Info for Kids, Tweens, and Teens (and Parents)
Tweens and Teens:
We welcome teens and tweens to participate in almost all of our WeeM activities; activities not appropriate for younger attendees will be highlighted as such in the program guide (e.g., Pretentious Drinking). The Epicurean Experience will be offered again this year. Strike up a conversation in Hospitality or join in a game in the Games Room! We’ve even reserved the prime early slots in the costume parade for participants under 21, though you are welcome to stick around as long as your parents allow.
Due to its huge popularity with our Tween and Teen crowd at previous WeeMs, we offered WEREWOLF every single night and may do so again during this year’s HalloweeM. If you’re not familiar with the rules to this game already, you can learn the basic rules here, courtesy of Looney Labs (one publisher that offers a pre-made version of the game). We will also be offering an "Under 21 Only" Werewolf tournament on Saturday evening.
When you need a break from the adults and want to relax with your peers, hang out in our unsupervised semi-private tweens area in a corner of Hospitality. Tweens will meet at the beginning of WeeM to set up their own rules and will be occasionally checked on by the WeeM team. Parents still retain responsibility to monitor their tween’s behavior. If any tween is unable to follow the established rules, their parents will be asked to remove them from the room and they will not be allowed to participate further.
Kids Ages 8 and Under:
Kids ages 8 and under attend WeeM for free, with a registered adult. For these mini-Mensans, we will again have our Kids’ Room in the Maple Room, with activities and plenty of opportunity for supervised creative play all weekend long. This is a terrific service for parents to enjoy some of the events and programs at WeeM “in peace” while kids enjoy fun activities and crafts.
The usual Kids’ Room schedule is: