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Orienteering Challenge

By
Bo Mielczak,   Stallings Elementary
Play:
Ramp Up for Recess
Topics:
Physical Activity Participation
Students are challenged to complete orienteering routes during their recess. Each route includes 10 orienteering sites with physical exercise and math or science challenges. Students use the orienteering cards. They receive points for the challenges and are awarded athletic charms, which they collect on their necklaces or bracelets. The routes signs, orienteering cards and awarding system were made and are managed by the members of the Fuel up to Play 60 Club members.

How did you accomplish your goals?

Members of the Fuel up to Play 60 Leadership Team, planned, prepared and managed the challenge.

What challenges did you face and how did you overcome them?

The biggest challenge was to update the activities and science challenges to make it interesting. The FUTP 60 team ran it.

How do you plan to make this Play last during the school year and beyond?

The activity is an introduction to sport and recreation of orienteering, which can be a choice of lifelong pastime for families and individuals