Add Some Wild to Your Halloween with Our Pumpkin-Carving Stencils

Posted by: Jordan Cranch on Oct 21, 2019

Happy Spooktober from NOLS!

We want you to carve your wild this Halloween with NOLS pumpkin-carving stencils! Choose from five downloadable designs you can print out and use as a guide to carve the perfect NOLS pumpkin.

Pumpkin Carving Stencils

Will you go for the NOLS logo? Or celebrate your personal NOLS expedition experience with our special field note designs?

Each PDF comes with instructions at the bottom. We’ve also highlighted those instructions below. Don’t forget to share your NOLS pumpkins with us on our social pages!

Happy carving and happy Halloween!

1. Print out and tape your NOLS pumpkin carving stencil to the face of your pumpkin.

Stencil on top of a pumpkin


2. Use a puncturing tool, like a pencil or pen, to poke holes through the paper and transfer your stencil onto your pumpkin.


NOLS pumpkin in the process of being carved


3. Get carving!

NOLS pumpkin in the process of being carved


4. After you’re done, show off your sweet new pumpkin in front of your humble home!

Illuminated NOLS Logo on a pumpking

Share your spookiest nighttime NOLS pumpkin photos with us on social!

NOLS pumpking in front of a tent