Skills camp schedule May 24-26, 2019
Times and locations subject to change.
From 6:00 PM arrive at Strathcona Wilderness Centre, enter from the intersection of RR 212 and Twp 530. Location map
– Mingle over map board games (Forbidden Island, Carcassonne, Ticket to Ride, Labyrinth, Keys to the Castle, etc) & puzzle building.
– (time tba) Introduction from Danish coaches, Astrid and Jeppe – short session from each coach.
8:00 AM breakfast, then assemble your packed lunch
9:00 AM Advanced/Intermediate participants head to Redwater Provincial Recreation Area, which is approx. 1 hour drive from camp.
Redwater PRA location map: https://www.orienteer.ab.ca/dalmuir5location/ Start area 2.7km north of Victoria Trail, 2.2 km south of Twp 574.
Advanced and Intermediate “daytrippers” should plan to arrive by 10:00AM
9:00 AM Beginner/Novice participants head to Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area – Waskahegan Staging Area Of Blackfoot PRA is approx. 15 min drive from Strathcona Wilderness Lodge.
Waskahegan Blackfoot PRA location map: www.orienteer.ab.ca/blackfootlocation/
Beginner/novice “daytrippers” should plan to arrive at the shelter by 9:20AM
Lunch when convenient – out in the field or at the start/finish area. There are better than regular outhouses and a shelter.
Return to camp when convenient.
6:00 PM supper at Strathcona Wilderness Centre.
7:00 PM Training session/lecture from Astrid and Jeppe (TOPIC OF THEIR CHOICE)
8:00 AM breakfast, then assemble your packed lunch. Pack up all your belongings. Note later start so that campers have time to pack.
9:30 AM – All participants head to Blackfoot – Waskahegan Staging Area is approx. 15 min drive from the lodge.
Waskahegan Staging Area, Blackfoot PRA location map: www.orienteer.ab.ca/blackfootlocation/
Morning activities at Blackfoot
Lunch in the field or at the shelter.
Sunday afternoon B event:
Registration/Starts from 1:30 PM (possibly earlier for campers)
4:00 PM course closing.