Charlie House announces Summer Treasure Hunt in Aberdeen City sponsored by Ocean Installer

  • 28th June, 2024
  • by Rachel Davidson
  • Fundraising Events Aberdeen
Charlie House Treasure Hunt poster featuring a pirate dog with a map, a beach scene with a treasure chest, and a signpost pointing to the city, beach, and Duthie Park. Sponsored by Ocean Installer.

Aberdeen based charity, Charlie House, has revealed their new event, a fun filled treasure hunt part of their "Charlie House Summer of Fun" activities as the charity does its bit to drive traffic into the city centre.

The event, sponsored by corporate supporter Ocean Installer, will consist of a treasure hunt filled with excitement, interaction, and the chance to win a fantastic prize! Starting on the 8th of July and running until the 12th of August, this treasure hunt is the perfect activity to enjoy together this Summer. Join in the fun as the local community is encouraged to take part in this epic treasure hunt. Your mission? Solve the clues, find the hidden letters at each location and decode the phrase. Not only do you have a chance to win a fantastic prize of 2 games of bowling for 6 at Codona's, but you'll also get to explore the city centre and discover hidden gems in Aberdeen that you may have never seen before.

Title sponsor Ocean Installer said "At the heart of Ocean Installer’s values are collaboration and energy, so when we were approached by Charlie House to be involved in this fantastic collaborative event we knew we had to get involved. We celebrate the contribution Charlie House makes to our children’s lives in our community and we are delighted to be able to support them".

How do I sign up?

You can sign up here. Our fundraising team will then get in touch and give you access to everything you’ll need to take part, whether you are using out digital hunt platform "Goosechase" or going old school with a map in hand! This year’s Treasure Hunt will be hosted on the interactive app "Goosechase", ensuring families can immerse themselves into the treasure hunt fully.

What is Goosechase?

Goosechase is an app that is available on iOS and Android that allows Charlie House's Treasure Hunt to be accessed online. It is an immersive platform that facilitates scavenger hunts like you’ve never seen before. Using Goosechase to take part in the Charlie House Treasure Hunt will allow you to complete all the fun challenges, known as “missions”, in a really fun way. It will feature GPS location check-in missions to help you find our treasure, photo/video missions that will allow you to share your findings with other hunters, and text-based riddles for you to solve too!

How does it work?

Charlie Dog has lost his treasure and needs your help to find it! Your task? Solve the clues, complete the missions, upload your proof of reaching the hinted locations, and find the 14 hidden letters displayed in window stickers across the City Centre, Duthie Park and Aberdeen Beach to spell out a phrase at the end. Once you’ve worked out the phrase… congratulations! You have completed the hunt. Once your decoded phrase is submitted, you will be in with a chance to win Charlie Dog’s treasure- tickets for 2 games of bowling for 6 people kindly donated by Codona’s! Please submit your guesses here to be entered into the prize draw.

We hope you are just as excited as we are for the first ever Charlie House Treasure Hunt. Once again, we'd like to say a huge thank you to our amazing title sponsor Ocean Installer for helping us bring this brand-new event to life.

Take part in the Charlie House Treasure Hunt

Get ready for a fun filled adventure around the Granite City!

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