Monday, April 19, 2010

Boy Scout Geocaching Merit Badge

New Boy Scout Geocaching Merit Badge!

Here are a few highlights of what Scouts will learn while earning Geocaching merit badge:

  • Precautions necessary to have a safe time while searching for geocaches
  • Geocaching etiquette and how the principles of Leave No Trace apply
  • Geocaching terms
  • How GPS technology works
  • Steps for finding and logging a cache
  • How to use, the official online home of geocaching
And more about this and GCing in general (for the newbie) at the New York Times.

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