Orienteering, the use of map and compass to find locations and plan a journey, has been a vital skill for humans for thousands of years. Orienteering is also a recognized sport at the Olympic Games, and thousands of people participate in the sport each year in local clubs and competitions.

The Orienteering merit badge is an option for the National Outdoor Badge for Hiking.

Requirements & Worksheets

Complete details and worksheets for this merit badge are available here.


Requirements 7, 8, & 9 MUST be completed before you attend your merit badge day class. Failure to do so may prevent you from completing your merit badge.