The Power of Geocaching with Kids

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So many parents are looking for a way to get their kids off of video games. Before they can even start talking to them about self reliance or preparedness, they have to get them off the gaming systems. It can be a real struggle.

So many parents are looking for a way to get their kids off of video games. Before they can even start talking to them about self reliance or preparedness, they have to get them off the gaming systems. It can be a real struggle.

Family buy-in for preppers can be one of the toughest hurdles to face in the early days. It’s a real struggle to get people to buy into what you are doing. For the most part, it can be opposition due to fear or a gap in understanding.

Some people just don’t have the bandwidth to deal with all the world’s problems.

What if you could provide a new game for kids to play? What if you could offer up a game that forced them outside and into the woods? Well, outside of Pokémon Go that might seem like a pipe dream.

Geocaching

Geocaching is an interactive treasure hunt, for all intents and purposes. You use the GPS linked to your phone and travel all around your area, or even the world, looking for various geocaches. These could range inside from something like an ammo can to something like a small vile. Each will have a notepad inside and when you find the cache you sign it, as a log of who has been there.

All you need to start geocaching is the app and phone. From here you are going to be presented with a map of geocaches in your area. The more populated or busy your area the more there will be to find.

Use this as a way to get your kids outside! Get them into geocaching and going on these treasure hunts. The geocaching website also offers tee shirts and all sorts of other fun things to do in the geocaching world.

While it’s not talking about prepping skills it’s a game based around some of its principles.

So many parents are looking for a way to get their kids off of video games. Before they can even start talking to them about self reliance or preparedness, they have to get them off the gaming systems. It can be a real struggle.

 


Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food

Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.

Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.

Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.

Learn How to Make Pemmican

How To Make Pemmican: The Original Survival Food - If you're living through a disaster where you're on your feet a lot and don't have time to cook, one of the best foods you can eat is pemmican. It's packed full of fat and protein and can give you lots of steady energy throughout the day.

People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.

These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.

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