Junior Orienteering Day Camp
Calero County Park
Date: (Sun.) Sep. 25, 2011
Location: San Jose, CA
Event Director: - 925.872.3935
Type: Junior; A one-day training camp for beginning orienteers, for the young and the young at heart
This Day Camp will be held at the Calero County Park in San Jose, in conjunction with a regular orienteering event.
When: 9 AM to 4:30 PM
Where: Meet near event registration at Calero County Park. Lunch will be at one of the nearby picnic tables.
Fee: $20 per person — includes lunch, maps, course materials, compass and e-punch finger-stick rental, and course start fees. Staff, youth staff, and helpers are free.
This will be Part 1 of a 2-part program. Part 2 of this course will take place sometime during November through February. In Part 2, you will set the course you designed for a COOL event.
This event is designed for kids, but people of any age are welcome.
22 Sept. 2011 - Packets have gone to the printers. Only four handouts left.
Preregistration is required (for mapping exercise and lunch quantity); you will pay on site. To register, email with the following information:
- Age (or "adult")
- School name and city (this will be used for a mapping exercise where you map your school from a satellite photo)
- Completed an Orienteering course before? If so, which color?
- Want to serve on staff (youth staff development meets prior Weekend)?
What to Bring
- Sturdy shoes
- Sun block
- Your favorite compass and/or finger stick (optional)
- 9:00 – Route-O
- 11:00 – White course
- 12:30 – Lunch
- 1:00 – Yellow Course
- 3:00 – Design COOL Course
- 4:15 – Part-1 graduation
- 4:30 – Dismissal
Here is the list of the people who have registered:
Vera Alekseyeva 10 Nikolay Alekseyev Adult Alexander Ocher Adult Olivia Ocher 10 Julia Ocher 8 Jaideep Padhye Adult Gargi Padhye Adult Matan Demayo 10 Tami Demayo Adult Aviv Regev 7 Jacqueline Regev Adult Molly Wilkinson 8 Dennis Wilkinson 6 Ty Gampell 7 Irene Kim Adult Richard Gampell Adult Hope Fa-Kaji 12 Troy Kaji Adult Eric Chen 16 Andrew Rensel-Smith 12 Bobby Lacey 10 Steven Lai 12 Michael Brooks 12 Kenneth Brooks Adult Kylie Thompson 10 Brian Thompson Adult Jason Traut Adult Matthew Bowman 11 Adam Bowman 18 Bruce Bowman Adult Molly Gallagher 10 Lyndsay Nunley 10 Grace Miller 10 Ashley Jazbec 10 Camille Curran 10 Lauren Sapp 10 Anjali Shute 10 Alexis Hammond 10 Kylee Bourbon 10 Elise McCarthy 10 Eileen Gallagher Adult Madeline Crawford 10 Gian-Andrin Coolen 10 Alex Larsen 12 Gina Hausmann Adult Ben Wu 14 Mari Bray 12 Danny Bray 8 Susan Bray Adult Steve Herman 13 Ryan Hipple 12 Fillan Swift 11 Gregg Westbrook Adult Grace Westbrook 10 David Marcus Adult Solomon Marcus 13 Caleb Marcus 11 Bibit Traut Adult Lauren Phillips 11 Mike Phillips Adult Roy Herman Adult
Dennis Wilkinson Damian Swift
From the Peninsula, take Highway 85 south to Almaden Expressway. Head south 5 miles to the end of the road. Turn right onto Harry, and then immediately left onto McKean. The main park entrance is 5 miles south on McKean. Go past the boat ramp, and turn instead at the entrance marked "Calero County Park; Park Office; Equestrian Center; All Trailheads".
From the East Bay, take Highway 101 south past San Jose and exit at Bailey Ave. After 3.2 miles west, Bailey ends at McKean. Turn left and go south 0.7 miles to the park entrance.
There's a map here that shows the location of the event.