Camp Scherman Training Weekend

November 6 - 8, 2015
Friday - Sunday

Join us for our annual Training Weekend. Throughout the weekend, you'll learn, have a whole lot of fun, get a ton of experience, and meet fun people.

For one simple weekend fee you get all of the following:

  • 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
  • A full day of training activities
  • Fun evening social activities
  • Sunday orienteering event including estick rental if necessary

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

Registration fee per person:
Register and paid by October 18th -- $100
Juniors (20 and under) who are members of LAOC and/or COOL and register by October 18th receive a $10.00 discount.
Register after October 18th -- $120 (space is very limited)

Discounts available for setting training activities or volunteering to course set for Sunday. Contact claredurand@gmail.com for more information.

Sunday Orienteering Event open to anyone at regular event fees.

Preregistration for the training weekend is required (see below).
Preregistration for Sunday only is encouraged. Day of meet registration will also be available.

Location

Camp Scherman, Training Center, Mountain Center, CA

Schedule
Friday, November 6
5:00 pm - 2:00 pmTraining Weekend
Sunday, November 8
9:30 am - 12:00 pmCamp Scherman Sunday Orienteering Race: Registration and Starts for Sunday
Volunteers
Instructor:Bruce Corning
Instructor:Kim Pincus
Instructor:Clare Durand
Meet Director:Clare Durand
Course Setter:Roland Hansson
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 Notes
Courses will be middle style as this suits the Camp Scherman terrain best. Course details are only preliminary.
Course Details
Course NameLength (km)Climb (m)No. Controls
White (Basic)1.7
Yellow (Intermediate)2.3
Orange (Advanced)3.2
Brown (Expert)3.3
Green (Expert)3.6
Red (Expert)4.6
Registration
If you wish to register for the weekend event contact Clare to insure space!
To register for the Sunday classic event only click HERE.
Day of event available for the SUNDAY course only.
Sunday preregistration will close Thursday, November 5 at 11:59 pm.

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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.

About LAOC

LAOC is a volunteer-run club promoting map navigation and enjoyment of the outdoors. Learn more here!


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