Intro Lesson Geocaching
In the spirit of exploring one’s environment we decided to find a local geocache—a hidden object that can be found be using GPS coordinates.Word of the Day geocache
(Gk. geo- = earth + Fr. cacher = to hide)
A geocache is an item hidden somewhere on earth.
After reviewing the safety rules of the road at the club we headed out toward Corn Hill in search of a geocache we found listed on the geocaching.com website. We parked our bikes at the north end of Clarrisa and ventured around the fence of the playground to find the ice rink parking lot… and a pile of snow in August. A brief snowball fight ensued. Then, back to the search. We knew the cache was magnetic, and there was a steel grate on the side of the building. On closer inspection we found the magnetic box stuck to the underside of the grate and we added our name to the list. Our successful searchers then spent some time climbing the nearby trees and taking photos.
This trip was on August 04, 2011
Trip distance: 4.4 miles
Programming time: 1.5 hours
Participants: Rayauna Goodman, Chaunny Joyner, Imoni Lewis-McDonald, Brianna Lundy, Shannon Oliver
Leaders: Shawn Brown, Cappy Collins, Dan King