Orienteering is a sport in which the participants find their way to various checkpoints across rough terrain. The following course is designed for those who are interested in the sport to get practice on an orienteering course designed for beginners. The Homewood Forest Preserve Orienteering Course was created by Troop 97 Scout Aidan Wright for his […]
Wood Badge Course S9-1162 installed an orienteering course at Camp Westmoreland on October 29, 2016. This was part of a bigger conservation project that involved building fences and replacing tarps over the permanent tents. The course starts at the historic marker in the field in front of the dining hall. The waypoints are treated poles […]
Camp Jack Wright is owned and operated by the Greater Alabama Council. It is located in the Roupes Valley, adjacent to Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park. There is a permanent orienteering course located within the camp. The orienteering course was completed on January 24, 2004 and expanded the summer of 2009. The course should be […]
There are two orienteering courses at Oak Mountain State Park in Pelham, Alabama. A beginners course and an advanced course. Maps and course descriptions are available on the Vulcan Orienteering Club’s website. Visit the Oak Mountain specific page for more information.
As part of a larger conservation project for Wood Badge course SR-115 an orienteering course was established at Camp Sequoyah in 2015. Under the guidance of Assistant Scoutmaster for Logistics Charles Roberts a series of 12 poles where placed in the ground at different sites around camp. The poles are made from pressure treated 4×4 […]