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Sustainability GooseChase: Cornell Scavenger Hunt

Friday, September 8, 2023 at 12:00pm

Join hundreds of Cornellians competing in our annual sustainability scavenger hunt. Complete sustainability missions across campus to earn points & win on of our prizes totaling over $1,000.

Who will win?
All Cornell students & employees are eligible to win. Prizes will be awarded to several top finishers and randomly selected participants. You could win:

$1000+ in Prizes

  • 1st place: Refurbished iPad ($280 value)
  • 2nd place: Apple Watch SE ($250 value)
  • 3rd & 4th place: Your choice - $75 Cornell Store gift card or a solar powered device charger ($85)
  • Several randomly selected winners: Your choice - $75 Cornell Store gift card or a solar powered device charger ($85)

How to participate

1. Get the GooseChase App, free on any mobile device.

2. Enter code V8D678 or search for "Cornell Sustainability"

3. Create a username

4. Complete missions throughout the competition period, 9/1 noon - 9/8 noon. The more missions you complete, the higher your score. 

Live on campus? Compete in the Residential Competition

  • Team up with your neighbors to compete against other residential buildings to win a deluxe sustainable pizza party ($200+ value) for everyone in your community!
  • Add your building name to your username, e.g. Morrison-EzraCornell
  • Every point you earn also counts towards your building's total. The community with the highest point total per capita wins.

Note: To be eligible to win prizes, you must successfully complete missions as described. Once the competition ends on 9/8 at 12:00pm, if there's a tie between top competitors, prize winners will be randomly selected amongst those who have tied. 

Stay up to date during the competition by following Sustainable Cornell on social media.

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Event Type

Athletic, Cultural, Special Event, Tour, Networking


Sustainability, Campus Sustainability Office

University Themes

Campus Life, Sustainability




Campus Sustainability Office
Contact E-Mail

Contact Name

Kimberly Anderson

Contact Phone


Dept. Web Site

Disability Access Information

GooseChase app is compatible with the native iOS and Android accessibility features, including VoiceOver and Speech screen readers for visually impaired participants.

Open To

Cornell students, faculty, and staff

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