Who Are We?

We are a group of individuals who are passionate about scaring you! We also help our community by donating a percentage of every ticket sale to local charities.

Come be a part of what we do! You can volunteer your time for a great cause! Work with us behind the scenes on everything from building to acting.

Contact us for more information or fill out an application!

Meet Our Actors Family

BWO would be nothing without the actors! Our dedicated actors volunteer their time to perform and give back to our community, regardless of the weather.

These are the faces you will see in your nightmares!

Meet Our Elders

BWO Elders are the driving force that make our haunt happen. Elders are responsible for construction, artistic direction, creative input, staffing, directing volunteers, acting, and so much more.

Elders work hard year-round to build exciting new attractions to make you scream.


Kimberly is our Owner and General Manager.

Kimberly is our youngest elder. She is responsible for the nightly staffing, training, and operation of The Last Carnival. She is an award-winning FX makeup artist as part of Team BWO, taking home first place (and being the youngest to do so) in two of the three MMO competitions in which she has competed. Kim became the owner in 2023, when the torch was passed to her for a new generation of scares!

10 Years of Service Badge


Alan is our Construction Manager.

Alan is an MSHA certified coal mine electrician. He graduated from Vern Riffe Joint Vocational School in Pike County in 1994. He enjoys sculpting, sewing, and creating creepy awesome props for the haunt. He is the primary person responsible for the construction of The Last Carnival. Alan has represented BWO in three MMO competitions.

10 Years of Service Badge


Melissa is our Property Manager and Costume Designer.

Melissa graduated from Verne Riffe Joint Vocational School in 1994. She works in the home health care field. Melissa is one of the founding members of The Last Carnival and has dedicated many years to costuming and set design. She is responsible for security of the property and maintaining the land in the off season.

10 Years of Service Badge


Kevin is our Construction Foreman and Doorman.

Kevin was awarded Most Entertaining Clown 2015 by Scare Factor for his jumping stilt clown character, Jack.

10 Years of Service Badge


Cody is our Assistant Manager and Zone Leader of Jack’s House.

Cody is a drywall finisher by trade. In his free time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and four-wheelers. He has won multiple 3D archery awards. Cody graduated from Waverly High School and also attended Pike County Career Technology Center for welding.

7 Years of Service Badge


Mary is our media and assets manager.

Mary works in the retail management field. She graduated from Bloom-Carroll High School in 2005. She keeps stock of inventory and works on all things involving digital and print media.

5 Years of Service Badge

Devoting Years to Your Fears!