So what is Geocaching? it is described as an outdoor recreational activity, in which participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or mobile device and other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers, called “geocaches” or “caches”, anywhere in the world.
Why would you want to do it? It’s fun, it’s adventurous, and if you are a family, not only can it bring you closer together to discover unique places to visit, and locales you haven’t seen before, it takes discovery to a whole new level when there can be a prize at the end of the journey.
Inspiring young minds to take an adventure can be easy if you start out with the Geocaching Action and Discovery Kit, which guides them through the adventure of geocaching with fun characters, over a dozen activities and more. So what’s included in this kit?
- The Explorer’s Guide to Geocaching Activity Book
- Clear Ammo Can Container
- Geocaching Logo Cinch Bag
- Rock Geocache Container
- Micro Geocache Container
- Nano Geocache Container
- Log Pencil
- Small Logbook
- Wooden Nickel
- Geocaching Logo Patch
- Geocaching Logo Bracelet
- Nanoflauge (assorted styles)
This gives children a starting point to learning not only now to find items that other people have left, but to learn how to leave things for other people to find as well, this can be exciting for a kid who might leave something to find, and have someone leave something in return that they didn’t have. It is such a fun hobby, that they might not realize they are learning while they are doing it.
If you are older, or need supplies that will help you master your new hobby in adventuring, you might want to check out the Tools Of The Trade (TOTT) Starter Kit, which contains some essential items that might help you find those really tiny clues, or keep logs of clues and events that you find.
This is a hobby, I plan to follow up with, and learn how to do myself. I have always been interested in it, but just haven’t til recently found my way to get started, with great items like these and a fountain of knowledge on their site, you too can begin an adventure that takes you only to the limits of how far you are willing to go. With each experience you have, you will gain knowledge of how to do it better, and faster, as in some cases some events can become a race like situation that you have to solve. So are you ready to let the detective inside you out? Find out with more information found in the links below.