Scare for charity

Looking for a fun, memorable, and creative volunteer opportunity? Dreadwood can provide a volunteer experience like no other organization can.

Whether volunteering individually or with a group, Dreadwood has a place for you. Checkout our volunteer website to learn more about our volunteering opportunities.

Dreadwood Volunteers
“Everyone should volunteer, it’s a blast!”
 Jennifer Peckels-Parenteau (Facebook)
Five Star Review
“Love this place! Myself and the Hudson Thunderhawks have volunteered the past two years. I have gone through the haunt with friends before, awesome to go through and to work at!!”
 Jayme Schulner (Facebook)
“volunteered last night and was extremely impressed with the way it was organized and run. I'd recommend it and everyone that I spoke to afterward seemed to agree. worth checking out...”
 Alan Bielawski (Facebook)

Hudson Star-Observer

A article published by the Hudson Star-Observer on the Dreadwood Volunteers.

Haunt owner Emily Gerbig applies Monster makeup on volunteer.

Dreadwood Haunted Forest: Putting heart into the haunt

Driving the narrow path through the dark woods, with nothing but a sliver of moon and headlights to guide the way, a note of fear begins to build in your chest. The trees hang low, and you find yourself scanning the edge of the forest... Read More


All participants must sign a waiver.

Our attraction is intended for adults. Children under the age of 13 will not be admitted.

If you are pregnant, have a history of epileptic seizures, a heart condition or other serious medical condition, please do not enter.

You may encounter:

  • Strobe lighting
  • Extreme visual effects, graphic imagery, and gore.
  • Claustrophobic spaces.
  • Intense sounds.
  • Uneven ground.
  • Fog effects.
  • Extreme darkness.
  • Startle scares.

We encourage you to dress appropriately for a walk in the woods in late autumn. It may be cold, and the path will be dark and unpaved. We retain the right to refuse admittance if necessary for your safety.