For this one, you must keep do damage control with your supervisor after a traumatic event.
REPORT (any gender, mid teens through mid twenties)
Hey Stan, you know the office door is unlocked? But anyway, I just wanted to- oh you're on the phone, sorry- oh you're on HOLD. Okay, so, real quick:
Closing campfire went... uh, ya know... Fine, just fine. We followed all the instructions that you wrote up: Songs went fine, skits went fine, final thoughts went fine... at the end, well we had a bit of a surprise...
...for the KIDS a surprise for the KIDS. Ya know, like stuff we typically cook up during morning meeting. So you might hear the kids talking a bit about that tomorrow. No problem, no problem. I mean, I don't think...
I mean, if they did get kinda scared by the last part, by the surprise, what exactly do we tell the parents? Should we even TELL the parents or-
Oh-oh-oh... not on hold anymore, I get it. No problem. I'll just explain more to the kids before lights out, I'll- yeah. Okay, good luck with the call. I'm locking the office door behind- yeah.
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