You know you’re a geocacher if… You talk to into your GPS as if it’s a cell phone when a muggle walks by… The 1 Dollar/Euro store makes you happier than Disneyland… You’ve been to a CITO event (Cache In, Trash Out), and… You’ve been nominated for Geocacher of the Month! This month, these three awesome people know for certain that they’re geocachers (in case they had any doubts before). Here’s your opportunity to help decide who will take home the earned, never for sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin (at left). Each featured Geocacher of the Month will receive the [...]
DNF’s Earns Geocacher Coveted Award [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJRZnhq3v0Q] If this DNF Pride video you’re about to watch was located at a set of exact coordinates, and disguised in a geocache container, it’s unlikely the man being honored would ever discover it. This April 1, we honor a geocacher who sets a proud example for other adventurers to follow. It’s a simple, easy-to-follow, statement: DNF Pride. Chosen as a Geocacher of the Month, Dean F, logged more Did Not Finds than anyone in history. He further logged exactly zero finds. His partner, Eftie F, and their geocaching friends created a special event to honor Dean F’s accomplishment. Watch [...]
By: Kara Bonilla Teachers for all grade levels have begun to use the location-based treasure hunting adventure of geocaching as a teaching tool. Teachers say students learning through geocaching enjoy benefits far beyond learning outside of a classroom setting; geocaching makes learning more enjoyable and creates unforgettable learning opportunities for students. Ellis Reyes, a fifth grade teacher at West Mercer Elementary in Washington, USA, has been using geocaching in the classroom for the past two years. He integrates the activity into several subjects. Ellis hides different types of geocaches for his students to find on campus and in nearby local [...]
By Kara Bonilla Geocaching teenagers are becoming easier and easier to find as geocaching gains popularity. Harder to find are teenage cachers who have found nearly two thousand geocaches. Jeffrey Bushnell, 18, from Utah, USA is better known in the caching community as tico jeffrey. He started geocaching when he was 14. Jeffrey has found 1853 caches to date. He’s also discovered a true passion for the high-tech treasure hunt of geocaching. It all started for Jeffrey as a young Boy Scout, when he won a GPS device after selling tickets at a Boy Scout expo. “I went home after [...]
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