Spring and Summer Events

Welcome to the homepage of the Maryland Geocaching Society! Several new MGS events have posted since our last update. CAM season is just around the corner – only 5 weeks away! (For the uninitiated, Cache Across Maryland is an annual geocaching tour of the state of Maryland. See the CAM 2017 event page for more information.) CAM 2017 launches on Saturday, March 25th, and the five regional CAM Kickoff events being held from 7.30–8.30 that morning have published: West, Central, North, South, and East. The CAM Picnic will be held on Saturday, May 6th, at Red Herring Park in Obfuscation, Maryland. If you intend to participate in CAM this year, posting your will-attend now will help us ensure we have enough geocoins for everyone who completes CAM.

Also recently published is the 2017 MGS Summer Picnic event to be held on Saturday, July 8th, at Carderock Recreation Area of the C&O Canal National Historical Park. This is a first-time venue for the MGS, and we’re all very excited about enjoying a summer afternoon of geocaching in this terrific park. Please visit the Summer Picnic Food List to post which potluck items you’re planning to bring. More information about the annual MGS Silent Auction will be forthcoming.

And finally, we’re considering hosting a Geocaching Trivia event later this year, probably in August.  The trivia contest at last year’s CAM Afterparty proved very popular with attendees, so we’d like to try it again, only this time not on the same day as CAM. We’ll keep you posted as plans develop, and we would welcome any feedback you might have as to how we might improve upon last year’s trivia event.

Hope to see you on the trails!