Walking Scavenger Hunt

Walking Scavenger Hunt

Walking Savenger Hunt logo
Walking Savenger Hunt logo

Join in on the hunt! The liveWELL Walking Scavenger Hunt is a summer-long (May 1 - August 31), self-paced walking program inspired by landmarks around the University of Iowa campus. Get out, explore, and stay active, all while earning points toward great prizes!

What is the liveWELL Walking Scavenger Hunt?

The liveWELL Walking Scavenger Hunt is a nine-destination walking scavenger hunt inspired by the landmarks around the University of Iowa campus. This program is completely self-paced and a fun way to stay active, enjoy the outdoors, and explore the University of Iowa campus all while earning points toward prizes! Each destination has a Bonus Code associated with it. Visit My Health and Wellness on Employee Self-Service to submit the Bonus Code and earn 50 liveWELL points for each destination.

Who can participate in the liveWELL Walking Scavenger Hunt?

The liveWELL Walking Scavenger Hunt is for everyone! Only University of Iowa Faculty and Staff, in 50% or greater, regular positions are eligible to earn liveWELL points to use in the Wellness Store, but you’re encouraged to invite family, friends, or coworkers to join you on your adventures.

Why participate in this program?

The liveWELL Walking Scavenger Hunt is a great, fun way to stay active and improve your health while exploring parts of the University of Iowa’s campus you may not be familiar with. By participating in this program, you are also eligible to earn liveWELL points to use for prizes in the Wellness Store.

How to get involved?

It’s easy to become a participant. Simply walk to a destination, find the answer to the Bonus Code Question and then visit My Health & Wellness in Employee Self-Service and enter Bonus Code answers!

Destinations and Bonus Code Questions

Below are the nine destinations to seek out across campus and their associated Bonus Code question. Find the answer to each question and submit it on My Health and Wellness in Employee Self-Service for 50 liveWELL points. A total of 450 liveWELL points are eligible to earn if you complete all Bonus Code Questions.

1. A Plowman Sings Poem, Iowa Avenue & S. Linn Street (East Campus)

A Plowman Sings Poem

Bonus Code Question: Complete the last line of the poem, “My heart’s a _________ for a crop of song!

2. Balance, Pedestrian Mall (across from US Bank Building) on E. Washington Street & Dubuque Street (East Campus)

Balance

Bonus Code Question: Who created this piece? (Last Name Only)

3. Yotopia Frozen Yogurt Wall Mural, 132 S. Clinton St. (East Campus)

Yotopia Mural

Bonus Code Question: What is the name of the cow (on bell)? (First name only)

4. Nile Kinnick Statue, Kinnick Stadium (West Campus)

Nile Kinnick

Bonus Code Question: “…give me the courage and ability to conduct myself in every situation that my country, my family and my friends will be proud of me” is an excerpt from what? (Five letter word)

5. George Washington, Old Capitol Museum (East Campus)

Museum Hours: Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-p.m., Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m. & Sun 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

George Washington

Bonus Code Question: Which room is this portrait of George Washington located? ______________ Court Room

6. Sitting, Art Building West (West Campus)

Sitting

Bonus Code Question: What is the Silver Man sitting over? (Four letter word)

7. Periodic Table of Elements, Chemistry Building (East Campus)

Periodic Table

Bonus Code Question: What type of matches are in the phosphorus (element #15) box? (One word)

8. Orb in Cradle, Bowen Science Building (West Campus)

Orb in Cradle

Bonus Code Question: What year was Orb in Cradle created?

9. Flash Point, West Campus Transportation Center (West Campus)

Flash Point

Bonus Code Question: What year was the artist Susan Chrysler White born?