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Trick-or-Cache offered three times on Oct. 20 in Antioch Park
POSTED: 09/28/2017
Experience Trick-or-Cache this Halloween through a program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in late October.

Trick-or-Cache is the name of the Halloween-themed program, which is for all ages. Participants will search for caches filled with candy and trinkets hidden around Antioch Park using Global Positioning Systems (GPS). GPS units, a tutorial, and meal, are included during this modern-day scavenger hunt. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Participants registering as a family will be loaned one GPS unit per family. Those registering as individuals will each be loaned a GPS unit. Costumes are encouraged, and those registering for the evening session should bring a flashlight. Join us after your haunted hunt for hotdogs, s’mores, and spooky stories around the fire circle.

To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under fun for all and then under special events. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “geocaching.”

Trick-or-Cache is being offered three times on Friday, Oct. 20. All three sessions will begin at Shelter #2 in Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch Road, Merriam. One session will begin at 4:30 p.m. (barcode 40420), another will begin at 5:30 p.m. (barcode 40421), and the third will begin at 6:30 p.m. (barcode 40422). The cost for one two-hour outing is $12 per person for Johnson County residents or $14 per person for nonresidents. A family rate for up to four people is also offered at a cost of $30 for Johnson County residents or $33 for nonresidents. The preregistration deadline for this program is Oct. 17.

For more information or to register by phone, call (913) 831-3359. To register online, visit the district's website at, click on Activity Registration in the upper left part of the screen and perform a search for the barcodes listed above.

This program is also eligible for credit in the Environmental dimension for the JCPRD U holistic wellness program for participants ages three to 18. Participants can complete Achievement Classes (similar to academic grade levels) and earn Achievement Badges and awards. To register for JCPRD U, call (913) 826-2950.

Printed copies of the My JCPRD Activities catalog are available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.

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