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Introducing Orienteering (IntrO)
September 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - September 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm£49 – £70
Teachers, Outdoor Centre instructors, Scout leaders etc.
One day (6 hours), or two 3-hour sessions. Tutor led, highly practical.
From £49 to £70 per person (one day version)
Introduction to the basic skills of orienteering and some games and activities to teach and develop them
No prior knowledge of orienteering is required, but you are expected to have a basic understanding of how young people learn.
This course will be held over two days, 28th-29th September, 4-7pm each day.
Courses are often arranged in response to local demand.
On this day course you will learn how to introduce the basic skills of orienteering through indoor and outdoor activities, and how to bring a variety of subjects to life through the medium of orienteering. As well as offering the incentive for significant physical activity, orienteering offers links with many areas of the curriculum which are of genuine interest to young people:
- Environmental awareness
- Spatial awareness
- Mathematical calculations
- Language skills – learning new languages and developing existing communication skills
- Team work
- Problem solving
- Independence and self confidence
The full course is best delivered as a single 6-hour day, but we can split it into shorter sessions if that suits your timetable better. We can also provide an extended (2-day) course in which you will also learn how to take the orienteering beyond the confines of school or centre grounds. We pride ourselves on adjusting the scope to meet the needs of attendees.
Courses are taught by our qualified, experienced and enthusiastic tutors, at various locations throughout Scotland, often on “in-service” days. Although we schedule some dates well in advance, we’re always happy to add more! Please e-mail Hilary Quick – email@example.com if you’d like a course near you.