What a lucky Moose I am!!
I get to have two Halloween Parties every year!
Once in October on the “real” Halloween, and again in August!
I think I like the August one better though – ’cause we have cool activities like Story Time and Bocci and Bubble Play and . . .
making Lake Monsters!
We don’t make Lake Monsters in October!
We do the usual weekend stuff too, like Arts and Crafts and water balloon slingshot and jewelry making and Horseshoes and a scavenger hunt.
Whew! That’s a lot of stuff!
But we have different things too, like blowing our whistles and marching in a Pumpkin Parade!
and having a Witch’s Stew Eating Contest!
(I always want to eat the stew too, but Tami won’t let me. She says it’ll get in my fur!)
We had only one glitch in the whole weekend – there was a shower at Hayride time. *heavy sigh* But Debbie and Brooke had this really cool idea and they told all the kids to meet them at the Rec Hall.
“What are they doing?” I asked Tami.
“Creating Frankenstein Monsters,” she said. The phone rang and she picked it up.
“Frankenstein Monsters?” I cried. “Isn’t that dangerous!? I mean you know what happened to the villagers in the book, right?” Tami shot me her pipe-down-so-I-can-hear-the-customer-on-the-phone-look. You know the one.
So I ran to the Rec Hall, before they all did something crazy . . .
And I found this . . .
Boy, was I embarrassed! They weren’t making reeeeeeal, Frankenstein Monsters.
Or were they?
At 6:30, Tami gathered all our little campers at the office for a special announcement and some Trick or Treating rules. As usual, all we kids heard was blah-blah-blah-blaaaaah. All we could think about was the candy.
Just when I thought she was going to tell us all to begin- she made us pose for a photo!
And she wasn’t done there! She kept stopping everyone, making them pose and telling them how adorable they were . . . and clever . . . and scary . . .
I kept whispering, “Tami! We want to go get the candy!”
But she kept saying, “Just one more!”
Yeah. Her one more is really like a gazillion more.
She followed us down the street, taking picture after picture after picture!
“You’d better get back and set up the party!” I tried distracting her.
“What time is it?” she asked, snapping another photo.
“Seven o’clock,” I said.
She was off like a shot to the rec hall! Luckily, Debbie and Brooke had everything taken care of. Whew!
There were lots of fun games . . .
And I got to hang out with all my little campers for a bit.
I even got to try a game or two!
Now, I wasn’t cheating here . . . it only loooooks like I was stepping over the line.
There were cool prizes like spiders to scare Tami with . . .
And vampire teeth, too!
And we had Witch’s fingers and Goblin punch for a snack!
Yes! I’m the luckiest moose in the world, ’cause I get two Hallowee-
I get three?
Oh! Right! We’re going to do it all again THIS weekend too!
I can’t wait!