Explore Rochester in the Rochester Map Adventure | Kids Out and About Rochester

Explore Rochester in the Rochester Map Adventure


*The event has already taken place on this date: Mon, 08/31/2020
A navigation-based scavenger hunt in the city of Rochester to be completed on foot or bike. The object is to visit, in any order, as many as possible of the spots (checkpoints) indicated by red circles on the map provided, and verify that you were there by answering a question whose answer is found at the spot.

A navigation-based scavenger hunt in the city of Rochester to be completed on foot or bike. The object is to visit, in any order, as many as possible of the spots (checkpoints) indicated by red circles on the map provided, and verify that you were there by answering a question whose answer is found at the spot.

Who: This event is put on by the Rochester Orienteering Club, and is free of charge for individuals or small teams who want to participate, either competitively or just for fun!

What: A navigation-based scavenger hunt in the city of Rochester to be completed on foot or bike. The object is to visit, in any order, as many as possible of the spots (checkpoints) indicated by red circles on the map provided, and verify that you were there by answering a question whose answer is found at the spot.

Dates: Due to COVID-19, we will not be having our usual one-day event, where everyone shows up and starts at the same time. Instead, teams can complete the adventure challenge any time between June 6 - August 31, 2020. The map will be available starting June 6 on our website: https://roc.us.orienteering.org/ 

Submitting results: This event can be completed on foot or bike. Email RLDetwiler@frontiernet.net with your answers, start time, and end time. Your submission will be scored and the results reported back to you. You can scan or take pictures of your answer sheets and e-mail them, or you can list the question numbers and your answers.

Categories:  5 hour competitive category: Find as many answers as possible on foot or bike within a single 5 hour time window. You must start and finish at the Abundance Food Co-op*.  3 hour competitive category: Find as many answers as possible on foot or bike within a single 3 hour time window. You must start and finish at the Abundance Food Co-op*.  Non-competitive category: If you just want to do the course for your own enjoyment and don’t care about results, feel free to do it in multiple outings, parking anywhere you’d like.

*but please don’t use their parking lot!!! 

See more information on our website! 

 https://roc.us.orienteering.org/resources/rma/Rochester%20Map%20Adventure%202020%20Course%20Notes%20June%205.pdf

 Download maps and questions to answer here:  https://roc.us.orienteering.org/event-3865710


*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.

Location:

Abundance Food Co-op
571 South Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14620
United States

Phone:

585-310-4ROC
Contact name: 
Don Winslow
The event has already taken place on this date: 
08/31/2020
Time: 
Daylight hours
Price: 
Free

Ages

6-8 years 9-12 years Teenagers All Ages Adults & kids together Adults without kids