This free event is geared towards beginners, however all levels are welcome. Call the Refuge office at 815-273-2732 ext. 116 to register. You don’t need to own a GPSr, you can borrow one of ours for the day. If you do bring your own, please be sure to have your cable to connect to the computer for downloading cache locations. Come and be prepared to cure your Cabin Fever.
We also need experienced geocachers to volunteer and help us with the field practice. If you would like to volunteer either call or let us know when you log in.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Meet and Greet – Bring your lunch or enjoy some sloppy joes from our Friends Group, Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Introduction to Geocaching Class. Topics that we will discuss during the class: Types of geocaches, geocaching containers, finding a geocache, geocoins and travel bugs.
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Let’s find some Geocaches!