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2016 ONZ National Junior Camp and Under 23 Regional Squads Camp Entries Open
By ONZ Online Coordinator - Roger Woodroofe - Thu 30 Jun 2016 11:41am
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Come and join us in the beautiful SOUTH for what is regarded as possibly the funnest training camp of the year, and hone your orienteering skills, run in some cool forests and see some magnificent mountains.

This year both the Orienteering NZ National Junior Camp and the ONZ Under 23 Regional Squads Camp will be held in Canterbury, December 2016.

The camps are open to High School Students year 9 and above.

View the flyer: ONZ-Junior-and-Regional-Squads-U23-Camps-Dec2016-Flyer (PDF 614KB)


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Please note entries close on 31 July 2016.

Prices are still to be confirmed, dependent on numbers and funding applications.

Any questions, please fire them through to Sue Cooke on cooke.shepherd@gmail.com

Orienteering NZ Junior Camp “O Camp” 17-22 December 2016

  • Location: Woodend Christian Camp (North of Christchurch)
  • Terrain: Local sand dunes, Banks Peninsula hills, urban sprints and alpine forests
  • Junior Camp is for you if you are…
    • At school or of equivilent age
    • Running orange consistently or red
    • A member of an ONZ affiliated club
    • Someone who wants to improve their orienteering and have fun
    • Aiming for regional schools team and NZ schools team

Applications: open on ONZ website from July 1st and close on July 31st 2016. Participants confirmed by August 31st 2016

Orienteering NZ Regional Squads U23 Camp 11-16 December 2016

  • Location: Mt Cheeseman Lodge, Castle Hill
  • Terrain: Castle Hill, Flock hill boulders, Hogs Back and mountain running
  • Development Camp is for you if you are…
    • Minimum age year 12 or equivalent up to 23.
    • Wanting progression from Junior Camp
    • A member of an ONZ affiliated club
    • Aiming for Junior SuperSeries, Junior Pinestars and JWOC.
    • Have commitment to training for orienteering
    • Getting good results in NZ champs, Queens Birthday, JWOC trials etc.

Applications open on ONZ website from July 1st and close on July 31st 2016. Participants confirmed by August 31st 2016.

Coach positions for Junior Camp

Bed and board provided at camp

Head Coach:

  • To master mind the whole of the training and delegate to the intermediate coaches.
  • Must have coached at a high level and had experience at designing a programme of exercises for the ability range at camp.
  • Experience with managing large groups is useful.

Intermediate Coaches:

  • To plan exercises and be team leader for a specific ability group.
  • Must have been a coach at a previous camp (any camp).
  • Experience with communicating and teaching skills to a group of about 15 is useful.

Trainee Coaches:

  •  to assist the intermediate coaches and learn coaching skills. Have finished high school year 13 or equivalent age.

Coaching team to be announced at the end of August. Applications open on ONZ website from July 1st and close on July 31st 2016.
Coaches confirmed by August 31st 2016.

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