Geocaching 101 at Wickiup
Saturday, March 15, 2014
In Iowa, United States
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Geocaching 101 at Wickiup___ ___
It's about time for another Geocaching Class at Wickiup!
If you answered Yes, then Geocaching may be for YOU!
- Did you recently receive a GPS and want to try Geocaching?
- Have you heard of Geocaching and want to learn more about it?
- Do you enjoy getting outside and seeing new and spectacular things?
- Do you want a hobby that your entire family can enjoy together?
- Do you have a sense of adventure and want to go to some really cool places?
This Event will consist of a 70 to 90 minute classroom presentation.
After the presentation, if you like, you can head outside and find some Geocaches!
The cost for the class is $2.50/adult, $1.00/child (16 and under) or $5.00/family.
Wickiup Hill Outdoor Leaning Center (10260 Morris Hills Rd, Toddville, IA 52341)
Saturday, 15 March 2014
Noon - 1:30pm: Classroom Geocaching 101 Instruction
1:30pm - 3:00pm: Let's go find some Caches!
3:00pm - 3:30pm: Complete the return of loaned GPS'
Some of the Topics that will be discussed
How do I reserve a seat for this?:
- An Introduction to Geocaching
- What is Geocaching?
- Who Geocaches?
- What do you need to go Geocaching?
- Where to find Geocaches
- Why (do over 5 million people worldwide participate in) GeoCaching?
- When can you find a Geocache?
- What does a Geocache look like?
- What's in a Geocache? / & Trackables
- Types of Geocaches
- Who hides Geocaches?
- Getting started with Geocaching.com
- What to do when you find a Geocache?
- Tips for your First Geocaching Outing
- Geocaching with your Smartphone
- How Geocachers Give Back
- History of Geocaching
- Global Positioning System (GPS) Basics
- What is a GPS
- What is a GPS Receiver (GPSr)?
- How does a GPS Receiver work?
- Let's go GEOCACHING!
You can make your reservation(s) here by submitting a "log your visit" & "will attend"
Or call the Wickiup Hill Outdoor Learning Center at: 319 892-6485.
Please include the TOTAL number of people that plan on attending.
Do I need a GPS to attend?
No, GPS's will be provided with the Geocaches already loaded
If you have your own GPS please bring it & the data cable.
Seasoned Geocacher's are encouraged to attend this Event!
You will receive credit for attending this event (Log will be in place) & maybe you can help with the soon to be GeoCacher's!
The "Temporary Caches", 12 of them, may be logged as a "Find" via a new permanent Cache placement.
More details, including a downloadable "map" and .gpx file will be provided prior to this Event on this listing.
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Last Updated: on 2/27/2014 5:26:48 PM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (1:26 AM GMT)
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