03 September 2014

Activity:   2014 Orienteering Practices
Dates:        07Sep & 14 Sep 2014
Location: Jubilee Lodge, Garrison Petawawa

This activity is open to all cadets with a valid health card. The aim of Orienteering is to introduce cadets to the use of map and compass.

What is Orienteering?

* Orienteering is a sport requiring the use of a map and compass to navigate around a
preset course through unfamiliar terrain.

* Courses are a series of controls (check points) marked on the map and in the forest
with flags (markers).

* Controls are accurately mapped features and the markers are clearly visible as

* Objectives include finding and following the best route to complete the course as quickly as possible with the fewest errors.

                     WHO                                                              DATES                                                        TIME

Cadets New to Orienteering                    Sunday, 07 September, 2014           1000-1400hrs
Cadets Experienced at Orienteering   Sunday, 07 September, 2014           1200-1400hrs
All Cadets                                                            Sunday, 14 September, 2014           1000-1400hrs

Cadets are to wear appropriate civilian attire suitable for rigorous physical activity, including running shoes, shorts, sweatpants, t-shirt and sweatshirt.  Please remember most of the activity will be outdoors so considering that the activity will be outside

Valuables; electronics; knives. 

For more information please contact:              Capt Heather Frampton 613-585-9534