This web site is designed to help children and parents learn more about the exciting sport of geocaching. After spending a few minutes here, you will be ready to hunt for your first geocache. You'll also learn a bit about the Global Positioning System, which is the technology behind the activity.
There are also opportunities to use geocaching in the classroom or at home as an educational tool. Read on to find out more! Here are the topics covered at geocachingkids.com:
How do kids start geocaching? Once you know what geocaching is, you'll want to get started. Embarking on a high-tech treasure hunt takes some preparation and this is the information you'll need.
Who? Who goes geocaching? Who keeps track of the sport? Who is behind this geocachingkids.com site? These questions are answered!
Where? Where do I get a GPS receiver? Where is geocachingkids.com located? We can tell you this, too.
Geocaching parties! If you live in the Puget Sound region, you can have our geocaching expert take you on a high-tech treasure hunt. Make it a birthday party, or just a fun event for friends or colleagues.
Geocaching in the classroom! Geocaching is a great instructional tool. Our geocaching expert is a professional educator and is available as a 'technologist in residence' to teach a variety of skills using geocaching as a foundation.