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Activities Calendar

2017 Calendar

Valentines Get-A-Way
February 10-12, 2017
Maybe it's still a little cool for camping, but how about a cabin getaway for two? Rekindle the flame by cuddling up together in our Cumberland cabins which feature an electric fireplace.

Spruce-Up Weekend
March 17-19, 2017
Free camping Friday and Saturday night (or $30 credit towards a cabin per night) with 4 hours per adult Saturday cleanup help. Mention clean up when reserving to get this special so we'll know to count you in! Help us finish the winter chores and get JELLYSTONE PARK™ spick and span for the new season. Turn flower beds for planting, shovel, rake, paint, grass seeding, landscaping, you name it. Bring rakes, shovels, paint brushes, brooms and window cleaner. Complimentary lunch Saturday for all workers and their families. Plus we will have bingo, karaoke and a special guest appearance.

Wake up Yogi Bear!
March 24-26, 2017
It's time for Yogi Bear to come out of hibernation. Bring noisemakers, whistles, horns, pots and pans for banging. We'll wake up that sleepyhead because it's time for him to be out and about in Jellystone Park, but you better watch your pic-a-nic baskets! We'll have games, crafts, hey-hey-hey rides and more.

Birthday Bash for Boo Boo
March 31- April 2, 2017
Yogi Bear is having a surprise Birthday Party for his little buddy, Boo Boo. Make a birthday care for him, enter the cookie stacking contest, jellybean relay, and marshmallow toss. Join us for cupcakes at the party on Saturday. Boo Boo asks for canned food to be donated to the locak food bank in lieu of presents.

Mardi Gras & Color Fun Run Weekend
April 7-9, 2017
Beads, Beads and more beads...It's Mardi Gras time!! Make a Mardi Gras mask and march in our parade. Don't forget your noisemakers! Bring a wagon, stroller, bike or rent a golf cart and make a family float for the parade. $25 gift certificate awarded to the best decorated wagon, stroller, bike or golf cart. Yogi Bear will choose the winner. Color Fun Run on Saturday~ cost $8.00~ includes your T-shirt and beads. Close the evening with a Mardi Gras Ball on Saturday night. New Orleans, watch out...Yogi Bear and Boo Boo are ready to have some fun.

Easter Eggstravaganza Weekend
April 14-16, 2017
Join us for a very Eggstra special weekend! We'll have Eggstra fun with Easter crafts, bunny games, egg hunt, egg toss, and  YOGI BEAR™ flashlight Easter egg hunt. Be sure to participate in the bunny hop with Yogi Bear™ and BOO BOO™ at karaoke. When you make your reservation order a special Jellystone Park™ Easter basket ($25) to be delivered to your site by a bear (limited quantities available). Parents bring your child's Easter basket (filled by parent) to be delivered to your child by a bear ($5 for one and each additional $1 at the same site). Take to the clubhouse at 10:00am on Saturday. Nondenominational Church services Sunday morning.

Kids Get Even-Slimefest Weekend
April 21-23, 2017
It's time to get back at your parents for giving you chores and making you eat vegetables! Have your parents arrested and help Jellystone Park court decide their punishment such as peanut butter hair or pie in the face. Dress your parents for our Saturday Night Dance. Kids vs. Parents SLIME tug of war, slimy kickball and more.

Double Dare Weekend
April 28-30, 2017
Try events guaranteed to make you think twice. Fish eating, pickle juice chugging, green slime relays, and izzy-dizzy softball playing. Points awarded for every event you compete in. Earn enough and receive a "Double Dare" badge at karaoke on Saturday.

Derby Birthday Party for Ranger Smith
May 5-7, 2017
It's Derby time in Kentucky and Ranger Smith's Birthday! Come decorate your Derby hats Saturday morning for the Derby Party later in the evening. We will be making cards for Ranger Smith's birthday directly after the Derby hats. Ranger Smith's party will start at 1:00pm on Saturday. Ranger Smith askes that in lieu of presents that you bring a canned food to be donated to the local food bank. The Derby party will begin 4 minutes before the Kentucky Derby begins. Loads of other events including kickball, basketball, volleyball and even karaoke Saturday night.

Mother's Day Weekend
May 12-14, 2017
Pamper Mom this weekend and treat her to a great weekend getaway at Jellystone Park™. Kids make a special gift for Mom at arts and crafts. We'll have t-shirt coloring, crafts, games and more. We'll have Mother-Daughter look-a-like contest as well. Kids dance the first dance with Mom at the Friday night family dance. Bring Mom to the Ranger Station Sunday morning for complimentary waffle breakfast for the entire family. Don't forget Saturday night karaoke and hey-hey-hey rides!

Hero Weekend
May 19-21, 2017
Military, Fireman, Police and Emergency Responders are our heros this weekend and get a 20% discount for a two night stay camping or in a cabin (limit one campsite or cabin per hero family, ID required for discount). Join us in the field on Saturday at 1:00 to meet and greet our heroes. A ceremony to honor our heroes will be held at 2:00pm. Corn hole, horseshoes, kickball, hey-hey-hey rides and more.

Memorial Weekend
May 26-29, 2017
Kick off summer the only way- the Yogi Bear way! Break out the charcoal and BBQ, swimsuits and suntan lotion, and join us as activities and fun get into full swing. Try our water balloon challenge, volleyball and horseshoes, karaoke and family dance. The activities will keep the family busy. Three night minimum stay required. 

Weekday activities are a blast and this season there will be more... more visits with the bears, hey rides and teen activities! Come and camp with us weekdays beginning Memorial Day to Labor Day. During this period if we do it on Saturday, we do it on Wednesday!

Princesses Rule and Pirates Drool
May 30- June 4, 2017
"Avast Ye Hearties!" Come to a pirate and princess party week with games such as a treasure hunt, peg-leg races, walk the plank, map making, princess tea party and make over (Dads too!) crafts and much more!!! Don't forget to bring your pirate/princess disguises for the parade and for best looking costume judging on Saturday night! $25 gift certificate awarded to the best decorated wagon, stroller, bike or golf cart at the parade.

School's Out- Let's Celebrate Summer!
June 5-11, 2017
Come on- you know the family really needs a special reward for the end of the school year. Cornhole Tournament this weekend! Arts and crafts, karaoke, bingo, t-shirt coloring. Daily hey-hey-hey rides AND Yogi Bear is in the Park every day for hugs, pictures and unguarded pic-a-nic baskets. Outdoor movies, family dance or karaoke nightly. Family talent show on Wednesday and Saturday evening with prizes. As a special reward, all school system employees with school ID get 20% off their camping Monday-Thursday this week.

Father's Day Week
June 12-18, 2017
Bring your "Father of the Year" to camp with Yogi Bear. Dad will need wits, energy and a grin for these events. Treat Dad to coffee and waffles (complimentary) with Yogi Bear and Boo Boo on Sunday morning. Enter Dad in the "Yogi Bear 9 Hole Mini-Golf Classic." Dad vs. kids and family in many games. Challenge Dad in a root beer drinking contest. See which father has the most hair on his legs and who wins the Father/Son look-a-like contest. Dress up Dad for the Miss Jellystone Park contest- judging precedes karaoke Saturday night. Stay 5 nights Sunday-Thursday and only pay for 4 nights.

Water Warriors
June 19-25, 2017
We've learned from the past that this is a super fantastic weekend! Don't forget to bring your super soakers and get ready for squirt gun wars, water balloon relays, wet wagon rides, and our water balloon challenge. It's gonna get more than a little wet and you know it's probably gonna get a little wild, so come prepared to get soaked and join in the fun. Get wild, but stay within the rules.

Birthday Party for Cindy Bear
June 26- July 2, 2017
Yogi Bear is throwing a big birthday bash for Cindy Bear so make your reservations well in advance for this special week. Yogi Bear will supply the cupcakes and everyone gets to decorate their own. Games, tie-dye, bingo, contests, and crafts to go with the birthday celebration. Come help turn one of our staff into a human sundae. Cindy Bear asks for canned food to be donated to the local food bank in lieu of presents.

Happy Birthday USA!
July 3-9, 2017
It's time to let it all out to celebrate the best place to be! A parade to honor our Veterans (golf carts, bikes and strollers), family fun contests, outdoor movies, ceramics, t-shirt coloring, karaoke, bonfire, hey-hey-hey rides and hot dog eating contest get us started. $25 gift certificate awarded to the best decorated wagon, stroller, bike or golf cart at the parade. Bring a dessert for a Camp Sunshine dessert auction. Our fireworks are scheduled for July 3rd and once again we plan to put on the best fireworks display in the area. Three night minimum stay required during this period.

Birthday Bash for Yogi Bear
July 10-16, 2017
Hey-Hey-Hey, Yogi Bear is having a birthday! Come join in the fun. We want lots of excited kids to help decorate for the party Saturday. Free cupcakes furnished by Boo Boo for the party in the afternoon. Come help turn one of our staff into a human sundae. Face painting, games, arts & crafts, karaoke and of course daily hey-hey-hey rides. Yogi Bear asks for canned food to be donated to the local food bank in lieu of presents.

Chocolate Lovers
July 17- 23, 2017
Things might get a little messy but who cares- its chocolate! Have a blast on the chocolate slip & slide, eat your way through candy bar bingo, chocolate tug-o-war, chug some chocolate milk, wrestle in chocolate pudding (Wed & Sat only), and paint with chocolate pudding. Come to Jellystone Park for some sloppy fun; just make sure you bring extra clothes!

Wet 'n Wild
July 24-30, 2017
Bring your favorite water gun. Wear your slicker if you don't want to get wet. Get ready for water balloons, water wars, slip & slides, wet sponge ball, water gun battles and of course pool games. If you think you will stay dry this week... think again. Family talent show Wed and Sat nights.

Hawaiian Luau
July 31-August 6, 2017
Hula on down to Jellystone Park for fun in the sun! Dress code is Hawaiian casual so don't forget the grass skirts, leis and those beautiful shirts. Join us for pulled pork, Asian chicken, fruit and more dinner- limited number of Luau tickers ($) so reserve early (Luau Dinner held on Wednesday  August 2nd and Saturday August 5th). Pineapple eating contests, hula lessons, sand volleyball, sand castle building, outdoor family movies, Saturday karaoke, hey-hey-hey rides and more. Cabin and campsite decorating contests- free weekends for 2018!

Junior Rangers and Scouts
August 7-13, 2017
Calling all Junior Rangers! Kids and parents spend the week at our exciting environmental education program- become a certified Jellystone Park "Junior Ranger". You will learn forest safety, campfire cooking, and campsite etiquette. Learn about "Leave No Trace" camping. Earn our Junior Ranger Badges. Youth groups welcome. Scouts- we'll work with your troops to integrate activities into badge work.

Family Olympics
August 14-20, 2017
It's a family affair as we have events for all age brackets. Horseshoes, egg toss, coconut shot put, marshmallow throwing and other Olympic-type sports. Come prepared to burn off some calories from all the grinning you'll do.

Back to School Bash
August 21-27, 2017
Join Yogi Bear and Boo Boo for a week of fun. Hayrides, crafts, story time, and a Back to School Party on Wednesday and Saturday nights. Water balloon challenges, outdoor family movies, crafts and contests. A special magic show performance on Wed and Sat.

Labor Day Celebration/Endless Summer
August 28- September 4, 2017
This may be the last big holiday of the season, but we are going to have some fun! Relax from your labors and enjoy the weekend; we'll keep the kids busy for you! Pool activities, horseshoes, relay races, bingo, ceramics and crafts, volleyball, mini-golf, tie-dye, karaoke and hey-hey-hey rides. There is something for everyone. Three night minimum stay required.

Grandparents, Yogi Bear & Me Thru the Decades
September 8-10, 2017
Grandparents and grandchildren pack your bags for this special time together to bridge the gap between generations. Wear your poodle skirt and rolled up jeans because we are quaranteed to make a scene! On Friday enjoy the Fab 50's including a look-a-like contest of "The King" and 50's Dance. Stick around for psychedelic 60's to do tie-dye. If that's not enough, Far Out 70's is just around the corner. Make your own pet rock or even sing karaoke. Best dressed contest for any decade just prior to karaoke on Saturday night. On Sunday we will finish up with 80's trivia challenge. Grandparents with grandchildren accompanying them get a 20% discount on a campsite or cabin. Double points for Club Yogi member this weekend.

Football Festival
September 15-17, 2017
Rah! Rah! Go Yogi Bear!! It's football extravaganza! Enter the punt and pass or cheerleading competition and play flag football! Tailgating cars/carts event on Saturday before karaoke. Bring your favorite tailgate dish to share. Best decorated campsite and cabin (NFL, college or other football team) as voted by Yogi Bear wins a free weekend camping. Lots of events for the weekend. Double points to Club Yogi members this weekend.

Thanks Campers
September 22-24, 2017
Yogi Bear and the Jellystone Park Family want to say "THANKS" for staying with us in 2016. If you have camped with us this seasn you will receive 20% off site or cabin rates. We'll have crafts, ceramics and face painting, volleyball, corn hole and horseshoes, movies and karaoke. Might even be a few football games on the Ranger Station big screen. Double points for Club Yogi member this weekend.

Fall Festival
September 29- October 1, 2017
Yogi Bear doesn't want to frighten his little friends with ghosts and goblins, so this weekend is designed for kids twelve and under. A "non-scary" Halloween celebration for the weekend that includes the Magic pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, games, and color your Yogi Bear Halloween tote bag for candy collecting ($), costume and site/cabin decorating contests and of course trick or treating for the kids. Prizes for first, second and third places in site/cabin decorating contests. (Bring candy for 300-350 kids.)

Note for all October weekends- please limit free magic pumpkin to one per registered child guest under 12.

Yogi Bear & Boo Boo Halloween Weekends
October 6-8, 2017
October 13-15, 2017
October 20-22, 2017
October 27-29, 2017
The Haunted Forest opens its gates for four weekends this season. Each cabin/campsite will get two free admission passes to the Forest. Loads of fun and plenty of spooks. Halloween campers are known for competitive decorating, outdoor cooking and having a good time. Arts and crafts and activities as usual, plus trick or treating on Saturdays! Pumpkin carving, costume, and site/cabin decorating contests with prizes to the winners. Prizes for first, second and third places in site/cabin contests. Competition is always fierce in all three events so come prepared. Don't forget candy for the trick or treaters (approx. 300-350 kids)! Last weekends for hugs from Yogi Bear and Boo Boo this year.

Veteran's Day
Veterans may camp for free one night, Friday Nov 10th through Sunday Nov 12th. Please make your reservation ahead of time.

Thanksgiving
Give thanks for our abundances and spend time with family and friends. Cabins and campsites available.

Other Items of Note:
Weekend activities start March 18th and continue through Halloween, Friday afternoon through Sunday morning. Daily midweek activities start Memorial Day Weekend and continue through Labor Day Monday.

Nondenominational church services held at 8:30am Sunday mornings, Easter Weekend and Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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