Youth Class on Geocaching in Havana & Rushville

​Havana Youth Program 2011

The Spoon River College Office of Community Outreach is offering Geocaching – Technology & Treasure.  This interactive day camp is scheduled for youth who have completed 5th or 6th grades.  Dates include:

Havana Center:  Tuesday, June 12, 2012 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the SRC Havana Center.

Rushville Center: Thursday, June 14, 2012 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the SRC Rushville Center.

Geocaching is a “real-world outdoor treasure hunting game.  Players try to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, using GPS-enabled devices and then share their experiences online.”  (Source:

Andrea Barbknecht and Sam Shafer of Spoon River College will use online resources to locate “treasure” and then use GPS technology to find the physical object.

Enrollment is limited for this program, so early registration is suggested.  A registration form/parent permission form is required and available at the Spoon River College Havana Center located at 324 East Randolph, in Havana, or at the Spoon River College Rushville Center located at 706 Maple Avenue, in Rushville.

For more information or to register, call SRC at 309-543-4413, 309-647-6260, or 217-322-6060.