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The Theory of Caching is Found in Canada

COG Fling 10 – The COG Cache Theory Editor’s note: Geocaching HQ staff are  attending dozens of Mega-Events around the world, shaking hands, sharing stories of adventure, and of course, geocaching. Each person at Geocaching HQ brings their own unique talent to advancing the adventure. Some write code for the website, others design images for the apps, and some shoot videos explaining it all. Cathy or Prying Pandora works supporting geocaching community volunteers .  This is her Mega-Event experience.   When I found out I had been selected to attend COG Fling 10 – The COG Cache Theory in Ontario, [...]

Your New Mission: Earn the 7 Souvenirs of August

      New Souvenirs for August, New Quiz Now   Welcome to your geocaching mission this summer. During the month of August, earn six new Geocaching souvenirs by finding specific types of geocaches. Only by finding all six souvenirs do you unlock a special seventh “Achiever” souvenir. And we always knew you were an achiever. Check out your personalized 7 Souvenirs of August Trophy Case for details. It’s a page that’s worth adding to your bookmarks. You’ll need it. Once you’ve collected all six souvenirs, visit your 7 Souvenirs of August Trophy Case to unlock the rare 7th “Achiever” [...]

7 Souvenirs of August FAQ

I found all six souvenirs, but my achiever souvenir wasn’t issued? Visit your 7 Souvenirs of August Trophy Case to unlock your Achiever souvenir. I can’t see my friend’s/spounse’s/brother’s/pet’s 7 Souvenirs of August Trophy Case. What’s up with that? You can see all of the souvenirs that you friend/spouse/brother/pet has earned on their Public Profile under the Souvenirs tab. You can find their Public Profile using this tool. How do I delete these souvenirs? You can hide a souvenir from your Public Profile on by selecting the “Hide This” button below the souvenir you would like to remove on your Private [...]

1 Month Later… A Breakdown of the Record Breaking World Wide Flash Mob 11

WWFM XI – World-Wide Flash Mob The Fastest 15 minutes in Geocaching By Sonny and Sandy, of the PodCacher Podcast. June 7th was another record-breaking experience for flash mob participants. Over 27,000 geocachers gathered at 792 events in 52 countries for this annual event. WWFM hosts are known for their creativity and quirkiness and this year’s events did not disappoint. Here are some “WWFM snapshots” from around the globe. Pretoria, South Africa We had an awesome event blowing bubbles around a giant sculpture of an upside down cow.  It was freezing here in Pretoria but geocachers are not put off [...]

The Newest Geocachers of the Month – A Geocache Series Creator

Sometimes the world is a big place.   It’s a daunting place with crisscrossing borders and politics, and for many it’s often isolating. Then there’s geocaching. The Geocacher of the Month taught us a lesson. The world of geocaching is small, connected and ready to celebrate the contributions of other geocachers. We met three geocachers from different countries. Each delivers serious geocaching joy to their local geocaching communities, whether it’s gadget geocaches, inspiration and encouragement or a groundbreaking series of geocaches, or even all three. Each of the geocachers will receive special recognition and a prize package for their contribution [...]

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