Don’t miss Canada's longest running MEGA!
The 10th (kind of) annual Discover L&A County Geocaching Event (GC8BD10), is on Saturday, August 21, 2021! The event will once again be held at the beautiful grounds of the Lennox & Addington County Museum and Archives, located at 97 Thomas Street East in Napanee (N 44° 15.142 W 076° 57.020).
We've attracted thousands of geocachers to Lennox & Addington County since our first event in 2011. In 2019, more than 1,100 geocachers from around the world attended L&A's seventh consecutive MEGA Event. This year marks our eighth MEGA Anniversary, and like every year we will have many fun things in store, including lots and lots of new geocaches!
When you attend our MEGA Celebration this year you'll have a chance to earn a ton of great geocaching items, including: a MEGA Event Icon, a Locationless Cache Icon, a Community Event Icon, a CITO Icon, a Regular Event Icon, and Adventure Lab Icon, and an International Geocaching Day Souvenir. You can meet Signal, and find a variety of geocaches, including Traditional, Multi, Mystery, Letterbox Hybrid, Virtual and more!
Here's the Itinerary:
Thursday, August 19th, 8:30pm... Night Sky Stargazing Tour
Lennox & Addington County is home to the most southerly dark sky site in Ontario. Weather permitting, enjoy a laser guided tour of the night sky and take a look through a telescope at various celestial objects at the Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area. (7980 County Road 41, Erinsville)
Friday, August 20th, 10am - 2pm... Water Cache Canoe Cruise
Looking to get out on the water in L&A? We'll have an assortment of canoes and kayaks available for rent ($10 each at www.LandAGeocaching.com) prior to MEGA day! If you have your own watercraft, bring it along and take part in the fun. (River: TBD)
Friday, August 20th, 6:30pm... DLA Kick-Off Party
The annual MEGA Kick-Off Party is taking place at the L&A County Museum & Archives in Napanee. Catch up with old friends, make some new ones, get your photo taken with Signal, and get primed for an amazing weekend of geocaching. Admission is free!
Saturday, August 21st... MEGA DAY!
- 8am - 4pm... Leave your mark in the log book, say hi to Signal and pick up information packages that detail fun geocaching activities taking place during the weekend. The event venue is open and staff are available all day to answer your questions. Drop in anytime for a coffee or share geocaching stories. Games, draws and activities will be available throughout the day.
- 9am - 4pm... Head to all corners of Lennox & Addington County for some world-class geocaching. Choose from more than 1,500 geocaches in L&A County, or try your hand at some of the many new caches that will be published just in time for the event!
- 4 - 5pm... After a fun day exploring L&A County, head back to the event venue for your chance to win an amazing assortment of prizes, hear closing remarks, and say 'cheese' for the popular group photo.
Sunday, August 22nd, 9am... Cito on the Sunday
L&A graciously allows us to play the Geocaching game in their County so why not give a bit back to the community by doing a little clean up? We supply the bags and get rid of the trash. You bring gloves. (Location: TBD)
Please log your 'WILL ATTEND' if you’re able to make it to the 2021 Discover L&A County Geocaching Event. Also, be sure to visit www.LandAGeocaching.com or www.facebook.com/LandAGeocaching for news, updates and information about 'all things geocaching' in Lennox & Addington County. We’ll see you in August!