Urban Orienteering

Report Copyright Infringement View in OSM UK View in OSM NZ


Introduction to orienteering with a twist.


Hi-vis jackets
Torches (depending on time of year)


Print and laminate the several copies of letters 'NEIL ARMSTRONG'.
Fix individual groups of letters to a fixed point and mark on a map, i.e. 13 locations.
Give map to Scouts and send out in Patrols at minute intervals to locate the letters.
When they return to the hut they have to work out the anagram.
Explain that Neil Armstrong took his Membership Badge to the moon.


  • orienteering

Badge Links

  • Guide - Local knowledge
  • Navigator - Scale, direction etc.
  • Navigator - Use map
  • Navigator - Use map