Student Geocaching Workshop

The Forest Resources Research & Education Center
Oak Ridge
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
9 am - 1 pm

The University of Tennessee Arboretum Society (UTAS) is sponsoring an Introduction to Geocaching Workshop for rising fifth through eighth grade students on Tuesday, July 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the UT Arboretum, 901 S. Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge. Cost is $15 and is payable in advance. Advance registration is required, with a limit of 16 participants. Students will learn the basics of using a GPS device, determining location, inputting waypoints, following a short course, hiding a cache and finding caches hidden by others. The Arboretum Society will provide the GPS devices for the class to use. Janet Bigelow, a UTAS board member, will teach this workshop with help from other UTAS members. She is a semi-retired middle school teacher with 41 years of indoor and outdoor classroom experience.Visit our website, http://www.utarboretumsociety.org/ to register, or call Janet Bigelow at 865-675-3822 for more details.


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