Halloween Camp ’13

Last week, from Tuesday to Thursday, Learning Hub Limerick hosted its annual Halloween camp. The camp was organised and run by our amazing co-op students from UL and LIT, who did a wonderful job!

There was a range of fun activities over the course of the week, including; a science magic show, pumpkin carving, costume making, face painting, cooking, filming. Then on the last day we had our haunted house which we concluded was VERY SCARY!

Tuesday

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The camp began on Tuesday with a science magic show where the kids got to witness our magnificent magician Sean at work! He performed a variety of tricks which Harry Potter himself couldn’t master! 

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The kids then demonstrated their artistic side when they got the chance to design and carve their very own pumpkins. 

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We employed ‘master chefs’ to come in for the day to help us cook delicious chocolate apples and rice krispie buns, decorated halloween shtyle 😉 oh and a jelly brain.  it was very wobbly, haha.

Wednesday

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On our second day of camp the children got the chance to get their faces painted like zombies and other spooky creatures! It was a frightful morning!

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They also got creative in the art hub and used a wide variety of materials to create their Halloween costumes. 

After a long fun morning of creativity they got to take part in making their own movie trailers as part of film hub.

Thursday

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On Thursday, we held our annual haunted house in the basement here at the Hub. This year, it was more scary than ever before! Perhaps a bit too scary!

The kids were guided through the haunted house by some of our learning buddies, while the others waited in darkness to terrify the kids. :O

There was a lot of shouting and screaming, running and general mayhem. There were even a few tears! There was also a lot of laughing so it’s ok :).

At the end of the day, we had a little party to finish off the camp. There was lots of music, dancing, sweets and prizes, and everybody got a goodie bag to bring home at the end. 

Overall, the camp was a huge success! The kids really enjoyed themselves and so did our co-op students and everybody who helped out. The standard has been set for next years camp. Lets hope the next group of students are up to the task!

 

 

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