Reston/Herndon Scavenger Hunt - Fundraiser for the Capital Area Food Bank!

  • April 11, 2009 · 2:00 PM
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Come one, come all to a silly, strategic, and most certainly not subdued scavenger hunt through Reston and Herndon! Upon a member's suggestion, we will be asking for dry goods donations to support the Capital Area Food Bank

Don't worry, you don't need to know these cities well. Heck, you don't even really need a map! We'll provide you with riddles and clues to get you from point A to point 7...did that make sense? It definitely could if you like to solve riddles, perform silly feats, and not take yourself too seriously tongue

What to bring:
1) a team of up to 4 members (you can grab more members at registration)
2) a pencil
3) a digital camera (preferably with an SD memory card) per team
3) a motor vehicle that will fit your team members
4) 5 items (or one industrial size item), from each participant, from the list below to donate to the Capital Area Food Bank (list below) On the day of the scavenger hunt, we will register teams and review the 'rules of engagement'. We will then pass out the puzzles for you to solve...and the answers will lead you to the next clue! The end of the game should lead you to our board game destination where we can relax and present the prizes to the team with the best time. Don't worry, I'll even get the riddle-challenged to the final destination smile

The meetup location to register and start the race is in the Reston Town Center: where the trumpets blow and water flows around the Greek messenger god...oh, yeah...the game starts now! laughing

Most Needed Donation Items

Non-perishable Food Items
Canned Proteins (tuna, salmon, chicken, peanut butter)
Canned Fruits in Own Juices or Light Syrup (pineapples, peaches, and pears)
100% Fruit Juices (All sizes including juice boxes)
Grains (pasta, whole wheat pasta, rice, brown rice, macaroni and cheese)
Condiments (tomato based sauces, light soy sauce, ketchup, mustard, light salad dressings)
Low Sodium/ No Salt Added Canned Vegetables (mixed, green beans, corn)
Soups (beef stew, chili, chicken noodle, turkey rice)
Multigrain Cereal (cheerios, cornflakes, grapenuts, raisin bran)

Hygiene Products
Deodorants for men and women
Feminine products
Toilet paper

Nutrition Education Programs
For cooking classes and cooking demonstrations, designed to teach life skils, cooking skills, meal planning, and nutrtition to adults and children.
Brown rice (1 or 2 lb bags)
Flour (1 or 2 lb bags)
Barley (1 lb bag / box)
Olive and/or canola oil
Corn starch
Black beans (canned)
Garbanzo beans (canned)
Thyme (small size)

Kids Cafe
An evening meal served at after-school programs before a child goes home. Industrial sizes appreciated.
Applesauce, fruit cups
Juice (100% juice only)
Granola/fruit bars
Pasta sauce (no meat)
Graham crackers
Pasta, rice
Assorted nuts and dried fruit
Peanut butter and jelly
Tuna/chicken (canned, in water)
Paper/plastic cups and plates
Plastic forks and spoons

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Great cause and a great time! The hunt was challenging and tons of fun.

    April 13, 2009

  • A former member
    A former member

    Once again a fabulous event. Christina and Jeremy, thanks for organizing!

    April 12, 2009

  • A former member
    A former member

    If I could rate this more than 5 stars I would! Any event Christina and Jeremy plan is always amazing, as was this one! I can't imagine how much work this event took to plan, but I am extremely grateful. We had such a great time! Thanks again Christina, Jeremy, and the other judges! :)

    April 12, 2009

  • A former member
    A former member

    We had a great time. Robin, thanks for being on our team! You were a great help!

    April 12, 2009

  • Li-Ming

    The event was really well-organized. The clues for the Scavenger Hunt were fun, creative, educational, and some even cryptic. It allowed a lot of players to use multiple talents to get the most points within a reasonable amount of time. Everyone had a great time, and the items brought was for a great cause. Everyone left feeling as if they had won something! Thanks, Christina, for organizing another terrific event!

    April 11, 2009

  • Claudia

    The fundraising idea was a really good one. Christina and the judges were very helpful and very creative and thorough, making the Scavenger Hunt a lot of fun!!!

    April 11, 2009

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