Leaf Magazine, Issue 5, Spring 2013
Spring inspiration and ideas for design outside.
be prepared Some Things to bring ● A field bag to hold your stuff and keep your hands free ● GPS device or phone with GPS capability ● Tiny treasures to swap ● A pen to leave notes in the log book ● Baby wipes in case the cache is muddy ● Anything you need to be comfortable based on your environment (hat, sun glasses, water) Additional Useful Resources ● www.geocaching.com ● www.letterboxing.org ● Questing: A Guide to Creating Community Treasure Hunts ● Geocaching on Facebook hunt was entertaining, a good workout and intellectually stimulating. It doesn’t get much better than that! We plan to take our new hobby with us when we travel. I can’t think of a better way to get to know a location than by losing yourself in the environment while questing. But even if you start geocaching in your own backyard, you will have just as much fun. In fact, I think you’ll be amazed at what you find! Human Rights Campaign’s Peace/Love/Equality Field Bag. Proceeds support LGBT equal rights. participants from site to site as they learn about the location. Schools, too, are beginning to turn towards questing as an educational model that ignites children’s drive and imagination LEAF MAGAZINE design outside 29