This is very cool! Thanks for sharing, Chris!-John
To: Scheilla Matus <scheillaSM@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sun, Mar 21, 2021 11:54 pm
Subject: [antelopes] One more ticket down! My interactive hike is live!
Hello Scheilla and my fellow Antelopers!
My interactive hike is about inclusiveness, promoting the traditions and
history of scouting to the community. I’ve included background on both Girl
Scouts and Boy Scouts, including a chance to see a Scout Day parade from 1963!
It’s also a way for families to get out there and do an activity in a safe and
socially responsible way.
The flyer is posted at the Youth House in Garfield Park. If a viewer uses the
QR code, they are taken to a page which provides history around the Youth House
(Check it out!), and a map to the next destination. When they get there,
they’ll need to find a tag with a QR code that will send them to a page about
that location’s history, and so on. The full, roundtrip urban hike is 2.5
miles, with 10 points of interest in all.
Here’s the website. You can use the menu at the top to see all the
I also worked with our local city historian, our public library for their
historical photo collection, and in some cases with individuals who were
personally involved with a location.
I’ve attached the flyer, a picture of the tags, and how I have them posted. I
had so much fun putting this together, I wanted to share with all my Antelope