The Spook-O-Ree is a family Halloween event for everyone! Take your pick of evenings and join the thousands of families that will venture out to Cub World for Halloween fun in a safe, family-friendly environment at a cost that fits just about any budget.  The Spook-O-Ree is packed with activities including hayrides, storytelling, the haunted castle, midway games, the haunted trail, and more! Come as a pack, a den, or as a family.  And everyone is invited, so bring your friends!

Click here to download a Spook-O-Ree flyer to help promote to your Pack!


Activities and Fun


hayrideThere's tons to do at the Spook-O-Ree! As a family event, every activity is designed to involve the whole family. The evening is packed with fun and games, and with so much to do, you might have a hard time fitting it all in in. Most activities are great for every age, but some are designed for older kids looking for a little fright. One thing is for certain -- there's something for everyone at the Spook-O-Ree...



Costume Contest


At the Spook-O-Ree, we invite everyone to wear their best Halloween costume! Don't forget to enter the Costume Contest for a chance to win a prize! Kids and adults are encouraged to come in costume and join in the fun...



What to Expect

expectThe Spook-O-Ree is an easy event to enjoy. Unlike manyScouting events, the evening is very casual, so don't expect a set schedule of activities. You are encouraged to wander around the Spook-O-Ree and participate as you like. Whether you are coming as a pack, a den, or a family, we want you to get the most out of the evening, so we've prepared some tips to help you get ready...




For all you get at the Spook-O-Ree, it's a great value!ticket

Pre-registered: $10 per youth (ages 4 - 17)
At the door: $14 per youth (ages 4 - 17)

Adults (over 18) and little ones (age 3 and under) are free!

Pre-registration ends at midnight the night before the event.

Included in admission: Spook-o-ree patch for youth, 10 tickets, unlimited Halloween hayrides, the haunted trail, one round of trick-or-treating, and one trip through the haunted castle.

Additional tickets are 25 cents each. Games cost between 1 and 2 tickets; concession foods cost between 2 and 8 tickets (50 cents to $2).  Tickets are available at the ticket booth after entering the event.


Sign Up!

checkboxThere are three ways to register for the Spook-O-Ree: online, paper registration form, or walk-in to the event.

Online Registration

Click here to register for Saturday, October 18th.

Click here to register for Saturday, October 25th.

Registration Form

Click here to download the Spook-O-Ree registration form. Print out the form, complete it, and mail or drop it off with payment to:

Dan Beard Council
10078 Reading Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45241


Show up at the door on either night of the event and register. Please note, at the door cost for youth is $14.


Be on Staff


Attention Boy Scouts, Venturers, and leaders! It takes a lot of volunteer staff to make the Spook-O-Ree happen, and we need your help.

Staff are needed on both Saturdays, from 3pm to 10pm. This is an easy and fun event to staff, with no preperation on your part (except perhaps getting your awesome costume ready). We will give you all the direction you need, and all staff receive the coveted Spook-O-Ree Staff t-shirt, an event patch, and dinner.

Click here to sign up for October 18 Staff

Click here to sign up for October 25 Staff

Alternately, complete the Spook-O-Ree Staff Commitment Form and mail it to the address on the form. We'll contact you from there!



cw_logoThe Spook-O-Ree is located at Cub World at the Dan Beard Scout Reservation:

Cub World
6035 Price Rd.
Loveland, Ohio 45140

Click here for for directions to Cub World and a link to a driving map.

Free parking is located on site at Cub World.