6th Anniversary of Geocaching in Canada
Saturday, June 24, 2006
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Come celebrate the 6th anniversary of geocaching in Canada.
There will be a Kids only cache, demo caches, poker run type competition, a night cache, 50/50 draw, tickets for a genuine Eastriver hiking stick, coin show and trade, hamburgers, hot dogs & drinks at very cheap price and a chance to shake the hand of the made who hid the stash we are honoring. Oh yeah, and the unveiling of a marker honoring GCBBA, the first cache in Canada.
The events will be held at Graves Island Provincial Park
If cachers from outside the area need help finding accomodations please drop a note or visit the South Shore Tourist Association at www.ssta.com or 902-634-8840.
We will be using channel 2 on FRS/GMRS radio on the day of the event. We will also be monitoring the local Ham repeater for any hams who need directions toa the Event. Here are the details: Will monitor VE1LUN, Chester repeater 147.330 Mhz as a "talk-in" repeater. Call VE1AM
11:00 Unveiling monument
1:00 Geo Games
1:30 Coin Show & Trading
Hubbards Campgrounds N 44 38.042 W 064 03.406
226 Shore Club Road (902)857-9460
Dauphine Inn N 44 38.198 W 064 33.359
167 Shore Club Road (902)857-1790
Hubbard Beach offers both campground and COTTAGES/CABINS
ph 857-9460 or fax 857-3949 or visit www.hubbardsbeach.com.
Windjammer Motel Restaurant N 44 32.973 W 064 14.811
4070 #3 Highway (902)275-3567
Darlene's Family Restaurant N 44 36.259 W 064 04.218
Outback Family Restaurant
and Convenience Store N 44 38.659 W 064 02.657
Ricardo's Pizza N 44 33.083 W 064 14.904
Big Red's Pizza N 44 32.737 W 064 14.535
Staci's Place Family
Restaurant N 44 32.853 W 064 13.875
Tim Horton's N 44 32.796 W 064 14.074
The Rope Loft Resturant next to the Tancook Island ferry wharf has dinning room and pub seafood as a speciality. Visit www.ropeloft.com
There are still some coins available to purchase.
Please place the event on your watchlist to recieve updates and don't forget to bring a chair.
Thanks to :
Geocaching Alberta South
The Lost Geeks
and of course Eastriver
(No hints available.)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum