News from Kamloops

May 11, 2012

Bicentennial Geology Geocaching Tour Contest

Kamloops, B.C. - The Kamloops Exploration Group has teamed up with the Kamloops Museum & Archives to present the Bicentennial Geology Geocaching Tour Contest.

This geocaching tour introduces interesting sites and uses of rocks and/or mined products in the Kamloops downtown area. It also incorporates some fascinating Kamloops history and will take approximately two to three hours to complete.

Questions are available for download at or from the Kamloops Museum & Archives at 207 Seymour Street. Answer all the questions, complete the ballot and enter it at the Museum for a chance to win one of two prizes.

To be entered for the first prize of a GPS, submit your ballot by 4:00 pm on Thursday, May 31st. The draw date will be Friday, June 1st. The next prize of a guided downtown walking tour for will be drawn on Wednesday, August 1st, so be sure to enter by 4:00 pm on Tuesday, July 31st.

For more information about geocaching, please visit

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Media Contact:
Melissa Baker, Museum Educator
City of Kamloops