Scavenger Hunt

Age Range: 7 - 13 years
Time Required: 30 minutes
Fundamental: Patrol System & Practical
The Patrol is to do a Scavenger Hunt based on the Guide Laws.

Materials Needed

  • A copy of the Guide Laws
  • Pen
  • Paper


  1. Read through the Guide Laws.
  2. Collect things around your house that you feel relate best to the Guide Laws.
  3. As a Patrol, decide which items are the best choices and why, and then share your selection with the Unit.

As a Girl Guide, How Can I Lead This Activity?

  • Ask members to gather things first with a 10-minute limit
  • Join back together and discuss what is missing
  • Gather final items and present to the Unit
  • As a Unit Leader, How Can I Make This Activity Girl Led?

  • Discuss the Guide Laws first, giving suggestions of things that may be relative
    Eg: a recycling bag – make choices for a better world
  • As a Unit, how can we make sure everyone is included?

  • Allocate a minimum of 1 Law to each person
  • Give each person a chance to make suggestions
  • Follow Up Questions and Reflections

  • What can we do differently next time?
  • What other activities could you do with your new skills?
  • How did it make you feel?
  • What did you like or dislike?
  • What did you learn?
  • Join

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