Yukon Orienteering Association
The Yukon Orienteering Association is the sport
governing body for orienteering in the Yukon Territory. It is a
volunteer based organization that coordinates and administers various
programs devoted to the promotion and development of orienteering.
Posted: Sept 19, 2015
Employment Opportunity: Junior Program Guideline Development
From Orienteering Canada:
As a direct result of the Aug 22 meeting about junior development at the
Orienteering Canada conference in the Maritimes, we’re moving forward
towards the goal of starting guidelines for skill progression, that will
hopefully help people who are starting new junior programs, as well as
provide a resource for those organizing existing junior programs.
Orienteering Canada, through the Sass Peepre Junior Development
Committee, plans to hire 1-3 contract workers to start this project. The
job ad is here:
The application deadline is September 30.
Posted: Feb 15, 2015
Featured Features Online Catalog
Hannah Jickling has launched an
online catalogue for a project
she produced in the Yukon in 2013.
Featured Features was an
exhibition of landscape-based artworks, selected and interpreted by
orienteers. This web catalogue documents the results with a series of
texts, images and a commissioned essay by independent curator, C
Magazine editor and good friend of Hannah's, Amish Morrell.
Posted: June 24, 2014
Orienteering Maps for Sale
Due to changes in technology and in how we print our event maps, YOA has
a stock of slightly out of date maps of many of the recreational areas
in Whitehorse ...
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Bears And YOA Meets
NOTE: There may be bears in any of the map areas where YOA meets are
held. YOU must be “bear aware”. To reduce risk, use precautions set out
in the booklet
How you can stay safe in bear country
Dogs At YOA Meets
A dog biting incident has prompted the executive to advise orienteers bringing dogs to events to:
- Leash your dog while in the parking/assembly/start areas;
- If dogs accompany you on your course, they must be under your immediate control at all times;
- If there are more incidents or complaints, we may need to take a more stringent approach.
Become A Volunteer
Volunteering is a great way to meet other orienteers and to learn new skills.
Click here to volunteer ...
Become a member and start exploring the Yukon outdoors with your map and compass. Affordable fees and valuable benefits make orienteering a popular Yukon sport.
Click here to join ...
Learn To Orienteer
The High Performance Program (HPP) is Canada's national athletes who
show potential to represent Canada at Junior World Championships and
World Championships. Yukon's 2015 HPP members include:
Visit the Team Canada blog for more about our HPP athletes.