AuPair Support Team
It is NOW the end of your 24th hour of Questival, share with us the best photo/video of where you ended up. Don't forget the totem.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Patrons (138 Brighton Ave., Allston, MA. 02134), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Collect all of the garbage you create during your adventure and take a picture of it in the final two hours of Questival then recycle/compost what you can.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Go to a restaurant serving food from a country you've never been to, and eat a dish you've never heard of. Be honest, really try something new and make it count.
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Massachusetts's professional sports teams.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Take a team picture with the biggest Memorial Day flag you can find. ***Hint - there is a giant vertical hanging flag somewhere in Boston.
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Massachusetts.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Choreograph a team dance and perform it with audible music in a crowded area. Get permission first from the owner/operator of the crowded area unless it is a free public space. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Share a large melon as a team, carefully create a helmet from the melon. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
Find a peaceful outdoors space, sit down and take 5 minutes to relax in silence and enjoy the moment. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
Take a picture with a Boston Terrior, the official canine of this great state.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
Find the "one man band" at the Boston Common and dance as a team to the sweet music.
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Boston Commons, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
Go to a public place and eat a stock of cauliflower like one might eat an apple. Pretend that this is your 'normal' and film others reactions. #secretvideo (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Film a video showing how to check the oil, coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, and windshield wiper fluid levels in your car. Make sure everything is ship shape.
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park that is not a checkpoint. Be a good sport win or lose.
Blindfold a teammate and give them 2 different back massages. One with all of your hands, the other with all of your feet. Have them guess which was which.
Take a picture of your entire team sitting on the Jamaica Pond Bench.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
Take team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and post a collage.
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged in a natural body of water for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
Hike the trails of the Blue Hills Reservation and take a team photo at Eliot Tower.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Go to a grocery store and pretend an avocado (or a similar looking item) is a dragon egg from Game of Thrones. Have a ceremony with a teammate to crown the Queen of the Dragons.
Visit the Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque, tell us how many people were killed in your caption.
Take a photo in front of the skinniest house in Boston. Keep your distance and be respectful of the residents as the house is privately owned and occupied.
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. Don't forget your totem.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. ((Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds near Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Do a little research and tell us something about the location's history in your caption.
Take a photo of the Golden Grasshopper Weathervane. In your caption tell us how to pronounce the name of the building underneath it.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Boston. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Take a photo of the Boston Stone. In your caption, tell us what year is carved into it
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Visit the High Brew Tent and get a can of High Brew for you and your teammates to keep you up the next 24 hours. Take a creative photo with your take.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.