NEOC was founded in 1972 to promote the sport of orienteering and develop suitable maps. Today, NEOC has over 400 members, organizes up to 40 events per year, and has produced nearly 40 specialized, five-color orienteering maps in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and eastern Connecticut.
- To provide individuals, groups and families with an organized outdoor activity that is mentally and physically challenging on a variety of levels.
- To meet the needs of a broad spectrum of society in an environment that is educational, supportive and social.
- To increase the awareness of orienteering among the general public, advocate land conservation, and promote orienteering as a sport for all.
"New England Orienteering Club" is a tax-exempt public charity under section
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