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It was the summer before the 7th grade. I was about 12 years old and I was excited about going to my first sleep away camp for 2 weeks by myself. The day I got to the campsite, there were millions of other girls like me and I got assigned to a cabin with 5 other girls. On the first night of camp, we had a campfire and our cabin counselor told us about a lone haunted cabin smack in the middle of the woods. He told us of how a girl died in the cabin bathroom in some freak accident, and she came every summer to haunt that very cabin she died in. Of course, most of the girls were skeptical and we decided that night, after lights out, we'd check out the boarded up cabin. We were told not to go anywhere near the woods and anywhere near that cabin, but of course, we were curious and of course, we were bored!

So about a few hours after lights out (we stayed up until the counselor went to bed), it was about 1 am, the 6 of us grabbed flashlights and dressed in dark sweats and snuck out of the cabin very quietly. It took us 10 minutes to run to the cabin in the middle of the woods. Sure enough when we got there, we could see the police-sign "do not cross" all around the cabin. The windows and doors were boarded up but we broke down the door and snuck in. Everything inside the cabin had been ripped apart and torn down... And there weren't even any ground carpet or anything, it was a dirt floor. But there was one small round table in the middle of the ground floor and we all sat around it. We joined hands and waited for a sign in the dark. The next thing we know, after about 2 minutes of silence, there were loud tapping noises from the table! We all screamed and got up. I flipped on the switch on the cabin wall and all around where were sitting in a circle, there were TWO sets of footprints. It couldn't been any of us, all 6 of us were joining hands and none of us got up.

After we ran out of the room we went into the bathroom that was right next to the cabin. The bathroom door was also boarded up but we all smashed it down because we were curious. We opened the door and flipped on the switch and on the dirty bathroom mirror there was the letter 'J' in dried smeared blood. Right when we saw that, we just ran out of there. It was the scariest experience of my life.

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AloveB85 (2 stories) (31 posts)
12 years ago (2010-11-11)
this is a silly tale, told by counslers who want to scare thier silly campers.
I haven't read the other comments, I have a feeling mostof them agree with me.

Why would a boarded up cabin still have eletricty? The smeared J in "blood" is probadly a smeared J in red paint.

I agree with whoeevr stated that the camp would not let counslers tell young campers about a true death at a camp, and if that really happened, it would not be a fire pit tale, and that cabin would of been torn down years before.

It's a good ghost story, to me it sounds like a disney spun movie.
ginakim210 (4 posts)
14 years ago (2008-10-20)
Hi there guys! Wow I submitted this story more than a year ago and I never bothered to go on this site ever again after submitting it. I had no idea this many people read my story experience and most of you enjoyed it. Thank you for telling me that I write well. =]

But for most of you skeptics, haha what can I say, I can't blame you for not believing me but it's okay. I understand. If I heard this story from another person's point of view, I wouldn't believe me either, if that makes sense. =]

I'm just happy to see that a lot of you readers think I'm a good writer/storyteller.

If you guys have any more questions or comments about my ghost story you can reach me on my myspace link: but before you message/request me as a friend please tell me who you are and what your username is on this site. Thanks once again for giving me your guys's feedback, positive OR negative and the like! =]
SnailBug (61 posts)
14 years ago (2008-09-30)
That's pretty creepy, but I don't think that the camp would let their employees talk about kids that died there, nor do I think there would still be parts of the crime scene (the police tape) left behind that was never cleaned up.
Katona1700s (8 stories) (168 posts)
14 years ago (2008-07-17)
Hey rebel werever you are go to the chat room. Need to talk to you. Very inportant and anyone else can to. PLEASE. Also to the owner of this story this was a good story I have read in days pleas read mine
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Katona1700s (8 stories) (168 posts)
14 years ago (2008-07-17)
Hey rebel werever you are go to the chat room. Need to talk to you. Very inportant and anyone else can to. PLEASE
Francois (220 posts)
14 years ago (2008-07-17)

Hello Gina Kim, honestly speaking, this was a very humorous story. And I do agree with Biemaster, you and your friends have a lot of guts, I'm 14 and I won't go 100ft near that cabin. What were you girls thinking?

Aside from that, death in a washroom is a first, I have heard of death in car, death in bed, death in sex but never death in washroom. Amazing story, keep writting and thank you for sharing it with us all. We all certainly enjoyed it. God bless, deus vobiscum and take care.


Biemaster (7 stories) (192 posts)
14 years ago (2008-06-04)
Whoa you guys do have guts! If I were you, you know what I would do?...
Even I would go with a bunch of friends! Of course even I would be curious and mind you, I too have GUTS! Haha! Anyway, great story and definatley one of my favorites! Hats off to you and your friends!
awesomchick (2 posts)
14 years ago (2008-05-31)
are you guys CRAZY? I mean, that is the creepiest thing ever, but you guys could have gottened in trouble, MAJOR trouble for going near the woods let alone going INTO the woods and the cabin! Also did the tapping come from the top of the table or under the table? 😕
ghostlovr (2 stories) (54 posts)
15 years ago (2007-11-19)
ok first of all you guys are the stupiest people in the world just think of want would of happened if someone found out that you went there you could of been sent home and second was it resally scary and did anyone faint or any thing like that and did you tell your counslar that you went in there because I would of on the last day of camp so I couldn't be sent home and do you know how the girl died in the bath room because I just want to know
KimSouthO (27 stories) (1960 posts)
15 years ago (2007-10-17)
Why would the electricity be kept on a cabin with no one in it that is boarded yup and has signs around it to stay out? Sounds like a fire hazzard.

Oh, well. Camp ghost stories are always good for a scre.

God Bless!
Catherine (guest)
15 years ago (2007-04-28)
Well that was a good experience but I will scared when I got there...

Im afraid of ghosts
Nikole (guest)
15 years ago (2007-04-07)
Ahhh! I would of died lol wow that was the scariest one I read on this site like omg
Fran (guest)
15 years ago (2007-04-03)
Now that was a great story! I really enjoyed that. I hear stories on here some of them are entertaining and some aren't but this one was good, it was scary, suspenseful, and true so Bravo. I would be terrified if that happened to me

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