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Yellowknife Scouts host haunted house as fundraiser for jamboree in Iceland

November 01, 2023

Some eerie things happened at the Folk on the Rocks site Sunday.

A haunted house opened to the public. It was a youth-led initiative designed to raise funds for a trip to the Icelandic National Jamboree next July, said Shellie Trimble, the group commissioner for Yellowknife Scouts.


The scouts, ages 11 to 15, took the lead in creating the spooky atmosphere near Long Lake. It netted them close to $1,200 toward their goal after an estimated 300 people showed up.

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