Halloween Too ~ 2016

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You know, Tami really needs to re-name the second Halloween weekend.   I mean, doesn’t Halloween Too, make it sound like we do all the exact, same, stuff as Halloween One?

But we don’t!

For example, sure -we still have story time and bocci and bubble play on Friday.  But we also had a walk through the Freaky Forest in search of a Sneaky Snake.

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And we made Springy Snakes and played Ghost-Goblin games in the picnic area, too!

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On Saturday we made Ghostly Site markers instead of the pumpkin ones we made last week.

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We made a gazillion of them – in hopes there’d be a gazillion sites giving out candy.  And that’s all my little campers talked about

all . . . day . . . Saturday!

Candy!

But before that, we played relay games –

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And we shot off ghostly water balloons.

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Buuuuut, these waterballoons didn’t go through you like a ghost does!

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It sure is fun to watch my little campers try to catch them though!

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In the afternoon, some of the campers asked Tami if it was time to Trick or Treat yet. “No,” she said. “Not till 6:30pm.”

“6:30?!!” I said. “Next year, *I* want to make the schedule!”

Tami laughed. “If *YOU* made the schedule, we’d have trick or treating a dozen times on Saturday alone, and nothing else!”

Hmmmmm. That sounded pretty good actually, until I remembered that we were supposed to have a Mummy Wrap contest . . .

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And jewelry making for teens . . .

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And a fang spitting contest!!

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Boy, can our campers spit!!

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Seeds!  They’re spitting seeds!

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Even the adults!!

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And if we only had trick or treating and nothing else, we wouldn’t have the Haunted Hayride!!

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Our campers were soooooo ready for the trick or treating and costume party, they showed up in their costumes!

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At 6:15, our little campers began to arrive at the Office.

“What time is it?  What time is it?”  They all asked, over and over again!

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And they tried to wait patiently . . .

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Now, the one thing that DOES stay the same. The thing that never, ever changes, is Tami giving the *yawn* rules to the restless crowd.

Don’t knock on blah-blah-blah . . . be sure to come back for blah-blah-blah . . . leave your bikes blah-de-blah-blah .  . .

(That’s what WE hear, because all we can think of is 132 sites of  CANDY!)

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Finally!  Tami asked for her picture . . .

 

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Then she said . . .

“Go!!  Have fun!!”

And we did!

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Tami, Nate and Brooke set up for the costume party . . .

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And then it was THEIR turn to wait and wait and wait.

Tami started to get a little worried no one was coming .  . .

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But she shouldn’t have!

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Tons of campers came to play games for prizes and try our fruit kabob treats.

Tami, David, Alex and I, want to thank everyone who came to have fun this past weekend; whether you were a Trick or Treaters or a Candy-hander-outer!  Hope to see you next year!

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