MiGO Fall Fun Day 2011
Written by Michigan Geocaching Organization   
Sunday, 07 August 2011

MiGO Fall Fun Day 2011 (GC3204X)

The southeast chapter of the Michigan Geocaching Organization is proud to host this year's MiGO Fall Fun Day at Proud Lake Recreation Area on Saturday, October 15, 2011 from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM.

Proud Lake Recreation Area is 4700 acres in size and offers a wide range of activities and facilities including fishing, hunting, and paddling (canoe and kayak rentals are available); hiking, mountain biking, and bridle trails; cabins, lodges, and modern campsites; and of course geocaching. The office is located at 3500 Wixom Road, Commerce Township, MI 48382 (map/directions).  A Recreation Passport is required for entry into Proud Lake Recreation Area.  MiGO is NOT responsible for providing one.

Registration:
There is no registration fee. Attendance and associated acitvities are free. MiGO requests that you post a Will Attend log on the geocaching.com event page with the number of people that you plan on attending with. (By posting a Will Attend, you will be automatically notified of updates.)  Proud Lake Recreation Area does require a Recreation Passport to enter and there is a fee associated with that.

Schedule:
The day starts at 10:00 AM and ends at 5:00 PM.

10:00 AM Registration opens
10:00 AM Geocaching Bingo
10:00 AM Closest to the Pin
11:00 AM New caches will be distributed
11:00 AM Pumpkin painting
12:00 noon Food will be served
3:00 PM Winners for Geocaching Bingo will be drawn
3:30 PM Winners of Closest to the Pin will be determined
4:00 PM Prize table prizes to be awarded
4:30 PM Clean up the place
5:00 PM Festivities officially end

What to Bring:
Chairs - There are no seats.  If you would like to rest your weary legs by relaxing in a chair, you will need to bring one.  Ground is ample if you would prefer to sit on it.

Prizes:
We would like to set up a prize table and need items to give away. Please consider donating to the prize table.

Food:
The meal at the event will be potluck.  MiGO will be providing burgers, brats, and hot dogs. We are asking everyone to bring a dish to pass, going by last name: A-E: Desserts F-J: Snacks K-O: Veggies and dip P-T: Potato salad or other salad U-Z: Fruit and dip.  Please remember that this is a family-friendly, alcohol-free event.

Lodging:
Camping is available at Proud Lake Recreation Area although it is in a different part of the recreation area than the event.  Make reservations at Proud Lake Reservation Area. Hotels are also available nearby in Wixom.  Check this MiGO forum thread on the topic.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 13 October 2011 )