Google Maps Treasure Hunts

This idea involves participants collecting clues using Google Maps Street Views then using those clues to complete another Google Maps link to find the final destination.

Type: Online ChallengeRunning Time: 30 minutes
Sections: Scouts, ExplorersDigital platforms: Google Maps


Send out the instructions or screen share them during an online video conference call.

Participants can either complete the treasure hunt individually or in teams if using video conferencing with break-out rooms.

See downloads for Scout and Explorer versions.

Tips and gotchas:

Some Scouts struggled to understand how the links worked.

The Explorers were better at it!

Scout Version
Explorer Version

Run by: Stuart Sharp at 6th Tonbridge Scouts + The Central Explorer Leaders.