Orienteering Association of Nova Scotia

Park Trail

Intro to Orienteering Clinic (not insured through OANS)

Type: Clinic and mini-meet
Date:Sun May 1
Registration:12:45 pm
Start Time:1:00 pm
Where: Gaelic College
Fees: Free ($2 donation for map printing would be appreciated)
Contact:Cheryl Smith, lostinthewoods2011@hotmail.com
Description:Cheryl will put on a short clinic introducing participants to the sport of orienteering, including basic map and compass skills, how to use an orienteering map and identifying features in the landscape.

Following the clinic, participants will have the opportunity to complete a short, beginner level orienteering course (max 2km) on the grounds of the Gaelic College. The course will primarily follow trails go through open areas. Any bushwacking will be entirely optional to participants.

All activities will take place outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Some areas may be wet. Please bring a compass if you have one.

Although not a requirement, pre-registration will help determine the number of maps to print. Email Cheryl at lostinthewoods2011@hotmail.com for information or to pre-register.

This clinic will help to gauge interest in Orienteering in Cape Breton, and could be a pre-cursor to official OANS events in the area!

Note: Washroom facilities not available for this clinic.


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