A scavenger hunt is a game where people are given a list of random items to collect within a given time. The game can be played individually or in groups. It is a great way to promote teamwork as it can be played in groups. A scavenger hunt can be modified to suit different age groups depending on the challenges. There are few pointers when organizing a scavenger hunt for adults.
The amount of time you have is one thing you need to consider. This will determine how complex the game will be and how many items the players will collect. The complexity of the hunt and number of items to be collected will be determined by this. Adults may still enjoy the game if it takes place for long but remember, it will be more fun if it does not take up a lot of time.
How you set up the game will also be determined by the number of people playing. Depending on the number of people playing, you can choose to either have teams or individual players. Having teams competing means you can have more items on the list for the hunt.
When coming up with the scavenger hunt list, consider the theme or reason for setting up the hunt. The items on your list can be related to the theme you have for the hunt. You can have a discussion on how the items relate to the theme after they have been collected.
Adults love a challenge in their game therefor find a way to write the list in a challenging way. One of the simplest ways to do this is by using riddles. The players will take a longer time to figure out what they are looking for.
There are various ways you can make them know the riddles. This can be done by writing them down. This is the simplest way Using a series of pictures can add a twist. By doing this, the players will first have to figure out the pictures, then the riddle before finding out the item they need to look for. The other twist you can add is how the items can be presented. If you have more than one group presenting the same item, you can ask for photos of the items instead of them taking it to a central place. To make it even more interesting, ask the players to make a short video or a slideshow of the picture of the items.
To motivate the players even more, you can have a prize for the winning team. A small token of appreciation will do as it does not have to be a big thing that will cost you a fortune. At the end of it all, the important thing is that the players learn to work together and have fun.