scavenger hunt

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scavenger hunt

n.
A game in which individuals or teams try to locate and often bring back or take a photograph of miscellaneous items on a list.

scavenger hunt

n
(Games, other than specified) a game in which players are required to collect an assortment of miscellaneous items: usually played outdoors

scav′enger hunt`


n.
a game in which individuals or teams are sent out to get without buying a series of objects, the winner being the person or team returning first with all the items.
[1935–40, Amer.]
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The scavenger hunt will begin Saturday, March 17, and continue through Tuesday, March 20.
Dubai Cares officials revealed that over 7,400 people downloaded the Scavenger Hunt application on their smartphones and 106 participants were rewarded with prizes worth several thousands.
The addition of the Scavenger Hunt Themed Halloween 'Pop Up Party' is an important part of Kimco's overall event initiative, offering a safe open-air environment for those in the community to enjoy seasonal events, and in particular, utilize Main Street as the primary location for such events," said Armand Vasquez, President of Kimco's Western Region.
Each team will have a captain, and also a team mascot that should be used throughout the scavenger hunt.
The scavenger hunt itself is part vandalism (egging a car, painting a statue), part juvenile humor (filling a condom with water and putting it on the principal's porch), and part downright mean-spiritedness (telling a big girl that she's "beautiful .
Twenty-five teams signed up for the scavenger hunt on the first day and they ran the race in five separate 45-minute rounds throughout the day.
The scavenger hunt activity provided a fun way for them to tour the building, locate their lockers and homerooms, and become more familiar with the high school building before the start of school.
Registration for the scavenger hunt is PS10, and all of that money goes to charity.
Wyatt entered the scavenger hunt just one week after Cara was diagnosed with leukemia, with the full intention of donating his prize money to the little girl if he were to win.
The scavenger hunt provides clues on social media channels including Facebook and Twitter for the first three weeks of the hunt and culminates with one day of offline scavenger play in each of the seven cities.
The scavenger hunt is designed to give agents more familiarity with OneSource Answers, an online information source that provides access to the same information database used by the linesa own customer service agents.
Because the Internet sites and articles had already been selected by the professor, the scavenger hunt was more appropriately designated as a Literacy Quest.

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