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Tweet Wednesday 19th February 2020

“Cool, Awesome and Educational”; Orienteering at school for ages 6-15

World Orienteering Days take place on 13 - 19 May 2020

Report source:  by IOF World Orienteering Day Project Team

Updated version of “Cool, Awesome and Educational”; Orienteering at school for ages 6-15

Two years ago the International Orienteering Federation (IOF) received a lot of requests from many people to put Part 1 and Part 2 of their resources together into one book. The 84-pages book has now been rewritten and extended to 88-pages.  WOW! This publication is packed full with more exercises regarding Maze Orienteering and other kinds of activities.  

The IOF hopes that the book contains many inspirational exercises to make orienteering and navigation as a fun and interesting experience at school. This resource is available to teachers, instructors and youth coaches and leaders who are encouraged to use this book to teach the students in orienteering and navigation skills.  The link to the web version can be found here.  

The next World Orienteering Days will take place during a whole week starting on Wednesday 13 May until Tuesday 19 May 2020.   

Don't forget to register your events on the IOF World Map.  This year the IOF has highlighted that any orienteering activity being held during this week can be registered as a World Orienteering Day event on the IOF World map. 

WOW!  What orienteering activity are you going to be putting on?  Everyone is encouraged to get involved and events and activities are hoped to take place across the UK within local communities, school playgrounds and parks. 

To get your school or club registered on the World map and to find out more, visit here:

Find out more about World Orienteering Day and how you get involved here:

WOW! New Publication of orienteering activities for 2020.