Baruch History Club's Annual New York City Scavenger Hunt Scheduled For Saturday, May 3

Winning Team Members Each Get iPod Shuffles

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Photo - Last year's winners show their first-place prizes
Last year's winners display their prizes.

How well do you know historical sites in New York City? Test your knowledge, learn about the city, and have fun before finals at the Baruch College History Club's annual scavenger hunt.  Baruch students can compete as individuals or parts of teams with up to three members to find historic sites around town. The team who finds the most sites will win an Apple iPod Shuffle MP3 for each member of the winning team.

Prospective participants can register as individuals or in teams of three by Thursday, May 1 by visiting the History Department, or by sending an email message to baruchhistoryclub@gmail.com. To register in person, speak to Ana Calero in Room 5-260 of the Newman Vertical Campus. The scavenger hunt is open to Baruch students only.

Competing teams will meet on Saturday morning at 10:30 am in Room 1-107 of the Newman Vertical Campus to receive a list of clues to historic sites. The contest will kick off officially at 11:00 am, and is scheduled to at 3:00 pm. To win, team members must bring photographs of themselvs in front of each landmark and historical site.

Participants should also bring an unlimited MetroCard and a digital camera to take their photographic proofs. All participants are also invited to return to the campus for an afternoon celebration with free food and music, along with the presentation of prizes to the winning team.

For more information on the event, or to learn more about Baruch College's History Club, call Professor Kathy Pence at 646-312-4332 or send a message to baruchhistoryclub@gmail.com.