It would be nice to see a top tab with bookmark lists of special Maryland caches. Types of bookmark lists could include child friendly, scenic (by region), good hikes, kayak caches, challenges, etc. Members could add their suggestions to keep the lists current.
When is the last time the MGS hosted an event in Southern MD?
The proposal would be to allow CAM (or an alternate event) to run at alternate times of the year. This would allow seekers the opportunity to not only see different parts of Maryland at different times of the year (which I... more »
Borrowing an idea from Chicago. A number of new caches were pre-setup for this event, with each containing a playing card/stamp in them. Each person was given a couple of hours with a goal to build the best 5 card hand for a showdown. They did this as part of a bigger event.
To streamline the 'official' parts of the CAM picnic a little and give more time for people to be caching nearby without missing out on important things, instead of calling out geo-names to the... more »
I believe the MGS has held silent auctions to help raise money in the past with items being donated by members to go up for sale. While I've never been able to attend any of these, I think the idea is sound and could be easily added to CAM or similar MGS hosted event.
With a vision to the long term, create an MGS endowment investment fund whose purpose is to provide annual income to support recurring MGS yearly expenses. This can start small and be scaled up over time, for example, it could start as a fund to support the expense of running the summer and fall picnic each year, and once that goal was achieved, grow again to support a new routine expense.
We are night shifters and often are up and around when others are asleep, lol. It would be awesome if an "available 24/7, or night" option was available to slim down the cache list on our after hours hunting. Now we go through each listing 1 by 1 which takes a lot of time and less smiley's for the day. Just a thought....
Instead of the core deciding whether or not to include CAM caches in the annual awards or not, we think it should go up to a vote of the membership.
This could be either done through the forums(announcement with instructions to email vote or poll) or to get a larger percentage of votes have a poll... more »
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When CAM or a major MGS event kicks off, fellow members can see what route will work best by seeing what fellow MGS members reported seeing on the way to the event, cache, etc.
It would be nice to have a section of the forums devoted to organizing cache hunts. Several caching organizations have weekly group cache hunts where a time and place is posted and then anyone can come and join in. It would be great to see Maryland embrace the concept too.
We should consider adding a "Best Cache Log" award to the list of awards given annually by the MGS. It is such a fun part of the game, especially when you run across one like this: http://www.geocaching.com/seek/log.aspx?LUID=0ced51f5-a26b-4cff-be73-bad7f4b07a4f