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Find flags around Maybury State Park using a detailed topographic map. Use trails or go straight - you decide! Meet at the shelter accessed off 8 Mile, then turn right at the tee.
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New map! Find checkpoints around Independence Oaks on the freshly prepared map of this new terrain. Courses range from beginner-friendly to expert.
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Using a detailed topographic map, find checkpoints around the Bishop Lake area of Brighton Recreation Area. Courses range from beginner-friendly on/near trails to expert level that will have you well out into the wilds of the hills and marshes.
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Find flags on trail and off in the Silver Lake portion of Pinckney Recreation. Using a detailed topographic map, locate checkpoints. The route between is your choice - take the trails around, go over the hill, through the marsh - whatever you think is best. 4-5 courses offered, from beginner friendly to expert.
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Use a map to find checkpoints around the Blast Corn Maze. Four courses offered: 4-5 pm starts, finish by 6 pm: Short and Long Daytime Corn Maze Orienteering 8-9 pm starts, finish by 10 pm: Short and Long Nighttime Corn Maze Orienteering - bring your headlamps or flashlights! Hike around or race for the win - you decide! Please use the cut routes - no shortcutting through the corn - supernaturally fast splits may result in DQ. Bring a little extra $$ for the corn maze entry and for the tasty snacks!
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Welcome to SMOC

The Southern Michigan Orienteering Club hosts events in southern Michigan.

Using a map and compass, find your way to checkpoints marked with orange and white flags. Courses range from beginner-friendly on or near trails to expert navigation courses with points far off trail in the wilds of Michigan woods.

You choose your route - climb the hill or go around. Jump the stream or use a log. Run for the win or go for an afternoon hike - it's up to you!

Many of our events have beginner clinics - check the events page.

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