Information category: Training


Regular Orienteering Map Programme (ROMP)

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The "summer" ROMPs (seasonal orienteering courses) have now been removed from Loch Vaa and Glenmore Lodge area.  It is proposed that a "winter" ROMP is established from the middle of December through to the end of March - details to be determined.  Thank you to everyone who made use of the opportunity to train in some fine terrain and scenery.

17th Oct 18


National Centre course schedule

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Taking bookings for Level 1 Coach, Deeside, December 15-16

New date for an Introucing Orienteering course, Perth, December 2nd

13th Apr 18   Read more...


Bookings for Junior Coaching Weekend in March 2018

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.

05th Dec 17   Read more...


Volunteers’ Activity Weekend, 15-17 September 2017

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!

05th Sep 17   Read more...


Event Safety Tutors

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.

19th Apr 17   Read more...


Controllers Training Course

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.

01st Oct 16   Read more...


Summer orienteering at Glenmore Lodge

Glenmore map, Credit:SOA

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.

22nd Jul 16   Read more...


Orienteering Techniques by Gareth Bryan-Jones

The 2015 edition of this extremely popular and informative booklet is now available.

07th Jan 16   Read more...


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