Welsh Junior Squad training tour to Sweden
The Orienteering Foundation gave a grant to help the encourage orienteers to develop their skills on the a Welsh Squad training tour to Sweden in 2011. A report from the squad stated:
… We took two lead coaches, five parents, four young ‘control hangers’ (aged 19-23) and eighteen juniors (aged 14-18). Our potential GB squad and newer juniors gained invaluable experience in difficult terrain.
The control hangers were invaluable and personally gained valuable experience. We firmly believe in trying to keep our ex-squaddies involved so that they may be able to take over from us in years to come. The parents, as always, were wonderful as drivers, cooks, map markers and shadowers. Such an experience is expensive and WJS wish to thank the Orienteering Foundation for its support.