The Rig haunted house aims to be annual event

Nov 06, 2012

Camden — The CREW, a Camden Hills Regional High School based mentoring program, hosted a haunted house on Halloween night at the Rig, the local high school hang out in downtown Camden.

Trick-or-treaters were lured to the haunt by the heckling of a wicked witch and the sauntering sounds of a saxophone played live. Inside the spooky house the atmosphere was rife with phantoms, monsters, and severed heads eliciting screams that could be heard from the street. The goal of the haunted house was to bring awareness to the Rig location by engaging in the spirit of a popular community event. It was the first year for the haunted house and it was a great success bringing many to the front door of the Rig. The CREW hopes to continue the new tradition annually.

The CREW is a mentoring program at Camden Hills where students and adults cultivate positive friendships by connecting and engaging in community-based activities and projects in an effort to re-enforce and strengthen core school values. If interested in learning more about the program or how to get involved please contact Brystle or Kelly at 236-7800 ext. 328.

The Rig is a meeting place for young adults (between nine and 12 grade) that provides opportunity a place for local area youth to develop connection — with themselves, with one another and with the community. The Rig is a place of safe exploration for young adults to pursue new ideas, new friendships and new skills. Members will assist with The Rig's operation and help facilitate community-based initiatives. For more information, email therigcamden@gmail.com.

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