Camp Scherman Training Weekend

November 19, 2017
Sunday

Because of our National Meet this year, it's been two years since our last 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 November 11th -- $100
Juniors (20 and under) who are members of LAOC, COOL, or another OUSA club and register by November 11th receive a $10.00 discount.
Register after November 11th -- $120 (space may be limited)

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.

NOTE: Training weekend registration includes the Sunday event. You do not need to register for both.

Location

Camp Scherman, Training Center, Mountain Center, CA (Saturday Training, Sunday Classic)

Schedule
Friday, November 17
5:00 pm - 10:00 pmFriday Check-in and Socializing
Saturday, November 18
8:00 am - 10:00 pmSaturday Training: Training Day
Sunday, November 19
9:30 am - 11:30 amSunday Classic: Registration
10:00 am - 12:00 pmSunday Classic: Starts Open
2:30 pmSunday Classic: Courses Close
Volunteers
Instructor:Viktoria Brautigam
Meet Director:Clare Durand
Course Setter:John Phillips
Assistant Course Setter:
Location Details

Saturday Training, Sunday Classic
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
Sunday Classic
Courses: White (Basic), Yellow (Intermediate), Orange (Advanced), Brown (Expert), Green (Expert), Red (Expert)
Registration
Online preregistration for the training weekend is now closed. Contact Clare directly if you would like to come for the weekend.
Sunday day of event registration will be available on site.
Sunday competitor list

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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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