Spooktacular Success: A Recap of Muskingum Valley Council's First Trunk or Treat Event
The Muskingum Valley Council, BSA recently hosted its inaugural Trunk or Treat event at the Zanesville Office, marking a thrilling and successful celebration on Saturday, October 28, 2023. Despite the drizzly weather, the atmosphere was vibrant with joy, excitement, and Halloween spirit.
Families and participants were treated to a delightful evening filled with candy galore, hot dogs, and engaging activities such as archery and BB guns. The presence of Baldy the Eagle, interacting with Scouts, added a special touch to the event, leaving lasting memories for all who attended.
One of the highlights of the event was the creativity displayed in the various trunk displays and shelter areas. The Candy Land-themed decoration emerged victorious, claiming the coveted People’s Choice Trunk Award. The dedication and effort put into these displays were truly commendable, creating a festive and immersive experience for the young attendees.
What made the event even more special was the overwhelming participation and enthusiasm from the community. Families, scout units, and individuals came together to create a safe and enjoyable environment for the children, ensuring a memorable and fun-filled Halloween celebration.
The Trunk or Treat event also offered a platform for fostering community engagement and bonding. It provided an opportunity for individuals and organizations to come together, showcasing their inventive decorations and costumes while enjoying the festivities as a collective whole.
Notably, the Muskingum Valley Council, BSA extended a warm invitation to all youth, emphasizing an inclusive and free-of-charge event. Moreover, those who pre-registered received a special token of appreciation, a free gift as a thank you from the council.