Espoo International orienteering school – BEGINNERS COURSE (Spring 2023)

Orienteering course that is taught English. In this course we will teach basic orienteering skills needed to start your individual orienteering training. After this course you have skills needed to participate weekly motion orienteering or simply go into woods doing orienteering for yourself.

This course is opportunity to get your very first start on orienteering or freshen up your old skills. Besides learning basic orienteering skills you get opportunity to ask and hear about possibilities to practice sport further


Schedule will be updated in the beginning of the year 2023

Spring 22.5.2023 18-20 o clock (6 p.m.- 8 p.m.)

Learning theory in remote lecture (1-1.5h): 

  • Basic theory of orienteering. Learning more about map, its colors and different features.

Spring 23.5.2023 18-20 o clock (6 p.m.- 8 p.m.)

Orienteering practice in small groups 2-5 persons (1,5-2h)

  • Orienteering course together with group and teacher where theory is put into action. We will learn more about how to read map, map orientation, making route choices and how to use compass.
  • Within small groups its possible to ask questions


After orienteering practice we will give you further instructions how you can practice on your own.

The price for course is 40€. You can buy course also with only theory lecture and then its 20€. Registration is possible to be paid with exercise benefits.


Cancellation terms: 

If, due to illness or injury, you are unable to attend any event, we will refund the participation fee. Otherwise, the participation fee will not be refunded.

Contact person: Henrikki Hakala (

Organizer: Espoon Suunta