Free - Come and Try Orienteering

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Location: 

Royal Victoria Country Park

Date: 

Sat 7 Apr 2018

Start time: 

3:00pm - 5:00pm

The meeting point is outside the park shop/cafe by the outdoor tables.

 

Two experienced coaches will introduce you to the basics of orienteering:

 - Understanding the Orienteering map. Colours, symbols, distance. contours.

 - Explaining about controls (checkpoints)

 - Orientating the map and tips on keeping in touch with your exact position.

 - How to use a typical timing device that checks you have completed the course correctly.

 - Test the skills you have learned on some simple exercises.