Orienteering is an outdoor sport in which participants use a topographic map and compass to navigate to a series of checkpoints. Quantico Orienteering Club hosts orienteering events at venues throughout the Washington, D.C. metro area and surrounding counties. Events are designed to accommodate everyone, from beginners with no experience, to skilled competitive athletes, and welcome all races, genders, and sexual orientations. Free beginner’s instruction is available at all events, and participants can walk or run, solo or in groups. If you love exploring the great outdoors, while being challenged physically and mentally, try orienteering. You’ll be hooked for life!