Resources & References: ORIENTEERING

Orienteering Information Troop Meetings Main Event

Backpacking, Geocaching, Hiking, and Orienteering merit badge pamphlets
Boy Scout Handbook
Bagness, Martin. Outward Bound Orienteering Handbook. Lyon’s Press, 1995.
Boga, Steven. Orienteering: The Sport of Navigating With Map and Compass. Stackpole Books, 1997.
Bratt, Ian. Orienteering: The Essential Guide to Equipment and Techniques. Stackpole Books, 2002.
Kjellström, Björn. Be Expert With Map and
Compass: The Complete Orienteering Handbook. Hungry Minds/John Wiley & Sons, 2009.
McNeill, Carol, Tom Renfrew, and Jean Cory-Wright. Teaching Orienteering, 2nd ed. Human Kinetics, 1998.
McNeill, Carol. Orienteering (The Skills of the Game). Crowood Press, 1996.
Palmer, Peter, ed. The Complete Orienteering Manual. Crowood Press, 1998.
Renfrew, Tom. Orienteering. Human Kinetics, 1996.

Orienteering USA

Related Program Features
Backpacking, Geocaching, and Hiking

Photo and Illustration Credits
(map and compass, ©ShaunWilkinson, courtesy)
(BSA file)

We are grateful to writer Mark Ray, Louisville,Kentucky, for helping to develop the Orienteering program feature.

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