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Planning a pirate event? Here lies some helpful ideas!

Avast me hearties! It’s time to plan, for the pirate events must be prepared before the geocachers land! The last day to submit events for July 15 and 16 is July 1, 2017 so start yer planning now so as not to miss out on all the fun!

There are really only three things every geocaching event needs in order to stand out: a theme, entertaining games, and geocachers! Follow some of the pirate themed ideas below and you’ll be leading the crew in no time, Cap’n!

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Who Needs a Bigger Boat? — Geocache of the Week

Da dum… Da dum… Da dum da dum da dum… There’s something fishy about this cache. Just south of Ocean City, Maryland on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean lives a geocache that’s protected by a giant great white shark named “JAWS”. Ocean City has had several great white sightings in recent years, but ‘Who Needs a Bigger Boat -GC1QNP0’ gives a shark sighting experience without the real danger.

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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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Be the First to Find DNF’s in the Geocaching® app

The latest update includes more improvements to core functionality to the Geocaching® app and a few cool additions too…

First up, we’ve added DNF’s to the map! As a new feature to the Geocaching® app, we’re excited to see the caches we missed, so we can get back out there turn those frowns upside down. Once you find a cache you previously DNF’d, the yellow smiley will replace the DNF icon. DNF’s (Did Not Finds) will now have a separate icon making them easy to see on both the map and in Lists.

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