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USCGA Community Celebration - Tygerberry

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Hidden : Saturday, 15 May 2021
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size:   other (other)

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Geocache Description:

15 May 2021, 10:00 - 12:00

Another fun event brought to you by the

 

Community Celebration Event - 2020

(Due to the Covid Pandemic, this event is being held in 2021, but you still get the souvenir!)

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, 2022. Learn more about Community Celebration Events on the Geocaching Blog.

Event: May 15 2021, 10:00 - 12:00

Event: May 15 2021, 10:00 - 12:00

What better way to celebrate 20+ years of Geocaching than to help give our planet some Love?

For this event we will be removing litter from along the trails, banks and portage area at Tygerberry Park. We will also coordinate efforts to do minor trail maintenance and erosion control. We will have litter bags and disposable gloves on hand, along with rakes, shovels, hand trimmers, etc, but please feel free to bring your own gloves, boots, and tools for a morning of social distanced sweat, socially distanced fellowship, and fun!
(If you would like to have a little water-action, bring your vessel of choice and paddle the shoreline of the area by using the new ADA compliant kayak portage!)

In addition to the event icon and souvenir, there is also the "Blue Switch Day" souvenir available:
https://www.geocaching.com/blog/2021/04/new-souvenir-blue-switch-day-2021/

AND you also will have a great opportunity to log the new:
"Let’s Improve the Outdoors - Locationless Cache"
https://coord.info/GC8NEAT
 
COVID STATEMENT: Due to the ongoing pandemonium of COVID, please keep in mind your own health requirements and concerns.

Current social etiquette does include social distancing. Please keep this in mind if you are attending.
While the parking area has ample space, overflow parking is available nearby, and we will guide and direct you to appropriate parking spaces to further ensure safe distancing.


Once you arrive, please proceed to the Check-In/ Check-Out table set up in front of the kiosk for the park.
   
In coordination with the Tyger River Foundation, they have waived the requirement of signed liability forms. Instead, we will maintain a non-contact log of all attendees on site as you arrive. Someone will be at the check-in table to handle foot-traffic flow, assignments, and information.
When you leave, it is very important for you to also check out with us, (We haven't lost anyone yet, and don't want to start!)
 
This activity has risks including slips, falls, accidents, wildlife encounters or even possibly drowning. The area near the landing and pond are known to be slippery when wet. By participating, you agree to be responsible for yourself, and to limit your participation as you see fit for your own safety. You agree to NOT hold the organizers, Geocaching HQ or Tyger River Foundation responsible in any way.  

We will be adhering to the latest CDC and SCDHEC protocols for events and gatherings. This information is available online, and we will have a copy of the official documentation on site.

Please be aware that these are mandated by our state government and are subject to change.

We will notify all of any variances via announcements on this cache page.

As the organizers of this event, it is our responsibility to make sure that these guidelines are followed.

These include, but are not limited to:

1. Temperature checks and screenings to be provided before and after the event. We will be using non-contact infrared thermometers.

2. Social distancing of 6 ft. or more between parties. We will assign project areas according to your group size. Maps will be provided to help. In the event that you must share space, please limit the time to less than 5 minutes.

3. Cloth face coverings, masks, or face shields are required at all times.

4. Hand sanitizer, wipes, paper towels and other disinfectant supplies will be on site and available for use during the duration.

5. Disposable gloves will be provided, but do not protect against scratches and cuts, so bring your own gloves to slip over the ones we provide.

6. If you are not feeling well, or at a higher risk of COVID exposure, PLEASE, take care of yourself and others by staying home.

7. If, during the event, you discover that you are feeling sick, or developing COVID-type symptoms, please report to the Check-in Table and let us know immediately! We will have someone to assist you.

8. We will have mapped areas of concern and specific work zones, and will instruct each person or group based upon your preference. The trail system is a loop, and we ask that you follow the travel directives given.  

9. Disinfectant sprays and wipes will be on hand for liberal use. We will be disinfecting touch points (tables, tools, equipment, chairs, etc)

This event will be held rain or shine, but is subject to delay in the event of inclement weather. Please plan accordingly.

 

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