Because of the fun, excitement, challenge, competition, and camaraderie the game teaches, strangers or acquaintances just love to pay a scavenger hunt adventure. Playing scavenger hunts greatly help people work together, show their intelligent moves, and simply have fun. Everybody can play scavenger hunt on any occasion such as birthdays, Easter Sunday, Christmas, Halloween, and even team parties and corporate events. Let us review a reference guide on how to plan to hold a scavenger hunt. The different steps involving a scavenger hunt include selecting a theme, sending the invite, creating a clue list, adding complexity to the hunt, preparing for the pre-hunt meetup, keeping in mind and reminding others about warnings and other rules, and setting-up the post-hunt meet up.
Having a theme will help tie everything together to have an appealing package, so you may think of a good theme such as a bachelorette night our party or food-based scavenger hunt. By having a theme, you can ask the participant to dress up in crazy or ideal costumes such as Halloween costumes for party enhancer. Send the invite to the participants a month or at least two weeks beforehand for them to prepare properly, most especially their costumes for the themed party. Choose a safe place for the venue, one that can accommodate the size of the group, preferably a place where you can do everything on bare foot, and you don’t have to drive anywhere. The most intimidating and exciting part is creating a clue list that should be long enough so that not everyone won’t be able to get every item, and prioritizing items must be done. Remember to keep the list secret until the day of the scavenger hunt to prevent cheating, and assign designated points to each clue, giving higher points to the most difficult items or clues. There are great ideas for your clue list such as a coin from a different country, a poem that tells a story’s origination, toothpick, red lipstick mark, a cocktail umbrella, get a stranger to tell a joke, a local town official, a pizza coupon, a job application, disposable coffee cup with a business logo signed by one of the employees, or a graffiti in a nearby local business’ washroom.
For adding complexity to the hunt, you can require participants to perform or sing to get a clue, have them build an item from scratch, divide the clues into puzzle, snap a picture from the clue, or hide a clue on a book and provide only the call number or ISBN number. It is very important to provide some points to remember such as complying with the rules, avoiding breaking the law, and the time limits before you start the game.