About Us

Empire Orienteering Club (EMPO) is non-profit organization, sponsoring orienteering events, providing instruction in the sport of orienteering and producing detailed orienteering maps of public parks and private venues in the Capital District of New York State.



Club Business

Orienteering USA

EMPO is a member club of Orienteering USA, U.S. orienteering’s national governing body. Members of OUSA receive regular email updates, discounts at national meets, eligibility for US Championship events, voting rights, and membership in the International Orienteering Federation. The body provides low cost group insurance rates that cover our local meets along with park land use permits. For more information, see http://orienteeringusa.org.

Board of Directors

President: Laszlo Kolyvek
Vice President: Gabor Bobok
Secretary: Eric Hamilton
Treasurer: Cynthia Johnson 

Committee Chairs:
Scouts: Gabor Bobok
Ski-O: Eric Hamilton
Publicity: Bob Lange
Equipment: Phil Hawkes-Teeter & Bruce Beesley
Map Librarian: Phil Hawkes-Teeter
O-In-Schools: Sue Hawkes-Teeter

Contact Us

P.O. Box 51, Clifton Park, NY 12065