Halloween in Centennial Parklands was only for the brave-hearted – with almost 400 kids (accompanied by their nervy parents!) joining us recently for Spooks in the Park, our Halloween family event.

No expense was spared at creating a memorable Halloween adventure…

 

Witches and wizards

Starting out, there were witches and wizards…

 

And some of our smallest troopers were part 'caped crusader', part 'Pyjama Man'...

…and some of our smallest troopers came as part ‘caped crusader’, part ‘Pyjama Man’.

 

Heading off on the Halloween adventure was a gentle stroll through the "Black Forest"

Heading off on the Halloween adventure involved a gentle stroll through the “Black Forest”…

 

It wasn't long till everyone starting losing their heads...

…but iIt wasn’t long till everyone starting losing their heads…

 

And the spooks emerged into the light...

…and the spooks emerged into the light.

 

But with Harry Potter to the rescue...

But with Harry Potter to the rescue…

 

...ably supported by Darth Vader...

…ably supported by Darth Vader…

 

...the spiders webs were no match for the adventurers....

…the spiders webs were no match for the adventurers…

 

...although the clues along the trail required some team negotiation and brainstorming...

…although the clues along the trail required some team negotiation and brainstorming.

 

Some turns ended up in the wrong place....

Some turns ended up in the wrong place…

 

...although most of the adventurers made it to the end. Most.

…although most of the adventurers made it to the end. Most.

 

– posted by Craig Easdown

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Thanks to our friends at Orienteering NSW for helping us to make this a memorable and ‘scary’ event. Happy Halloween!

 

 

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