Easter Egg Hunt
By: SSYC Junior - Grace Murphy
The SSYC Junior Easter Egg Hunt on March 30, 2013 was great! Their well-organized advisor Cookie helped them a lot. But, it was the Juniors in the end who did most of the work.
The Juniors arrived there at 10:00 to start to set up. Four of them went to the park by South Shore to start hiding eggs. While they hid the eggs, the other Juniors blew up balloons, set the tables and made gift bags. There was a special job; it was following the Easter Bunny around and making sure he wasn’t dehydrated or too hot. After all, being the Easter Bunny is hard work.
At 11:30 kids came outside for the Easter Egg Hunt. The groups went in order from one through three first, then four through six, finally seven through ten. The first time they went in they could only come out with one egg. The next time they could find as many eggs as they liked. The younger kid’s eggs were just laid out but, the older kid’s eggs were harder to find and much more creative. Some were buried in snow, in trees, under leaves and behind things.
After the exciting Easter Egg Hunt the kids did arts and crafts, and visited with the Easter Bunny. Each kid got a pinwheel from the Easter Bunny after visiting him. When it was time for lunch, they all settled at their tables for hot dogs, carrots, chips and of course cake! Some kids even ate the hard boiled eggs they found during the Easter Egg Hunt.
After lunch the kids laid out their eggs for the door prizes. If the kids were lucky they won a stuffed animal, a fun Easter game or an Easter toy. All kids showed great sportsmanship even if they didn’t win anything.
They Juniors also collected non-perishable food. All of the food was sent to the Bay View Soup Kitchen.
The Easter Egg Hunt is one of the most important Junior events of the season. It is fun to work at and everyone helps out. Special thanks to Kohl’s and Cookie Mueller. Without them we wouldn’t have had such a great Easter Egg Hunt.