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June 23, 2023 at 10:06 a.m.

Geocaching leads scouts to Junior Bronze Award

Geocaching leads scouts to Junior Bronze Award
Geocaching leads scouts to Junior Bronze Award

Seven Stewartville girls have earned the Junior Bronze Award, the highest honor for a fourth- or fifth-grade Girl Scout.
Five of the girls attended the Stewartville City Council's Tuesday, June 13 meeting, explaining in a PowerPoint presentation how they earned the honor by teaming up for a geocaching project, an outdoor treasure-hunting activity in which participants use Global Positioning System (GPS)-enabled devices.
Teegan Sand, Katherine Chappuis, Ella Baune, Brooklyn Lechtenberg and Savannah VanDenHemel of Girl Scout Troop 47893 all contributed to the Power-Point presentation, explaining that in geocaching, hiders use a geocache app to provide clues for seekers, who use GPS on their devices...
For more on this story pick up your copy of the June 27 Stewartville STAR.

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