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Series / Scaredy Camp

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A kids reality "game show" created by a certain children's television network in the style of MTV's Fear, where the constantly swearing college kids are replaced with actual kids. The entire show is based around sleep-away camps that have mysteries surrounding the camps' ghosts, and the kids are sent out to solve the mystery. The campers are placed into two teams, boys on red and girls on blue, who first compete in daytime physical challenges. Whichever team wins the challenge moves on to the nighttime "scary" challenge, where they will find clues to the ghostly mystery, while constantly being bombarded with "spooky sounds." The end prize was a party for the winning team's bunk.


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  • Based on a Great Big Lie: The "ghost stories based on real legends" were both written by the show's crew, who really wanted to scare the kids.
  • Blindfolded Trip: Right as the night challenge starts, each kid on the challenge is blindfolded and driven to a location on the camp.
  • Bonus Round: Episodes 5 and 10, where the winning team solves the mystery.
  • Color-Coded Characters
  • Darker and Edgier: The second mystery had a much darker premise than the first. Although the first mystery was already dark, involving a young boy who drowns in a lake, the second mystery involves a woman who is implied to have committed suicide after she was disfigured in a kitchen accident.
  • The Drag-Along: Danny in the first mystery, who walked through the first obstacle course, and constantly didn't want to participate in the night challenges. Also Courtney in the second mystery, who had to be almost forced into doing the night challenges by her teammates.
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  • Epic Fail: Danny trying to drive the boat during the first mystery.
  • Failed a Spot Check: Courtney in episode 10 who needed to find a bed that was right behind her, also during episode 9 with the two campers both got lost during the night challenge.
  • Game Show Host: Emma Wilson (who's the daughter of Anne Robinson ).
  • History Repeats: In both mysteries, the girl team ended up winning.
  • Kids Are Cruel: The first mystery reveals that the missing boy drowned in the lake after some bullies threw his brother's pet frog into the water and forced him to go in and get it.
  • Kid Detective
  • Reality Show
  • Screams Like a Little Girl: Literally a girl - Courtney in the entire second mystery.
  • The Load: Danny in the first mystery and Courtney in the second mystery.
  • The Stoic: Leah in the first mystery, no matter the situation.
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  • The Summation: In episodes 5 and 10, which ever team won tells the completed ghost story.
  • Undesirable Prize: The prize for solving the mystery was nothing more than the winning team getting to have a party in their bunk.
  • Visible Boom Mic: The memory daytime challenge in episode 9.

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