Brian and Mike Pennella donned Duck Dynasty garb for Saturday’s plunge and also won in the best costume category.
Scott Koser was the last member of his Ghostbusting team to exit the lake Saturday afternoon.
Todd Quinter and Justin Armbruster showed real American spirit and got the crowd chanting as they dove into the icy water. They were also chosen as one of the three teams to win for best costume.
Kenneth Welch chose to belly flop rather than jump into the icy water during the Kiwanis Polar Bear Plunge.
Father and daughter team Jerry and Jenny Long braved the cold jump in minimal attire.
Madalyn Hubler and Lisa Barnes wear matching shocked looks as they make the plunge during Winterfest.
Jessica Fluck (left), who won the cruise to Nova Scotia, jumped with friend Rebecca Evans.
Bill Henning kept a tight grip on his straw hat as he exited the lake during Winterfest’s Polar Bear Plunge.
Bill Henning (left) and Mitchell Epler made quite the pair as they readied themselves for the cold plunge.
Cindi McCarty (left), Kiwanis member, and first time Polar Bear Plunger Chrissy McMahon are the first to jump at Saturday’s Kiwanis Winterfest.
Cindi McCarty (left) and Chrissy McMahon (right) led thirty participants proudly to the dock Saturday afternoon to make a splash during the Kiwanis’ seventh annual Polar Bear Plunge.
Emcees for this year’s Winterfest John McCarty (left) and Burt Adams arrive at the lake to welcome this year’s Polar Bear Plunge participants.
More than 2,500 attended this year’s Winterfest and gathered around the Polar Bear Plunge dock at noon on Saturday to watch 30 jumpers in an array of costumes make a daring jump in the cold lake.
Winterfest mascot the Polar Bear made his rounds around Camp Brulé visiting with guests and posing for pictures.
This year the Kiwanis had a large inflatable igloo brought in from Canada that was heated by Flynn Propane from Wysox. The igloo was used for guests and jumpers to warm up prior to the plunge as well as after.
Robert Wertz, eight years old of Jersey Shore, made numerous trips down the ice slide during the Kiwanis Winterfest at Camp Brulé.