It Was SPOOKTACULAR: Halloween 2022 for the Memory Books
The Halloween SPOOKTACULAR event was a smashing success. “We had overwhelming response,” shares Program Director Linda Armstrong. “Everyone had a great time, and we were able to accommodate over 70 participants and 40 caregivers thanks to our amazing volunteers!”
Participants enjoyed four-wheeler rides, thanks to Mudbrothers, to the top of Challenge Mountain ski hill in Walloon Lake. Upon arrival at the top, everyone found a campfire for making s’mores. Participants enjoyed pumpkin games at the outdoor pavilion. And, inside the lodge, participants created seasonal crafts and refreshments.
Mudbrothers is a social group of people from all over the area who enjoy side-by-side trail riding. The group often ends a ride at the top of Challenge Mountain for a group photo. “One day a few years ago, they contacted me wanting to give back to the community with rides to students living with disabilities,” shares Armstong. “They came out one fall day and gave rides around the entire property. It was a big success!” When asked to come back for the Halloween Spooktacular, the Mudbrothers participated again, “many with great decorations,” Armstrong adds.
The event had record numbers of participants and volunteers.
- 70 Participants!
- 40 Caregivers!
- 20 Challenge Mountain Volunteers!
- 20 Mudbrothers Volunteers!
For more information about Challenge Mountain year-round adaptive programs, social activities, Spirit Club, visit challengemtn.org or call 231.535.2141. Click to make a DONATION toward year-round recreational and cultural programs for individuals living with disabilities or call 231.582.1186.
SPOOKTACULAR 2022 Memories
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