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42491Re: [CENTRALTEXASGEOCACHERS] Geocaching 101 in Round Rock

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  • Rick Blevins
    Aug 10, 2014
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      Hi Esther - you would be my first choice!  I know you were a teacher and you have a positive, infectious enthusiasm that is perfect for a presenter.  If others are interested, I'll let you know and you can have them help out.  Particularly when they go out on their own, they may need help.

      Thanks! I'll send you more information as well as the Parks and Rec person's e-mail that I was working with.


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      From: Esther Lopez bigguy9211116@... [CENTRALTEXASGEOCACHERS] <CENTRALTEXASGEOCACHERS@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 6:19 pm
      Subject: Re: [CENTRALTEXASGEOCACHERS] Geocaching 101 in Round Rock

      I have done a pre-check of my schedule for that day and it is looking good for me to be able to take your place on Sept. 13.
      I have done many sessions like this before for children and adults both with and without GPS units. I usually place some temporary hides just outside the venue so that the participants get to experience many different types of hides in various sizes. I actually have a "Geocaching Go-Bag" already prepared (and sitting in my garage) for these sessions. 
      It looks like you might get more than one person interested in doing this presentation. You might have to hold auditions!
      Let me know,

      On Sunday, August 10, 2014 5:31 PM, "Rick Blevins chemistrb@... [CENTRALTEXASGEOCACHERS]" <CENTRALTEXASGEOCACHERS@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

      I have a powerpoint that can be used, and I think it is mostly up to the presenter.  As long as the proper placement procedures and the proper search procedures are emphasized, the rest is pretty open.  I may be able to snag some extra GPS units for use, and I think some hides will be done near the course to demonstrate what they are like.  By "will be done," I mean I will try to place a few prior to the event.


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      From: 'Danny Champion' danny.c.champion@... [CENTRALTEXASGEOCACHERS] <CENTRALTEXASGEOCACHERS@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Sun, Aug 10, 2014 4:27 pm
      Subject: RE: [CENTRALTEXASGEOCACHERS] Geocaching 101 in Round Rock

      Is there a set curriculum, or is it a ‘do your own thing’ presentation?
      How long should the presentation be?
      Danny Champion (Racer57)
      From: CENTRALTEXASGEOCACHERS@yahoogroups.com [mailto:CENTRALTEXASGEOCACHERS@yahoogroups.com]
      Sent: Sunday, August 10, 2014 11:04 AM
      To: CENTRALTEXASGEOCACHERS@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [CENTRALTEXASGEOCACHERS] Geocaching 101 in Round Rock
      Hi Fellow CenTexers!
      I have agreed to give an introduction to Geocaching for the Round Rock Recreation department.  Well, the one in September is the same time as the Texas Roundup, where I also need to be as the CenTex representative of the Texas Geocaching Association.  
      Here is the information:
      A popular outdoor adventure that gets everyone involved, Geocaching uses a GPS unit to go on a treasure hunt of sorts.  This workshop will focus on how a geocache works, where to find resources for the sport and you’ll have an opportunity to join the fun!  This event is free but pre-registration is strongly encouraged for supply preparation.
      Date:              Day:               Times:           Location:                               Code:             Fee:
      9/13                Sat.                 3-5pm             CMRC Mtg. Room                *24957           FREE
      4/25                Sat.                 9-11am           Virgil Rabb Pavilion            *24956           FREE
      Thanks so much!!!
      Kelly Gaydos, CPSM
      City of Round Rock Parks and Recreation
      Recreation Program Coordinator-Athletics
      I can give you the contact information and even help set up the course and what it would involve.  Let me know if you are interested in running this course.  
      Rick Blevins
      Chemist Kahuna

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