Take a guided walking tour of beautiful Burlington, Vermont, while playing a electronic version of a scavenger hunt game. The SCVNGR hunt will take you to several of Burlington's hotspots, including the Waterfront and the Church Street Marketplace.
Go Places. Do challenges. Earn points.
What is SCVNGR?
SCVNGR is an interactive geo-location game that can be played using any phone. Go places. Do challenges. Earn points! That’s the core of it, but there’s a whole lot more. Discover cool new places. Do exciting new things. Share what you’re up to with your friends. Unlock badges (and even real world rewards) by doing quick, fun challenges at your favorite places as you go about your daily life.
What do I need to do to play?
Download the SCVNGR  app and a QR Code reader on your smartphone. If you don’t have a smartphone, you can still play! Other phones may participate via text message. Just text the keyword "burlingtontour" that you must text to SCVNGR . Then, a text will be sent back to you with your first location and challenge!
What is a QR Code?
QR codes are 2D barcode that can encode a lot of information. SCVGNR games occassionally have QR Code challenges that asks the player to "scan" a QR code to earn the points.
For example, you might be at a store where they've put a QR code on the window. And a challenge at that store might be to scan the QR code. You'd select that challenge. It would open up your phones native camera and then you'd hold it over the QR code. Magically, it will scan the QR code (right within the SCVNGR app!) and verify that you've scanned the right one. If it is, you'll get points. If it's not, you wont!
What’s in it for me?
Well, aside from all the fun you can have, new places you might go and things you can learn by playing on SCVNGR, The reward for completeing this tour is a coupon for for the $50 Application to Burlington College. Along the route keep an eye out, as many businesses are using SCVNGR to reward their customers. So look for SCVNGR logos all over to pick up some free prizes.
What can expect from this trek?
Our SCVNGR trek, a Burlington Walking Tour , will guide through downtown Burlington. At each location, you’ll have to complete a challenge, which can be anything from snapping a photo, checking-in or answering questions.
How to play SCVNGR