Information category: Training
A summer ROMP is now available at Loch Vaa, southeast of the railway line and free of capercaillie restrictions. There are 16 controls in place, and three recommended courses. The area is technically difficult and physically challenging in places.
A "summer" ROMP is stillavailable in Glenmore Forest for individual training or organised groups including schools. The area is rough in places but no control site is more than 100 metres from a road, track or path.
LATEST ITEMS: Adult Improvers' Weekend (18-19 August) is NOW FULL; taking bookings for Level 1 Coach course (1-2 September) and Level 2 Coach course (25-26 August), Coaching Foundation 9 September.
Bookings now CLOSED!
Join a Junior Open Coaching Weekend on 17-18th March 2018 at Templars Park Campsite in Maryculter, Deeside. The weekend will combine high-quality coaching with the chance for juniors to socialise with others of a similar standard from other clubs. Places are available on a first-come, first served basis for 24 M/W 14s and M/W16s (age class at time of booking) who are not currently in ScotJOS.
*UPDATE 15th Dec: Bookings have now CLOSED, we will be making contact with athletes soon.
Final details have been sent
Final details and joining instructions for the Volunteers' Weekend have now been e-mailed to all registered participants. We're all looking forward to an enjoyable weekend of learning and socialising!
Event Safety Workshops are delivered locally by tutors approved by British Orienteering and registered with SOA. As with controllers, there is often significant benefit from having input from an experienced person in a different club, and most tutors are happy to travel to where they're wanted.
Saturday 19 November
Would you be interested in improving your orienteering skills and technical knowledge?
Would you consider becoming an event controller now, or at some time in the future?
A Grade C Controllers' Course is being held in Inverness on Saturday 19 November.
Orienteering courses are available around Glenmore Lodge for summer training. 20 control markers are at various locations and printed maps are available from Glenmore Lodge reception.
The 2015 edition of this extremely popular and informative booklet is now available.