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September’s Activity Of The Month: Geocaching

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Go on a treasure hunt the whole family can enjoy — geocaching! Geocaching takes your child’s love for technology into the great outdoors.

What is geocaching? It’s a fun way to find hidden “caches” (prize-filled containers) placed by people all over the world using Global Positioning System (GPS) devices based on satellites. The GPS device shows you the latitude and longitude of where the cache is hidden.

You can buy a GPS device from sporting goods stores or other outdoor outfitters. Alternatively, there are many free apps that you can use with your smartphone’s GPS technology to join the fun. There are hundreds of caches in Texas State Parks waiting for your discovery! Click here for more information and to find coordinates.

Practice now to prepare for the statewide Texas State Parks Geocache Challenge starting October 1, 2012!

Watch the featured video to learn more.

What To Bring:
  • Smartphone / GPS Device
  • Water
  • Sunscreen
  • Small, Inexpensive Prizes To Put Back Into The Cache
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