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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.

Midnight in the Garden

What two things happen in November that will affect your geocaching experience? The move back to Standard time and BFL Boot Camp 7: Midnight in the Garden. If you have never heard about BFL Boot Camp it is all night … Continue reading

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Election for Executive

Nominations open November 1, 2012  for the next Executive Committee of the Ontario Geocaching Assocation.  Nominations will be accepted until January 1, 2013 for the following positions.  Only association members are eligible for nomination. The executives term is two years. … Continue reading

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Cachers Paying It Forward

With a little effort and a little planning, a regular cache can become a special cache, even if just for one night.   Cacher geob.o.b. was tasked with finding a suitable geocache for a group of Beavers.  She had recently … Continue reading

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Safety Lighting

The longer days of fall are upon us.  Nights will only be getting longer with the introduction of standard time on November 4th.   The upside is that you won’t have to stay up late if you want to try … Continue reading

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Website Problem

In the event you used our contact us form in the last little while we are sorry to report that we did not get your message.    There was an issue with the submission form which has since been corrected. … Continue reading

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Well Rounded Cacher

The discovery that the Earth has long been attributed to Columbus but at last as far back as the Romans soon people knew the world was round. Margaret and Bruce from the geocaching team margw6 have first hand experience. They … Continue reading

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GHAGAFAP Geocoin

There are less than two weeks to go before GHAGAFAP .  The event takes place at Guelph on Setember 15th.   This is one of the longest annually recurring events in Ontario.  Over 250 people attended this event last year. We … Continue reading

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New Location Based Game

I recently attended a meeting of Surrounding Waterloo And Region Munzers (SWARM),  and discovered that a bunch of geocachers are enjoying playing the munzee game as well as geocaching.   There were 30 people in attendance at the event.   … Continue reading

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Fall Caching Tips

Labour Day marks the traditional end of summer.   According to geocaching.com the summer is the peak time for cache placements.  Instead of 48 hours to approve caches Groundspeak suggests it could take as much as seven days to get … Continue reading

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Discover Lennox & Addington Recap

The largest event in August was surely the Discover Lennox & Addington County event that took place in Bath, Ontario.   Over 300 people attended the event.   Not quite enough for mega status but they are getting close. You … Continue reading

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