FARMINGDALE, NJ - Changing leaves and a cooler breeze – Autumn is upon us and what a great time of year to be outside with friends and family. Enjoy the change in season at the Jersey Shore Spooktacular, a fantastically fun festival planned and organized by teen Girl Scouts from Monmouth and Ocean counties.

Located at the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore’s Program Activity Center in Farmingdale and throughout the more than 154 wooded acres of Camp Sacajawea, Spooktacular features a wide array of festivities including a ghost walk, haunted hayride, storytelling, scary skits performed by the girls, marshmallow roasting, pretzel/apple dipping, dancing with the DJ and tombstone scavenger hunt.

 

“Our Girl Scouts work very hard to ensure that Spooktacular is a success, and their dedication and creativity definitely show,” said Joan Basilotto, director of program & facility management, Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore. “From the amazing costumes to the clever skits, the girls make this festival a lot of fun for the whole family and visitors really get into the Halloween spirit.”

Families, friends and children are invited to experience all that Spooktacular has to offer during Family Day at Sacajawea Day Camp on Saturday, October 18th from noon to 3:00 pm. Cost is $9.00 per person in advance and $10.00 per person at the door. Children under the age of three are free. For more information, visit www.jerseyshorespooktacular.com or call (800) 785-2090, ext. 127.