Karen Lewis took Oliver and Annabelle to Bristol OK's coaching session at Ashton Court on Saturday (4 January) and it sounds like they all got a lot out of the morning.
This JOG was just one aspect of the first Training Weekend QO have organised.
Mark Maynard was the planner and his detailed knowledge of Huish Woods meant that he was able to use the very diverse areas to maximum advantage for each course.
National junior competition
If our juniors can emulate their 2019 feat of qualifying for the final, we should have much less trouble getting there this time- it's 90 minutes away for most, at Westonbirt Arboretum. And the qualifier is on QO turf!
To get an idea of what the Trophy is about, read on....
Within the club's area
If you're a newcomer keen to improve, you’d like to keep your orienteering skills up to scratch or you're after a form of exercise that's both affordable and can be done at your own pace, why not head out to one of the Permanent Orienteering Courses available in the vicinity?
This was one of the toughest JOG programmes imaginable, held mostly on woods and open hillside, with no visits to school campuses.
We introduced a coaching element into this series and welcomed contributions to assessing juniors' skill levels as they worked towards badges.