A scavenger hunt is a game in which the organizers prepare a list defining specific items, which the participants seek to gather or complete all items on the list, usually without purchasing them. The goal is to be the first to complete the list or to complete the most items on that list. In variations of the game, players take photographs of listed items or be challenged to complete the tasks on the list in the most creative manner. A treasure hunt is another name for the game, but it may involve following a series of clues to find objects or a single prize in a particular order. According to game scholar Markus Montola, scavenger hunts evolved from ancient folk games. Scavenger hunts are regularly held at American universities, a notable modern example being the University of Chicago Scavenger Hunt , founded in The town of Provo in Utah currently holds the Guinness World Record for organizing the world's largest scavenger hunt with 2, participants. A common game at Easter is the egg hunt , where players search for concealed eggs.
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Dust off your brain and don your comfiest pair of walking shoes. Fun, quirky, and educational, Watson Adventures has created scavenger hunts in more than 30 cities across the United States, inviting everyone from curious travelers and even Fortune team builders to join in on any one of its whimsical and fast-paced games. And in New York City , where Watson Adventures got its start in the mid s , you'll find nearly 60 scavenger hunts to please any witty clue finder. According to Watson Adventures , the scavenger hunts are designed to help participants explore the city — its museums, neighborhoods, and cultural establishments — with a fresh pair of eyes.