Urbia Adventure League kicks off the first Saturday of Summer!
View the city from secret hilltops where butterflies delight via a new adventure booklet
What: Unveiling of new sense-of-place seasonal treasure hunt for San Francisco families
When: This Saturday, June 27th, drop-in between 10 a.m. and noon to pick up a free adventure packet
Where: Starting at the bottom of the colorful mosaic stairway at 16th Avenue and Moraga Street
This summer, a staycation opportunity debuts in the form of a new series of outdoor “sense of place” treasure hunts for families. Urbia Adventure No.1 is being offered for free and guides you to numerous surprises as families work as a team to solve riddle-like clues in a booklet titled “Islands in the Sky.” Adults and children together sharpen their abilities to read the natural landscape features easily missed in this urban environment and enhance their future travels in the city or out in the wild.
Unlike traditional guided tours, Urbia Adventure League offers themed, seasonal adventures-by-mail that allow you to decide when to go and who to bring along. The tools: an adventure booklet, a pencil and a team’s collective wits and senses. The rewards: serendipity, a deeper “sense of place” in San Francisco, and fun team-building. Each journey is an experience to treasure, and a hidden box at the end contains an added reward for finding your way by solving the clues in this new booklet.
Following his recent outing, travel writer Larry Habegger remarked “Finally I discovered that amazing wild land in the heart of the Sunset and got to explore it with my family. My girls can’t wait for our next Urbia adventure.”
Upcoming booklets will explore rocky outcrops near Twin Peaks and a unique „greenâ€Ÿ corridor in the Mission District. Subscriptions to the Urbia Adventure League benefit San Francisco non-profit Nature in the City.