Ten off-the-beaten-path ways to CITO

Ten off-the-beaten-path ways to CITO

All good cachers go geocaching, but what do great cachers do?

Cachers Improve The Outdoors!

Cache In Trash Out® (CITO) is an environmental initiative supported by the geocaching community. Since 2002, CITO has helped preserve the natural beauty of cache-friendly spaces. In that time, more than 363,000 people have volunteered at over 18,000 events.

CITO Events often involve litter clean-up, trail building, tree planting, invasive species removal, and more. Perhaps you’ve attended CITOs in the past and are ready to host your own, or maybe as a regular CITO host you’re ready to change things up.

Today we highlight off-the-beaten-path ways to step up your CITO.

Geocaching in Malaysia

Confirmed Geocaching souvenir moments for 2019

Geocaching in New Zealand
Geocaching in New Zealand

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.”
— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Many geocachers love to explore the world, plan ahead, and achieve caching goals. One of the more common questions we get asked is “When is [insert recurring geocaching moment] this year?” This year, we’re letting people know the dates for annual events, well ahead of time. So cachers, this may be the year that you finally decide to attend an Event Cache or even, *GASP!* host your own!

Additionally, we will run several promotions in the coming year (similar to Planetary Pursuit and Hidden Creatures) that we’re not quite ready to announce yet. Make sure to follow the Geocaching blog, Facebook, Twitter, and newsletter (sign up here) for more information as we roll out those geo-moments.

The confirmed souvenir moments for 2019 are: Continue reading →

CITO 2019

Cache In Trash Out® (CITO) announcement for 2019

CITO 2019 Season 1
CITO 2019 Season 1

All good cachers go geocaching, what do great cachers do?
Cachers Improve The Outdoors!

This year, Cache In Trash Out® (CITO) souvenir moments will extend from just one week, twice a year, to two entire seasons! That’s right earth-lovin’ geocachers, this year’s CITO dates are:

CITO 2019, Season 1

Friday, March 1 through Friday, May 31, 2019
That includes all of March, April, and May!

CITO 2019, Season 2

Sunday, September 1 through Saturday, November 30, 2019
That includes all of September, October, and November! Continue reading →

Carrying Frogs to Safety

Cache In Trash Out® (CITO) is a bi-annual, week-long event in the spring and fall that focuses on environmental clean-up. Typically geocachers get together and clean up their neighborhoods or restore habitats. The Slovenian Geocaching Club hopped on a different approach this year — to carry frogs to safety.

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Spring Cache in Trash Out® (CITO) Week 2018

Spring Cache in Trash Out® (CITO) Week 2018

Tranent Core Path Spring CITO 2018 — GC7MX0X, Scotland
Tranent Core Path Spring CITO 2018 — GC7MX0X, Scotland

Spring Cache in Trash Out® (CITO) Week just wrapped up, and what a success it was! Thousands of people all over the world grabbed their gardening gloves, garbage bags, and old blue jeans and got to work. Here are ten highlights that will make you smile. And remember, a good geocacher CITOs every time they geocache!

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