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Geocaching 101 - Prince George

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Hidden : Saturday, February 28, 2009
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Geocaching 101 : School is in session !!

The batteries are in your new GPSr... now what ?
Why not try Geocaching? 
Geocaching 101 is an event held as a chance for new or potential Geocachers to get together with experienced cachers to ask for advice, guidance and lots of great tips !

If you're brand new to geocaching, it's an excellent oppurtunity to meet other geocachers who may have a bit more experience under their belt.

What to expect...

- Drop on in to meet up with friendly, local, experienced geocachers that can answer all your questions about how to set up and use your new GPS, how to enter coordinates, and how to find geocaches.
- Check out the displays of different kinds of geocache containers : regular, micros and maybe even some sneaky ones!
- Learn how travel bugs and geocoins work and how to track them.
- Hunt for some easy to find geocaches hidden around the event location for you to practice on.
- Enjoy a beverage and make new friends!
- There will be information and applications for membership in the British Columbia Geocaching Association.
- Everyone is welcome!

Experienced cachers - come find some hints to that nasty mystery cache that is eluding you, chat with friends or find out who the heck is behind that strange caching name you see in the logs.
... heck, you get a smiley just for attending.

Kids and families are welcome!

There will be several events held across British Columbia.
Find a location close to you.

Prince George(Saturday February 28, 2009 -- 6:00 pm ) -- by Plumbrokeacres
7005 Gladstone Drive (Old Gladstone School entrance to the event is at the back of the Building)
Prince George

Event is Free but please bring a donation to help cover the costs of running the event.
You are also welcome to bring additional door prizes and snacks!

- Cache containers
- Time for questions from new cachers to the gurus of caching
- What to carry in your cache bag and cache maintenance
- Travel bugs and Coins- what are they and what to do with them -

Throughout the event their will be cachers available to answer any of your questions so stop in whenever you can for as long as you can !
There will be cachers available to answer your technical questions.

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