Camp Scherman Training Weekend

November 16 - 18, 2018
Friday - Sunday

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

Instructors will be OUSA National Junior Coach Erin Schirm and Terraloco founder Rex Winterbottom. We will also offer an option for course setting training with LAOC Event Coordinator Clare Durand. Course setting trainees will spend Saturday planning and setting the courses for Sunday.

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.

Or just come on Sunday for the classic orienteering event.

On time registration fee per person - register and paid by November 11th:

  • Adults and Non-members -- $100
  • Junior (20 and under) members of LAOC, COOL, or another OUSA club --$90
  • Members of OUSA National Team or Junior National Team -- Free
  • Members of OUSA Junior Development Team -- $50
  • Course Setting Clinic Trainees -- Free

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.

Location

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

Schedule
Friday, November 16
5:00 pm - 10:00 pmTraining: Check-in
Saturday, November 17
8:00 am - 9:00 pmTraining: Training Day
Sunday, November 18
10:00 am - 12:00 pmClassic: Starts
Volunteers
Instructor:
Instructor:
Meet Director:Clare Durand
Course Setter:
Location Details

Training, 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
Classic
Courses: White (Basic), Yellow (Intermediate), Orange (Advanced), Brown (Expert), Green (Expert), Red (Expert)
Registration
Registration for the weekend training event is now closed
Weekend Participants

Preregistration for Sunday is now closed. Day of event registration will be available on site.
Sunday competitors

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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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