The 2017 World Schools Orienteering Championships took place in in Palermo, Sicily, from the 22nd to 28th April. England took a full delegation consisting of 40 athletes and 10 coaches, generously supported by the Orienteering Foundation.
Entries that have been categorised as Projects Funded
The Orienteering Foundation is proud to be supporting a dedicated fundraising campaign to fuel the GB team at the World Orienteering Champs 2017 in Estonia.
We are pleased to report on two grants that were awarded in October 2016.
Report on coach development, part funded by the Orienteering Foundation, at the JROS training camp at Lagganlia this summer.
Tom Dobra reports on representing GBR at the European Trail Orienteering Championships
The following is a summary of projects and people successfully funded by the Orienteering Foundation in recent years.
In 2015 the Junior Regional Orienteering Squads (JROS) received a grant to help with coach development at their Lagganlia junior training camp.
In 2015 the Orienteering Foundation made a grant to help the England team attend the World Schools Orienteering Championships in Turkey. The additional support was required given the more remote than usual location, but offered a rich orienteering and cultural experience to the juniors. Some of the quotes received afterwards: