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MGS Events

2017 MGS Awards – Vote now!

The long awaited ballot for the 2017 Maryland Geocaching Society Awards is now live (Thank you cooley1103 for the help with the ballot).  Vote today! The poll will close on January 31st to give us time to tally the results and get the awards ready for presentation at the 2018 MGS Meet The Officers event which is Saturday, February 10th, 2018 from 9:00am to 11:00am at the Frederick Golden Corral.  Be sure to come out and join us for the big award ceremony!

VOTE NOW!

Hello 2018!

The 2018 MGS Core would like to wish you a Happy New Year!  We
should have the 2017 MGS Awards ballot up shortly and we
expect to have the results tallied and ready for presentation
at the Meet the Officers event.

Speaking of Meet the Officers, the event is scheduled for February 10th at the
Golden Corral in Frederick.  Come on out and join us, and hear
about the best in Maryland Geocaching in 2017.  We are looking
forward to seeing you there!

I would also be remiss if I didn’t say thank you to Adric,
Larry, Brian, Cindy, and Denise for all the have done for MGS
in 2017.  When you see them, please join me and the 2018 Core in saying thank you to them for all they have done to serve us and promote geocaching in Maryland.  I hope we can continue their efforts into 2018 and
beyond.

2017 MGS Holiday Swap

2017 MGS Holiday Swap

Welcome to the homepage of the Maryland Geocaching Society!

The 2017 MGS Holiday Swap is right around the corner, and we’re asking everyone planning to attend to please post their will-attends on the cache page and, more importantly, to post their food items in the Holiday Swap forum thread. The final MGS event of the year will be held on Saturday, December 2nd, from Noon to 3pm at the VFW Post 160 near Glen Burnie, MD. You do not need to participate in the gift exchance to attend. If you haven’t already done so, please log your will-attend and post your potluck food items on the Holiday Swap Food List thread. Hope to see you there!

Holiday CAM Coin Swap!

Holiday CAM Coin Swap!

Welcome to the homepage of the Maryland Geocaching Society!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the first of what we hope might be an annual MGS Geocaching Trivia event. We’re grateful to the good folks at GxProxy for donating a veritable treasure trove of geocaching merchandise to award as prizes for the event. Thanks also to past president deepdish23 for supplying the questions and emceeing the competition. If you weren’t able to attend, we will be posting the questions on the forum to give you an idea what you missed.

HOLIDAY SWAP

Our next and final MGS event of the year will be the 2017 MGS Holiday Swap held on Saturday, December 2nd, from Noon to 3pm at the VFW Post 160 in Glen Burnie, MD. The annual Holiday Swap is one of our most fun and well-attended events of the year, so if you’ve never attended one, we hope you’ll give this year’s a try. You do not need to participate in the gift exchance to attend. If you haven’t already done so, please log your will-attend and post your potluck food items on the Holiday Swap Food List thread.

CAM COINS

We’ve been given an *estimated* delivery date of November 22nd for the 2017 CAM geocoins. If we do receive them in time, we will make them available for pick-up at the Holiday Swap. When the coins arrive, everyone who paid for shipping will be given the option of picking up their coins at the event instead. We can refund the shipping fees at the event.

MGS OFFICER NOMINATIONS

The selection process for the 2018 MGS Core Officers has begun. If you would like to run, or if you wish to nominate someone else (with their permission), please post your nomination in this forum thread. The complete list of nominees will be published on December 1, at which point the official voting will begin. Serving as one of the Core Officers is an excellent way of giving back to the Maryland geocaching community, and I heartily encourage everyone to consider taking an active role in the future of the MGS by running for office. We need you!

MGS LICENSE PLATES

The latest batch of MGS specialty plates is now available for purchase! Add a shiny new set of MGS tags to your geomobile to show off your favorite hobby and to notify other FTF seekers that they are too late. Please visit the MGS License Plate page for instructions.

2017 MGS Geocaching Trivia Party

2017 MGS Geocaching Trivia Party

Welcome to the homepage of the Maryland Geocaching Society.

Thanks to all who joined in making the Fall Picnic weekend such a fun time. Our next MGS event will be the 2017 MGS Geocaching Trivia Party held on Saturday, November 4th, at the Desert Rose Sweet Shop in Williamsport, MD, from 1 to 4pm. The event will feature pub-style trivia with Maryland- and geocaching-themed questions. You do not need to participate in the trivia contest to attend, and teams can be formed on the spot before trivia begins. Food and drink will be available for purchase. If you haven’t already done so, please log your will-attend so we can get a rough idea of how many folks to expect.

MGS LICENSE PLATES:

The latest batch of MGS specialty plates is now available for purchase! Add a shiny new set of MGS tags to your geomobile to show off your favorite hobby and to notify other FTF seekers that they are too late. Please visit the MGS License Plate page for instructions.

UPCOMING MGS EVENTS:

  • Geocaching Trivia Party – November 4th – Williamsport
  • Holiday Swap – December 2nd – Glen Burnie