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Registrations are closed


Registration for Orienteering for Orienteering for Boys has now closed. If you would like to know more about Orienteering programs visit http://act.orienteering.asn.au/

Organiser

Orienteering ACT Inc

Date:

Thursday, 2 February 2023 - Friday, 10 February 2023

Location:

Various


Registration closes on:

Friday, 10 February 2023 at 11:00 PM - (GMT+10:00) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Orienteering Training for Boys

For Fitness and Focus

5 training sessions over 2 weeks

Structured group training for confident navigation, especially in the bush.

Compass use, contours, landscape, and feature identification, as well as understanding the usefulness of fitness and focus and race skills for the more serious athlete.

Beginner Intermediate Advanced

 

Day

Time

Training Type

 

1

Thurs 2 Feb

4-6pm

B Essentials for Orienteering

I/A Fitness and Focus

Terrain running/reading

Mt Taylor

2

Fri 3 Feb

4-6pm

B More Essentials - Contours

I/A Head-to-head races over short distance (+/- contour only)

*PLUS introduction to Mountain Bike Orienteering

East Stromlo

3

Thurs 9 Feb

4-6pm

B Orienteering course, then review. Intro to thumbing, leg planning, and other technical skills.

I/A Corridors and donuts - against the clock if you want

Arboretum

4 & 5

Fri 10 Feb

4-5.30pm

B Familiarisation with common features – termite mounds, pits, boulders

I/A Race simulation using complex granite maps in preparation for Easter

Mt Ainslie

6pm-7.30pm

7.45-9pm

BYO picnic – for whole family then

Orienteering with Lights (OWLS)

Precise locations to be confirmed

Cost: Covers 5 sessions of instruction PLUS entry to 3 events (Valued from $21 to $45)

$40 Members (Individual) (+ booking fees) $60 Members (Family -Adults and up to 6 children) (+ booking fees)

Non-members, please donate to support the development of our program (+ booking fees) 

(Alternatively join OACT - details here.)

 

*Never tried Mountain Bike Orienteering - BRING A BIKE!!!

This session will teach you how to navigate on wheels at speed – this session is for girls and boys.