Some of the most popular posts here on this blog have been about scavenger hunts – so we wanted to share this event from the Western PA Orienteering Club.
This Saturday, December 1, 2012 the Western PA Orienterring Club is headed to Frick Park for their last event of 2012.
Here are the details for the event from the Meet-up page:
For the first time, Frick Park has been mapped into a standardized Orienteering (the sport) format, using map symbols and conventions that are specific to that activity. The Western Pennsylvania Orienteering Club will host a meet on Saturday December… Read the rest
The Western PA Orienteering Club sent us an email about the upcoming scavenger hunt at Raccoon Creek State Park on March 25. I know there are quite a of our readers who have participated in previous scavenger hunts, the Urban Hike folks organize one every fall. This looks like a neat way to check out Raccoon Creek state park and patricipate in a scavenger hunt. Raccoongaine III is limited to 150 entries – according to the facebook group for the event – 115 have registered thus far so there is still room to enter.
In a rogaine-style format, individuals or… Read the rest
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Put down your iphones and pick up your compasses – join a scavenger hunt with the Western PA Orienteering Club this Sunday.
Where: Deer Lakes Park, Russellton, PA
When: Sunday, October 4, 2009; sign-in 11 AM – 2 PM
What is Orienteering? Orienteering is a competitive form of land navigation. It is for all ages and degrees of fitness and skill, and all-weather. It provides the suspense and excitement of a treasure hunt. The object of orienteering is to locate control points by using a map and compass to navigate through the woods.
What to bring? All… Read the rest