GISHWHES The ultimate scavenger hunt

GISHWHES stands for the "Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Seen".

It takes place annually during the first week of August.
It was founded by actor Misha Collins in 2011.

Participants on teams of 15 are given a list of hundreds of weird, fun items (challenges).

Challenges may include things like artwork made of food or wearing pineapples as shoes!

They can submit photos or videos to earn points on as many items as they want to.

Item: Confront your boss about an issue in the workplace while coated in powdered sugar.

The more creative and the higher quality the image, the more points they get!

Lower right item: Throw a conspiracy themed party.

The winning team gets to go on a trip with Misha to somewhere exciting like Rome, Scotland, Croatia, or Costa Rica.

Item: Get dental work done while a string quartet plays live music in the room.

In addition to the wacky items on the list, many items are meant to inspire kindness and love.

Giving ice cream treats to hardworking firefighters.

It's also for a good cause! Proceeds from the participation fees are donated to Misha's charity Random Acts.

Approximately 30,000 people now participate in GISHWHES each year.

Lower left item: Pan for gold in a public fountain.

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