Re: Orienteering in Boy Scouts
Mon, 20 Nov 1995 08:20:36 PST
>Can you tell me if your council uses an orienteering map of any scout camps
We don't. At the current time I can see orienteering tought without use
of a map... shudder.
I would love too have a good orienteering map. I am not experienced enough
to make a map to IOF standards in decent time yet. And, my scouting
time is used to play act cubmaster, not to wander around in the forest.
I could imagine that the orienteering club would like us to do some real
orienteering; we should be an ideal pool of future orienteers to them.
I would love a deal with the local orienteering club of the kind: We map
your camp if you let us use it for two orienteering meets... However, that
can't really work because our camp is too small for the longer advanced
orienteering courses and therefore not that interesting for the orienteering
>Have you gone to an orienteering event put on by the USOF?
I ran the M35B category (long green) at the US Long-O championships
Any good ideas how to promote real orienteering would be welcome.
Announcing an orienteering meet at a roundtable seems to be almost
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City