Recreation Honors

Geocaching

Geocaching 1.      Define Geocaching.
2.      What is a GPS receiver?
3.      Demonstrate 2 ways of finding the location of a Geocache in your area on the Geocache website.
4.      Demonstrate entering the latitude and longitude coordinates into the GPS to find a Geocache in your area.
5.      Define the following terms:
a.       Traditional cache
b.      Micro-cache
c.       Virtual cache
d.      Multi-level cache
e.       Travel bug
6.      What items may be left in a geocache? Which items may not?
7.      Know and practice good Travel Bug Etiquette
8.      Know and practice good Travel Bug Etiquette
9.      Find 3 Geocaches in your area, at least one of which must be a regular (traditional) cache.
10. Write about your geocache find in your logbook on the geocache website.
11. Discuss Matthew 6:19-21 and Jeremiah 29:13 and compare them to geocaching.
12. Discuss safety concerns you should consider when geocaching.

Skill Level: 1