Geocaching has quickly evolved into a key activity in Scouting. In its ten years. the sport has grown to over one million active caches worldwide.
In this class, adult leaders will learn the basics of geocaching. Ideas for Packs, Troops, anad Crew activities and how to incorporate geocaching as a recruiting tool to increase your membership.
If you can, please bring your own GPS receiver with eht instruction manual and a computer connection cable.
- History of Geocaching
- How to access the geocachig.com website to identify caches to hunt
- Geocaching etiquette and safety
- Practical exercise on finding a cache
- Overview of guidelines for placing caches
- Discussion of geocaching resources to assist in incorporating geocaching into your program
- Paperless caching overview
- How to select and purchase the correct GPS
- Runing your won events for recruitment and retention
- Geocaching travel items
- Get in the Game 2010
- Overview of the new Geocaching Merit Badge
- Upcoming Cache to Eagle series in Denver Area Council
This class is limited to the first 20 students who pre-register and there is no cost for the classs. Pre-Registration is required and there will be no walk ins for this event. Online registration is available at www.denverboyscouts.org/ventruing
The class will be held at the Denver Area Council, Frederic C. Hamilton Scout Headquarters, 10455 W 6th Ave., Suite 100. Lakewood, Colorado. Please enter through the east entrance.
For more information or questions, please contact Art or Karen Pennington 303.421.7950