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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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!

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Choosing a course at Winter Series

Have you been wanting to try orienteering, but are unsure of where to start? Join us for Winter Series, beginning on November 5th!   GREAT FOR BEGINNERS Winter Series is great for beginners because the early season visits easier park venues, while the late season ventures into more challenging forests after you’ve had a chance to build up your skills. Plus, there are several course difficulties to choose from: beginner, intermediate, short advanced, and long advanced. Here’s what you should know when choosing […]

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Annual Meeting!

Join us on Saturday, October 1st 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 […]

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Welcome!

Welcome to the new website! This project began by interviewing users of this site from a variety of backgrounds, from newcomer orienteers to long-time veterans. The focus of these interviews was to drill down to what each person’s goals and frustrations were when visiting the current site at the time. What became clear through these interviews is that it would be a challenge to both answer the many questions newcomers had, while simultaneously serving efficient information to veterans. However, hopefully this site […]

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