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NWSC Cache to Eagle #11 Multi-Cache

This cache has been archived.

NWSuburbanCouncil: The original stage one location approved by the forest district has been removed. Archiving this 13 year old cache.
Thanks to all who looked for it.

Hidden : 08/08/2010
1 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   other (other)

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Geocache Description:

This cache is part of a local series of 12 hides at locations of Northwest Suburban Council Boy Scout Eagle Projects.

Reaching the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America requires years of dedication and hard work. Over its first 100 years, Scouting has provided millions of hours of service to communities across America.

The first stage of this multi is at Crabtree Nature Center. The first Eagle project here dates back to 1975. Since then over 40 projects have been completed including bird houses, trail development (including the beautiful Giant's Hollow Trail), brush clearing, trail benches, bridges, boardwalks, etc. It is important that you are aware that this center is only open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (the winter hours are shorter and the center is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day. The Nature Center has a strict position of not allowing geocache containers on property. As we know, nature sometimes becomes a victim as cachers explore their options looking for a container.
This is a containerless clue to the final stage. This kiosk was a project by S. Ward in 2004. Other projects of interest include Ryan G of Troop 209's Barn Swallow roost, and Brent R of Troop 35's frog ponds in Giant's Hollow.
Clue placed with permission of naturalist Jeff Rapp. Be sure to check out the hawks, owls and Turkey Vulture too!

The final is at Barrington United Methodist Church. There are many Eagle projects here including a wooded outdoor worship area, a flagstone walkway, a band stage and new lighting in the youth room, and a gym set in the preschool age area.
The container, placed with permission of the church, is a small 3/4" x 4" plastic tube.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

H arrq gb ybbx va gur evtug cynpr, H xabj...

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)