Have you taken your Christmas Tree and holiday decorations down? The staff at Ten Broeck Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing in Lake Katrine, New York had a unique idea for their artificial trees after the holiday season.

Lake Katrine Nursing Home Unique Use for Fake Christmas Trees

While most Hudson Valley residents are packing up the holiday decorations and taking down (or throwing out) their Christmas Trees. Well, the staff at Ten Broeck Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing in Lake Katrine had a unique idea for their artificial trees.

On Facebook, Ten Broeck shared that their undecorated Christmas trees were used to create an indoor forest for their residents. Of course, every forest comes with animals! okay, not real animals but the staff created a Deer Hunt for their residents.

Ten Broeck goes on to explain:

What do you do when you have a dozen undecorated Christmas trees?
You go reindeer hunting in the forest!
Our residents are skilled marksmen and markswomen with Nerf guns. These reindeer didn’t stand a chance!
Look at how much fun the residents were having!
Ten Broeck Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing, Facebook
Ten Broeck Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing, Facebook
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Shout out to the staff for being such good sports and donning the antlers and all:
Ten Broeck Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing, Facebook
Ten Broeck Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing, Facebook
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You can see more photos of the residents "hunting" on the Ten Broeck Facebook page.

 2023 Hunting Season a Success in the Hudson Valley

The 2023 Deer Hunting Season was successful, judging by all of the photos we received for The Wolf Show Us Your Rack contest. Who knows, maybe next year one of the residents from Ten Broeck will be part of the fun in 2024.

In case you missed it, here are some of the Show Us Your Rack submissions for 2023:

Hudson Valley Hunting: The Wolf Rack Gallery 2023

Hunting is a time-honored tradition in the Hudson Valley. The Wolf and Kenco Outfitters want to thank all the hunters who sent in a photo of their harvest.

Gallery Credit: Paty Quyn

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