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Orienteering Kids Program

Posted on January 25th, 2019 by Oliver
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We are pleased to announce our new youth orienteering program for girls and boys  10 to 14 years old. Over the course of 8 weeks participants will enjoy the outdoor adventures of exploring trails, finding objects, and cross country running while learning some map reading and navigation skills.

Think of it as Geocaching to a whole new level of skill and fitness. We have designed the program with the following broad goals for participants, all taught through a variety of activities and exercises designed to keep kids moving and engaged:

  • To make friends.
  • To enjoy being outdoors and in the woods and exploring, playing, and running in the woods and other ‘wild’ environments both on and off trail.
  • After one or two seasons, they should be able to confidently navigate around novice level orienteering courses and more challenging park courses.
  • To improve their physical fitness, running, and agility.

You can download our flyer here.

Age group: 10 - 14 years 

Date: Every Wednesday at 6:00PM starting March 27th for 8 weeks. The program will end on May 15th with our School Race.

Cost: $140/participant - the cost includes a one year Toronto Orienteering Club membership and the entry fee for our School Meet on May 15th.

Registration: Online Registration

Location: Earl Bales Park

Contact: Please send us an email if you have questions regarding the program.