Geocaching 101, Alexandria, June 17th

Geocaching 101, Alexandria, June 17th If you are just getting started with geocaching and want to learn more, please join us at the Martha Washington Library two weeks from today on June 17th. This Geocaching 101 class is perfect for beginners but open for all. It is also a geocache event, so you may log it as ‘attended’ when you come. The library’s page: https://librarycalendar.fairfaxcounty.gov/event/11900028 The geocache event page: https://coord.info/GCAR0C7 … Continue reading

2024 Spring Picnic Recap

NoVAGO Celebrates ‘Best of 2023’ with Spring Picnic NoVAGO announced winners of 2023 geocaching awards in Berryville, May 19, 2024 Members of the Northern Virginia Geocaching Organization gathered on Sunday, May 19th, 2024 at Chet Hobert Park in Berryville. As is our tradition, we announced winners of our geocaching awards, handed out some prizes, enjoyed a pot luck meal, did a little geocaching, and enjoyed the geocaching community we share. NoVAGO 2024 Spring Picnic and Awards Event. Any apprehensions that the late season date would lead to uncomfortable heat, were completely unfounded. In fact, the early reports of rain gave … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE! 2024 NoVAGO Spring Picnic & Awards

Northern Virginia Geocaching Organization invites you to join our spring picnic. In addition to eating burgers, hot dogs, and potluck sides, there will lots of opportunities to meet nice folks and trade geocaching stories. The award winners for the 2023 Best of NoVAGO will be announced at the picnic as well.  Where: Chet Hobert Park, 225 Al Smith Circle, Berryville – Rotary ShelterWhen: Sunday, May 19, 2022, 11:00 am – 2:00 pmPlease RSVP on the Event Page. 


NoVAGO Leap Day Events: Collect a Souvenir

Geocaching HQ has announced a Souvenir for Leap Day 2024. Log a cache or event for February 29th, 2021, 2022, 2023, & 2024 all in one day. Ok, I know they won’t be back dated for non-existent days. But, we’re making up for some lost time here, right? Sorta. My head hurts figuring out how leap years work. Here’s what HQ is saying: “Enter through the wormhole and earn the “Leap Day 2024” souvenir by logging any four geocaches, Events, or Adventure Lab® Locations on February 29.” If you want to make your day more fun, stop by one of … Continue reading

Meet the New Board & Thank 2023! Event

Northern Virginia Geocaching Organization is pleased to announce the 2024 board of officers and directors. PRESIDENT – ThompsonKickers VICE PRESIDENT – RufnRedy SECRETARY – TrexM8s TREASURER – freddiecrs PUPLIC RELATIONS – hrothroc DIRECTORS – (determined upon vote of first board meeting) Every year, we host an event to let you meet our new officers (most of them will be there.) We also use this gathering to thank our outgoing board members and directors, as well as volunteers who have helped make NoVAGO great in the previous year. If you’ve hosted an event in the Northern Virginia area in 2023, we … Continue reading

Say Goodbye to 2023 and Hello to 2024 with NoVAGO

Members Host Events Before and After the New Year across Northern Virginia As announced by Geocaching HQ, there are two opportunities to earn some souvenirs. Earn Farewell to 2023 by finding any geocache, attending an Event, or completing an Adventure Lab® Location from December 24–31. Earn Greetings from 2024 by finding any geocache, attending an Event, or completing an Adventure Lab® Location from January 1–8. Thanks to all our volunteers who host these events so that the rest of us can get together and share geocaching stories. Here’s what coming up for you to earn these colorful souvenirs: 12/24, 9:00-9:30am, Twas the morning of … Continue reading

Moviepalooza! The Noveez Awards

Annual Series Wraps up with Awards Event This year our theme has been cheesy movies. We’ve named it Moviepalooza. Pre-selected members of NoVAGO have been busy hiding geocaches around the area since early October. Let’s call them the producers. The rest of us have been searching and (hopefully) finding all these great caches. We can call ourselves the audience. As the series comes to an end, lets get the audience together to give the producers an applause. There just might be some recognitions to give out for the audience members as well. You won’t want to miss it! Woodbridge Monthly … Continue reading

2023 NoVAGO Fall Picnic

On Sunday, October 22, 2023, NoVAGO held its annual Fall Picnic. The event was held in Lorton on the new Laurel Hill Central Green. Prior to the event there was a CITO event, also on the Central Green. During the event, several geocaches published around the park. There was also a silent auction which took place during the event. This year’s NoVAGO board is a high functioning team and while all the members contributed advice the following were there in person to make the 2023 NoVAGO Fall event as success! TrexM8s compared locations and found one big enough for our group. … Continue reading

Mooviepalooza! Intermission

We are half way through the roll out of the 2023 Northern Virginia geocache series, Mooviepalooza. Hopefully, you’ve had a chance to find some of the wonderful caches based on some really cheesy movies. There are more yet to come and plenty of time to find them all. But first, time for a break. Join our cache series “producers” for a meet and greet. Date: Sunday, November 12 Location: Santini’s New York Style Deli, 12300 Costco Plaza Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030 Time: 1:30-3:00pm Be sure to let the hostess know that you are coming. Please RSVP on the event page: … Continue reading

Moviepalooza! 2023 Series Kick-off Event

Announcing the start of the NoVAGO annual caching series! This year our theme is cheesy movies. We’ve named it Moviepalooza. Members of NoVAGO will be hiding geocaches around the area over the next few months. We are hoping to see at least twenty new, movie themed caches publish. Join the Moviepalooza Kick-off Event Bring a chair, grab some popcorn! Plan for fun! Saturday, September 30th, 2023 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Be sure to let the hostess know that you are coming. Please RSVP on the event page: NoVAGO Moviepalooza: Premiere (GCADRYW) … Continue reading