This book provides a perfect introduction to a sport that offers the chance to run cross country and test competitors against the land, the map and themselves.
Such is the growing popularity of geocaching, that the BBC sent Mike Bushell into the countryside to find out just what the fuss is all about.
Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game that’s a cross between orienteering and hide and seek. Geocaching for Schools and Communities provides everything you need to know about how to get started and enjoy a fascinating pastime that gets children out in the fresh air, hunting enthusiastically for hidden treasure. Whether you employ a high-tech approach involving GPS devices, mobile phones with GPS apps or just a good old map and a compass to find the cache, it’s great fun and terrific exercise.
Sharing an enjoyable outdoor adventure with their teachers can also often create a profoundly different student-teacher relationship.