West Bend Cache Bash attracts geo-cachers
Posted: Jul 10, 2015 7:16 PM CDT | Updated: Aug 19, 2015 1:38 PM CDT
West Bend is filled with treasure and explorers are heading that way to find it.
It's all part of a fun free family activity called Geo-cache.
The Maulands know all about making memories.
They've been Geo-caching for years.
Simply put, Geocaching is a treasure hunt.
It’s all about finding hidden objects using GPS coordinates on your phone through the Geo-caching app.
Once you find the cache. You sign the log book. Check out the surprises inside, and put it back for the next Geo-cacher.
Craig Farrell, Executive Director of the West Bend Chamber of Commerce wanted in on the cache.
Adventures seekers venture to what he call .the Geo-caching capitol of the Midwest.
There’s even a free two day event dedicated to treasure hunting.
It's called the cache bache and there are cash prices.
It shouldn't surprise you Tami Maulands helps put the event together.
Cache Bash has been going on for the past 8 years
Geo-caching is free. You just have to download the app or go to their website.
The adventure can be as difficult as you make it.
Regardless of the level you choose to do, you do need to have a passion for exploring.
And a desire to make memories
The cache bash in west bend is scheduled for August 7-8.
And if you can't make it to that, they have caches hidden throughout the city year round.