Camp Scherman NRE and Training Weekend

November 24, 2019
Sunday

UPDATES: Course specs are now listed below
Map Notes

Middle distance NRE on Saturday morning is sanctioned!
Training activities on Saturday afternoon and Sunday.

OUSA National Junior Coach Erin Schirm will once again be coming to lead training activities.

Throughout the weekend, you'll learn, have a whole lot of fun, get a ton of experience, and meet fun people.

Training weekend fee includes:

  • Two nights lodging in very nice cabins with bunk beds. Bring your own bedding or sleeping bag.
  • Five meals beginning with Saturday Breakfast and through Sunday Lunch
  • Training activities Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning
  • Fun evening social activities

We will accommodate orienteers of all levels from Novice to Advanced.

Or just come Saturday morning for the Middle Distance NRE.
Saturday NRE Middle Distance race is open to anyone at regular event fees.
Saturday lunch only is available for NRE participants.
You must pay for the entire weekend to participate in the training activities.

Race fee for Saturday NRE:
$13 Adult
$10 Junior (20 and under)
$2 estick rental

Discounts:
-$5 LAOC or other OUSA/IOF club member

Add on Training Weekend fee:

$125 Register after November 15th (space may be limited)

$8 Saturday lunch only

Contact claredurand@gmail.com for more information.

Location

Camp Scherman, Training Center, Mountain Center, CA

Schedule
Friday, November 22
4:00 pm - 10:00 pmWeekend check-in open
Saturday, November 23
8:00 am - 9:00 amSaturday Breakfast
9:00 am - 11:30 amMiddle: Saturday check-in and registration open
10:00 am - 12:00 pmMiddle: Starts
11:30 am - 2:00 pmMiddle: Saturday Lunch available
2:00 pmMiddle: Course closure
2:00 pm - 6:00 pmSaturday Training activities
6:00 pm - 10:00 pmSaturday dinner and evening activities
Sunday, November 24
8:00 am - 1:00 pmSunday Meals and Training Activities
Volunteers
Meet Director:John Phillips
Meet Director:Clare Durand
Course Setter:Clare Durand
Vetter:Darren Robinson
Location Details

Camp Scherman
Training Center
Mountain Center, CA
Google Map


From Northern areas and Los Angeles

* Take the I-10 east towards Palm Springs
* In Beaumont, exit the I-10 at the Hwy 79; turn RIGHT (south) at the end of the offramp towards Hemet.
Begin mileage. * After 7.6 miles (Mile 7.6): Turn LEFT onto the Ramona Expressway.
* After 2.4 miles (Mile 10.0): Continue STRAIGHT on the Ramona Expressway (Hwy 79 goes south here).
* After 6.0 miles (Mile 16.0): Turn LEFT onto Hwy 74 (aka Florida Avenue). (Note: Hwy 74 is a mountain road with plenty of slow turns, and a few turnouts and passing lanes. Allow extra time for this next 14-mile stretch.)
* After 14.1 miles (Mile 30.1): Bear RIGHT (junction 243 to Idyllwild is to the left).
* After 8.5 miles (Mile 38.6): Turn LEFT onto Morris Ranch Road. (Fire station 53 is at the corner of Hwy 74 & Morris Ranch Road.)
* After 3.4 miles (Mile 42.0): Turn LEFT into the Training Center parking lot at Camp Scherman. The turn is after Thompson Road and after the Maintenance Center driveway. PLEASE PARK FACING OUT.

From Orange County and points south:

* Take the 91 east towards Riverside
* Take the I-15 south toward San Diego
* Take the second 79 exit to Indio, head east toward Aguanga
* Veer left at the 371 (21 miles)
* Turn left at the 74 (3.9 miles)
* Turn right on Morris Ranch Road (Fire station 53 is at the corner of Hwy 74 & Morris Ranch Road.)
* After 3.4 miles : Turn LEFT into the Training Center parking lot at Camp Scherman. The turn is after Thompson Road and after the Maintenance Center driveway. PLEASE PARK FACING OUT.

Course Details
Course NameLength (km)Climb (m)No. Controls
White (Basic)1.9508
Yellow (Intermediate)2.5859
Orange (Advanced)3.110010
Brown (Expert)316511
Green (Expert)3.714511
Red (Expert)4.520015
Blue (Expert)527516
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Required Waiver

Minors attending without a parent must bring this required waiver filled out by their parent for each event or they will NOT be allowed to participate. Adults and parents with children may sign the waiver at the event.

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