Each activity can be a stand alone exercise used within curriculum lessons or an after school club or used together to provide the basis for a festival of introductory orienteering and appropriate multi skills stations.
These activities are designed to enable the teaching of basic orienteering skills and associated physical skills in a fun and exciting manner. Resources required to run the activities and organize a festival are included in this pack, no specialized equipment is needed to run the activities.
The activities provide plenty of opportunities to encourage teamwork and co-operation.
In each activity page you will find:
Ages: indication of the best age spam of the target group
Location: suitable place where the activity should be taken
Duration: typical length of the activity
Aim: goal of the activity
Description: overall idea about the activity
Equipment: the material that is needed
Preparation: how to prepare the material (especially the map)
Implementation: step by step explanation
Tips and variations: Tips and progression proposal for activity variations
List of activities:
List of orienteering games and applications that you can find online:
3DRerun (analysis) www.3drerun.worldofo.com
CatchingFeatures (game) www.catchingfeatures.com
Control (analysis) www.control-app.net
GPSSeuranta (analysis) www.gpsseuranta.net/eindex.php
QuickRoute (analysis) www.matstroeng.se/quickroute/en
Rasor lite (game) www.pejla.se/rasor/rasor1_75.swf
RouteGadget (analysis) www.routegadget.net
Ski-O Map Memory (training) www.catchingfeatures.com/b/skiomapmemory.html
Virtual-O (game) www.virtualo.org