A cross-country race in which competitors use a map and compass to find their way through unfamiliar territory.


February/March we will be working on the orienteering Merit badge. 

This is a great merit badge that will hone your skills of navigation 

with a compass.


Here are some excellent resources to get you started:

IOF Control Description Handbook

Orienteering Requirements

Orienteering Workbook

Inexpensive $10 compass from amazon



Orienteering Symbols:

 Otay Lake proposed orienteering course: