Vote! The WJC Spring 2010 students have made their digital scavenger hunts available via YouTube. We're asking all SIJ/WJC alums to cast your votes by Sunday at 9 a.m. for the best scavenger hunt video. Help your heirs win something cool!
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For each team, you'll see their assignment and their video.
ALL GROUPS: Find the front door of the office of the senior U.S. Senator from the state of the oldest member of your team.
SUPER BONUS FOR ALL: Act out a scene from "National Treasure," on the original site.
Visit the legendary piano that President Truman played, with a certain sultry actress draped across it. Clue: You will probably need help to visit it, unless you are sneaky. Prove that you visited it, somehow.
Can you find some real Ethiopian food? Prove it.
In addition to being a Washington Post columnist, E.J. Dionne, Jr., is a scholar and researcher at a major "think tank" here in Beltway land. Where?
Take a picture at the home of the “Sage of Anacostia.”
BONUS! Stand underneath a whale. Clue: A real giant squid is nearby.
Photography a commercial airliner as it lands on top of your head while standing in a public park (well, it will be really big and loud and it will look like it's landing on your head).
Visit the official museum/research center dedicated to the life of Pope John Paul II. Are his skis still there?
The president did it. You can do it too. Eat at the world-famous Ben’s Chili Bowl restaurant.
Take a picture of your group outside the Watergate (where is THE door?).
BONUS! Visit the memorial to the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger.
Take a picture of your group with the statue of the first Catholic bishop elected here in America.
Eat something at the appropriately named Post Pub. Try the onion rings.
The official monument to FDR includes a nod to the power of one form of mass media. What is it? Show us.
Washington contains one of the nation's only official monuments in honor of those who died on the U.S.S. Titanic. Go there. Please, do not use that song in this part of the video.
BONUS! In what hotel did the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., write the "I have a dream speech"? Visit the lobby. Why else is this lobby famous?