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 Geocaching 101 class at Queeny Park

2020 Leap Day Flash Mob

SLAGA at Ted Drewes - 2021

2022 New Years Day Hike

Summer Pinic 2022

Rich & Charlotte - a couple of the founding members

Grilling Meat for the 2022 Fall Picnic

2022 Fall Picnic

Checking for new cache notifications

Bellefontaine CITO November 2022

2022 SLAGA Christmas Party

Cachemas 2022 Bonus Day

By Karen Cernich, Missourian Features Editor

Susan Benedict, Washington, and her sons Alex, 13, and Matt, 10, didn’t mind the snow as they trekked through patches of it Sunday afternoon to check on a hidden treasure.


With them were friends Mike Willming, Washington, and his son, Mark, 11, who had created the hidden treasure, known as Bye Bye Birdie, back on Oct. 20.

The treasure is out in the open, if you know where to look and if you have the right equipment to narrow down the search area. All you need is a GPS device, or a special app on your Smartphone, said Benedict.

This is the world of geocaching. If you’re not familiar with it, geocaching is described as a “worldwide scavenger hunt” where people all over the world hide “caches” in random places, then post the GPS (longitude and latitude) coordinates of the location on the website along with a brief description and sometimes a few clues or codes to crack, so that others wanting to take on the challenge can go in search of it.

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