Girl Scouts from around the United States and Girl Guides from Canada will be working together on a unique challenge: a virtual Girl Scout-themed scavenger hunt! Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia (GSHG) is hosting the fifth annual QuestFest, a weekend of fun adventures, challenges, and entertainment from July 24-25.
Girl Scouts will join the Quest a scavenger hunt of epic proportion from their own homes. Girls can join a competitive or non-competitive team, with the competitive teams vying for cash prizes. Teams will set out in search of an experience, rather than an item. Using smartphones and other devices, teams will choose from a list of challenges, and submit photos or videos via the unique QuestFest app as evidence of their accomplishments.
Teams will collaborate with each other over video conferences and group texts what a challenge! The Fest will be the cherry on top of an amazing weekend of Questing. GSHG will hold a virtual opening ceremony on Saturday, July 24 to kick off the event, and a virtual closing ceremony on Sunday, July 25 to announce the QuestFest winners, plus a special virtual concert from pop singer/songwriter Kristina Lachaga, The Girl With the Big Pink Heart.
Troops from 26 states have already formed QuestFest teams to earn cash for troop activities, summer camp, Bronze/Silver/Gold Award project, and so much more. The girls will be competing against teams from across the country, and even the world!