The purpose of JROTC orienteering is to teach cadets skills such as decision making, strategy, and planning. Orienteering provides the cadets with a sense of accomplishment, comradery, and teamwork. Orienteering introduces cadets into the outdoors and develops a deeper appreciation and understanding of environmental issues in addition to providing excellent physical conditioning. Orienteering requires critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. Which are in high demand in our technologically advanced society. The confidence one develops by completing a course independently is priceless resource for cadets. Orienteering consists of using a map and compass. Although normally done individually, orienteering can also be a team sport, giving participants team-building experiences and fostering the full development of leadership and communication skills.
Program Coach - LCDR Frank Starr (U.S. Navy Retired)
Orienteering events can be found on the Events Quick Look tab; events are updated daily.