Tuesday, September 29, 2009
Types of Scavenger Hunts
Types of Scavenger Hunts Scavenger Hunt has been popular with adolescents, adults and children over the centuries. With the popularity of "The Amazing Race" and reality TV, Scavenger Hunt are popular today as they have ever been. You can use a variety of forms, as amended, with different rules, and so tailored to a variety of topics, locations and age groups. I am very much for the building of community, promotion of teamwork and the generation of lot of fun and excitement.Here are some of the most common types of Hunts.Classic Scavenger Scavenger Hunt This is the traditional Scavenger Hunt where participants will receive a list of items recovered and retued to a specific deadline. Examples include both common and hard to find items such as: basket, an 8-track tape, a Spork, a coin with a certain date or a stamp. The Scavenger Hunt is a list of selected objects and some rules. Changes can move photos from one object to the place of the actual object or creative substitutions. The rules prohibit the purchase of goods or people from their homes and centers for the collection points. There are several points to objects on the basis of difficulties need to receive them. News items can be fun and add to the hunt. For example, a superhero Scavenger Hunt can ask them to open the costumes, comic book collectors and others in connection with certain superheroes.Destination Unknown This Scavenger Hunt instructions lead participants to a specific destination, where they have a reference to the next position. Subsequent references eventually lead to a certain place in which it participates. Legends will be in the form of riddles or instructions to follow and serve the participants in the famous tourist attractions and other places. Sometimes volunteers are at various locations within reach, the next clue. In other places, the notes can be hidden under a bench or other places where the public just does not remove the pieces them.Find Scavenger Hunt Hide-piece of a puzzle game of the designated areas. This could be a school, a church, or even a local park. Instead of a puzzle, you can machine or any object that has more pieces. For example, for a Halloween party, you can buy plastic skeletons and disassemble them, bones hides the first part begins. Let the participants for their appearance and then retu to skeleton. Hide the batteries, a cassette recorder and a cassette with a pre-recorded message, the next clue. Hide chess, the ingredients for a meal, or even clothes and accessories. One of the activities can be dressed up as Superman, but to do so, must collect several pieces of costume, strategically hidden in the game area.Information Scavenger Hunt Rather than recover the objects or images, the participants in this Scavenger Hunt need to gather information. It could be the date on a tombstone, the last item in the menu of a restaurant, the inscription on a coerstone, or any other factual information, participants at a given location. The victory goes to the first team to collect the correct answers or the team with the most answers in time limit.Mystery Photo Hunt This Scavenger Hunt is scout the situation in advance with a digital camera. Take pictures of textures, objects, places, locations, unspecified, and about the place. Vintage securely so that they are not easily identifiable. Images must be closely trimmed to a small square, only a portion of the object. Examples: In the last letter on a street sign, a small part of a painting no wall, a statue of a local park, the nose of a sculpture, the figure 8 from a lift, in a wooden door carved up the tube of a fire extinguisher, the handle in a cabinet, and others. Participants will then receive a print of any photo and object and which is within the deadline. Online examples are available at: Scavenger Hunts In various incaations, these groups have Scavenger Hunt searching for people and not as objects. These could be people who know the participants, or a total stranger. Participants may be required for autographs, business cards or photos with people to prove that they were found. Targets can be masked, dressed as some familiar characters from books, or just for a roaming mall.Photo great Scavenger Hunt This Scavenger Hunt, participants need to have photographs of their group or with objects in certain situations. The Scavenger Hunt is a list of objects and situations that are in the picture. A common variation is to create an object that should be in every picture, like a school mascot, a flag, a teddy bear, or even something as outrageous as a sofa. Participants can immediately 35mm camera or a digital video camera. Limits and deadlines can be used for the measurement and the duration of the game. The images are points on the basis of compliance with the provisions of the photos and the creativity of the organizers teams.Pre-Scavenger Hunt This is similar to the classic Scavenger Hunt, but the points are designated to play in advance. A traditional Easter egg is a common version of this game. Participants can use a general instruction at "Here you can find all the packages wrapped Christmas" or a list of specific items to find. In a variant, the participants come from places, and only knowledge of the exact location of the item. Alteatively, the first team to adjust the position and again is the point. There may be more of an article on the hidden games. You can also create a point for each team to find. Simply paint the objects with a yard or a piece of colored ya. Stort disqualify team that another team items.Sound Scavenger Hunt Instead of recovering the items, students will receive a cassette recorder or other audio recording device and a list of audio recordings. Sounds can be objects, like a ticking clock, ringing church bells, something on the radio or radio commercial, a message from a person, animal sounds, and many others. The team, which is the sound from the list in the specified time, the winner.Treasure Hunt In a treasure hunt, there is one last thing to try, instead of a list of objects. Subsequent references to a final destination, where the treasure can be found. Teams compete against each other to solve the clues and follow the treasure.Video Scavenger Hunts This Scavenger Hunt, participants will receive a list of actions and situations, which will be filmed on video. Teams films video recordings of themselves or other people who in some places and the performance of tasks demanding and sometimes even ridiculous. The video is usually 30-45 seconds to every situation is different, the time to empty for too long. This can be combined with community service, so that some of the points the team could be raking leaves, can help food on her car, etc.Combination Scavenger Hunts Mixing different types of Scavenger hunt together and individually to your topic. In this case, the list of situations that you have video or pictures of objects, and to encourage people to find tips to resolve, and facts to be discovered. Several items are aimed at different people, so that each of us has fun.More IdeasYou able to provide ideas for the hunt from Scavenger has been actively involved in youth ministry for almost 20 years and has been writing youth Bible materials study since 1988. He is for many young people on weekends and summer camps throughout the world. He has also educational workshops for youth leaders and teachers in Asia and is used by others for his creativity and his passion in mentoring youth.