With hatchet tossing, pumpkin launching, and flannel galore, the Student Activities Board is hosting the Lumber Games in Hayden Park this Friday, Oct. 26.
“The Lumber Games is something to cater to a different crowd on Hillsdale’s campus that doesn’t normally participate in SAB events,” said Assistant Director of Student Activities Alex Whitford ’18.
The Lumber Games are lumberjack-inspired carnival games designed to kindle a competitive spirit in anyone who wants to participate in feats of strength, as well as supplying fun arcade games for anyone who just wants to have fun. According to Whitford, some of the more competitive events include a log toss, hatchet throwing, pumpkin catapulting.
Ashlyn Landherr ’16, director of SAB, described the Lumber Games as a SAB event “designed for the competitive to be competitive.”
Students will have the opportunity to compete for a grand prize by completing a checklist of events, and Whitford and Landherr hope to fostering good-natured competition among Hillsdale students.
Dorms will have the opportunity to share in the Lumber Games in a dorm-wide tug-of-war. Along with the competitions, Whitford and Landherr said corndogs, beer, and either hot chocolate or hot cider will be provided throughout the event.
The SAB office said they are very excited to host the Lumber Games and invite everyone to come out in their favorite flannel and beanies and enjoy the fall festivities.