2017 Learn To Orienteer Workshop

Nine newcomers enjoyed the sunny day and the trails and forest at Yukon college. Thank you to instructors Barbara and Justine Scheck, Emma Sherwood and Bob Sagar.




Pre-registration required by Tuesday, May 2.

This annual one day workshop is a great way to learn about the sport of orienteering!

Come away with the skills to confidently attack a novice course at one of YOA's Wednesday night meets. You will learn how to orient your map and then fold and hold the map in a way that allows you to keep it oriented as you follow your chosen route. Learn the map symbols, judging distance and ways to choose a route. Introduction to using a compass will be taught as well.

Details:
Date: Saturday May 6, 2017
Time: 9:00 – 15:00
Age: 18+ No previous orienteering experience required
Cost: $50 — includes 2017 YOA membership + coupon for one Wednesday night event

The following three forms are required to register:

2017 YOA Membership Form (PDF)

YOA Waiver Form (PDF)

Learn To O Registration Form (PDF)

$50 fee includes the workshop, 2017 YOA membership and a coupon for a map at a regular Wednesday night meet.

Pre-registration is necessary to ensure an excellent student : coach ratio. Please register by May 2, by submitting the registration form, membership form, waiver of liability and fee to Yukon Orienteering Association, 4061-4th Ave. Whitehorse, YT Y1A 1H1

For more info contact Barbara: 668-2306 or bcscheck(at)gmail.com

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