The month of August has a new name: the 31 Days of Geocaching. You’ll have the opportunity to earn a calendar-style souvenir for every day you find a geocache—that’s 31 new souvenirs just waiting for you. Plus, find a geocache on July 13 and you’ll get the special Geocaching Get Outdoors Day souvenir as well. Here’s your challenge: complete a full, month-long geocaching streak during August and earn all 31 souvenirs. It might sound easy, but maintaining a geocaching streak takes hard work, dedication and—above all else—motivation. Here are a few tips from geocaching experts to make your 31 Days […]
Enter Your Geocaching Video into GIFF Geocaching is ripe for one more acronym. Move aside BYOP* and TNLN** —get ready for GIFF. It’s the Geocaching International Film Festival. The finest videos from the global geocaching community will be showcased as part of the 2013 Geocaching Block Party in Seattle on August 17. You’re invited to submit up to two entries. All entries should be one to five minutes in length. The GIFF final entries will be judged by geocaching organizations around the world. They’ll vote on winners in five categories, including Most Instructional, Best Cinematography, Most Inspirational, Most Adventurous and […]
The Global Geocaching Community Volunteers Volunteers help define your geocaching experience. Volunteers offer their advice and guidance to geocache owners and help set the tone of the game. The volunteers number in the hundreds, speak dozens of languages, and most all love geocaching and the global community it creates. Find out more about the geocaching community volunteers, including a behind-the-scenes video. Each geocache you find or hide has the digital fingerprints of a volunteer on it. Volunteer reviewers assist geocachers by reviewing and publishing geocaches that meet specific guidelines. To learn more about how to work with your local reviewer and successfully […]
NOMINATE A GEOCACHER OF THE MONTH They don’t speak the same language and they don’t all live on the same continent, but all of these geocachers above have something in common: they’re all united through their love of geocaching and the community it creates. They’re all Geocachers of the Month. If you know an outstanding geocacher who should be considered fill out this webform now. Every nomination must include the following items and abide by the following guidelines: Your name, the name of your nominee, their username A picture of the nominee Description explaining why he or she deserves to be the […]
Join thousands of geocachers on December 12, 2012. It’s a celebration of numbers and all those who count themselves as geocachers. The calendar will align for the last time this century. Enjoy 12-12-12 by joining friends for a geocaching adventure or attending a geocaching Event Cache. All those caching to shake off the winter chill in the Northern Hemisphere or embracing a summer cache run in the Southern Hemisphere will earn an exclusive 12-12-12 Souvenir. Simply log a “Found it” for a cache or an “Attended” for an Event Cache on 12-12-12. Hundreds of geocaching Event Caches are already scheduled […]
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