GALLERY: Children have fun doing orienteering

Double trouble: Alexa from Shepparton, 7, and Temperance Thu, 10, work as a team. Photo by Rodney Braithwaite

It was an adventurous day at Seven Creeks near Kialla when a group of youngsters took on the challenges and rewards of orienteering with Start Outdoors on Sunday 9th January.

The event was part of Activities in the Park, an ongoing series of free or low-cost school holiday activities presented by the City of Greater Shepparton and Get Mooving.

Explorer: Patrick Holgate, 7, from Kialla wears an adventure-themed top that’s perfect for the occasion. Photo by Rodney Braithwaite

Outdoors: Orienteering is a sport for all ages and abilities that keeps your body fit and your mind active while enjoying beautiful scenery. Photo by Rodney Braithwaite

Sun smart: Cooper Clurey, 6, from Shepparton prepares for his next shot while taking a break in the shade. Photo by Rodney Braithwaite

Note taker: Mitchell Clury, 10, of Shepparton. Photo by Rodney Braithwaite

Survey: Seeing a reference image is Aidan Jones, 9, from Kialla. Photo by Rodney Braithwaite

Understood: 11-year-old Riley Wooster of Kialla finds what he’s looking for. Photo by Rodney Braithwaite

Dino J. Dotson