Learn to Orienteer

Orienteering is an adventure sport the whole family can enjoy.

Orienteering can take place anywhere, from urban areas, parks and school playgrounds to the forest and countryside. There are orienteering courses and events on your doorstep or further afield, helping you to discover new places.

Learn to orienteer with an introduction program for juniors and parents

Saturday afternoons from 8 May to 5 June

This Learn to orienteer program will run over 5 consecutive weeks on Saturdays 1pm – 2.30pm.

The program covers:

  • Skills for navigating
  • Using a compass
  • Orienteering map symbols
  • Participating in fun navigation games

The focus is on learning and making friends, and each week will involve fun learning exercises followed by an orienteering course using small, scaled maps and electronic timing.

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The Program

Sat 8 May - Croxton Primary School

Croxton Primary School

Learn to orienteer Session One

Date: Start Time:
Saturday 8th May 2021 1:00 pm
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Entries Open
Terrain Description

Have fun navigating around this primary school campus

Sat 15 May - Darebin Parklands

Darebin Parklands

Learn to orienteer - Session Two

Date: Start Time:
Saturday 15th May 2021 1:00 pm
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Entries Open
Terrain Description

Venture out into this inner city parkland

Sat 22 May - Princes Hill Primary / Princes Park

Princes Hill Primary / Princes Park

Learn to orienteer - Session Three

Date: Start Time:
Saturday 22nd May 2021 1:00 pm
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Entries Open
Terrain Description

Experience orienteering in these two different types of areas - all in the one session

Sat 29 May - Coburg Lake Park

Coburg Lake Park

Learn to orienteer - Session Four

Date: Start Time:
Saturday 29th May 2021 1:00 pm
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Entries Open
Terrain Description

It's back to the parkland to build on experience

Sat 5 June - Banyule Parkland

Banyule Parkland

Learn to orienteer - Session Five

Date: Start Time:
Saturday 5th June 2021 1:00 pm
Start Location: Status Event Form:
Entries Open
Terrain Description

A different type of parkland to learn and practice newly found skills

Program Price and Options

All options include coaching and maps used within the sessions, plus use of equipment.

 

Program Options Program Price – One person Program Price – Family
Registration Showbag                    $60                        $125
Ready to Go ‘O’Package                    $150                       $175
Single Session                    $15 (per session)                       N/A

 

Registration Showbag inclusions

  • One Junior club membership
  • Club merchandise
  • Info booklet
  • Discount voucher (1 free event)
  • Sticker
  • ‘O’ magazine

Ready to Go ‘O’ Package inclusions

  • One Junior club membership
  • Club merchandise
  • Info booklet
  • Discount voucher (1 free event)
  • Sticker
  • ‘O’ magazine
  • One Str8 Evo Compass*
  • One SPORTident eTag* from aussieogear.com
    * Additional compasses and/or SPORTident etags will incur an additional cost.

An important note:

Each participant under the age of 18 must have a parent/guardian present for the session, however, activities will be designed so that parent/guardians can also participate and learn how to orienteer.

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