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Virtual Scavenger Hunt

  • CONTESTANTS: West Virginia Middle School Students
  • STARTS: Monday, April 20, 2020
  • END: Monday, May 4, 2020 at 5:00pm
  • PRIZES: Five classes, randomly selected, will win a $100 Amazon gift card to use for their classroom.
  • ELIGIBILTY: To be entered into the drawling, a middle school teacher must submit 10 or more completed scavenger hunt questionnaires from their class.
  • HOW IT WORKS: In this virtual scavenger hunt, individual hunters take a field trip to 12 West Virginia manufacturing
    companies. The virtual tours are provided by the 2020 West Virginia What’s So Cool AboutManufacturing? Video Contest. Each video will contain answers for the scavenger hunt questions.


Video tours are located at:  |

SUBMITTING ENTRIES: Students should submit the completed scavenger hunt form to their teacher and teachers will email all of the completed forms from the class in one email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Upcoming Dates

1 Dec
Explore Academy - Elkins
Date 12.01.2022
2 Dec
9 Dec
20 Dec
WVMAEF Executive Committee Meeting - Virtual
12.20.2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
21 Mar
WVMAEF Executive Committee Meeting - Virtual
03.21.2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Updates from Explore

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Interested in getting involved with the Explore the New Manufacturing Program?

We are looking for manufacturers, schools, teachers, and community members to
help us expand our efforts throughout West Virginia.

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