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17th Annual Waukesha Winter JanBoree 2021

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Hidden : Saturday, 23 January 2021
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   other (other)

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23 January 2021, 09:00 - 12:00

The City of Waukesha Parks, Recreation and Forestry Dept and AuntieNae invite you and your family to join us for this long running tradition! Our first Waukesha Winter Janboree Event was held on Jan 22, 2005 making this our 17th Annual event.

* Family Friendly * Meet and Greet Opportunity *

Saturday, January 23, 2021

Depending upon the COVID restrictions that maybe in place at the time of this event, everything is subject to change so please post your "will attend" so you can get the respective announcements.  

 

This event meets in TWO Locations, please make a note of where and when:

9:00-12:00 noon  LOCATION: N 43° 00.984 W 088° 13.487  Shuetze Recreation Center  1120 Baxter Street Waukesha, WI
12:00-2:00 PM LOCATION:  N 43° 00.639 W 088° 13.961 Mia’s Pizza 800 Clinton Street Waukesha WI

I must express a HUGE Thank you to the following local geocachers who wanted to see this event continue and are working behind the scenes hiding a series of new caches in Waukesha in time for this event: 

* Chevyole * Hack1of2 * Lacknothing * Famof5W * Goldie Diggers * Heavin * Lobsters * Kalkranz * (your name here - contact AuntieNae) *

Event Timeline:

9:00 AM-12:00 noon Stop by the Schuetze Recreation Center - Activity Room to check in
(at the time this event place was listed, please recognize that Face Masks may continue to be required and social distancing practiced at this event)
10:30-11:30 AM GEOCACHING 101 Presentation

New to Geocaching?  Come join us for this presentation:  Geocaching, a global game of treasure hunting using longitude and latitude coordinates, is a fun filled adventure for all ages. With your smart phone or a GPS receiver, and internet access, you are ready to explore and search for a “geocache.” This presentation will focus on the basics needed to get started in participating in this eco-friendly family friendly sport including suggested equipment, the website, how to search for a cache, and types of caches. Learn how you, your family, and even friends, can explore the parks in a new way.

12:00 noon-2:00 PM Lunch at Mia's Pizza - food purchase is NOT required but it is buy your own food.  This portion of the event is subject to any covid restrictions on restaurants that might be in place in January.

 

Come meet all the Janboree Mascots!!

 

Picture yourself having fun in the winter!

 

Community Celebration Events - 2020

This Event is part of a limited release of Community Celebration Events to celebrate 20 years of geocaching. Geocachers hosted events between May 2, 2020 and December 31, 2020. Learn more about Community Celebration Events on the Geocaching Blog.

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