Explore Riverside Park with the Eco Day Scavenger Hunt – TRU Newsroom

Explore Riverside Park with the Eco Day Scavenger Hunt – TRU Newsroom

May 19, 2023 at 8:52 am  Education, Kamloops, News

KAMLOOPS – Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is hosting a free digital scavenger hunt to encourage the public to learn about environmental sustainability while exploring Riverside Park.

The week-long contest begins on Fri., May 26, at 2 p.m. and ends on Fri., June 2, at 5 p.m. The scavenger hunt is open to all and should take most people 30 to 45 minutes to complete. Players participate in a fun, interactive experience to complete sustainability-related tasks, from answering trivia questions to sharing photos at attractions throughout the park.

Everyone who finishes the scavenger hunt receives a 10 per cent off coupon to the TRU Bookstore and is eligible to win the grand prize, which includes:

  • Four tickets to the Memorial Cup final
  • A $75 gift card to the official Memorial Cup merchandise store
  • Four wristbands pre-game to the entertainment venue VIP area along with four drink tickets
  • Four Memorial Cup VIP prize packs

“We hope the public will play and enjoy the Eco Day Scavenger Hunt,” says James Gordon, manager, TRU Sustainability Programs. “It’s a fun activity that will open the window to some interesting facts, while encouraging visitors and locals to learn about sustainability. We’re also thrilled to be offering an incredible grand prize to support the Memorial Cup.”

The scavenger hunt — part of TRU’s Eco Day sponsorship of the 2023 Memorial Cup — was designed by the Sustainability Office. To participate, contestants need to use the free Scavify app by downloading and installing Scavify from the App Store or Google Play. To enter the hunt, sign up to create a username on the app, then search for “2023 Eco Day Scavenger Hunt.”

The scavenger hunt takes place all around Riverside Park, with participants using the mobile app to complete challenges, track their progress and more. Players who finish all 19 tasks and earn 19 points will be entered into the grand prize draw. The winner of the Memorial Cup grand prize will be announced on Fri., June 2, at 6 p.m. at the Sustainability Expo, being held on the field on the east side of Riverside Park from 2 – 8 p.m.

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Contact:
James Gordon, manager, Sustainability Programs
Sustainability Office, Thompson Rivers University
250-572-2740 (cell)

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