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The event is made public after the campers go through the obstacles, Dunbar said. They had about 300 children pre-register, while even more signed up at the event, she said.
New features this year included a climbing wall and a blackout tunnel. After the event, the children were sprayed off with a fire hose by firefighters from the Springfield Fire/Rescue Division.
Brian Yontz brought his daughters for the second straight year.
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“It’s going to be a heck of a messy ride home but for 15 minutes of fun, I’d say it’s worth it,” Yontz said.
After the event, Mia Solomon’s face was caked with mud. Her favorite part was the mud slide, she said.
“It was a little bit (hard),” Solomon said, “but it was a lot of fun.”
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