Occassional thoughts about orienteering

Saturday, June 01, 2002

TJOC time


I'm flying to Texas today for the beginning of this year's Texas Junior Orienteering Camp. I'll be back in KC on Wednesday night (I don't expect to be able to update this page until Wednesday or Thursday).

The day before last year's TJOC I was dreading it. I don't really like teaching orienteering. I wasn't looking forward to being around 50+ high school kids (mostly Junior ROTC). I don't like running in hot weather. But, I'd committed my time (Miki Snell talked me into it). So with low expectations, I went to the 2001 TJOC.

It was great. The kids were cool. The camp was well organized (with a lot of work by, in particular, Miki and Major V). The other leaders/teachers were interesting, worked hard and knew what they were doing. If the weather had been better, it would have been perfect.

This year, I'm looking forward to TJOC.

posted by Michael | 7:50 AM


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