Want to create an outdoor adventure that other families can enjoy too?
Take your fun to the next level and hide a geocache with your kids.
With nothing more than a smartphone and a few items from around the house, you and your kids can hide a geocache for other families to enjoy.
In this article I’ll show you how easy it is to hide a geocache and share the adventure for months to come.
Why Hide a Geocache?
Have you introduced your family to the adventure of geocaching?
Geocaching is a hunt for hidden treasure using a GPS (or GPS-enabled phone). There are over 2.2 million geocaches hidden all over the world, ready for you to find. You simply log onto Geocaching.com to find the coordinates of a cache in your area, head outside and follow your phone to find the hidden treasure. Once found, you sign the logbook, trade one of the treasures found inside with something you brought to share and hide the cache container back in its place for the next treasure hunter.
It’s a lot of fun to find a geocache, but it can be even more fun to hide one.
Hiding a cache is a way to share your outdoor adventures with other families. And a cache hidden by kids for kids is extra-special—it creates more fun and adventures for everyone.
Using your smart phone, you and your kids can take part in a global adventure hunt not far from your home (and with almost no prep work).
Welcome to the world of geocaching.
There are more than 2 million hidden geocaches scattered across the globe, waiting for your kids to find—wherever you are.
In this article, I’ll show you how fun and easy it is to enjoy the hunt and ensuing excitement of finding a cache wherever you may be.
Geocaching has been around for years. You’ve probably heard friends or family members rave about how much fun it is to go on these GPS-led treasure hunts. But what is it, exactly?