Orienteering is the use of map and compass directions on the map to visit all points marked in the shortest time to reach all points marked the winner. Orienteering usually located in the forest, countryside and city parks were also conducted in the university campus. Determined by the movement originated in Sweden. Started as a military sports events. "Be asked," these two words first used in 1886, meaning: on the map and compass with the help of not being known across the area. Be asking the real game in 1895 in Stockholm and Oslo, Norway at the camp area, marking the directional movement as the birth of a sports event. Hundred years have elapsed since.
ORIENTEERING Target group youngsters, 12-16 years Group size 8 people How much time? at least 1 1/2h preparation How much time? 6h Which material? maps, glasses and spices for smell memory objectives - to learn how to read a map, how to follow instructions. to develop the sense of direction - to understand a descrition of a course - to develop the five senses at different stations, to concentrate on sensual experience - to watch the environment attentively and to know the landscape of a particular region - to finish a presented course but more freely at the same time how to do it PREPARATION: - prepare a course and decribe the way using particular natural elements existing on the road like trees, houses, view on something etc. and write in on a paper which the participants will use a guide - prepare some stations (f.ex. smelling memory, to throw pins, to climb a tree, to touch different treas while being blind, to listen to the environment, to look for fruits to bring them home etc.) and put a sign on it so that the participants can find them on the course. THE ORIENTEERING COURSE -to follow the presented rout ("paperchase") in samll groups which sould be composed of participants who do not speak the same mother tongue - to achieve the tasks at the different stations (by making use of imagination and the senses)