Geocaching with CIGA

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CIGA is having a sale.  The dark gray shirt, "10 Years and Still Caching," is discounted to $10.  As a bonus, club members who pay 2016 dues get an extra $2 discount.
Also on sale:
  -  Geocoin with spinning ammo can:  $10
  -  Dark green CIGA logo shirt:  $7
See the items on the Merchandise page of this site. Get them at club events or by contacting a board member.

Kayak caching and cookout at Lake Evergreen  
 Great weather lead to a high turnout for kayak caching and a cookout at Lake Evergreen.  It was a joint event between CIGA and Peoria Area Cachers. 

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Menard County Tour Cache            
Menard County has an historical tougeocache with a reward at the end.  Menard County, Illinois - Discover its History! (GC6C2FE) is a driving multi.  Record certain information about Abraham Lincoln, poet Edgar Lee Masters and other topics.  Turn in the correct responses for a free souvenir coin. 

CIGA Picnic Moving to Bloomington   
The CIGA picnic is moving to Bloomington this year.  It will be June 11 at GE/Union Park.  Picnic goers will have access to a private recreation area with great facilities.  We will eat indoors with activities outside.  More details come later.
 Over the nine previous years, the event has been in various locations.  This time, Bloomington gets a turn, because it is near the geographic center for club members.  

Going to the Movies       
The Geocaching International Film Festival came to central Illinois.  Decatur hosted a screening of the finalists in the annual competition sponsored by geocaching.com. As in the past, the amateur short films were filled with creativity, adventure and humor.

CIGA-SLAGA Picnic         
Two dozen cachers from CIGA and SLAGA met in Springfield to celebrate cooperation between the two clubs.  As part of the picnic, the two teams finished a friendly skill competition in a tie.  After a tie breaker toss of ammo cans, SLAGA won the trophy for a year.

CIGA Picnic IX                  
The weather gave us a break in the rain for the annual picnic at Spitler Woods State Park. Those attending got first chance to do four new gadget caches.   Several took a trail tour of the CIGA 10.  The geocoins are activated.  Log a discover, and watch for an icon in your profile.  Thanks to those who took part in the ammo can carnival. 

CIGA on Facebook         
For the latest news, visit the CIGA Facebook page and request access to join.  The page has 500 followers from Illinois, Iowa and Missouri.

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CIGA has been geocaching in Central Illlinois since 2004.

Board Members
Peoria Bill  
Smiley Guy