Looking for a fun and exciting way to spend time with your family this summer? Try an outdoor nature scavenger hunt while on a hike or walk!
Here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, we are blessed with an abundance of natural beauty, making it the perfect backdrop for a family adventure. Spending quality time in nature can also be a spiritual experience, and this scavenger hunt adds to that element.
To get started, all you need is this page — go ahead and rip it out or print a copy from NWAdventists.com — a pen and a Bible.
As you explore the great outdoors with your family, take the time to appreciate the beauty of God's creation. Reflect on each item you find along the way and bask in His promises and delight.
Items to Find
Look for these items on your hike. Once you’ve found them, examine and notice their intricate detail and uniqueness. Finally, explore God’s promises.
- Nut/Fruit/Seed (Gen. 1:29)
- Insect (Prov. 30:24–28)
- Mammal (Jer. 32:17)
- Leaves, four types (Rom. 1:20)
- Birds, two types (Psalm 84:2–4)
- Rock, big enough to stand on (Psalm 62:6)
- Flower (Isa. 40:8)
- Tree bark, three kinds (Jer. 17:8)
- Silence, 60 seconds to stop and listen (Psalm 150:6)