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Wanting to hold an event for World Orienteering Day (19-25 May)? Check out these 'Introduction to Orienteering' E-Learning Courses

British Orienteering has 'Introduction to Orienteering' e-Learning courses available to study at a time which suits you and at your own pace.  These online courses are perfect for getting up to speed with introducing orienteering into your own setting.

  • Introduction to Orienteering Courses for Secondary Schools
    Today more than ever there is an important need to support students’ understanding and development of how to keep physically active and healthy, as well as providing opportunities for students to be active during the school day through extra-curricular activities. 

    Orienteering is an outdoor physical activity that can be delivered safely in schools, can be delivered Covid-securely and support in the development of a young person’s confidence and the ability to make decisions to maintain an active lifestyle.  

    This course will provide resources and activities to get you started and costs just £30.

    Find out more and book on this Introduction to Orienteering for Secondary Schools course here.   

  • Introduction to Orienteering course for Primary School Teachers, Outdoor Centres and Youth and Group Leaders
    Designed purposely for you to deliver in your own setting. 

    This online course costs £30 per person and as the Secondary School course provides resources and activities to get you started. 

    Find out more and book on this course here

If you have any questions and want to discuss any aspect of the courses please contact:  
Howard Blackman, email:

For World Orienteering Day there are also a wide range of FREE Resources to download including Lesson Plans, Flyers, Badges, Certificates.

Don't forget to register your World Orienteering Day events on the World Map here.  

Find out more and download British Orienteering School and Youth Leader FREE resources here.  

Download free IOF World Orienteering Day resources and find out more: