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Introductory Orienteering Sessions Aug / Sep 2018

Maroc will be organising a block of 4 introductory orienteering sessions for families after the summer holidays. Full coaching will be provided and there will be an opportunity for both children and adults to have a go. Although targeted at family participation the sessions will also be suitable for adults without children.

The first session is on Sun 26th August at Balfour Woods near Aboyne, with subsequent sessions on 2nd Sep at Murray and Haughton Parks, Alford; 9th Sep at Tillyfourie, Alford and 16th Sep at Pannanich, Ballater. Full details and an application form are here.

13th Aug 18


Maroc Talent Squad 2018

Maroc Talent Squad aims to inspire our top juniors to develop their orienteering skills and train harder in order to improve their results. 

MTS members for 2018 are: Joe Wright, Felix Wilson, Eilidh Campbell, Kirsty Campbell, Alistair Chapman, John Getliff, Luke Graham, Matthew Gooch, Amber Graham

If you would like to be selected for the squad in the future, read on to see what you have to do:

11th Jan 18   Read more…


Introductory Orienteering Sessions Jan 2018

Maroc will be organising a block of 4 introductory orienteering sessions for families in the New Year. Full coaching will be provided and there will be an opportunity for both children and adults to have a go. 

The first session is on Sun 14th January at Tilquhillie near Banchory, with subsequent sessions on 21st Jan at Potarch, Aboyne; 28th Jan at Cambus o' May, Banchory and 4th Feb at Bennachie, Inverurie. Full details and an application form are here.

28th Nov 17


Maroc Talent Squad Inspiration Camp

An Affa Fine Weekend

Maroc Talent Squad recently spent a long weekend training near Tomintoul. They all worked hard, but had lots of fun along the way. At the end of the camp they put together this report of the weekend.

Special thanks to the Orienteering Foundation for help in supporting the costs of this camp. 

22nd Nov 17


*** Gramp event at Scolty cancelled (September 17th) ***

Just to highlight to everyone, as this is still showing up in the events list from Grampian, that the 17th September event at Scolty has been cancelled.

MAROC are now offering club training at Dess for all MAROC club members on that date.

GRAMP are now planning to run the Scolty event on the 5th November in place of the Bennachie event currently in the schedule.

09th Sep 17


Introductory Orienteering Sessions and After-School Clubs Autumn 2017

Maroc will be organising a block of 4 introductory orienteering sessions aimed at family participation with full coaching provided. After-school clubs will also be starting up again in Aboyne and Banchory after the summer holidays. 

09th Aug 17   Read more…


GRAMP organised Event Safety Workshop

GRAMP is hosting an Event Safety Workshop on Monday 25th April, 6.30-9.30pm in Cults, Aberdeen. Anyone interested in attending should contact Helen Rowlands () to check availability of places.

More information on the gramp website: http://grampoc.com/2016/03/21/event-safety-workshop-25-april-2016/

The course is suitable for all current or potential planners, organiser and controllers, or just anyone who's interested in learning more.

11th Apr 16


!! EVENT UPDATES !!: Level C event moved to 10th January, training cancelled.

Please note that the Level C event originally planned for 3rd January has been moved to the 10th January.  Note that this is also the first JD2C event of the year.  The training session for the 10th January has therefore been cancelled.

Anyone who can't wait until 10th January for their first event of the year, don't forget the Gramp 'Hangover Handicap' event at Hazelhead on 2nd Jan.

17th Dec 15


Introduction to Orienteering

Starting Apr 26th 2015

Starting on Apr 26th Maroc are running a 4 week block of introductory orienteering sessions aimed at family participation with full coaching provided.

The sessions are suitable for families with at least one child P5 or older. Both juniors and adults can participate at the same time, at levels appropriate to their age and experience.

  • Apr 26th:    Introductory skills coaching session, Bell Wood, Aboyne
  • May 3rd:    Introductory event participation, with support to complete a course, Glen Dye by Strachan
  • May 10th:    Further skills coaching session, Shooting Greens by Potarch
  • May 17th:    Event participation with coaching support, Bogendreip by Strachan

28th Mar 15   Read more…


Training opportunity October 13-17 2014

Join the world’s best orienteers as they train in Deeside forests.

The week before Balmoral (13th – 17th October) there will be training available in 8 Deeside forests.  This is being organised as a training camp for the World Orienteering Championships in Inverness next year (combined with the Scottish 6-Days).

22nd Sep 14   Read more…


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