There are materials across the Orienteering USA website that can be helpful to youth leaders, Scout leaders, coaches and educators of all kinds teaching the sport.
Orienteering 1-2-3Orienteering 1-2-3
is a fun article aimed at newcomers to the sport.
Orienteering for the YoungOrienteering for the Young
is an update of the original booklet by James Baker, first published in 1990.
You'll find a complete list of orienteering publications
in New to O
See the JROTC section
for the Orienteering Training Manual compiled by LCDR Matthew Pheiffer.
The Scouts section
includes a link to a lesson plan that supports earning the Boy Scout orienteering merit badge.
O.MOV, filmed at three meets in Fall 2002, is a fast-paced video which captures the emotion of orienteering. Created by Art Bonanno and Chris Cassone, it features the young energy of the juniors, as well as the broader community. Eight and one-half minutes long. Find ordering information here.
Find links to websites of interest to both aspiring and experienced orienteers in the Resources section