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Operation Halloween 2017

October 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 pm

Operation Halloween is a charity Halloween festival that includes both scary and kid-friendly fun that is hosted by the Southern Ocean Rotary Club and The Jersey Shore Council Boy Scouts of America. The event is held Friday and Saturday, October 27-28 at the Joseph A Citta Scout Reservation located at 229 Brookville Road in Barnegat, NJ.

Pumpkin Street
Loaded with kids games, activities, and great food there is something for everyone on Pumpkin Street. The whole family can trick or treat, roam a hay maze, paint a pumpkin, or make their own scarecrow at one of the booths hosted by local non-profit groups. Pumpkin Street also features a bounce house and other inflatable fun.

Munchkin Hayride
The whole family can enjoy this scare-free daytime ride through the beautiful woods of the Citta Scout Reservation.

Zombie Outbreak
The legions of the undead have risen and begun to feed on the living. Fear not, the ZCA has been called into action. Our team of highly trained Anti-Zombie Commandos will cover you as you make your way through infected zone to safety. What could possibly go wrong?

One Step Beyond
Ocean Acres most famous Halloween haunt has joined Operation Halloween. Take a tour through the woods where strange forces are at work and nothing is what it seems.

Jersey Devel Hayride
Climb aboard the tractor for the Jersey Devil haunted hayride and see the worst that the haunted New Jersey Pine Barrens has to offer.

100% of the proceeds from Operation Halloween go to benefit the many participating charities. The primary beneficiaries are the hosts of the event: The Southern Ocean Rotary Club and The Jersey Shore Council Boy Scouts of America.

With over 1.2 million members worldwide, Rotary is made up of three parts: at the heart of Rotary are local clubs that are supported by Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation. Proceeds from Operation Halloween in the past have gone to support scholarships for local students and local habitat for humanity construction projects as well as donations to Polio Plus and Shelter Box to support humanitarian relief efforts overseas.

Boy Scouts of America – Jersey Shore Council, headquartered in Toms River, serves more than 6,000 young people in Ocean, Burlington, Atlantic, and Cape May counties. Proceeds from Operation Halloween in the past have helped support the many community service projects the Scouts perform as well as make upgrades and repairs to the facilities at the Joseph A Citta Scout Reservation in Brookville, where the event is held.

In addition to the Scouts and Rotarians, there are also many other local non-profit groups who support and benefit from the event as vednors and volunteers.

Tickets will be sold at the gate. Kids age 3 and under are free.

Don’t forget to bring your discount flyer with you. You can print it out or show us the flyer on your smarphone/tablet.

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Click the link below for Directions to the camp:


October 27, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 pm


Joseph A. Citta Scout Reservation At Brookville
229 Brookville Rd
Barnegat, NJ 08005 United States
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