The New England Orienteering Club

Calling all juniors!

Announcing the 2012 Northeast Junior Training Camp at Blue Mountain Reservation, in Peekskill, NY, to be held on the weekend of March 23 -25.

This camp is open to all juniors who can complete a white course independently, and will focus on improving orienteering skills while promoting a fun social atmosphere.  Lodging will be in bunkrooms at the Blue Mountain lodge, but space is limited to 15 girls and 15 boys.  Six meals, plus snacks, will be freshly prepared on-site by Janet Porter.

Training exercises, appropriate for the skill levels of the attendees, will be organized by a group of experienced junior team trainers, lead by Erin Schirm.  Erin, a former junior and JWOC Team member himself, recently earned a degree in Physical Education from Syracuse University. 

Good times are guaranteed!

Arrival will be on the evening of Friday, March 23, at 6:00pm.  The camp will continue through the weekend, concluding on Sunday, March 25, at 2:00pm  

The cost is $85 which includes 2 nights of lodging, all meals, and training.
Register by contacting Janet Porter.  Please be sure to include the following information:
  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Parental contact information (e-mail, phone#s)
  • Course(s) you currently run
  • Skills which you would like to improve
  • Food Allergies or special food requirements such as vegetarian or vegan, if any.
  • Special medical needs, if any.

If this will be your first time at the camp, please also include a brief description of your orienteering experience (when you started, how often you orienteer, and anything else you want the coaches to know about you).

Registration deadline is March 10th, and all payments must be received by March 17th.

To check out how the 2010 training camp went, read the Orienteering North America (ONA) article in the May 2010 issue.  Check the Camp page on Attackpoint ( for further updates.

For more information, contact Janet Porter, Erin Schirm, or Guy Olsen.