To have a Social Scavenger Hunt everybody at a party gets a number of slips of paper. On that paper they write scavenger hunt challenges about themselves that they want the other people to discover.
The hosts of the party can provide a list of examples.
For example, if it is a New Years Eve party, people could write:
Find a person who has a New Years Eve Resolution. What is their name and their New Years Resolution?
Other examples might be:
Find a person who is a business owner. What is their name and their business?
Find a person who has a cat. What is their name and the cat's name?
Find a person who plays an instrument. What is their name and what do they play?
Find a person who is graduating from high school this year? What is their name and favorite subject?
Find a person who was born in another state and then moved here. What is their name? Where are they from?
The challenges should ask for the persons name and ask for one detail as described in the examples above.
Then, everyone folds their slips of paper and puts them into a hat or a sack.
Next, everyone chooses a slip of paper out of the hat/sack. If they get their own they put it back and choose another. Then everyone goes around the room trying to find people who fit the description on the paper. The players write the name of the person who fits the description and the answer to the question about them on the slip of paper.
Players can write the names and answer the descriptive question for more then one person if they find more then one person that fits the description.
Players are allowed to take another slip of paper from the hat/sack and take another if they can't find someone that fits the description on the slip or if they already filled it in and want to get more points.
Each time a player finds someone who matches a description and writes down their name and answers the descriptive question they get one point.
The first person to get 20 points wins. (The game can also be played for more or less points.)
It is also fun if the winners answers are read out loud.