Spring is fast approaching and that can only mean one thing, the Maryland Geocaching Society’s marquee event of the year, Cache Across Maryland (CAM). The countdown continues until Saturday, March 16th at around 0600, at that time the CAM caches will be released and the Geocaching March Madness begins! More information can be found in the MGS Forums. Geocachers will have until Sunday May 5th to complete the statewide trek and find all ten CAM caches, expect to travel well over 1,000 miles in pursuit of your CAM smileys. If you want to dress in style during your journey, custom CAM Gear is available in our MGS Store. Hope to see everyone on the trails beginning March 16th!
The votes are in and tallied, let’s all welcome the 2013 MGS Core!
President - _JohnnyCache
Vice President - Eagleblazer
Secretary - decafsaysmoof
Treasurer - trainbug
Public Relations - Calvertcachers
You can find the forum discussion here.
Here we are… It’s the final few months of the year. Time to get ready for the final MGS Event of the year.
Please join us on Saturday, December 8th from 12:00PM to 4:00PM at the Arbutus Community Association Town Hall in Arbutus, MD for the MGS Holiday Swap/Potluck. It will feature a potluck lunch followed by a unique style gift exchange, all details can be found on the event page. Please come out and help spread some holiday cheer MGS style. See you there!
Those who are looking for something to do this weekend may want to make their way to Baltimore, MD to help celebrate the Bicentennial of the War Of 1812.
Star-Spangled Sailabration, June 13-19, is an international parade of more than 40 tall ships and naval vessels. These ships sail into Baltimore for the national launch of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner. Star-Spangled Sailabration will feature free tours of the ships, waterside festivities, an airshow featuring the Blue Angels, and the world-premiere of “Overture for 2012,” composed by Philip Glass.
Other activities will include an air show, a symphony concert and public ship tours. The MGS will have a table set up in the Inner Harbor to introduce those who are interested to geocaching. Please feel free to come on down and join us. You may also want to spend some time finding SSB caches to claim your coin if you haven’t already.
Please join us on Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Historic Onancock School for the launch of the Eastern Shore expansion of the Captain John Smith Geotrail!
Sucessfully launched on June 4th of last year, this expansion will add another 11 CJS hides on the Virginia – Maryland Eastern Shore! Those who wish to will have the opportunity to pick-up a copy of the Captain John Smith Passport, trail requirements, and a listing of caches along the Captain John Smith Geotrail!
There will be light refreshments, door prizes and more. For more information check out the cache page listing at GC2F41Q – CJS Kick-off Event VA & MD Eastern Shore Trail. We hope to see everyone there!