Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Loan Box

Compass Loan Box

The Compass Loan Box includes up to 30 compasses and detailed instructions on how to use them to navigate. These compasses are great for compass courses, orienteering and trailblazing.

Suggested grades: 3 – 12
Forest Preserve District


Box Contents

Print and use the "Compass Basics" guide (PDF) to become familiar with the use of a compass, determine direction and locate objects.



Standards Explored


  • 2-ETS1-2 Engineering Design
  • 4-ESS2-2 Earth’s Systems
  • 5-ESS2-1 Earth’s Systems
  • MS-ESS3-3 Earth and Human Activity


Reserve This Loan Box

Forest Preserve District loan boxes are available for a two-week period. For more information, contact or call Fullersburg Woods Nature Education Center at 630-850-8110.

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