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PE 1609: Geocaching

A geocache in the woods

It the world's biggest treasure hunt! You might not know it but people have been hiding boxes of treasure all over the world for you to find, even in your neighborhood. Come learn to how to find their secret locations, what do do with them, and even make one of your own. This course will introduce students to a bit of map reading and use of a GPS in a natural setting. No experience is necessary. Students should come to class prepared to be outside for the entire class length.


Course Fee

Students: $235
Community: $265
CU Faculty/Staff: $250

Fill out the Fee Waiver Application to apply for a free or reduced PE course. 

Fee Notes



First class is mandatory.
Students must attend all classes to receive credit.


No previous experience.

Drop Deadline

September 4th


Enroll through Student Center or by contacting COE at 607-255-6183 or


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