Keep up with the Kids

a coaching program for beginner adults, parents in particular, to learn orienteering so they can keep up with their kids!

Duration and Timing

5 consecutive weeks, in conjunction with the ACT Metro Series, from 4 Aug 2018 – 1 Sep 2018.
Coaching is between 10:30am and 11:00am.

Participants

Keep-Up is primary aimed at parents of children participating in Map Mates and/or SC-ORE and other beginner adults. If you’ve always thought about giving Orienteering a go, this is the perfect introductory program.

Pricing

$60

For non-members of OACT

$48

For members of OACT.

Free

For Season Pass Holders

Notes:

  • A $8 discount applies if you supply your own SI Stick.
  • During the 5 weeks, you may purchase an SI Stick for the discounted rate of $40 (normal price is $55)
  • The fee includes both the coaching session and the course entry fee 

Program

WEEK 1

Introduction to orientating the map, map features, basic rules and how to use SI. Specific course hints.

WEEK 2

Thumbing the map. Leg planning though attack point and catching features. Further work on Map Features. Specific course hints.

WEEK 3

Contours and how to use them. Distance estimation tools. Specific course hints.

WEEK 4

Using a compass. More advanced techniques such as aiming off, running a contour, running a bearing. Specific course hints.

WEEK 5

Specific course hints and answers to any questions that have arisen during the course.

After each coaching session, you do the course recommended by your coach. The entry fee for the course is included in the program.

Register for Keep-Up

Register for Keep-Up

Enquries

If you have any questions about Keep-Up, please contact Shannan Forrest by email: S4Shannan@live.com.au

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