In the absence of our Introduction to Orienteering Clinic during COVID, here are some documents you may like to download and review.
2 page full colour pdf of the basics All About Orienteering
document which matches map legend with international symbols found on your control sheet from MapRunner.co.uk
Summary sheet of key points for beginners.
This page is designed to give teachers in the Ottawa and Gatineau area some direction on where to find resources on the web or where to purchase material
For personal competency, we recommend you join us, for our yearly Introduction to Orienteering clinic, and then for local meets. Let us know you are learning the skill for teaching purposes and we can talk further at the meet and give you further pointers.
We might also recommend a local supplier of Orienteering equipment. They carry everything you would need for your own set of equipment.
The following links provide ideas for games, projects, teaching techniques, map making of the local park or school yard.
A group of Swedish Orienteering clubs has produced a free web book designed to help teach children ages 6 - 12 orienteering in a fun and interesting way .