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Geo caching is a modern day treasure hunt game using GPS; Global Positioning System this is a satellite receiver.

Popularity
Geocaching has become a very popular interest/sport from singles, families, dog walkers and hikers taking the world and its wares by storm.

Location
All over the world and in many different situations geocaching is taking place.

Age
There is really no lower or upper age limit for Geocaching though young children will need to be supervised by an adult.

Ability
Any person can take up Geocaching as long as they have a GPS system or use of a GPS system, if you wish to check out many different locations you will need a form of transport, if wanting to Geocahce in anothe country you will need a Passport.

Description
The modern day treasure hunt is an exciting and fulfilling adventure, once you have your GPS log onto the Geocaching website and begin. The comprehensive website will explain how to lay your own cache and you can also find co-ordinates to find a cache, once you have found you cache some will have a log so you can log you name and details and many have non perishable treasures in them, these are usually token items, you can help yourself to a treasure and then leave a treasure in its place.

Dedication
The beauty of this is you can do it as and when it suits you, there is nothing to say how many hours, days, months or years you have to spend Geocaching.

Potential
There is a lot of potential with Geocaching as you can take it as far as you like, simply to explore the UK or use it as a fun way to explore other countries.

Closely Related Activities
Treasure Hunt. Letter Boxing. Egg Hunt.

Cost
The cost will start at the price of a GPS, check out electrical retailers and of course keep your eyes open for a second hand bargain.

Level of Demand
The table below shows the maximum levels of demand that this activity requires. NOTE: These are not entry levels or levels of requirement and has nothing to do with ability.

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  The level of demand that could be required by your legs Legs  
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  The level of demand that could be required by your speech. Speech  
  The level of demand of Cerebral Learning that could occur as a direct consequence of absorbing factual information. Learning  

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