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Geocaching with CIGA

Springfie
ld CITO Collects 
Prairie Seeds
Springfield cachers did more than the usual CITO. Working at a wildlife sanctuary in 
cooper
ation with local groups, they 
collected 
plant seeds for prairie regrowth.



CIGA Visits Charleston
CIGA extended its usual meeting rotation to try a different location, a visit to Charleston, IL.  15 cachers attended.  Special meetings here and in other locations may be tried in the future.



Recognizing World Class 100,000 Finds
GIGA joined Peoria cachers 
to honor Fuzzy B for passing 100,000 finds, putting him among the top ranked cachers in the world.  Those attending received a commemorative coin, courtesy of BoilMaw.
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CIGA at GeoWoodstock
nic beats the heat for Get O
GeoWoodstock 14er was held at Denver, close enough to draw CIGA cachers.  



CIGA picnic beats the heat for Get Outdoors day
Air conditioning won the day for the CIGA picnic in Bloomington.  It was a hot June day.  There were activities outside to observe Get Outdoor days.  But indoors had efficient cooling, welcome relief for 34 people attending.





Mercha
ndise on sal
e                       
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. 



CIGA at M
OGA 2016                         
         
Cachers
fr
om 
Central Illinois joined hundr
eds 
of 
othe
r ca
chers at t
he 2016 M
OGA
 held 
at Be
th
el, OH.  Some won prizes.



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. 
 


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 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.

Facebook Group
CIGA on Facebook



CIGA has been geocaching in Central Illlinois since 2004.

Board Members
Gossamar
Racer2814
Peoria Bill  
Smiley Guy
Geecmom
Wes_and_Tara

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