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24 Camp-Inspired Costume Ideas

WinShape Camps Guide to Costumes πŸŽƒ

It’s that time of year when everyone’s on the hunt for the perfect costume for October 31st. Who doesn’t enjoy dressing up, watching movies, and indulging in candy with family and friends? Whether you’re a last-minute costume improviser or a Starbucks apple-crisp macchiato-inspired planner, we’ve got ideas for you!

1. Tacky Prom

Stand by… starting route to Goodwill. πŸ‘—βœ¨

2. The Gingerbread Man (or Woman)

Mmmm tasty! πŸͺπŸŽ„

3. The Superhero

Captain America, Spider-Man, Captain Marvel…we love them all.

4. The “Don’t Dress As Anything, Dress As EVERYTHING”

Kid: “Mom, I have NOTHING to wear.” Mom: “Have you seen your closet?”Β 

5. The ____’s Decade

The 70s is pretty simple. Grab your tie-dye shirt and get groovy! ✌️

6. The Red, White, and Blue

Proudly rep the stars and stripes this Halloween. Grab your July 4th gear and some face paint – you’ll be good to go! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

7. The “I Didn’t Have a Costume So I Wrote It On This Piece of Paper”

Hey, it’s called improvising. πŸ—’οΈ

8. The Lego Character

Ok, this one is a bit tough unless you buy the costume ahead of time, but hey, who doesn’t love Legos?!Β 

9. The Mermaid (Anyone else love the new live-action Little Mermaid!?)

Grab your mermaid snuggie blanket/sleeping bag we all know you have! πŸ§œβ€β™€οΈ

10. The Slumber Party Pro

Don’t sleep on this fit. If there’s a prize for the coziest costume, you’ll be SURE to win. πŸ’€

11. Grandma or Grandpa

They say that wisdom comes with age. Dress as an older wiser version of you and tell stories all night about the ‘good ole days’ like, “When I was your age, we only got ONE piece of candy at each house.” πŸ‘΅πŸ¬

12. The HoeDown Throw-Down

Break out your cowboy hat and flannel, and line-dance the night away with this fall-fun-fit.Β 

13. The Disney Character

Dress as Mike Wazowski and tell your family jokes all night like, “Why can’t you give Elsa a balloon? Because she’ll Let It Go.”

14. The Flamin’ Hot Cheetos πŸ”₯

Bring the heat this Halloween and dress like your favorite spicy snack. (Bonus points for snackin’ on hot cheetos throughtout the night.)

15. The Mario Brothers Clan

“Let’s-a go!” Need ideas for a group costume. Look no further than, “a-me, Mario!”

16. The Jingle Bell Rock

If you’re already itching to start buying Christmas decorations, this costume is for you!

17. The Mama Shark (doo-doo, doo, doo-doo-doo)

Simply put – you can’t NOT have fun in a shark suit.🦈

18. The Mary Had A Little Lamb

“…is fleece was white as snow.” Grab your flock this halloween and dress like sheep. Maybe even get one of your friends to dress as a shepherd to herd the flock!

19. The Master Chef

Break out your cowboy hat and flannel, and line-dance the night away with this fall-fun-fit.Β 

20. The Ray of Sunshine

If theres a “brightest” category at your costume contest, you’ll win it hands down!

21. The World’s Friendliest Snowman (Olaf duh) β›„

“I wanna build a snowman, c’mon let’s go and play!” Just “let it go” and trick-or-treat the night away. Maybe even give out some warm hugs like our friend Olaf.

22. The “Ahoy Matee”

An eye-patch and parrot is a MUST to complete this iconic fit! 🦜

23. The Scholar

If you’ve got a book that you just can’t put down for the evening, this costume is a pretty good excuse.πŸ“š

24. The WinShape Camps (Squad/Club/Tribe) Swag

We may be biased, but decking out in your WinShape Camps swag is always a good way to go. πŸ‘

For even MORE costume ideas and inspiration, visit our Pinterest board!Β  🍬 πŸŽƒ