FRANCHISE SYSTEM AWARDS
Each year during the annual convention, Leisure Systems, Inc. ("LSI")
recognizes those Camp-Resorts and operators who have distinguished
themselves in certain areas of operations and facilities. Listed
below are those awards and an explanation of how franchisees qualify.
Excellence Award: Awarded to Camp-Resorts that
rate 90% and higher on the inspection of their facilities and operations
by LST inspectors.
Pinnacle Award: Awarded to Camp-Resorts that rate
95% and higher on the inspection of their facilities and operations
by LSI inspectors.
Awards: Recipients have distinguished themselves as leaders
in particular award categories. The categories are Facility Theming,
Landscaping, Camp-Resort Store Design, Camp-Resort Comfort Station,
Recreational Programming, Internet Web Site Design, Rookie of the
Year and Most Improved Inspection.
System Achievement Awards: These are major awards
presented in addition to Excellence Awards to those Camp-Resorts
that have received the highest recognition possible in specific
park operations. They are listed below.
The Carroll Award: Named after prior Jellystone
Park operators and current field consultants, the recipient of
this award achieved the highest inspection rating of all Yogi
Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts.
Entrepreneur of the Year: Camp-Resorts showing
the strongest growth in business over the prior year receive this
Operator of the Year: This award is presented
to the individual or individuals directly responsible for the
day-to-day operation of the Camp-Resort. It represents excellence
in management, improved inspection ratings, and growth in business.
Maple Leaf Award: This award is presented to
a Canadian Franchisee for their commitment and dedication to the
Facility of the Year: Recipients are Camp-Resorts
that have added new amenities/facilities to the operation. They
have also showed sustained improvements to the facilities.
Jim Webb Spirit Award: Named after an individual
who has played a major role in the success of the Yogi Bear's
Jellystone Park franchise system. This award is presented to the
franchisee that has embodied the same spirit, enthusiasm and commitment
to the Jellystone System that Mr. Webb has displayed throughout
his entire career.
of the Year: This is the highest honor that can be awarded
to a Yogi Bears Jellystone Park Camp-Resort. The facility as well
as its operators must exceed all Jellystone standards of operation.
The recipient must be ranked in the Pinnacle Club, has shown a
strong growth in business, implemented sustained improvements
to the facilities and is viewed as a leader in the campground
Chairman's Award: This award is presented every
5 years to a franchisee who has been the greatest influence on
others within the Jellystone Franchise System. This individual
-through their effort, their deeds and their example - has demonstrated
what it means to be a true leader among their peers.