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Get Involved

Navigation Games brings our PE curriculum, classroom lesson plans, and team-building adventure outings to schools in eastern MA and beyond. Navigation Games provides training, lesson plans, and materials. We need program delivery and administrative support. We will train you for your role. Check out our volunteering options below!

Teach in Schools, After-School Programs and Summer Camps

Current opportunities (updated 12/10/2022):

  • Cambridge elementary school PE orienteering curriculum support, including technical support for the electronic timing systems. Minimum 8 hours per week, mid-February to mid-June

  • Cambridge Director and Assistant Director for our teen internship program: Seven weeks in summer of 2023.

Coach a Team

Coach a middle school orienteering team in Cambridge once a week after school for about 6 weeks starting in late March. Navigation Games will provide coach training, practice plans, and materials.

Orienteers in Residence

We host volunteers from abroad at our headquarters in Cambridge, MA. See our orienteers in residence page for more information.

Outreach and Administration

Opportunities include:

  • Client communications

  • Equipment management, minimum 6 hours per month for 6 months.

  • Outreach to school districts

  • Fundraising and grant-writing

Map-Making and Course Design

Help us make maps and design courses and activities! We use Purple Pen, SportIdent, Easygec, Open Orienteering Mapper and OCAD. We will train you.

All Navigation Games staff and volunteers who work with children must pass a CORI criminal background check and take the SafeSport online training. Some positions have additional requirements.

Volunteer with Us!

To get started, please fill out this form.

Volunteer Form
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