County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt

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Looking for a fun outdoor activity for the family?

The County of Grande Prairie’s FCSS department has just the thing to keep you busy and help you explore the region: The County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt!

Starting Monday, May 25, we will be releasing clues each week that will take you to different destinations around the region. These clues will be shared on our Facebook and Twitter accounts and posted on this page. The final set of clues will be released on Monday, June 29.

You can earn additional entries into the prize draw for each photo of the Scavenger Hunt sites as part of your contest entry form. Photos may be used in a post-event collage and in future County marketing and promotional materials.

Once all the clues have been released, return to this page to complete the entry form to be entered into a draw for a family activity gift basket. The deadline to enter is 11:59 p.m. on July 11, 2020.

Share your adventure!

Be sure to take pictures of your explorations by posting on social media tagging the County and by using the Scavenger Hunt hashtag: #explorecountyofgp.

Contest Rules:

  • Contest is open to County of Grande Prairie residents only
  • Deadline for submissions is July 11, 2020, at 11:59 pm
  • Participants must respect social distancing guidelines while in a public space
  • All participants must live in the same household
  • No profanity or obscene gestures in the photos
  • Each uploaded photo will receive an additional entry into the prize draw

Please note: By entering this contest, you grant the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 authority to use your name and photo should you be selected as the winner of the County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt.

Looking for a fun outdoor activity for the family?

The County of Grande Prairie’s FCSS department has just the thing to keep you busy and help you explore the region: The County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt!

Starting Monday, May 25, we will be releasing clues each week that will take you to different destinations around the region. These clues will be shared on our Facebook and Twitter accounts and posted on this page. The final set of clues will be released on Monday, June 29.

You can earn additional entries into the prize draw for each photo of the Scavenger Hunt sites as part of your contest entry form. Photos may be used in a post-event collage and in future County marketing and promotional materials.

Once all the clues have been released, return to this page to complete the entry form to be entered into a draw for a family activity gift basket. The deadline to enter is 11:59 p.m. on July 11, 2020.

Share your adventure!

Be sure to take pictures of your explorations by posting on social media tagging the County and by using the Scavenger Hunt hashtag: #explorecountyofgp.

Contest Rules:

  • Contest is open to County of Grande Prairie residents only
  • Deadline for submissions is July 11, 2020, at 11:59 pm
  • Participants must respect social distancing guidelines while in a public space
  • All participants must live in the same household
  • No profanity or obscene gestures in the photos
  • Each uploaded photo will receive an additional entry into the prize draw

Please note: By entering this contest, you grant the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 authority to use your name and photo should you be selected as the winner of the County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt.

  • Scavenger Hunt Clues - Week #6

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    12 days ago

    It’s the final clue for the County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt! We only have one clue this week to give you a chance to catch up on any clues from past weeks! Once you’ve figured out the answers and taken your photos, it’s time to complete the entry form. Each photo you upload into the entry form gives you another chance to win the prize draw!

    Don’t forget to share your photos on social media, tag the County, and use the #explorecountyofgp hashtag.

    Clue #15. I ride on a track with my wheels on top, I blow my whistle loudly to warn you when passing through your stop.

    It’s the final clue for the County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt! We only have one clue this week to give you a chance to catch up on any clues from past weeks! Once you’ve figured out the answers and taken your photos, it’s time to complete the entry form. Each photo you upload into the entry form gives you another chance to win the prize draw!

    Don’t forget to share your photos on social media, tag the County, and use the #explorecountyofgp hashtag.

    Clue #15. I ride on a track with my wheels on top, I blow my whistle loudly to warn you when passing through your stop.

  • Scavenger Hunt Clues - Week #5

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    19 days ago

    It’s the second-last set of clues for the County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt! We're taking it easy on you this week with only two clues to figure out. Let’s find out where this week’s adventures will take you:

    Clue #13. Soil and seeds, flowers, shrubs and trees, it’s a beautiful place to meet your gardening needs

    Clue #14. Within these walls a higher spirit answers our calls.

    Easy-peasy, right? Head on out and take some photos at these locations and flaunt your knowledge on social media. Be sure to tag the County and don’t forget the #explorecountyofgp hashtag.

    It’s the second-last set of clues for the County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt! We're taking it easy on you this week with only two clues to figure out. Let’s find out where this week’s adventures will take you:

    Clue #13. Soil and seeds, flowers, shrubs and trees, it’s a beautiful place to meet your gardening needs

    Clue #14. Within these walls a higher spirit answers our calls.

    Easy-peasy, right? Head on out and take some photos at these locations and flaunt your knowledge on social media. Be sure to tag the County and don’t forget the #explorecountyofgp hashtag.

  • Scavenger Hunt Clues - Week #4

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    26 days ago

    We’re halfway through the County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt! This next set of clues has the potential for great adventures!

    Clue #10. Weddings, celebrations, gatherings and more, you will often find people tearing up the dance floor

    Clue #11. From ABCs and 123s, learning happens between our walls and at most times you would find kids roaming the halls.

    Clue #12. This is a place where folks gather for the show, from rodeos and wagons, western fun you know.

    Can you figure out the clues? If so, take a photo of you and your family visiting the site and be sure to tag the County with the #explorecountyofgp hashtag!

    We’re halfway through the County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt! This next set of clues has the potential for great adventures!

    Clue #10. Weddings, celebrations, gatherings and more, you will often find people tearing up the dance floor

    Clue #11. From ABCs and 123s, learning happens between our walls and at most times you would find kids roaming the halls.

    Clue #12. This is a place where folks gather for the show, from rodeos and wagons, western fun you know.

    Can you figure out the clues? If so, take a photo of you and your family visiting the site and be sure to tag the County with the #explorecountyofgp hashtag!

  • Scavenger Hunt Clues - Week #3

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    about 1 month ago

    Here’s your third set of clues for the County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt!

    Clue #7. The County has many places to explore. Some play for the day, others stay for more.

    Clue #8. Even the Norwegian trolls know this place has delicious homemade pies

    Clue #9. During the Christmas season you must go here in your vehicle or horse drawn carriage to enjoy this show

    If you have figured out the answers to these clues, then head on out and grab a photo of you and your family visiting the sites and share on social media using the #explorecountyofgp hashtag. Don’t forget to keep track of the answers so you can enter for a prize at the end of the hunt!

    Here’s your third set of clues for the County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt!

    Clue #7. The County has many places to explore. Some play for the day, others stay for more.

    Clue #8. Even the Norwegian trolls know this place has delicious homemade pies

    Clue #9. During the Christmas season you must go here in your vehicle or horse drawn carriage to enjoy this show

    If you have figured out the answers to these clues, then head on out and grab a photo of you and your family visiting the sites and share on social media using the #explorecountyofgp hashtag. Don’t forget to keep track of the answers so you can enter for a prize at the end of the hunt!

  • Scavenger Hunt Clues - Week #2

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    about 1 month ago

    It’s Scavenger Hunt clue time again! Let’s see how you do with this set of clues:

    Clue #4. Those that work here fight things that are not alive, but they grow; don't have lungs but need air; and don't have a mouth yet water kills them.

    Clue #5. Take away my first letter and I remain the same. Take away my second letter and I remain unchanged. Take away all my letters and I am still exactly the same.

    Clue #6. From antique equipment to dinosaurs who roamed the land, this place is filled with history, and the knowledge is grand.

    Do you know the answers? If so, take a photo of you and your family visiting the site and be sure to tag the County with the #explorecountyofgp hashtag!

    It’s Scavenger Hunt clue time again! Let’s see how you do with this set of clues:

    Clue #4. Those that work here fight things that are not alive, but they grow; don't have lungs but need air; and don't have a mouth yet water kills them.

    Clue #5. Take away my first letter and I remain the same. Take away my second letter and I remain unchanged. Take away all my letters and I am still exactly the same.

    Clue #6. From antique equipment to dinosaurs who roamed the land, this place is filled with history, and the knowledge is grand.

    Do you know the answers? If so, take a photo of you and your family visiting the site and be sure to tag the County with the #explorecountyofgp hashtag!

  • Scavenger Hunt Clues - Week #1

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    about 2 months ago

    It’s time for your first set of clues in the County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt:

    Clue #1. I scream you scream we all scream for ice cream at the sweetest barn in the County

    Clue #2. Even the most skilled get tee’d off here

    Clue #3. Take a quick look in the place with the books

    Can you figure out the clues? If so, take a photo of you and your family visiting the site and be sure to tag the County with the #explorecountyofgp hashtag!

    It’s time for your first set of clues in the County of Grande Prairie Family Scavenger Hunt:

    Clue #1. I scream you scream we all scream for ice cream at the sweetest barn in the County

    Clue #2. Even the most skilled get tee’d off here

    Clue #3. Take a quick look in the place with the books

    Can you figure out the clues? If so, take a photo of you and your family visiting the site and be sure to tag the County with the #explorecountyofgp hashtag!