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A great way to get back into active orienteering is by visiting a Permanent Orienteering Course which can be found all over the country. WAOC currently has 4 such courses and each has been checked and updated recently. Landowners have also confirmed that visitors are welcome. Full details and links to maps can be found here.
Answer the questions below using the map and Google Street View.
If the question does not make sense and you are sure you are in the right place, try changing the date of the view you are looking at in the top left of the screen.
When entering or leaving a College you may need to use the map view to jump across the gap (marked with a compulsory crossing point). Otherwise please remain within the street view course at all times.
Google Street view, Start by the Corpus Clock: Click here
Click here for the Control Description training sheet.
Click here for the answers.
Click here for the Route Choice - Speed training sheet, which this week includes RunningWild.
Click here for the map symbol word search - if you need extra help scroll down to the bottom of the page.
The answers are here.
This terms' training sessions are all activities that you can complete within the home, and many can even be done while sitting down.
Hopefully you will enjoy all the challenges but they will be different each week, so if one activity is not your cup of tea - do not let that stop you looking at the following week’s activity.
Each Wednesday a new training session will be uploaded. Note: With the news that limited orienteering is now allowed, the home-based training term is being shortened.
The training programme is below:
While we are in lockdown, Bruce has been thinking of ways we can practice our orienteering skills while observing the coronavirus restrictions.
Can you identify the control points for this 1.4km course around Coe Fen using the aerial photos and the control descriptions on the 'blank' map?
In line with the guidance issued by British Orienteering on 17 March, we will be suspending our events scheduled to take place in the 12 weeks from this date (ie 9 June). We hope that we will be able to reschedule these in due course.
The WAGAL Scoreboard for 2020 has been updated with points awarded for performances in our event at Rowney Warren held on 8th March, and the CompassSport Cup Qualifier round, held at Aspley Heath on 15th March.
WAOC is discussed in the news section of the British Orienteering website in relation to our club's success in attracting women and girls to our Park-O events