Originally Posted by mikesova
that kind of shenanigan would be cruel and tragic, especially if the kid really believed all that rapture/tribulation crap.
It would, That's why we haven't done the whole camp thing. Pranks, however, are a part of Camp life. Our camp (Michindoh) has a strict rule that all pranks must be OK'ed with the Program Director. This keeps the ones that could devistate a Kid from happening. If a prank is done with out permission, it's a very big deal. It can lead to Dismissle.
The best prank (pre-Program director Clearance) was probably when a counselor woke up the whole cabin at about 4 in the morning and told them they were 30 min. late for flag pole. It was the last day so they also had to put all thier stuff in the Gym. They all did it, and then realized that nobody elses stuff was there. Funny.
One of the best was a whole camp thing. All the counselors told the kids we were sneaking on the water slide (yes, we have one) at mid night. They were told to keep quite though beceause the PD didn't know. About 15 min of water sliding and the PD came down the Stairs yelling at the Counselors and Lifeguards. Tells them to go to the Dining hall so he can talk to us away from the kids. We walked into the dining hall and there was pizza and pop. It was awesome. Some counselors told the kids they were fired and started moving out thier stuff. Funny Funny Funny. The kids fall for it ever time we do it.