Re: the log below: Do we have anyone up here that would be able to help
stellalunag if she doesn't get anyone from San Antonio? We need to learn
more about how this grant was obtained! TOO COOL.
Candy Lind candylind@...
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Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 2:37 PM
Subject: [LOG] Watchlist: stellalunag posted a note for Third Meeting of San
Antonio Geocachers (Event Cache)
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> stellalunag posted a note for Third Meeting of San Antonio Geocachers
(Event Cache) at 9/30/2003
> Log Date: 9/30/2003
> I have a pre-meeting request I thought I would post here. (Longish--my
> I need a geocacher or two who would be willing to volunteer a Sunday
afternoon and/or Monday morning in the name of furthering public education
and the sport of Geocaching in San Antonio.
> I work for Alamo Community College District, and each year on Columbus Day
(October 13th this year), we hold our Employee Development Conference.
Faculty, staff, and administrators from throughout the district attend this
conference, which is presented by speakers from around the nation as well as
by internal personnel who have designed workshops for their colleagues.
> This year, I have been awarded an $1100 grant to present a workshop to
ACCD personnel about. . .yep. . .you got it. . .GEOCACHING! After noticing
that Groundspeak has conjured up a corporate entity (Playtime)that does
team-building workshops around geocaching, I thought why not? So that's
what I'm cooking up.
> These sessions are closed to the public, but I was hoping to find a
geocacher who would be willing to go out with me the Sunday afternoon
(October 12th) and/or early on the morning of the 13th to help me plant
caches in and around the two ACCD district locations where the events are to
> The events will involve teams trying to solve multi-cache puzzles. This
is where advice from a fellow geocacher experienced in these sorts of events
could come in handy.
> The bulk of the grant money is being spent on 8 GPS units. The rest will
pay for cache supplies, refreshments, and prizes. I don't get to keep any
pocket money, in case you were wondering. ;) Four of the GPS units (just
the basic Garmin eTrex) will be awarded to the Grounds Foremen of the main
ACCD campuses for use in surveying work. The other four will remain housed
with me for use in ongoing workshops to be delivered on demand throughout
the district. I already have counselors on my campus (PAC) clamoring to
have me deliver geocaching workshops to their orientation classes. They
feel the team-building, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills are
> I not only feel damned lucky to have gotten someone to have ponied up
money for something I do for fun anyway, but I am hopeful that I will be
able to stimulate interest in Geocaching while I am at it.
> Anyone who would be willing to help me out in as I place and test caches
just prior to this event, please contact me ASAP. I will make certain that
you personally get a mention in all the write-ups about this, and I will
provide you with nutritional sustenance when you volunteer. That's about
all I can manage! Sorry. . .wish I could promise more.
> I will bring photos and stories about these workshops to the meeting.
Thanks for letting me butt in to this log. . .as you were!
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