Vote! The WJC Fall 2009 students have made their digital scavenger hunts available via YouTube. We're asking all SIJ/WJC alums to cast your votes by Friday at 9 a.m. for the best scavenger hunt video. Help your heirs win something cool!
To cast your vote, simply place a comment at the end of this piece with your vote the winning team.
For each team, you'll see their assignment and their video.
-Find the front door of the office of the U.S. Representative of the male member of your trio.
-Visit a Church that is at least three metro stops away with your team on Sunday. Take a picture at a Church that you think all WJCers should visit. Tell us why.
Team one:-Photography a commercial airliner as it lands on top of your head while standing in a public park (well, it will LOOK like it's landing on your head).
-Find the columbarium underneath the DC's largest Catholic church, in terms of physical size.
-The president did it. You can do it too. Eat at the world-famous Ben’s Chili Bowl restaurant.
-Take a picture at the home of the “Sage of Anacostia.”
BONUS! Stand underneath a whale. Clue: The real giant squid is nearby.
Team two:-Visit the legendary piano that President Truman played, with a certain sultry actress draped across it. Clue: You will need help from a guide to visit it this week, but not in two weeks or so. Prove that you visited it, somehow.
-Eat a meal in a kosher deli. Find a way to prove to us that it's kosher.
-Pundit Fred Barnes wears funny glasses (and is one of DC's most vocal Christian journalists). Where does he work? Find the newsroom.
-Take a picture of your group outside the Watergate complex (where is THE door?).
BONUS! Where did the term "lobbying" come from? Visit this site.
-Photograph yourself on THE famous steps from "The Exorcist."
-Eat breakfast or lunch in the official cafeteria of the US Supreme Court.
-The official monument to FDR includes a nod to the power of one form of mass media. What is it? Show us.
-Where was Lincoln shot? Can you find a way to get inside?BONUS! Visit the memorial to those who died on the Titanic