Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Happy Halloween Campers!

Halloween is almost upon us and our campers braved ghosts, ghouls and a promise of Suzie's pumpkin soup to be with us today.  We had lots happening with old favourites like the bouldering room and something new in the form of the zip wire and a new spin on bush craft with pumpkin carving (for the record all pumpkins were free range and not battery pumpkins).

The climb to the zip platform was a challenge and a half with everyone climbing the pole, stepping onto the platform and waiting patiently for their turn, the best advice was don't look down and the first step is the worst.  Our bush craft was set in a tranquil camp deep in the estate, the peace was soon shattered with the arrival of our potential celebrities who had heard hints of a bush tucker trial.  No one shouted "Get me out of here!", and everyone tackled the challenges making fearsome pumpkins, scary shelters and sampling the hot chocolate heated on an open fire with crispy marshmallows to follow.

We had a few brave souls for Phoebe's bush tucker trial, we many ahhs, a few oooos and definitely one chunder chirp but the weird and wonderful concoctions went down a treat. (It's whether they come up again we have to worry about).

Don't look down

If you're taking a photo, whose holding the rope?


The long walk

Peace and quiet


Creepy residence, for sale if you want it

Pumpkin's front and centre

What's cooking?