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Geocaching

Posted by freeschool on January 16, 2008

 

A new hobby for the new year… why not try Geocaching with the kids?

Geocaching is an outdoor treasure-hunting game in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers (called “geocaches” or “caches”) anywhere in the world. A typical cache is a small waterproof container containing a logbook and “treasure,” usually toys or trinkets of little value.

Start with Geocaching.com.

via Mental Floss

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2 Responses to “Geocaching”

  1. snpnmnmi said

    You might also want to try letterboxing, for a little less high-tech version where you only take and leave stamp images in a box, without needing a gps system. Look for it here: www dot letterboxing dot org or google it. Way fun!

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