From spooky to silly, a well-told campfire story will entertain your campers for hours. Eerie flashlight effects are optional...

A note about campfire stories from our "soap box:" Always remember that many stories can be scary to young children, even ones with funny endings. Avoid frightening the children so they can sleep and enjoy all of the night's activities.

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The Big Toe - A boy was digging at the edge of the garden when he saw a big toe. He...
The Birth of the Jersey Devil - A storm was raging that night in 1735, when Mother Leeds was...
The Black Ribbon - Long ago, a young man met and fell in love with a beautiful young woman....
THe Boiler Burst - After everyone has settled into their camp bunks, one person begins a...
The Boy with the Brass Buttons - A young couple were delighted to purchase the old-fashioned house in the...
The Bravest Knight - In the Kingdom of Britain, King Edward sent out a decree, calling for...
The Bronze Rat - A tourist wanders into a back-alley antique shop in San Francisco's...
The Buffalo and the Field Mouse - Once upon a time, when the Field-Mouse was out gathering wild beans for...
The Chess Players - There is the story of a group of chess enthusiasts, good friends all,...
The Chicken In The Library - A librarian is working away at her desk when she notices that a chicken...
The Cowboy - A tall, weather-worn cowboy walked into a saloon and ordered a beer. The...
The Dance - The girl hurried through her schoolwork as fast as she could. It was the...
The Dark-Sucker Theory - For years, it has been believed that electric bulbs emit light, but...
The Death Coach - It is midnight. The streets of Cohoes grow silent as the citizens turn...
The Doctor - A doctor was just starting out on his own, when he found that he just...
The Eavesdropper - There is an old tale which claims that at midnight, on Christmas Eve,...
The Elevator Operator - Herman was spending the night with some friends who lived in the...
The Evil in the Room - Marsha Bennett told me this story herself. She had been north to visit...
The First Tears (an Eskimo Legend) - Once long ago, Man went hunting along the water's edge for seals. To...
The Ghost - The train rumbled around him as he adjusted the throttle. The night...
The Girl Who Climbed to the Sky - One morning several young women went out from their tepee village to...
The Girl Who Stood on a Grave - Some boys and girls were at a party one night. There was a graveyard...
The Grave - A young woman lay suffering on her deathbed, her stillborn baby lying...
The Hitchhiking Woman - Tom had just left a party and was driving down a dark road all by...
The King of Sharks - One day, the King of Sharks saw a beautiful girl swimming near the...
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