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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- Cache the Marsh IX - Oak Hammock MarshSun May 24 10:30am (2 hrs)
- MBGA Pub Night: Superior Belated To Not At All - WinnipegThu May 28 7:00pm (4 days)
- Hike to Kinosao (CL2015)Thu Jul 16 9:00am (53 days)
Come join the MBGA for another pub night. Eat, drink, and talk geocaching! (Wine optional)
Date: Wednesday, March 25
Where: The Thirsty Lion Tavern
Address: 525 Dale Boulevard
Mussels and wine are on special that night, if that's your thing.
Congratulations to the following MBGA members who achieved milestones in February 2015!
1,100: KURT B
1,300: S.T.D.K, NovaToba
1,600: two gemseekers
4,500: V A
5,000: 4elements5senses, GG+J
The mathematical constant pi is numerically rendered 3.141592653... Every year, March 14 (3/14) is celebrated as "Pi Day". This year, 2015, allows nerds to go one step further and smile as they render the date 3/14/15. This Pi Day is the most "complete" one of the century, and to celebrate, Groundspeak has created a special souvenir to be awarded to cachers who attend events on March 14, 2015. Manitoba cachers have stepped up for the occasion, hosting three such events.
We have a request from an after-school recreational program called Who Let The Kids Out at Starbuck School in Starbuck Manitoba. They are looking to have someone run a short Geocaching session for this group on the following dates and times.
Tuesday February 24th
Wednesday March 10th
4:00PM to 5:30PM
If this is something that you can do, please let us know ASAP. We will provide more information if you can help. Please click on the Contact Us link at the left.
Congratulations to the following MBGA members who achieved milestones in January 2015!
500: KeBeR, KellsBells204
800: mister music
1,500: two gemseekers
1,700: darth daul
2,000: Paggi, Lynda. L.
2,500: joust gezzin