Scouts BSA, Girl Scouts, Venture Scouts, Webelos Cub Scouts, and other youth groups are invited to a day of adventure where they learn and practice map and compass skills, with the option to work on orienteering-related badge requirements. This event is organized by the all-volunteer, non-profit New England Orienteering Club (NEOC) to introduce youth to map and compass skills and the sport of Orienteering.
|When:||Saturday, April 13, 2019 (approximately 9:30 AM-3:00 PM)|
|Where:||Hale Reservation (80 Carby St, Westwood, MA 02090)|
|Cost:||$7 per person|
|Pre-registration deadline:||March 24, 2019|
Youth groups (must have at least two adults) will arrive Saturday morning between 9:30 and 11 AM, pick up their packets, and go out on their 1st course (with an instructor, if requested at registration). Youth (and adults) will be able to learn orienteering skills such that they will be able to orienteer through the woods on their own. Additional orienteering courses at 3 different levels will be available to practice orienteering skills, with the last groups going out at 2 PM. You may do as many courses as you wish prior to the courses closing at 3:00 PM.
All Scouts are invited to a weekend of Orienteering. It will be a weekend of outdoor adventure as Webelos, Boy Scouts, Venture Scouts, and Girl Scouts learn and practice map and compass skills as well as work on orienteering-related badge requirements.
When: Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27, 2019.
Where: Nobscot Scout Reservation, 1 Nobscot Rd., Sudbury, Mass.
Saturday's program will be skill development, training, and practice. Scouts (and adults) will be able to learn orienteering skills such that they will be able to participate in Sunday's competition regardless of prior experience. Ample orienteering courses will be available for scouts to practice their orienteering skills.
Sunday's program will be the annual New England Scout Orienteering Championship competition. Scouts (as well as adults) will compete for trophies with other scouts of same gender and same rank or age level.
Registration and additional details will be posted here in August 2019.