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Geocache Adventures In Wolf Range

Johan Larsson_geocache copyDate: June 9 – 10, 2018
Time:  Saturday 8:30 a.m. – Sunday 9:00 a.m.
Registration Deadline: May 26, 2018

Program Rates:  Non-member $60, Member $54

 

 

Test your navigational skills while you experience the worldwide scavenger hunt – geocaching! Prepare for your wildlands adventure through compass and map training, Leave No Trace principles, learning how to use a GPS unit, and much more! We’ll be hitting the trails in search of hidden caches in the northwoods. Grab your hiking boots, lunch bags, navigational tools and hit the trails with your team (personal transportation required) in search of geocaches in the surrounding wild lands! After your adventures, enjoy an evening meal while observing our ambassador wolves at our visitor center. Then watch them enjoy their meal at our What’s for Dinner? program. Join this 2-day grand adventure in the northwoods, what will you discover?

Download important program details [PDF] (cancellation policy, details on lodging, meals and transport, packing list and sample itinerary and Required Health Form).

Minimum Age: 12 *must be accompanied by adult if under the age of 18
Location: International Wolf Center
Minimum number of participants: 4
Maximum number of participants: 14

Activity Level:  MODERATE: At your own pace, you will be locating geocaches through the Ely area with your own transportation in the afternoon. Some terrain may be easy, paved hiking trails while others may involve more rugged hiking.

Package Includes:

  • Meals: Saturday lunch, Saturday dinner, and Sunday breakfast
  • Lodging: Slumber party style accomodations on the lightly carpeted benches of our auditorium, in perfect view of our ambassador wolves! (Sleeping on site is not required, and you may choose to acquire your own lodging in Ely)
  • Programming: GPS, Compass and Map, Radio Telemetry, and Leave No Trace principles.
  • Prizes: Small prizes will be given for achievements acquired during your geocaching activities!
  • Geocaching: You will receive a small bag of items to be left in the geocaches you find!
  • Photographic Opportunities
  • What’s for Dinner? program
  • Hiking adventures in the Superior National Forest

 


 

Note:   Itinerary is subject to change, and outdoor hikes and activities may vary with weather conditions.

Friday, June 9, 2018:

  • Receive free admission to the International Wolf Center. Use this time for self-guided exploration of the Wolves and Humans and Little Wolf Exhibits, watch a wolf-themed documentary in the theater, participate in a daily program or enjoy watching our ambassador wolves. The Center is open Friday at 9:00 a.m.

Saturday, June 10, 2018:

  • 8:45 a.m. – Introductions! Meet other participants and go over the itinerary for the weekend.
  • 9:30 a.m. – Hands on training with GPS units, map and compass, and radio telemetry equipment
  • 12:00 p.m. – Lunch in the field
  • 12:30 p.m. – Set out on your geocaching adventures with your newfound skills for the afternoon!(Personal transportation required)
  • 5:00 p.m. – Return to the International Wolf Center to share your findings. Prizes will be awarded for various geocaching feats!
  • 6:00 p.m. – Pizza dinner
  • 7:00 p.m. – Get ready to learn about predator/prey relationships during our weekly “What’s for Dinner?” program
  • 8:30 p.m. – Geocaching/Wolf Jeopardy game
  • 9:30 p.m. – Quiet hours

Sunday, June 11, 2018:

  • 7:30 a.m. – Continental breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. – Discuss ways to stay connected and continue your geocaching adventures. Get a basic tutorial on logging geocaches and creating an account on Geocaching.com
  • Program concludes at approximately 9:00 a.m.

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