County Orienteering Day (Scouts)

When : November 13th 2011

Time : 10:00hr – 16:00hr

Start/Finish : Curraghchase Caravan Park (Directions)

Cost : €4.00 per Scout

Dress : Neckerchief must be worm by all Scouts

There will be two age categories for this years Orienteering competition.

  • 13 and under
  • 15 and under (individual)

The 15 and under age group will be run on an individual basis. While the13 and under age can run the course in groups of 2.

The cut off time for completion of the course is 2.30pm, by which time all Scouts must return to the check in area irrespective of how many checkpoints they have left to punch on their cards.

Each Scout should bring:

  • a poly pocket to hold his/her map and punch card
  • a red and blue biro.
  • packed lunch
  • Outdoor Gear (eg boots, rain-gear, gaiters, hats/scarf/gloves etc.)

Where possible Scouts are requested to bring along their mobile phones (fully charged!!! and in a secure pocket or day-bag). Scouts telephone numbers will be recorded on their control punch cards and only be used should an individual Scout happen to go astray or fail to return to the CSC by the 2.30pm cut off time.

Scouts to arrange their own transport to and from the event. A one way system will be place on the way and parents/scouters are asked to cooperate with the stewards on the day.

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