Intrigued? Give It a Try!
Find your local orienteering club and see when their next event is. Feel free to contact them directly with your questions. They would love to hear from you.
Your First Event - What to Expect
Here are a few tips to help you at your first event, including what to wear and what equipment to bring.
Learn-to Orienteer Programs
See if there is a learn-to orienteer program offered near you.
Check out these great resources for beginning orienteers
A look at your first orienteering event
Illustrator and Writer Howie Woo created this great cartoon describing his first experience at an orienteering event.
Handy reference guides to help you get started in orienteering
These reference guides help you understand control descriptions, read orienteering maps and give you pointers as you get started in orienteering.
All About Orienteering Info Sheet
A handy two-pager that outlines the basics of orienteering
Great website for orienteering basics
The learnorienteering.com website by Linda Hildebrandt of Victoria covers the orienteering basics.