• VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Lower Mainland

    July 27, 2015 Comments Off on VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – Lower Mainland News

    The BCGA is hosting a Geocaching Extravaganza on September 13th, 2015, from 11am to 4pm, at the Nature House, Richmond, in conjunction with the City of Richmond. This event will introduce Geocaching to the general public and have workshops for more experience cachers. We will be publishing a cache page for this event shortly. We are …

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  • 2015 Election Results

    July 14, 2015 Comments Off on 2015 Election Results News

    At the BCGA AGM on Saturday, July 11, the election results were unsealed and read. The new executive members are as follows. Ian Hewitt (Mudrock1) – elected President Sandy Nixon (SoobaxM) – acclaimed Secretary Brian Lang (brilang) – elected Director At Large The report from our Returning Officer, Doug Smith, and the results from Simply …

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  • Help to Save Our Parks & Forests

    July 8, 2015 Comments Off on Help to Save Our Parks & Forests News

    This is shaping up to be one of the worst wildfire seasons on record in BC It is hardly news that it is very dry outside and it will only get drier.  In the Lower Mainland, several parks have been officially closed to the public.  No doubt more will be closed as the summer progresses. …

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  • New Reviewer for BC

    June 4, 2015 Comments Off on New Reviewer for BC News

    The BC Geocaching Association would like to welcome the newest reviewer for BC-  Skookum Bear  – you can check out their full profile HERE including what “Skookum” means. This brings the complement of reviewers in BC to 5.  The new reviewer joins Wizard of Ooze, Saltchuk, Cachin’ Cricket and Finn Tulley to do the most important job …

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    May 28, 2015 Comments Off on SECURITY AND PRIVACY ISSUES News

    Late Wed afternoon (May 27) the executive received an email from a member stating that sometime on Tues (May 26) he inadvertently stumbled across an index of files on our website.  Using the method described by the member we were able to access an index of pdf files that were uploaded to be shared with …

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  • Election Time For the BC Geocaching Association

    May 27, 2015 Comments Off on Election Time For the BC Geocaching Association News

    The Annual General Meeting for the BC Geocaching Association will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2015 in conjunction with our Campout at Lac des Roches Resort July 10 – 12th. See event pages here for the CAMPOUT and the AGM Over the past number of years the BCGA Executive have worked hard to bring an AGM …

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  • Send us your photos

    May 25, 2015 Comments Off on Send us your photos News

    Calling all shutterbugs!  We would like to stock the new website with photos of beautiful British Columbia.  Send us your amazing shots of BC scenery, wildlife, town mascots etc and we may showcase them for everyone to enjoy.  Photos should not include any identifiable persons.  Email your high resolution files to [email protected]

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  • New Pathtag in Production

    May 4, 2015 Comments Off on New Pathtag in Production News

    We are excited to announce that the contest winning pathtag design by SoobaxM is now in production.  It is expected to arrive in approximately 8 weeks and will be available for purchase ($4/each) at that time.    

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  • Welcome to Our New Website!

    May 1, 2015 Comments Off on Welcome to Our New Website! News

    Thanks for your patience while we did the research and started over from the ground up to build a new website.  Yes, it looks pretty basic right now but more content and bigger bells and whistles will be coming soon. The old website was a labour of love created by Henry Kamstra, _canadianbacon_ when the …

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  • 2015 Campout & AGM

    April 27, 2015 Comments Off on 2015 Campout & AGM News

    About the Campout The BC Geocaching Association will be holding the first of what we hope will be an annual camping event. This year’s campout is at Eagle Island Resort on Lac Des Roches off Highway 24 in the Cariboo, 1 hour and 15 minute drive north west of Kamloops. The turnoff is located 35 km west of Little …

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