Dropquest is a multi-step internet scavenger hunt that has you solve a list of puzzles (inspired by the likes of MIT’s mystery hunt or notpron [though not nearly as time/effort-consuming]). Everyone who completes Dropquest will get at least 1 GB of space.
Walmart launched a mobile scavenger hunt game based on Disney and Marvel’s The Avengers that has shoppers search for a list of products while battling the film’s villain. The Super Hero game, available as a free app through Apple’s iTunes App Store and the Android Market, uses augmented reality technology to activate elements onscreen when a smartphone or tablet is held up to in-store displays in aisles.
Here’s a great Art Scavenger Hunt List created by art teacher Abigael Escobal from Mohegan Lake, NY. (Reposted with permission) Her list is a brilliant way to get students (or any kids) familiar with luminaries of art history, the genres their works belong to and an appreciation for the emotions and ideas that art can evoke.