Geocaching Merit Badge
Geocaching merit badge class on Saturday, November 5th, 2011 from 8:45am – 1:00pm. The class will be held at:
Before the class please complete the following:
- With your parent’s permission, go to www.Geocaching.com
- Watch the “What is Geocaching?” video located on the Home Page
- Register for a FREE basic membership
i. Click on “Getting Started” on the left side of the Home Page
ii. Click on “Basic Membership”
iii. Click on “Get a Basic Membership”
iv. Enter all necessary information (required fields are indicated with an *)
v. Click on “Create My Account”
vi. An email will be sent to the email address you provided; the email will include a validation link. Open the e-mail received from Geocaching and click the link to validate your account
- Please take note of the following:
- Log-In Name
- Once you’ve validated your account, log into www.Geocaching.com using your new Log-In Name and Password to insure they are working
i. Take some time to look around the website to learn a little bit more about the website in general
Bring your log-in name and password for www.Geocaching.com, the attached Geocaching worksheet and a GPS (if you have one) with you to class.
Take note of the weather on November 5th; we will be outside (regardless of the weather) looking for Geocaches; be prepared and dress appropriately! Lastly, you will be unable to complete the Geocaching Merit Badge during this class session as requirements 8a, 8b, 8c, 8d (whichever you choose) and 9 will need to be completed on your own.
Parents – you are welcome to stay for the class. FYI – I will have other adults helping with the class; therefore, the meeting will have adequate “2 deep” leadership.
Contact Mrs. Hendrick for location.