Geocaching

Recreation

Level: 1

Requirements

  • Define Geocaching.
  • What is a GPS receiver?
  • Demonstrate 2 ways of finding the location of a Geocache in your area on the Geocache website.
  • Demonstrate entering the latitude and longitude coordinates into the GPS to find a Geocache in your area.
  • Define the following terms:
    • Traditional cache
    • Micro-cache
    • Virtual cache
    • Multi-level cache
    • Travel bug
  • What items may be left in a geocache? Which items may not?
  • Know and practice good Travel Bug Etiquette
  • Know and practice good Travel Bug Etiquette
  • Find 3 Geocaches in your area, at least one of which must be a regular (traditional) cache.
  • Write about your geocache find in your logbook on the geocache website.
  • Discuss Matthew 6:19-21 and Jeremiah 29:13 and compare them to geocaching.
  • Discuss safety concerns you should consider when geocaching.


Download Honor Book