Waskehegan Orienteering Event June 1 Families Welcome - Sat, Jun 1 2024

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Waskehegan Orienteering Event June 1 Families Welcome (6/1/2024)

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Waskehegan Staging Area of Cooking Lake - Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jun 1 2024  9:30 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jun 1 2024 8:00:00 AM
Event Duration:Morning (9:30-12) and Afternoon Sessions (1:30-4) available
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Coordinator(s): Karen
You must be logged in to get the Event Coordinator contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:24
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Waskehegan Orienteering Weekend (WOW)

This is your chance to improve your orienteering c.v. (contours and vegetation)

Where – Waskehegan Trailhead of the Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area.

When – Saturday June 1st and Sunday June 2nd.

This complimentary program was made possible by Edmonton Overlanders Orienteering Club & Kids Run Wild, in collaboration with the Alberta Orienteering Association, and is funded by Every Kid Can Play(EKCP) Program. The Every Kid Can Play (EKCP) Program is designed to address affordability and accessibility challenges to sport, physical activity, and recreation (SPAR) programs for Alberta kids and their families. The Government of Alberta, Sports, Physical Activity and Recreation (SPAR) program supports Alberta’s non-profit sport system to deliver affordable access to sport and recreation opportunities.

There will be no charge but to estimate how many maps to print etc. we will need people to sign up and tell us their approximate skill and experience level. The event is open to everyone. Non members will need to sign a waiver. Register HERE

What – There will be exercises for all levels of orienteering ability from complete beginner to advanced. The following links provide more information on each session.

Session 1, Saturday AM

Session 2, Saturday PM

Sessions 3 and 4, Sunday AM and PM

Morning Sessions begin at 9:30am. Afternoon sessions begin at 1:30pm

Required Items to Bring:

What to wear: come prepared for the weather (and what might happen). Sturdy shoes. Long pants and long sleeves.

What to bring: hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, spare shoes and socks. Water bottle. Snacks. Lunch in a small backpack.

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

How to get to Waskehegan Staging Area

This is a joint Edmonton Outdoor Club and Edmonton Overlanders Orienteering Club Event.
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in EOC events.
- Please scroll through and read the entire online waiver when you sign up.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!