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Discover Washburn Treasure Hunt

Celebrate Washburn 150 and learn more about the university you love.

The Discover Washburn Treasure Hunt is free and fun for the whole family.

And it's easy to play.

All you have to do is:

  1. Pick up your free packet at the Washburn Student Recreation and Wellness Center on or after April 16
  2. Find clues to 15 locations throughout Topeka that have historical significance to Washburn University.
  3. Take pictures along the way and put them in your free Washburn photo album.
  4. Turn in your album by June 18 for a chance to win prizes.

More info:

a cartoon-like treasure chest

  • All Treasure Hunt locations will have a poster displayed with the next clue. It will be visible even if the business is closed.
  • Feel free to use the Internet, from your smartphone or otherwise, while you hunt.
  • Photos can be printed as 4"x6" or go to Wolfe's and have all 15 photos printed for free.
  • The first person to turn in their photo album will receive a special award.
  • The next 100 participants to turn in their photo albums will get a prize.
  • Everyone who turns in a photo album by June 18 will be entered in a drawing for more prizes.
Celebrate by participating in all 150 events
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