I was based in Canberra with Jacob and Charlotte and had the most amazing time – I would highly recommend this programme to anyone who is passionate about orienteering and looking for a brilliant coaching experience! During our 6 months we got to plan a real mix of different training sessions and workshops for the club as well as teaching in schools. We also had so many enthusiastic people come along to all our trainings so it felt really worthwhile! Canberra was a great place to be based as there was plenty of orienteering maps nearby which made it easy and convenient to organise sessions. We were kept pretty busy with the orienteering planning, but we also got the chance to travel round and see some awesome places in Australia. From running in the Blue Mountains, to the Oceania Champs in New Zealand, and mountain biking at Mt Stromlo, we really got the chance to do everything. I think for me, it was the people I got to meet, stay with and work with which made it so memorable – everyone was so friendly and kind to us! I thoroughly enjoyed my time with Orienteering ACT so thank you very much OACT members for such a brilliant time. This made it hard to leave… but I will be back to visit for sure.