Geocaching is a worldwide adventure sport which utilizes GPS devices to hide and seek hidden containers called geocaches. (Learn more about geocaching) To get started geocaching, all you need is a GPS receiver and a geocache location. (Learn more about getting started) You can find a nearby geocache location at geocaching.com by entering an address or town into the search box.
The Manitoba Geocaching Association (MBGA) strives to advance the sport of geocaching through social activities, public education and promotion of geocaching. (Learn more about the MBGA).
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Congratulations to the following MBGA members who achieved milestones in June 2016!
200 - Link RD
300 - Jan&Ken
500 - Talon Hunter
700 - newlite, Zhunter 2
900 - Team Angry Hampster
1,000 - rengens, PACK
1,100 - The DoWoP's
1,200 - MarcoIslandGuy, mrbanjo 60
1,300 - Triple S Trio
1,600 - ShopCrazy, Nova Toba
1,700 - Semb
1,900 - Carl the Cat
3,500 - Crazy Owl Chick
6,500 - V.A.
8,000 - 4elements5senses
9,500 - Wagonmaker
30,000 - J.B.
Top 3 finders for the month of June are:
J.B. - 564
Showcase your Geocaching adventures! Start snapping your camera (or phone) to capture your caching moments and Geocaches that inspire you!
All photos submitted will be featured on our website and could be chosen to appear a 2017 Reflections of Caching in Manitoba Calendar! We are looking for photos taken while Geocaching around our province.
The MBGA Board had a meeting this evening to rough out some of the items for this year's GeoVenture: Summer Camp. We have decided to go with a back to basics approach this year, due to the change in venue and the lack of full services, compared to previous years at Birds Hill Park. Camp Morton is a beautiful and scenic location right on the shore of Lake Winnipeg with many historic buildings around the park.
Congratulations to the following MBGA members who achieved milestones in May 2016!
200: Winnjetbrick, ShadowBeardie123, Open To Distraction.
300: Dueck5, Crazy Canuck, lord yorlik.
1,000: The DoWoP's, Warnor.
1,100: yakherder, 2TG
1,500: ShopCrazy, MarcoIslandGirl.
2,500: myst354, Jabbywockyz.
3,000: darth daul, Geocacher Ken.
As of May 11, the MBGA Executive for 2016/2017 are
President: Mike Neale (glacier_ice)
Vice-President: Jason Kaleta (jabbywockyz)
Treasurer: Vonnie Arnold (V A)
Secretary: Kristine Fileccia (epatzee)