Orienteering: A Fun Way to Get Active

As a predominately rural community on the Eastern Shore, we have unique opportunities for fitness all around us. THIS ARTICLE by BMC Geriatrics highlights one of the lesser known of these opportunities; Orienteering. This activity involves using a map and compass to navigate unfamiliar terrain. As this study details orienteering presents an opportunity for both physical and mental fitness, and our communities in Dorchester, Somerset, and Worcester counties provide ample areas to try this activity. If you would like to learn more about this activity, please CLICK HERE to visit the Orienteering USA website.