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

4 consecutive weeks, in conjunction with the ACT Metro Series, from 15 June 2019 – 6 July 2019.
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:

  • The fee includes SI hire for 4 weeks. A $8 discount applies if you supply your own SI Stick.
  • During the 4 weeks, you may purchase an SI Stick for the discounted rate of $40 (normal price is $55)
  • The fee includes the four coaching sessions and the course entry fees for the ACT Metro Series from 16 Jun 2019 to the end of the season.

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.

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

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