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Geocaching HQ joins in the Maker Madness

By: Maria McDonald The Seattle geocaching community came through strong with over  100 attendees at the recent Maker Madness event hosted by Geocaching HQ. This HQ sponsored event added to the 970 other Maker events spanning more than 50 countries around the world to celebrate something truly special – the amazing ingenuity of our geocache makers! Here’s a quick re-cap on the HQ Maker Madness event in Seattle. The event kicked off with a quick hello and welcome from Founders Jeremy Irish and Bryan Roth, who were then followed by nine enthusiastic speakers (including six of our very own HQ staff!) [...]

Makers’ Secrets Revealed: Blueprints for 3 Amazing Geocache Hides

3 Amazing DIY Geocache Hides Revealed   Geocachers who attended one (or more!) of the 900+ events held around the world during Maker Madness, gained a glimpse into the inner-workings of the crazy-creative minds of geocache makers. They learned how to make clever hides, like camouflaging a container to look like a rock or tree or set up the ultimate Multi-Cache. A few of these great geocaching minds agreed to share the secret sauce behind their coolest creations with us. So yeah, please DO try these at home. Geocache on the Rocks by Fogg fogg is a geocacher from Schallstadt, Germany [...]

Maker Madness Event Center

  Click on the map to find a Maker Madness event near you! Whether you’re a Social Butterfly or a Nature Lover, a Stats Geek, Traveler, or Puzzler (take the quiz and find out your geocacher type), it’s time to say thank you to a geocache maker near you. From March 28 – April 7, geocachers around the world will join together to celebrate the people in their community who make geocaching possible. We call this celebration Maker Madness. Every geocacher who logs an “Attended” at a registered Maker Madness event will earn a Maker Madness souvenir. Take a look at these tips for hosting an event that will [...]

Registrierungsanleitung für Deinen “Maker Madness” Event

Einen tollen Geocache zu finden, kann sich wie ein richtiges Abenteuer anfühlen. Solche besonderen Geocaches sprießen jedoch nicht von selbst aus dem Boden, sondern gedeihen im brillianten Geist eines Geocaching-Machers oder einer Macherin. Was Geocaching ausmacht, sind ebenjene Geocacher und Geocacherinnen, die ihre Kreativität und ihren Erfindungsgeist in tolle Erlebnisse für andere verwandeln. Vom 28. März bis zum 7. April können Geocacher aus aller Welt zusammenkommen und diejenigen in der Gemeinschaft feiern, die Geocaching möglich machen. Wir nennen diese Feier “Maker Madness”. Alle Geocache-Macher, Macherinnen und Leute, die ihre Lieblings-Macher und Macherinnen feiern wollen, können einen Event organisieren und die [...]

Maker Madness: How to Register Your Event

Finding a great geocache can make for an awe-inspiring adventure, but those adventures do not magically appear on their own. They are concocted inside the brilliant mind of a Geocache Maker. This crazy thing we call geocaching would simply not exist without the people who channel their creativity and innovative spirit into making great experiences for others. From March 28 – April 7, geocachers around the world will join together to celebrate the people in their community who make geocaching possible. We call this celebration Maker Madness. We’re calling all Geocache Makers (and folks who want to celebrate their favorite [...]

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