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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- MBGA's April Foolish Breakfast EventSat Apr 1 9:00am (7 days)
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
GC5KJ2T - dani_carriere
It's time to take this show on the road!
Based on the popular television series of the 1990s, this event will make us all into daring detectives, stealthy sleuths and ingenious impresarios! Over the last couple of years, this event has been quite popular in the Winnipeg area. It's time to bring this to the WestMan region of the province.
Manitoba has a wealth of Mystery (or Unknown) geocaches.
The MBGA hosted a pub night last January and encouraged cachers to set caching resolutions ("cachelutions") to complete over the course of the year. Many goals were set, and a good number of them were met.