Moriches Paquatuck Squaws’ Spooky Walk Celebrates Its 25th Year at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Oct. 24, 2013 - SHIRLEY, N.Y. -- Who:          CampPa-Qua-Tuck

         The Moriches Paquatuck Squaws

         Volunteers and family visitors

         Ghouls, ghosts and goblins

What:          The Moriches Paquatuck Squaws’ 25th annual Spooky Walk is an annual haunted fundraiser held at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck filled with family fun. Geared towards older children, teens and adults, visitors are invited to explore haunted exhibits, like the Black Woods and the Psycho Circus, while encountering ghosts, ghouls and goblins. The walk lasts for over 45 minutes, making it one of the longest and most popular haunted walks on Long Island.

         The event is being sponsored by the Moriches Paquatuck Squaws, who have raised more than $100,000 annually for the camp. Proceeds from the Spooky Walk will go to benefit Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck.

When:          October 25 and 26

         7-9 p.m.

Where:          Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

         Chet Swezey Road

         Center Moriches, New York

** PLEASE NOTE: This is a rain-or-shine event. Representatives from Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, the Moriches Paquatuck Squaws and Spooky Walk volunteers are available to speak during the days
of this event. **

Directions:     From the Long Island Expressway, go to Exit 69S (Wading River Road). Take Wading River Road to the end, and turn right onto Railroad Avenue. Montauk Avenue/Main Street. Go to the second traffic light and make a left onto Montauk Avenue/Main Street. Make a left on Chet Swezey Road. Take Chet Swezey Road to the end, and make a right into the camp.

Photo Ops:    Pictures of volunteers dressed in costume.

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Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck (http://www.camppaquatuck.com/) was created by members of the Moriches Rotary Club in 1946. Located on the shores of Kaler's Pond on eastern Long Island, Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck is funded entirely by donations and is a special place where children with physical and developmental disabilities can experience first hand the pleasures that an active life has to offer. Children participate in a wide range of activities especially designed for youngsters who are in wheelchairs as well as those who are ambulatory. These activities include swimming, boating, arts and crafts, petting zoo, talent shows, cook-outs, games and a Carnival Day. The program also provides educational activities in areas such as nature, arts, fire safety and communication skills.

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