Activities

The GBA Calendar of Side Events:

Thursday, June 16
10:00am to 2:00pm REI Geocaching Kayak Tour of Redwood City Marina and Bair Island
4:00pm to 8:00pm Castle Escape Room
6:00pm to 8:00pm Early Registration Packet Pickup at REI, 400 El Paseo de Saratoga, San Jose, California
6:00pm to 8:30pm Welcome to the start of “Cachin’ the Bay” MEGA-EVENT

Friday, June 17
8:30am to 10:00am A Morning Cup of Joe by the Shoreline Park Lake (GC6EQJ2)
10:00am to 2:00pm REI Geocaching Kayak Tour of Redwood City Marina and Bair Island
5:00pm to 10:00pm Castle Escape Room
6:00pm to 8:00pm Early Registration Packet Pickup at REI, 400 El Paseo de Saratoga, San Jose, California
Free Climbing Wall!
6:30pm to 8:30pm Welcome to Silicon Valley mEAT & Greet (GC6HX15)

Saturday, June 18
12:01am to 12:31am Donut Worry, Be Happy, it’s Only Midnight (GC66ZG5)
9:00am to 3:00pm Cachin’ the Bay MEGA-EVENT! (GC5Z4XF) see schedule below
11:00am to 3:00pm REI Geocaching Kayak Tour of Redwood City Marina and Bair Island
4:00pm to 5:00pm Anderson Lake Park CITO (GC6K4DY)
5:00pm to 8:30pm Just a Friendly Dinner (GC6K2KY) at HomeTown Buffet, 2670 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, California

Sunday, June 19
9:00am to 10:30am GOLF? I’d Rather be Geocaching! (GC6JJEV)
11:30am to 1:30pm Lunch Meet & Greet in Santa Cruz (GC6JRBY)
11:30am to 2:30pm REI Geocaching Kayak Tour of Redwood City Marina and Bair Island

Saturday Schedule:

9:00am Mega-Event Starts

9:00am to 9:15am Drop off Creative Caches at Event Center
9:00am to 2:00pm Build-a-cache for all and activities for kids
9:00am to 3:00pm REI Lounge/Camp
9:15am to 11:15am Vote for two Creative Caches.
9:15am to 10:15am 1. Puzzle Caches 101 Class – Baltic Room
2. Earthcaching 101 Class – Amphitheater

10:30am to 11:30am 1. REI Class – How Not to Get Lost with Workerofwood – Baltic Room
2. Reviewer and HQ Lackey Q&A Section 1 – Amphitheater

11:00am to 1:00pm Lunch – Event Center

11:35am to 11:45am Group Photo – grassy knoll near metal sculpture

11:50am to 12:30pm 1. Meet author Russ Atkinson (The Rat) – Event Center
2. Meet Lee van der Bokke (Alamogul), the world’s most obsessed cacher – Baltic Room

12:00pm Geo-bingo Cards returned to Info Booth
12:30pm Raffle Prize Winners Posted outside Prize Pickups building and as Announcement Log
12:30pm to 2:00pm Prize Pickup – All prizes MUST BE selected by 2:00pm
12:45pm to 1:45pm 1. Geocaching Software Class – Baltic Room
2. Reviewer and HQ Lackey Q&A Section 2 – Amphitheater

1:00pm Second raffle drawing.
2:00pm to 3:00pm REI Class – Polymer Clay Signature Items with Workerofwood – Baltic Room

3:00pm Mega-Event Ends

5:00pm to 8:30pm Just a Friendly Dinner (GC6K2KY)