July 1st-August 31st

Contest Entry
Summer Fun Photo Scavenger Hunt


  • Nine (9) weeks  to complete 100 points worth of activities (July 1 to Aug 31, 2019)

  • Create a Public Album titled #EdgarmayFamilyTime and share photos of your Family completing activities and brief caption with hashtag #EdgarMayFamilyTime on a social media platform (Facebook, Instagram or Twitter).

  • Activities are assigned point values– either 5, 10 or 20 points. Points awarded once per activity.

  • Bonus points for activities that include multiple photos showing additional details (see list)

  • All entries totaling 100 points will be entered into Grand Prize Drawing. A "Runner-up" entry will be drawn in addition to the Grand Prize. All entries completing a minimum of nine (9) activities will be entered in a general drawing for a one (1) month Family membership.

  • Grand Prize – Family Membership Package (valued at $1,600) to Edgar May Health and Recreation Center (12 Month Membership plus 12 months of group fitness/exercise classes, two (2) sessions of swim lessons, and a birthday party facility rental for up to 25 swimmers)

  • One (1) Runner-up Prize –  A six-month Family Membership

Scavenger Hunt Items
20 Point Items


10 Point Items
  • Tour the Edgar May Health and Recreation Center, snap a selfie with the staff person

  • Tour a police station and/or interview a police officer and snap a selfie with them

  • Attend an outdoor concert or performance

  • Attend a live theater performance

  • Visit a wildlife preserve/sanctuary/rehabilitation center or fish hatchery

  • Tour a fire or police station and/or interview a staff member and snap a Selfie with them

  • Go to the beach  (lake or ocean) +5 Bonus points if your photo includes sand castle or kite

  • Visit a working farm (i.e. Retreat Farm, Friendly Farm, Shelburne Farms, Billings Farm)

  • Attend an Agricultural Fair

  • Shop at a farmer’s market . +10 points if you make an entire meal from your purchases

  • Go golfing (regular, mini, or driving range)

  • Go roller skating or rollerblading

  • Visit an Art Gallery or Museum (The Vault, Brattleboro Art Museum, AVA)

  • Sleep in a pop-up camper or tent

  • Go on a bike ride or participate in a bike safety event
  • Go on a 2+ mile hike

  • Go boating, canoeing or kayaking +10 Bonus for white water rafting

  • Participate in a Charity Fundraiser (i.e. Fun Run, Relay for Life, 5K, etc.)


5 Point Items
  • Stop at a Rest Area or Welcome Center

  • Pick your own (PYO) fruit. +5 Bonus points if you make jam/preserves with it
  • Visit a library, borrow a book or movie +5 Bonus points if it's your first library card

  • Attend a Street Fair or Community Festival

  • Swim in a pool (indoor or outdoor)

  • Visit a park or playground +5 Bonus point if it’s a State Park

  • Go birdwatching  +5 Bonus points if your photo(s) includes bird(s) you spotted

  • Go for a 1+ mile walk

  • Find a waterfall

  • Find and visit an island

  • Attend an outdoor movie +5 if it's an old-fashioned Drive-in Theater (can you find one? Hint: there are 3 remaining in VT)

  • Invite friends over for Game Night
  • Make a family time capsule

  • Tell family stories around a campfire

  • Pack and eat a picnic lunch or dinner

  • Cook over a campfire

  • Eat ice cream +5 if you made the ice cream and share the recipe

  • Try something NEW this summer, "this is our first time doing..."




1. The Scavenger Hunt is open to any individual or family in Southern Vermont or New Hampshire (our service area). EMHRC Membership is not required.

2. Complete and submit official contest entry form with a family photo. One entry per household.3.

3. “LIKE” our EdgarMay Facebook Page and our @EMHRC Scavenger Hunt Page (optional) to get updates, ideas, and follow others' progress.

4. Share/submit photos of your family doing Scavenger Hunt activities; use hashtag #EdgarmayFamilyTime, mention/tag the EdgarMay Scavenger Hunt in your post, share on our Scavenger Hunt page, or email photos to info@myreccenter.org to submit photos for point credit.5.

5. Submissions should include a brief description of when/where the photo was taken. We love stories.

6.  One family entry in each of the eligible categories (points awarded only once per activity).

7. Must complete activities totaling 100 points to be eligible for Grand Prize and Runner Up prize. Must complete special/sponsored activities to be eligible for additional sponsored prize drawing(s).

8. Contestants grant the Edgar May Health and Recreation Center usage of the submitted images for promotional purposes. The Winner's name(s) and likeness will be used to announce to media outlets at conclusion of the event.

9. All activities and submissions should be completed and received by The EdgarMay facebook page or to info@myreccenter.org by Sunday, Sept  1, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST to be entered into the prize drawing(s).

10. Have fun and be active this summer.

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