Everything you need to host a great Canada Day event

As the ol’ saying goes, nothing goes better together than geocaching and poutine! Hmm, that doesn’t sound quite right but whether separately or together, we do love both.

Canada Day is only a few weeks away and we’re actively planning our events as Signal prepares to travel to Canada on July 1st! The last day to submit your Canada Day events is June 17th. Remember, you can earn the Canada Day 2017 souvenir by attending an event on July 1 or 2, 2017.

We’ve put together a few ideas to help spur some inspiration for your own red-and-white-themed bash.

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Four reasons to start using Project-GC

Project-GC is an official Geocaching HQ partner that aims to provide dynamic statistics for geocachers around the world. What started as a side project for geocaching friends quickly became a highly requested feature among geocachers across the globe.

Project-GC aims to enhance geocaching experiences by providing advanced tools and statistics. As an authorized API Partner, Project-GC doesn’t require a separate account, simply log in using your Geocaching.com credentials. Once logged in, you have access to personalized statistics, challenge checkers, and more. We’re sharing four reasons to start using Project-GC to complement your geocaching adventures.

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Where in the world is Signal the Frog®? Canada!

As Signal continues to celebrate geocaching around the world, our favorite frog will be visiting Canada to cache like a Canadian and celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary.

As part of the celebration, you can earn the Canada Day 2017 souvenir by hosting or attending an event on Saturday, July 1 or Sunday, July 2, 2017. We’re excited to join Canadians in celebrating their birthday this July, and we hope you’ll join us!

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3 million geocaches: the infographic.

A major milestone like 3 million geocaches is the perfect excuse to make an infographic. Who doesn’t love infographics?!

In all seriousness, this achievement is thanks to efforts by people all around the world. Collectively, they contributed millions of hours of time — time spent researching hiding spots, making containers, reviewing caches, hosting events, cleaning up the environment, and more. The result is more than 3 million geocaches. It’s 3 million experiences as interesting and varied as the people who created them!

Here’s a look inside 3 million geocaches:

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