Troops & Venturing units are challenged to test (and learn!) map skills at the 44th Annual Maryland Scout Orienteering Day Oct. 24, 2020 at Patuxent River Park near Upper Marlboro. Event cost is $4.00 per participant including patches, plus, if camping, an extra $2 per person per night.
Last year’s event had 69 units, 507 youth (60 girls), plus 160 adult orienteering participants. #myNCAC Scouts had their usual great results, with nine of the top twelve troop awards. Troop 111 from Chain Bridge District, Arlington, was the top NCAC troop. Scouts from 20 different troops nabbed spots in the top 23 individual awards. Nate Beardmore of Troop 347, Western Shores (Prince Frederick) was the overall winner.
Register online at www.BaltimoreBSA.org/orienteering by October 18, 2020. No Cubs, no Webelos. Come for the day, or camp one or two nights. Self-guided map instruction starts off the day, designed for beginners to this forest navigation map sport; intermediate and advanced levels are also included.