Geocaching is a really fun summer activity!
What is Geocaching?
Geocaching is a treasure hunt of epic proportions
Geocaching is a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices.
Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.
How is the game played?
You can join in by going to Geocaching.com
“At its simplest level, geocaching requires these 8 steps:
Register for a free Basic Membership.
Visit the “Hide & Seek a Cache” page.
Enter your postal code and click “search.”
Choose any geocache from the list and click on its name.
Enter the coordinates of the geocache into your GPS Device.
Use your GPS device to assist you in finding the hidden geocache.
Sign the logbook and return the geocache to its original location.
Share your geocaching stories and photos online.
There are many other levels to the game. Keep reading the guide to learn more!”
Types of Caches:
Caches can be a mystery or a puzzle, a traditional cache which is a container
found at the given coordinates. An EarthCache is a special geological location to explore.
A letterbox Cache uses clues instead of coordinates.
An event cache is a gatheri ng of local geocaches that get together.
The only equipment needed to go Geocaching is a GPS or GPS enabled cellphone.
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There are currently 2,408,406 active geocaches and over 6 million geocachers worldwide! If you don’t have a great smartphone or GPS go and win one and let us know what you find!