View from a Junior Orienteering Planner

As a sport, it’s vital that we get young people involved in helping to plan and organise orienteering events. Here’s the views of Faith Kenyon’s (W14, MOR), first taste of ‘proper’ event planning.

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Keep active over the holidays with MapRun

MapRun is an app which allows you to use your smartphone to enjoy orienteering without a need to set up physical control points on the ground. There are now MapRun courses set up all across Scotland which you can go and run right now, with more new ones being added all the time.

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Courses and graduates update

November and December have been busy months, as we have seen a BIG increase in our coaching team with new Level 1 & 2, Controllers and Tutor Foundation graduates.

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SOA links up with the Saltire Awards to enhance SOYL course

To enhance the Scottish Orienteering Young Leaders award further, the Scottish Orienteering Association is now a proud ambassador of the Saltire Award. The award is the Scottish Government’s way of celebrating, recognising and rewarding the commitment, contribution and achievements of young volunteers in Scotland, aged between 12 and 25.

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