MaryJane's Farmgirl Sisterhood

Earning Farmgirl Sisterhood Merit Badges


17. Orienteering


  • Learn about orienteering. A good place to start is
  • What are a few of the basics you learned?
  • Make a list of gear you'll need for a successful orienteering adventure.


  • Are there any orienteering clubs in your area? If you're unsure where to start, use the club search function on
  • If joining a club interests you, find out when their next event/meeting is and what it takes to participate.
  • If you'd rather be independent, plan an orienteering event for yourself and at least two people and share some of the details of your plan.


  • Gear up and get out there! Attend a club orienteering event or make the one you planned official.
  • How did it go? Will you continue the sport in the future? If so, share something important that you learned, and what you might do differently next time.

April, 2024 Edition