Resources for Teaching Orienteering
|15 cm Flag||$5.50 incl GST|
|Punch||$5.50 incl GST|
Class set of 28 Compasses in case available from OSOA
Compasses are not necessary for orienteering in a school, but it is important that students learn how to use them before going into a bush environment.
Orienteering Games: The Ultimate Teaching Resource
"Orienteering Games" is the ultimate resource for teachers and coaches. It has a fantastic variety of activities to develop navigational and orienteering skills for students from prep to senior secondary levels. Activities focus on fun games to challenge and engage students with the flexibility of individual and team options.
Activities are laid out in an easy to read lesson format with diagrams to minimize your planning time. The game index makes choosing an appropriate development age and skill level activity simple. With the inclusion of over 20 orienteering worksheet activities catering for different levels, your wet days & theory lessons are already prepared.
"Orienteering Games" provides you with a whole new range of fun activity options to include and challenge different ability levels within the one game.
Available in hardcopy & downloadable version: click here to purchase.
Games Orienteers Play
This is a free download, available here. It is full of activities for Prep to Yr 12, set out according to age group, situation (indoors or out) and group size (individual, pairs or groups).
Complete Class Units, written to the Australian Curriculum
The units consist of sequential activities which teach orienteering skills (eg. orientating the map, compass points, map symbols, control punching, distance estimation, international control descriptions and contours) and orienteering courses (cross country, star relay, loop, scatter, and route choice) which can be set on your school map.
ALL PRICES INCLUDE GST.
Lesson Plans may be downloaded free. All game files may be purchased on a USB ready for printing and laminating
|Prep - 2||$38.50||Lesson Plans||Lesson Kit|
|Yr 3 - 6||$38.50||Lesson Plans||Lesson Kit|
|Yr Prep - 6||$49.50|
|Yr 7 - 10||$38.50||Lesson Plans||Lesson Kit|
Or may be purchased ready printed and laminated (plus all files on a USB for printing replacements)
|Prep - 2||(136 laminated pages)||$187.00|
|Yr 3 - 6||(178 laminated pages)||$231.00|
|Yr 7 - 10||(144 laminated pages)||$192.50|
|Yrs Prep - 6||(217 laminated pages)||$286.00|
|Yrs Prep - 10||(251 laminated pages)||$341.00|
|Yrs 3 - 10||(202 laminated pages)||$275.00|
Courses set on your school map (as described in the Unit Plans) (A Level 0 course will teach you how to do this yourself).
|Prep - 2||$44.00|
|Yr 3 - 6||$110.00|
|Yr 7 - 10||$110.00|
Unit Plans including all game files (on a USB), plus games printed and laminated, plus courses set on your school map
|Prep - 2||(136 laminated pages)||$258.50|
|Yr 3 - 6||(178 laminated pages)||$357.50|
|Yr 7 - 10||(144 laminated pages)||$330.00|
Postage costs on enquiry.
If you are interested in purchasing any of these programs please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Books and References
A range of coaching and instructional references relating to specific Orienteering skills can be found here.
A list of useful Orienteering References is detailed below:
- Orienteering Games (RECOMMENDED)
J. Woods. $42.00 Hardcopy, $22.00 pdf. As above.
(A pdf copy is included with the Level 0 Coaching Course materials)
- Games Orienteers Play (RECOMMENDED)
- D. Gale. Click here to download for free.
- Elementary Orienteering Instructors Guide
- D. Gale , email email@example.com
- (this is included with the Level 0 Coaching Course materials)
- Teaching Orienteering
- C. McNeill et.al. Harveys
- 'Start Orienteering'
- Series of four books - C McNeill and T Renfrew, $13 ea, (6-8 yrs, 8-9 yrs, 9-10 yrs, 10-12 yrs) [available from Scientific Instrument and Optical Sales, Brisbane, 3356 0344]
- Get Fit for Orienteering
- Steve Bird, Nonington Press 1996
- Masters Sports Training for Enhanced Performance
- P.Raeburn, D. Jenkins, ACHPER 1995 [Available from ACHPER]
- Orienteering Technique from Start to Finish
- Norman & Yngstrom, SOFT 1991
- Orienteering: The Skills of the Game
- C. McNeill, Crowood Press 1989
- Orienteering Training and Coaching
- J. Thornley, BOF 1982
- Outward Bound Orienteering Handbook
- M. Bagness, Wardlock 1995
- Pathways to Excellence: Orienteering
- P. Palmer, Harveys 1994