Breaking the ice: A guide to getting comfortable at Events

The theme of this month of Wheel of Challenges, Teamwork Makes the Dream Work, is all about community connection. If you’re looking to get closer to earning the souvenirs for the challenge, attending Events and posting “Attended” logs for those Events is sure to get you there.

However, Events might not be the type of geocache that you’re usually drawn to. If the thought of meeting a bunch of new people and striking up conversation is overwhelming, attending an Event could feel a little daunting. You’re not alone. To help geocachers who are on the introverted side, we’re sharing tips and tricks on how to use that nervous energy to transform you into a geocaching social butterfly.

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What to expect at a Mega-Event

Calendars belonging to geocachers around the world are filling up as Mega-Event season gets into full swing. Each fun-filled Mega-Event has its own unique flavor, but there are a few things that most Mega-Events have in common. If you’re new to geocaching, attending a Mega-Event is a great way to get into the game and get to know the geocaching community. Read on to learn more about what to expect when attending a Mega-Event. Continue reading →

Zet de Mega- en Giga-events in je agenda

Dingen gaan weer van start in de wereld van Mega- en Giga-events. Afgelopen weekend vond het eerste Mega-event van 2023 alweer plaats in Yuma, Arizona met meer dan 350 Bijgewoond-logs. Mega- en Giga-events zijn bijeenkomsten van honderden of duizenden (Giga-events) geocachers waar je je geocachetips en -verhalen kunt delen, nieuwe vrienden kunt maken en deel kunt nemen aan allerlei geocacheplezier. Continue reading →

20th Anniversary Celebration Recap

On August 20, 2022, thousands of geocachers and explorers gathered in Seattle, Washington, to celebrate over 20 years of geocaching. In the works since 2019, we could hardly contain our excitement to meet everyone and host this Event.

We’re immeasurably thankful to the global geocaching community for making this possible. For those who couldn’t attend, here’s how the day’s activities unfolded:

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