Red Hat Society Scavenger Hunt Request:
The Red Hat Society is a social group for ladies 50 and older. There are a few of us who are not 50 yet, called pink hatters or pinkies. The idea for the club started with women who still have zest for life. We meet once a month at different host locations.
Have you heard of the poem "Warning" by Jenny Joseph? It is better known as "When I Am An Old Women I Shall Wear Purple." That is what represents us. There are Red Hatters all over the globe. The rules of the club are "there are no rules".
Our chapter is in King Salmon, Alaska. We call it the bush. Only way in and out is by plane or barge during the summer. We are on the Aleusian Isle that has a population of about 700. It is 17 miles from one end to the other. There are no movie theaters or bowling alleys, only a couple of restaurant bars. It is my month to host and after seeing your site I have chosen to give a scavenger hunt.
There is plenty of history with the Red Hats. I hope you can help. Thank you.
K'Teri ~ USA
This Red Hat Society Scavenger Hunt is a combined photo and item hunt with a BONUS Challenge. Divide into teams and be sure each team has a camera (preferrably digital), a watch, and a printable copy of the list below.
Set a starting and ending location, as well as a time frame for completing the hunt (2-3 hours is a good estimate for this hunt.) Teams must photograph as many of the listed scenarios, and find and bring back as many of the listed items as they can in the allotted time.
Some photos and items are more challenging than others, but if you use your imagination, wit, and red-hatted charm, you just might come out as the winning team. Either way... You'll have FUN trying.
So Ladies, loosen your girdles, dust off your bi-focals, and let the hunt begin ...
Each photo will be worth 3 points
(2 scenarios offer the potential for 2 bonus points each).
Beg, borrow, find or use any means possible to bring back the items represented by the blanks below. Each item found and brought back is worth 4 points. (Lines randomly taken from the poem “Warning” by Jenny Joseph.)
I shall spend my pension on ________ and _________.
I shall go out in my _______________ in the rain.
And eat three pounds of ______________ at a go.
Or only ____________ and ____________ for a week.
And hoard __________s and ____________s and _______mats and
things in _________es.
(Teams must be familiar with the poem in order to fill in the blanks and bring back the correct items. Don't give them the poem. It will be interesting to see how many teams get it right.)
Each listed below that is found and brought back is worth 3 points.
Any team who can get a lady they find during the hunt to join the Red Hat Society by the conclusion of the hunt will be given 10 bonus points..
For a printable version of this hunt,
please fill in the form below.
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