Orienteering Training CampThe Saturday after Thanksgiving a one day intense training program is offered. This consists of a mix of class-room
8:15 - Arrive - Registration - pick up materials - Donuts, Hot
Chocolate, Coffee 8:30 - Introduce teachers and students (JOE) 8:45 - Beginner Introduction to Orienteering & Maps (PAT) (What is O', Orient your map, map scale) 9:15 - Beginner (white) course - outside activity (MIKE) 10:00 - Beginner course review / debriefing (MATTHEW) 10:15 - Basic skills - aiming off, handrails, collecting and catching features, attack points (PAT) 11:00 - Intermediate (yellow) course - outside activity (MIKE) 11:45 - Intermediate course review / debriefing (MATTHEW) 12:00 - Basic compass skills (PAT) 12:15 - Outside compass activity (MIKE) 12:30 - Lunch - Sandwiches, drinks, fruit, snacks 1:00 - Intermediate Orienteering Skills - contours (PAT) 1:45 - Distance estimation, measurement and pacing (JOE) 2:00 - Outside pace count activity (JOE) 2:30 - Orienteering on campus areas (MATTHEW) 2:45 - Campus micro-sprint - outside activity (MIKE) 3:15 - Campus sprint review and debrief (MATTHEW) 3:30 - Systems of Orienteering (JOE) 4:00 - Difficult (orange) course - outside activity 4:45 - Difficult course review and debrief (MATTHEW) 5:00 - Advanced strategies and skills (PAT) 5:45 - Making maps (MATTHEW or VLADIMIR) or Junior,
National Team (ADDISON or AIDAN) 6:00 - Dinner - Pizza / Social 6:45 - Clean up classroom / pack up 7:00 - Leave
Juniors (High school and younger) $15
TROL season pass holders - free
Fee includes all course material, maps, lodge rental, and food.
Instructors: Pat Meehan, Mike Minium, Matthew Robbins, Joseph Ratermann
The camp is designed to bring a junior orienteer's knowledge up to a level of understanding that will
encourage and compliment further practice and development beyond their current skill set.
Adults are welcome to attend, participate, and assist.
To Register:Please Pre-register for the camp and TROL season pass here