Troop #30438

Geocache Adventure

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Thursday May 02, 2013

Junior Girl Scout Troop #30438 from Orchard Elementary School recently earned their Geocache Badge. The purpose of this patch is to increase the girls’ knowledge and understanding of geo-caching or high tech treasure hunting.  A GPS  receiver is needed; many cell phones have this feature. 

The girls used GPS to locate two Geocaches at William Syzmanski Park.  People who participate in geocaching create a fun code name and a special mark to use when they write in the logbooks found in the cache boxes. The girls left items representing their troop and signed the journal. 

Submitted by: Jessica Kastner, Troop Leader