When I was a kid the last school days before summer usually entailed an academic olympics consisting of scholastic games like history trivia, speed math, 3-legged races, a spelling bee, obstacle courses, science challenges and so forth. In honor of it being the last week of the school year in many cities across the country I’ve compiled a list of classroom scavenger hunt ideas for those teachers who want to go out with a bang. Enjoy!
World’s Greatest Treasure Hunt: Quest for the Golden Eagle announced today that the first of more than a million dollars in prizes is being awarded today in Seattle to a reader from London England for correctly solving the first of 12 chapters in an amazing million dollar treasure hunt to raise money for breast cancer research.
On Saturday, May 19th, 2012 Live Urban Real Estate is hosting a city-wide scavenger hunt in Denver where teams of two will compete to win a $10,000 cash prize! If that’s enough of a brilliant idea – it all benefits Habitat for Humanity of Colorado! During this Urban Scavenger Race, an anticipated 250 teams of two drive around Denver looking for a list of clues, perform challenges and earn points.