Volunteers are Needed!

Volunteers are Needed!

The COK is an all-volunteer organization that enhances the outdoor recreational opportunities for the greater Charlotte region. Many people benefit from events sponsored by the club.  But, people to make orienteering meets possible are limited – which is why...
Explaining the Course Color Code

Explaining the Course Color Code

The courses are named by color, using a scheme established by the U.S. Orienteering Federation.   Generally, the longer courses involve more challenges, and more difficult off-trail navigation. As a courtesy to others on the course, please limit your group per map to...

How to Choose the Correct Course

Following is a description of orienteering course levels, and the skills required to do them.   This is to help you decide which course is right for you.   Above all, remember that orienteering should be fun.   Choose the course that challenges your current skill...