and discover how plants, soils, winds, topography, temperature, humidity, and wildlife can give you directional aids. Students will also learn to interpret map symbols and basic compass use, and will explore the mental aspects of survival, such as developing a positive mental attitude, programing your mind to succeed, and controlling fear, imagination, and stress.

About the instructor: Don Witke is a 23 year veteran in the Yakima County Sheriff Search and Rescue and has taught these concepts to search and rescue personnel, scout groups, and outdoor persons of all ages and abilities. Don is a retired high school teacher and a part-time instructor at YVCC.

Nature’s compass & psychology survival will meet April 4 & 6, 2012 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm in Sundquist Hall, room 109, located on the south side of 16th avenue and Nob Hill blvd.

More from newstalkkit.com

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalkkit.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on News Talk KIT quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on News Talk KIT quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!