14.05.2023 - Playful orienteering forms are offered free of charge for 2 to 6-year-old children at the Kids O. At the same time, a beginners' course will be held.


Kids-O and Kids O Week

On all 6 competition days, three orienteering forms for 2 to 6 year old children will be offered in each of the competition centres.

  • string-o
  • animal-o
  • simple but real orienteering course

All kids-O offers are free of charge and do not need and pre-registration.

Children who take part in the Kids O for the whole week can register for the Kids O Week. For CHF 25.00 they will receive a Kids O Week set (T-shirt with their own name, a race number and the official SOW reminder prize).

Registration for Kids O Week is done in the Swiss O Week registration portal until May 31, 2023.

Beginners' course

For the first time, there will be a 5 day beginners course in orienteering for children aged around 7 to 10. Adult beginners are also welcome. The course lasts daily about 1 hour and is organised from stage 2 to stage 6. The course package costs CHF 30.00 and includes the necessary orienteering maps, rental SI cards and rental compasses.

The registration for the introductory course is done in the Swiss O Week registration portal. The combination of Kids O Week and introductory course is possible. Registration deadline is 31 May 2023.

Main Sponsors

  • EGK
  • neutrass