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Pánico en el Campamento (Escalofríos, #9) (Goosebumps #9)

3.68 of 5 stars 3.68  ·  rating details  ·  8,755 ratings  ·  194 reviews
These spine-tingling tales will thrill and chill young readers
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Published September 1997 by Sagebrush Education Resources (first published 1993)
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Justin Padilla
more concise. (January 2010)

Billy has just been sent off to Camp Nightmoon by his mom and dad. While on the bus to camp, Billy encounters many characters, such as Mike, the fat kid who's scared of everything; Colin, who wears sunglasses and a red bandana around his long brown hair; Jay, the jockish kid with wild curly red hair and Dawn and Dori, two girls from the Girl Camp faction of Camp Nightmoon. The busdriver stops the vehicle in the middle of a desert on the way to the camp and orders eve
I avoid the horror genre like the plague so when I am required to read horror for a challenge I turn to children's horror - I can manage that - just!

R.L. Stine wrote his Goosbumps series in the 1990s and my daughters devoured them. They are about as scary as I can cope with!

Billy is off to his first Summer Camp and a bit nervous about his first time away from his parents. It soon turns out that he has every reason to be nervous. First the camp bus deserts them on the side of the road where they
I will be copy-pasting this for every Goosebumps novel I'll be reading.

On a whim, I decided to read all of the Goosebumps books. Some of them I've read before but, for the most part, I haven't. I won't be giving any stars; this doesn't mean anything about my actual opinion for the books, it only means that I don't think I can realistically, objectively rank 62 books which are not even meant for my age. I did enjoy the ones I read as a child and I am enjoying the ones I'm reading now, so that's w
Apr 28, 2015 Carmen rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Kids; Parents
Billy is 12 and going to his first overnight camp.

First, the bus driver drops them off in the middle of nowhere after putting on a monster mask and scaring the crap out of the kids. Then, while waiting for someone to pick them up, the kids are attacked by these weird creatures. A man called "Uncle Al" shows up and frightens them away by shooting at them with a rifle.

Once they actually get to Camp, things are even stranger. There's no nurse or medical aid. Kids are getting injured and disappearin
David Santos
Now I know where Ashton Kutcher got it from! This book was very interesting. I've been camping many times, with a group and as a counsler, so I can relate to the story of weird sounds or no sounds at all and people disappearing. (yes they did return)

I hated the ending. I guess being a "children's book" they had to end it on a PG note, but my goodness it was such a good book could have been much better towards the end.

No science fiction in this book, well almost none and I guess that's why I enjo
I always loved the end of these.
Goosebumps was so popular when I was a kid, we would get in fights in the library over who got to check the new one out next. No joke.
Have to admit, at first I didn't quite understand where this story was going, but then I started getting an idea. I was wrong because there were two twists at the end that I never saw coming...and one of 'em I don't even KNOW where it came from, but it pretty much told me that the entire story didn't even take place where I thought it did.

Billy and his friends Dawn and Dori are going to separate camps. Billy to a boys camp and the two girls to a girls camp. Eventually, the characters start call
Γιώτα Παπαδημακοπούλου
Τα κάμπινγκ και οι κατασκηνώσεις αποτελούσαν ανέκαθεν καλούς χώρους για να τοποθετήσεις την εξέλιξη μιας ιστορίας τρόμου. Λίγο η εξοχή, λίγο η μαύρη νύχτα, λίγο οι παράξενοι ήχοι, δεν χρειάζονται πολλά περισσότερα για να πανικοβληθεί κανείς. Και ναι, μπορεί σε έναν βαθμό το όλο concept να θυμίζει αμερικανιά των 90's αλλά επί της ουσίας, κι άσχετα αν το συζητάμε σήμερα, αυτό ακριβώς είναι. Αλλά πως να το κάνουμε... το cult έχει κι αυτό τη γοητεία του.
Nicola Mansfield
This is a good one! Starts out totally creepy and doesn't let up until the end. Billy narrates his own story of summer camp and weird things happen right from the bus trip out there, things get dangerous, spooky, kids disappear, etc. until the final twist ending. Which is pretty good even though I did figure it out but what you don't see coming is the extra, extra twist on the last page, last paragraph that cues that awesome Twilight Zone music for a super horror story ending. Fun!
Ahhh, the Goosebump days. I would borrow so many of these from the library they seriously considered extending my limit of books checked out at one time. R.L. Stine you were a reprieve from a harsh and dreary childhood in which my mind wandered far away from the troubles of the day. I stole books into my bed and read far into the night by the faintest of lights. I might have better eyesight were it not for you; however, I regret not one page or line.
I really wasn't expecting that ending.It was pretty good.
I don't remember reading "Welcome to Camp Nightmare" as a kid. I probably did, but reading it here, nothing about the story was familiar to me. So I have a chance to review it with a completely open mind. And for the most part, this is one of better stories. But the ending is just so... I don't even know how to describe it.

The front cover of the book is great. It might be my favorite of the series so far (though "Say Cheese and Die" might have something to say about it). The coloring is fantasti
The last time I read any of these books I was actually of target age to read them. So yeah, it's been a while. And while I couldn't get totally engrossed in it like I used to, it still kicked major ass. I really don't think RL Stine can do much by the way of wrong.

The writing is very simple and I think reflects the era of middle grade it was written in. If you compare it against MG of today, I don't even think it'd really qualify for that shelf space (although it still does). But even apart from
Amazing! A Goosebumps book that manages to balance slow-burning suspense with quality writing. Admittedly, in some parts the suspense burns a little too slowly, but it's worth overlooking because the book's actually good. Maybe I'm just astounded that I like it better than when I read it as a kid, because the only thing that stuck was the beginning where the kids are stranded in the desert by their bus driver.. The way the protagonist can't trust anyone - especially the adults - is unsettling an ...more
Princess Godoy
We don't talk about that bunk. We don't go near that bunk

Well. Kinda like Fight Club (although I haven't read or watch that yet) but I'm really really sure it's not like this. I felt like this is so predictable except for the ending part which is a huge plot twist although I personally think that by having those plot twist, mean many plot holes.

I'm not making any sense so if anyone read this, please please discuss it with me!
This a very good book! I always love the endings in the goosebumps novels! So in this book a boy named Billy goes to camp Nightmoon, right away he is kind of feeling weird about it because on the bus right there the bus driver drops them off in a random stop. Even after he gets there he wants to go home, people are vanishing from sight. So leave now if you don't want to get spoiled!


OK, every time I read these books they give me the chills! This one did for sure! Well I was really annoye
Ekel Adolf
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Burone Edwards
In the book I read, it was about a man who ended up in a house full of kids, but he doesn't know how. It's a good book an d a lot of young kids would like to read it. In the book there is no cursing or love parts, but there is some scary parts of the book. My book was called Goosebumps. The kids started out in a house with their mother, and their mother left to get them something to eat. Thirty minutes later the kids went to sleep because their mom was taking too long. Three hours later they wer ...more
Alex Larragoity
De los que he leído de la serie es el que menos me ha atrapado. La acción que tiene es muy poco creíble y no tiene muchas ideas de terror o suspenso como otros de la misma serie. Lo iba a calificar con 2 estrellas pero me gustó el ligero cambio que dio al final. Normalmente estos libros están llenos de cosas fantásticas y creativas, desde mi punto de vista, en este libro faltó ese toque especial que tiene la serie.
Jennifer W
This was the first Goosebumps book I ever read, so it has a special place in my heart. I was only six years old when I first read it and I thought it was the most awesome thing ever. The creepy mysterious atmosphere of the camp is perfect. The plot is really engaging and never boring and it has possibly my favorite double-twist ending for any Goosebumps book (that I can recall). It's just so ridiculous, I love it.
I learned that some kids go to a camping trip and leave their parents for three days and when a boy gets on the bus he starts to cry because he doesnt want to leave his parents for three days to a camping trip.I like this book because i like horror books that are very intresting like this book that i read over the summer.
Wow this re read was a really neat surprise. I remembered nothing about this book but I am trying to re read the entire series and re live the 90's and all that good stuff, plus I love summer camp books. This one was super creepy and actually had an ending that I didn't see coming.
I really wish rl stine would start this series up again or that it would suddenly gain a surge in popularity. I feel like kids today do not know what they are missing. These books are definitely creepy and compulsively
Wow! A Goosebumps book with decent pacing, a real sense of dread, and a twist that I didn't see coming a mile away? Well, I probably saw it from a couple feet away, but still, a marked improvement over some of the others I've read with my son which often suffered from a copious amount of buildup which was rarely tense or scary. Stine relies much less on the end-of-chapter gimmick setting up actual conflict between protagonist Billy and the denizens of a camp where something continually feels jus ...more
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Jan 01, 2015 Christy rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anybody who wants good scare
Welcome to Camp Nightmare as the title of the book says would be a kids worst nightmare. The people that you meet start disappearing, nobody will talk to you and then your camp director hands you a rifle and tells you that you have to hunt down two girls because they escaped into your camp.

That is how Billy time at camp is going so far. The first day him and the other campers are almost attacked by some kind of wolf or cat monster. They were left stranded by one bus driver only to be picked up
Cover story: Glowing tent, spooky trees. Not a lot happening ultimately.
MC: Billy; not a lot of personality, but seems to care about his new friends at least.
The run down: Billy is off to summer camp, and his friends keep disappearing... But the camp counsellors don't seem to care!
Cliff hangers: 11
Doomed ending: Super twist.
Bonus factor "It was usually my favourite." Billy says this about every meal he eats. Easy to please, I like it.
Maggie Gordon
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Camp Nightmare is a strange story, but it certainly delivers in terms of scariness. This Goosebumps stars Mike, a normal 12 year old heading off to an overnight camp for the first time. However, his trip seems cursed from the start as the bus that was supposed to take all the kids to camp drops them off in the middle of nowhere, leaving them to be attacked by strange, dog-like creatures. They are saved by the camp director, but it seems th
Leslie Brevard
4th- 7th grades
R.L. Stine used his imagination very well in this book. He lead the children to believe that aweful things were happening at a camp and that none of the people in charge cared. Stine puts lots of different emotions into the book as well, there were funny parts, scary parts as well as sad parts. The book was spaced well, the chapters were not very long and as a chapter would end it would give a good stopping point for the reader to stop and when they came back to the book be able t
Patricia (Patricia's Particularity)
From the moment Billy steps off the bus things are odd. Not only does the bus driver literally leave all the campers stranded they are also surrounded by weird wolf-looking creatures before their Camp Director, Uncle Al, saves them - Uncle Al is also anything but normal. Billy can't help but know something is different, if not wrong, with Camp Nightmoon. At first Billy brushes off small incidences that seem odd to him, but as fellow campers and friends start to disappear and strange noises come ...more
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