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. Eric Schudiske is the Geocaching HQ staff member behind Geocaching.com social media and public relations. He recently traveled to the Czech Republic to join nearly a thousand people in celebrating geocaching and the geocaching community at the Terezin Games 2014. Here’s his story. There’s [...]
Feel’n down? Feel’n like the world’s missing good people? Check out the comments in the North American Edition of Geocacher of the Month. All three nominees for Geocacher of the Month contribute to their local communities and inspire geocachers around the globe. They’re good-hearted, welcoming folks who are passionate about sharing the joys of geocaching. Each of the geocachers will receive special recognition and a prize package for their contribution to the adventure of geocaching. Before naming the Geocacher of the Month, Geocaching HQ reviews community input and blog comments. Each comment is read and posts in native languages are [...]
Sometimes continents must choose. Welcome to an all North American edition of Geocacher of the Month. This month we’re introduced to three geocaching community champs from North America. They’re already winners: recognized by their local communities, placers of inventive and well-loved geocaches and all-around advocates for new geocachers to join the adventure. Your comments below help decide who takes home the earned, never-for-sale, Geocacher of the Month geocoin. Each featured Geocacher of the Month will receive the special edition Geocoin, a hat and a profile icon. They’ll also receive a certificate acknowledging their contributions, signed by two of the founders [...]
A geocaching couple who can literally say they’ve cached their way through an entire country—and mean it—claim the latest Geocacher of the Month award. Comments and shared stories of two people who have not just found more than 10,000 geocaches, but inspired countless geocachers. Their well-maintained hides deliver instant memories. Oh, they also found a vast majority of the geocaches in South Africa. While there is only one Geocacher of the Month, each of the nominees is already a winner, with a prize package headed their way. All of the nominees add an important contribution to their local communities and [...]
By Reid, Around this time last year, my co-HQer and the great Geocaching Block Party organizer, Amy, said something like, “Hey Reid, so it turns out we have access to a very large screen for Block Party. What should we do with it?” After a thoughtful pause I said, “What if we hosted a film festival?” Amy did a giddy dance and the Geocaching International Film Festival (GIFF) was officially born. In true “If you build it they will come” fashion, the ambitious idea was a success. We received over 100 submissions from more than 20 countries! After spending three [...]
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