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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: $195
Community: $245
CU Faculty/Staff: $215

Fee Notes


First class is mandatory.
Students can miss one class and still receive PE credit.


No previous experience.

Drop Deadline

September 3rd.


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


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