Cachers of all levels (and their muggle friends) are invited to meet our local geocaching experts at this informal meet and greet. If you think you would like to attend, please RSVP to the geocache by logging "Will Attend". (GC6HC1W)
YOU ARE INVITED
The 2nd annual NWA Geocaching Meet and Greet!
When: June 18th @ 10 AM - 4PM
Where: Bella Vista Lake, 4901 Veterans Way Bentonville, AR 72712
It has been an AMAZING year of geocaching for NWA, and to help Celebrate we are going to hold an amazing bash of fun and activities.
10:AM Flag Retirement Ceremony
One of our very own RetSquid is the Commander Elect of the Bentonville American Legion Post. He is asking that if you have Flags needing retirement to contact him to arrange local pick up. The Legion will retire them at the Bella Vista Wall of Honor at 10am.
11AM Ice breaker games, Contests and Meet N Greet
Come have some fun with some of the best cachers in the Region, We will have Board Members from the Arkansas Geocachers Association up from Little Rock to share with you some great information about the organization and future plans. There will also be local geocachers to show you some fun activities to do with your GPS or smart device while you Geocache. You don't want to miss this event some of the areas top Cache Owners will be available to help answer questions to those difficult to find puzzle caches. (Rumor has it a certain CO will also help out with the ALL the current Intimidator caches).
Makers: Build a Gadget Cache and bring it to show at the event. The best gadget cache voted by attendance will win a prize
Bakers: Got that one awesome desert that disappears in seconds? Bring your award winning desert and you just may win a prize!
Picture takers: Gone to an earth-cache that was breathtaking, did you spy some amazing wildlife, or perhaps you caught a funny moment? If so print out the photo, and put it in a frame. The best photo of the day will take home a prize!
Games: Geo-bingo, Geo-golf, Speedy-Logger, Mystery Ammo Can, much much more!
Cookout: We will be having a hotdog roast with all the fixins!
Volunteers: Due the overwhelming response of people that attended last year (75 people showed up) We need your help! We ask that anyone that is willing to help to please let Cloak.n.Dagger know. We are in need of Prize Donations, Food and Drink Donations and time. I also would like to remind you to make sure to bring a few lawn chairs(as seating is first come first serve).
Pets: All pets are welcome as long as they come with a responsible owner, pets per park regulations must be leashed at all times.
Prizes: As always there will be something trackable, something hide-able and something for all kids 10 and under.
About the Venue: Bella Vista Lake Park is a 132 acre community park located off of Hwy 71 B North, just north of Benton County 40. It is home to the popular 1.8 mile perimeter fitness trail as well as a covered pavilion, three picnic tables, a play structure and a disc golf course. Just north of the park is the Veterans Wall of Honor. Fishing and kayaking are permitted on the lake as well.
A Monetary Donation box will be placed to help fund future events. Please consider donating to keep Events such as this going. Thank you!!
We can't wait to see you!!
(permission granted by Bentonville Parks and Recreation)