Choose Your Adventure and Annual General Membership Meeting At NSC

The Annual General Meeting will be held at North Seattle College after the event Choose Your Adventure #4: Founders’ Day! Come and visit with fellow orienteers, discuss the plans for next year, and get your voice heard. The meeting will be 1:15-3:00 pm in the North Star Dining Room (CC1254B), whose entrance is just South of the entrance to the Security Office. Here is a map of the campus showing the Security Office (note that East is up on the map). The ballots […]



This is the time of year to bring your orienteering to the next level. Winter League brings out hundreds of participants from our local schools, who along with the public participants give this series a lively and competitive feel. Challenging scenic courses? Sun, rain, sleet and mud? Busses full of teams in uniform? Chili and hot chocolate? Trophies and podium? We’ve got it all and more! Click the Winter League (Winter O’/WIOL) link here to see event details and to […]


CascadeOC members help the USA defeat Canada!

At the recently concluded 2018 North American Orienteering Championships, CascadeOC members Eric Bone, Tori Borish, Kelsey Breseman, Siri Christopherson, Tyra Christopherson, Jessica Colleran, Will Enger, Peteris Ledins, and Kai Mihata helped Team USA defeat Team Canada in both the senior and junior competitions. The Senior National Team reclaimed the Björn Kjellström Cup (won by Canada at the last NAOC in 2016), while the Junior National Team successfully defended the Future Champions Cup. Well done, all! The Björn Kjellström Cup has […]


Follow CascadeOC members at the 2018 North American Orienteering Championships in the Yukon!

The biennial North American Orienteering Championships (NAOC) are always the most momentous orienteering event on the calendar, on the whole continent. This year, NAOC is being held in and around Whitehorse, Yukon from August 17-21, and is also being coupled with the subsequent Canadian Orienteering Championships (August 21-24) for a full week of excellent orienteering. The event is drawing orienteers from all over Canada, the USA, and the world, including Australia, Austria, Belarus, Czechia, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great […]


2018 Choose Your Adventure Series Begins On Saturday!

This year’s Choose Your Adventure Series kicks off this weekend with SummerFEST in Lakewood! Registration for the entire series is now open. Many popular events are returning again this year: SummerFEST, Corn Maze, and Vampire-O! We’re also adding two campus events, our Back to School event in September and Founder’s Day in October (originally scheduled for Woodland Park, but moved due to conflict). The Founder’s Day event will have a Choose Your Adventure twist of a “dog bones” style course […]


Defend the Pig!

This year’s Pig War Challenge (and Western Canadian O’ Champs) event is coming up July 7 and 8 in Vancouver BC. Cascade is the defending champion and WE NEED YOUR HELP to keep this lovely trophy (created by Sherri Brady) in the US. This year’s event will have 3 parts: sprint and middle courses on Saturday and a long course on Sunday. That’s 3 events in one weekend! The middle and long courses will be on a new map just north of Vancouver, […]


COC annual meeting: September 30 at 1:15pm

Join us on Saturday, September 30 at 1:15pm, at the Phinney Community Center, for our annual club meeting! It’s time to review our past year, celebrate some successes, discuss what would make the next year a blast, and then organize to make it happen. As a Cascade Orienteering Club member, you get a say in what we’re going to do. If you have not attended the annual meeting before, consider it the annual club celebration. As in other years, it’s a good time to […]


Make orienteering a vacation!

Orienteering flag in Idaho

Three northwest orienteering clubs have joined together to put on 9 events in 9 days, for one memorable orienteering road trip for those who complete it all! The northwest tour begins in Central Washington with events by CascadeOC on June 17 and 18, travels through Sprague and eastward to Spokane for events by Eastern Washington Orienteering Club June 19-21, then finishes in Idaho with events on June 23-25 by City of Trees Orienteering Club, which include the US Orienteering Championships! Whew! Together, these […]

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Open position: Cascade Orienteering part-time event director

Who we are: If you like being outside and exploring nature, then orienteering is the sport for you. Using just a map, a compass, and keen observation, participants navigate through a course of pre-set checkpoints in a park. Along the way, participants develop better navigational skills, greater leadership confidence, and a deeper appreciation for the outdoors. Orienteering is a family-friendly activity, fun for all ages and for everyone from hikers to competitive runners. Cascade Orienteering Club is one of the […]


Print your own Cascade calendar

Here’s an easy way you can help get the word out about Cascade Orienteering events: print and post this letter-size calendar! You can post it at your office, gym, running store, or wherever else event posters are permitted. Click the image below to open a full-resolution image.     Thank you for promoting orienteering!