GHOST STORIES (any gender, late twenties on up)
Aaaand one more announcement before activities. I know we’re going over time but this one is important- Jackson, I need you to put that away and look over here, okay buddy?
After what happened last night, there were quite a few campers who came to me, very, very frightened.
First, I want you all to know that the staff and I are going to figure out what exactly was going on. We’re on it, alright?
Second thing: The ghost stories before bed? We need those to stop for the rest of our July session- Hey, hey, hey! Excuse me... okay everyone, I need you listening, I know that’s not a fun thing to hear- hey- okay:
[“shave and a haircut”] Ba du-du-du-du...
(pretend to hear the “two bits” reply)
Okay, everybody back? Becky? Isaac? Good- Santiago? Okay: I know its been a lot of fun right now to do the stories about the nature Gods and how they’re coming back to reclaim the earth... so course, of course what happened last night is going to make some of you feel quite scared. And that’s not the fun kind of scared. It even made m-
But yes: The stories are going to stop and you all are going to be safe and we’re all going to have totally fun, totally awesome rest of July. Okaaaay?
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