Category Archives: Newsletter 2012

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

Posted in Events, Newsletter 12/12, Newsletter 2012 | Tagged , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Associations, Geocaching, Newsletter 12/12 | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Nominations Still Open

The mission statement of the OGA is “providing fun, information, education and support to the Ontario geocaching community”. The current executive term is expiring and nominations are being accepted now until January 1st, 2013. We are looking for individuals that … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter 12/12, OGA | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Three Years of Caching as a Group

Have you ever gone out geocaching in a group or do you mostly cache alone/with your family? Many people really enjoy the group atmosphere of finding caches. Group caching is not only fun, but also a great way to meet … Continue reading

Posted in Newsletter 12/12, Newsletter 2012 | Tagged , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Events, Newsletter 11/12, Newsletter 2012 | Tagged | Comments Off

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

Posted in Newsletter 11/12, Newsletter 2012 | Comments Off

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

Posted in Geocachers, Newsletter 11/12, Newsletter 2012 | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Newsletter 10/12 | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Geocaching and Newcomers

With the rapid growth of geocaching lately it’s becoming important to reach out to newcomers and familiarize them with the etiquette and ‘guidelines’ of our pastime. Today anyone with a smartphone and a few hours to kill can be searching … Continue reading

Posted in Help, Newsletter 10/12 | Tagged , | Comments Off

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

Posted in News, Newsletter 10/12, Newsletter 2012 | Comments Off