For General Questions:
571- 918-9692

For Sponsorships:
Denise Daffron
(703) 777-1939 x 112

For Volunteering:
Tammy Goddard
(703) 777-1939 x 207

Ghoul School for Volunteers (Acting and Customer Service) for the 2017 Shocktober Season will be held on Sunday, September 17th, 3pm-7pm; and Monday, September 25th, 5pm-9pm

Application for Volunteering for Shocktober 2017 – CLICK HERE




Scare people for a good cause! Shocktober is a fundraiser for The Arc of Loudoun at Paxton Campus, a nonprofit that helps people with disabilities.

Auditions for Shocktober Haunted House 2017

Volunteer OPPORTUNITIES: We recruit for seasonal event positions including Carver Zombies and Scary Monsters to terrorize our guests at Shocktober and My Bloody Valentine.

All volunteers must complete an application, letting us know their interests and their dates of availability. Please click on the link below to download your application today.

**Volunteers need to be 14 years and older. We need volunteers for acting inside Paxton Manor and the Carnival of Souls, as well as volunteers to help outside (non-acting roles). Please let us know what you are interested in.

  • No prior experience is necessary;
  • You must be at least 14 years old;
  • Must attend Ghoul School to volunteer;
  • Must fill out an application and send your completed application to Tammy Goddard.

Shocktober Makeup Tryouts

Do you have what it takes to turn people into zombies and evil clowns? Join the Shocktober crew for a great volunteer opportunity this October!

Thursday, August 10th; 6pm-8pm

Top Floor of Paxton Manor

601 Catoctin Circle, NE

Leesburg, VA 20176

  • No prior experience is necessary, but this is a TRYOUT, not a class.
  • We will have a Look Book and you will need to try and create the same look.
  • You must volunteer a minimum of  5 nights to be considered for makeup (we are open every weekend in October);
  • You must be at least 14 years old to volunteer;
  • Space is limited, RSVP required. Email Tammy at

Stay in SHOCK

We Scare Because We Care

All proceeds from Shocktober events go to The Arc of Loudoun at Paxton Campus, a nonprofit that helps children and adults with disabilities.