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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What: The Manitoba RV Show
When: Saturday, March 12
Time: 10AM - 7PM
Where: RBC Convention Centre (filling the entire, newly expanded third floor.)
GC.com Event Link: http://coord.info/GC6BM24
Come visit our trade show booth and say hello!
The 2016 Manitoba RV Show has kindly invited the MBGA to host a booth along with other exhibitors. This year, they are creating a 5,000 square foot campground complete with real trees to show what camping life is like.
Congratulations to the following MBGA members who achieved milestones in January 2016!
600: The DoWoP’s
1,000: ShopCrazy, yakherder, lap
2,500: Geocacher Ken
11,000: Peter and Gloria
Effective January 21, 2016, Yogi® has stepped down from the MBGA Board of directors. He relinquishes his duties as Treasurer. In his place, we welcome VA as the acting Treasurer.
Also effective January 21, 2016 the board of directors also welcomes epatzee as an interim Member at Large.
A huge thank you to Yogi® for several years of dedication to the MBGA.
Congratulations to the following MBGA members who achieved milestones in December 2015!
500: Zhunter2, beancounter69
800: ShopCrazy, Pika78
1,000: festucafinder, Jesterphox
1,500: The Black Flight
1,700: Carl the cat
3,000: Geo-Smart, H.erectus&Lucy
So begins a new year. Make it memorable!
Below is a quick list of events or dates we will be holding events in the next several months. We are planning a fund raising campaign to raise funds for 24 new GPS units that will be used in training sessions with groups. We have seen an increase, year over year, of requests for group training programs and our aged stack of GPS units just don't cut it anymore. We will be offering Cache (Cash) Calendars for sale at all of these events we are planning.