Author Archives: teamvoyagr

About teamvoyagr

I am the webmaster for the Ontario Geocaching Association. I've been passionate about geocaching since 2006. You can find my articles about Geocaching on this site as well as on my blog for geocaching stories.

Geocaching on TV

The OGA was recently contacted by CTV out of London in order to learn more about geocaching.   The OGA executive for Southwestern Ontario, Dave Stephens,  along with Masterninja joined the reporter for some geocaching.   Click on the image … Continue reading

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Selective Geocaching Ban

We were notified earlier this week that effective June 1, 2013 the Bruce Trail Conservancy has selectively banned physical geocaches along 12% of the Bruce Trail.   Only lands owned or directly managed by the Bruce Trail Conservancy are affected. … Continue reading

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Essential Gear

The results of a facebook survey indicate that 98% of all geocachers have at some point cached at night.  Sometimes that’s on purpose, they are looking for a night cache and other times the desire for one more find outweighed … Continue reading

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President’s Message

We have just started 2013 and along with a new year we also have a new executive.   Effective February first the new OGA executive positions have taken effect.   A few of the previous executives have moved on to other challenges … Continue reading

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Trailhead Ontario Conference

From June 9-11 the Ontario Trails Council will be hosting the Trailhead Ontario conference.  The conference brings together trail users, designers, builders and managers.    This is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness about Geocaching in Ontario with users and … Continue reading

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New Executive Committee

After two years of service it was time for the election of a new OGA executive.   Deadline for nominations was January 1, 2013.   Elections were not required as there was only one candidate for each of the open … Continue reading

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Membership Accounts

At the end of last year we updated the OGA website to allow for member log ins.    We are currently transitioning all member accounts to the new member management tools.   Very soon you will receive an email with … Continue reading

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To be Virtuous or Sinful?

This past weekend saw another BFL Boot Camp, the seventh.  Over 200 geocachers enjoyed some night caching.   When it came time to explore a theme the organizers thought that perhaps the seven sins and seven virtues of geocaching might … Continue reading

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More Cooperation Needed

The OGA executive continues to work with land managers on behalf of our members.  Shiloh Schmidt (Treknschmidt) presented to about 28 representatives from trail clubs all over Ontario. Some of the clubs were receptive to geocaching but many were not. … Continue reading

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Beare Road Park Public Meeting

The City of Toronto is hosting a public meeting where you can learn more about the Beare Road Park Master Plan project, and provide your input on its new Master Plan.  The City of Toronto is inviting you to join … Continue reading

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