Looking for More Rock & Fossil Fun?
Complete one of three GeoHunts (geoscience-themed scavenger hunts) in Edmonton, Calgary, or Canmore, and be entered to win fabulous prizes. Get outside, explore, and learn about the fascinating geoscience right in your own backyard!
Enter To Win
All three GeoHunts will open on Saturday, October 1, 2022.
To be entered into the prize draw, ensure you complete at least one of the APEGA GeoHunts by 11:59 p.m. MDT on Sunday, October 30, 2022.
What Do I Need to Participate?
- A smartphone or tablet
- The Actionbound app
- A special token that you will bring with you as you complete the different stages of the GeoHunt. Some of the challenges will require you to upload a photo with this token. Your token can be anything—a pen, your favourite stuffed animal, or a special memento. Ensure you bring the same token with you to all of the locations and please do NOT include yourself or any identifying information in any of the photos to maintain privacy
- A username for the app. Again, please do NOT use your real name as your username or include any identifying information as part of your username
This GeoHunt will take you to various locations throughout Calgary, including:
- Edworthy Park
- Memorial Park Library
- Mount Royal University
- North Glenmore Park
- Nose Hill Park
- Scotsman's Hill
- Reader Rock Garden National Historic Site
- The University of Calgary
- Waterfall Valley
This GeoHunt will take you to various locations throughout Canmore, including:
- The Canmore Hoodoos
- The Canmore Museum
- Cougar Creek Bridge
- Prospect Heights
- Rundleview Park
- The Three Sisters Drive Overlook
Thank you to Percy Strong for contributing his expertise to create this GeoHunt.
This GeoHunt will take you to various locations throughout the Edmonton River Valley, including:
- The Alberta Legislature
- The Mazama Ash
- A traditional burial ground
- The University of Alberta campus
- The Walterdale Bridge
Thank you to Keith Diakiw, P.Geo., CD for contributing his expertise to create this GeoHunt.
Bonus Geoscience Scavenger Hunt
Please note: This is a bonus scavenger hunt. Completion of this scavenger hunt does not qualify the user for the APEGA GeoHunt prize draw.
Get outdoors and explore Edmonton’s incredible geology with this digital scavenger hunt!
Time Any time from October 1 to 9 Target Audience All ages Location
Various locations across Edmonton
How to Join
Join the scavenger hunt by downloading the free Goosechase app
Game Code: ZM957K