Exciting Events at the Warrens, Wisconsin Jellystone Park!

July 8, 2010

July is here, and that means camping and family vacation season is at its best! Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Warrens has several exciting activities planned for the month of July, so gather up the gang and book your stay for one of these awesome family fun themed weeks!

July 5-11: Chocolate, Chocolate and more Chocolate! This year will be the most fun filled and sweet chocolate week yet! Start by slipping around on the chocolate Slip-n-Slide, or participate in the chocolate pie eating contest. There will also be chocolate crafts and live entertainment at the band stand by Pink Confusion- an all girl band-performing on July 10. Come check out what Cindy Bear is so excited about, just don’t forget to bring some old clothes, however, because this weekend gets really messy!!

July 12-18: It’s Yogi’s Birthday! Come celebrate our favorite bear’s birthday! He will be out looking for you to help his friends sing “Happy Birthday” and wish him ‘many more!’ Even though he’ll be another year older, he never seems to show his age. Don’t miss the opportunity to party hardy with Yogi and the gang! Brush up on your Yogi Trivia for great prizes. Performing at the band Stand July 17 will be the Kar-Jackers with DJ and karaoke fun for everyone!

July 19-25: Sports Week! This week is for the sports lover and fan in us all. Come compete in a variety of games or learn new ones! There is sure to be something for everyone to participate in whether it’s basketball, volleyball, swimming contests, or just being a spectator. Or, head over to the skate park and show your stuff!

July 26-August 1: Miss Cindy Bear’s Week! Let’s see if Cindy Bear can make Yogi be on his best behavior. As Cindy likes to be a Princess, let’s have some of our own Princesses! Bring your Princess outfits and let’s have some fun! There will be a golf cart parade featuring all of our special royalty in waiting. Games and fun galore! And, if you like rock music, come dance to the tunes of the Radio Raid Band, performing live at the band stand on July 31, 2010.

Aside from all the themed fun, don’t forget the Warrens Jellystone Park has Yogi Bear’s Splash Zone, Water Wars, slides, and a sandy swimming beach for all your families’ wet and wild desires.

Yogi Bear's Splash Zone

Yogi Bear's Splash Zone

To make a reservation or to find out more information, visit www.jellystonewarrens.com or call 888-386-9644 but hurry because spots are filling quickly!

Kansas Gets it's First Jellystone Park!

July 8, 2010

Located at 1473 Hwy 40 in Lawrence, Kansas, owners Ralph and Kim Newell are the first park owners from Kansas to join the Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park franchise system. When they bought the campground 10 years ago, they knew they had their work cut out for them. The park was in “tough shape,” but after investing $750,000 in improvements, the Newell’s have transformed their campground into a popular family friendly destination.

With 95 sites in all, Kansas City Jellystone is sure to please any type of camper with pull-thru sites, tenting sites, and a variety of amperes to accommodate any need.

Other amenities include internet access, Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, a snack/dinner bar, and a convenience store for those precious Yogi Bear souvenirs or last minute camping necessities.  There are also meeting rooms, and pets are welcome, so even Fido can join in on the fun.

For all your family’s entertainment needs, one can take a dip in the pool, run on the playground, fish, enjoy live entertainment, bounce about on the jumping pillow, sing along to songs on a wagon ride, or compete in classic games like basketball or volleyball on the sports courts. Of course every family enjoys Jellystone Park’s signature themed weekends, which includes everything from ice cream socials to flashlight candy hunts, hayrides to outdoor movies. This year, in fact, the Newell’s have planned nearly 30 themed weekends, including a “Death by Chocolate” and “Murder Mystery” week, as well as a 1950’s week and a “Christmas in July” celebration with campsite decorating contests, and free admission to children under 16.

The park also operates a corn maze in the fall and this year will have its first pumpkin patch in advance of Halloween.


Wagon Rides at the Kansas City Jellystone Park

Wagon Rides at the Kansas City Jellystone Park

Nearby attractions include golfing, museums, lakes, parks and trails, not to mention the park is just 45 minutes west of downtown Kansas City.

“Anybody can provide a place to stay overnight,” Newell said, adding, “What we want to do is get that customer to want to come back again and again.”

For current rates and availability or to book your reservation visit campjellystone.com or call 785-842-3877.


July is Jumpin' at Tabor City Jellystone Park!

June 28, 2010

Tucked away on a quiet farm in southeastern North Carolina, Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Tabor City has a full line up of family fun activities planned for the month of July. Whether your family is looking to swim, slide, fish, hike, or just relax by the fire, without a doubt there is something for everyone to enjoy.

July 2-5: Red, White and Blue 4th of July Weekend
The fun kicks off with one of America’s most celebrated holidays-July 4th! Yogi and Boo Boo will lead a patriotic parade where campers are encouraged to decorate bikes and golf carts with their favorite holiday garb. Learn to tie-dye a shirt in our nation’s colors. Ladies of all ages can dance the night away on Saturday and compete in the best red, white, and blue hairdo contest. There will also be a scavenger hunt for the adults only!

July 9-11: 70’s Disco and Retro Weekend
Flash back to the past and get those John Travolta suits or bell-bottom jeans out for a groovy 70’s weekend. Tie-dye shirts for the disco dance on Saturday night ($) or participate in the biggest bubblegum blowing contest. You won’t want to miss the Saturday Night Live dance contest, so start practicing your best disco grooving steps and flaunt your “Stayin’ Alive” jive.

July 16-18: Farm Days and Animal Mania Weekend
Tractors, tractors and more tractors will be on display for viewing. Join in on the first “Pedal Tractor Pull” contest or try your luck in the bean spitting contest. Be sure to get your fancy outfits ready and enter your pet(s) in the “Pet Parade and Beauty Contest,” or earn bragging rights by entering the ‘best trick’ pet contest. Your furry family members will also enjoy the new ‘Bark Park’ where they can test their agility or run free while befriending others.

July 23-25: Christmas in July
Guess who is leaving the cold of the North Pole and heading south for the warm weather at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone in Tabor City? It’s Santa!!! Yogi Bear and Boo Boo will have their lists ready for an early start. Bring your lights and decorations and win the best site contest! Christmas crafts and cookie decorating will entertain the kids and Santa will be at the clubhouse to hear holiday wishes and give a small gift!

On top of these full filled themed weekends, Tabor City Jellystone also features other activities for the family, such as gem mining, Water Wars, sports courts, an arcade, a playground and a refreshing, sparkling pool complete with water slide fun!

Can’t decide which weekend to choose? Stay for two, three, or more! New lower weekly rates make it easy to keep the fun coming, and with so much fun to be had, spots fill quickly so call 1-800-558-2954 to make a reservation, or visit campjellystone.com for more information. 

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Tabor City, North Carolina

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Tabor City, North Carolina

Beat the Heat at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts!

June 25, 2010

The dog days of summer are finally among us, and with temperatures rising, there’s no better way for your family to stay cool than in the water. With several amenities sure to please any water lover, Jellystone Parks offer a wide variety of wet and wild fun.

Water Spray Grounds are Great Summer Time Fun!

Water Spray Grounds are Great Summer Time Fun!

All of our campgrounds have sparkling pools for soaking, splashing and relaxing, but Jellystone Park’s premiere beat-the-heat play place is Yogi Bear’s Water Zone “Splash Ground.” Found at many of our parks, these playgrounds in the water add a new element of fun to the old-fashioned swimming pool. Whether it’s the mushroom shaped showers, squirting water cannons or buckets of water dumped on unsuspecting heads, everyone in the family is sure to keep cool while having a blast. There are even zero-entry levels for the smallest members of the family to safely enjoy. Just a few of the campgrounds featuring this one-of-a-kind water play include Bremen, Georgia; Robert, Louisiana; and Quarryville, Pennsylvania. For a complete listing of the campgrounds with Yogi Bear’s Water Zone, please visit Splashgrounds.

For the more daring members in your family, many of our parks have twisting, turning and gravity defying waterslides. Jellystone Parks such as Mammoth Cave, Kentucky; Woodstock, New Brunswick; Waller, Texas; Marion, North Carolina and Fremont, Wisconsin have super flumes that take riders on a journey with all the thrills of a theme park, giving parents the perfect answer to the perennial kid question, “What can we do now?” For more water sliding fun filled parks, see Waterslides.

On top of all the pools, splashes, and thrilling water slide fun, some of our other Jellystone Parks offer lakes, rivers and streams which include outrageous fun like boating, fishing, rafting, and sandy beaches to wade and swim in. For our list of ways to get wet, see Family Fun.

So gather the family, beat the heat and head out to a Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park near you! For more information visit our website at campjellystone.com or call 1-800-558-2954 and take advantage of the all the wet and wild summer time fun!

Independence Day Activities at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Parks

June 25, 2010

Independence Day is just around the corner, one of America’s favorite and most celebrated holidays of the summer. Cookouts, fireworks and camping are just some of the ways many participate in the holiday, and there’s no better place to enjoy the festivities than at one of your favorite Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts!

Nearly all of our Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts have something in store for the big holiday weekend, so visit campjellystone.com to see what your favorite park’s family fun activities are to celebrate America’s birthday!

Following are just some of the ways Yogi Bear and his friends will be having fun:

Austin, MN (July 2-5) Celebrate our nation’s independence with a Freedom Parade featuring guests’ decorated bikes, wagons, strollers, and golf carts. Kids will love the “Kids Pedal Tractor Pull” competition, and Saturday night the whole family can sway to the sweet sounds of the “3-Land” band.

Ashland, NH (July 2-5) Spend your holiday in the breathtaking White Mountains of New Hampshire. Plans include a parade, red white & blue tie-dying, live entertainment, pony rides, and don’t forget your festive finery for the Patriotic Campground Decorating Contest!

Caledonia, WI (July 1-4) Join in on the 4th of July American “Pic-A-Nic Basket” weekend! This weekend will be filled with many activities to celebrate our country’s birthday. Join in for the flag ceremony in the mornings, make a flag pillowcase and help to create our very own flag during craft time. Yogi Bear will be joining in for a hot dog picnic ($), so bring your camera and lots of smiles! Remember to bring your running shoes, as we will play reverse kickball to kick off – pardon the pun – this holiday celebration.

The holiday festivities are sure to be a blast for everyone in the family, so visit your favorite Jellystone Park this July 4th and book your reservation now , or call 1-800-558-2954 for more information as this popular camping holiday will no doubt fill up fast!

Club Yogi Rewards Summer Celebration Bonus!

June 17, 2010

In celebration of the summer camping season, Club Yogi Rewards is offering a summer celebration bonus. Members can continue their summer fun with a visit to any Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park during select dates in July and earn double club points! What a great way to get out and have some fun while earning FREE camping nights faster.

Club Yogi Rewards members who camp Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays on the following dates will earn double points on all stays and qualified purchases.*

Qualifying Dates: July 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, and 28

Rewards members don’t have to do anything different…just camp and the points will be credited to your account. It’s that easy!

So get the family together and enjoy the summer season by making your reservation today and take advantage of this special summer celebration! Be sure to provide your Rewards membership number when reserving or checking in. 

Yogi Bear™ and the Gang hope to see you soon!

Questions? Please use the contact us form on www.jellystonerewards.com

* Qualified purchases include spending that is able to be captured in the park’s Point of Sale system

Disclaimer: Reservations are recommended and may be required at certain locations. Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts are individually owned and operated. Points will be added to your account within 2 weeks of departure.

Father's Day Fun at South Carolina Jellystone Park!

June 17, 2010

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in Swansea, South Carolina has an entire weekend of fun planned just for Dad. Weekend events begin Saturday morning with the Father’s Day fishing tournament. Prizes will be awarded for the longest fish, the fish that weighs the most and the most fish caught. Anyone can participate, but be ready to sign in bright and early at 7 am.

While Dad is busy baiting hooks and reeling in fish, the kids can make Dad a free Father’s Day craft while enjoying some cartoons.

A popular and entertaining activity, the “Mr. River Bottom Farms Pageant” is sure to entertain all guests. Dad’s will compete for the title in a series of events that include talent, costume and even a question and answer series with information provided from Mom and the kids. The winner can proudly boast the ‘Giant Tie’ and ‘Man Crown’ for all to see!

Sunday morning, Dad can enjoy a free pancake and sausage breakfast. Regular plates will also be available for the rest of the family for $3.00 each.

So whether Dad is competing in the fishing tournament, dressing up for the pageant, swimming in the pool for the ‘Father’s Only’ swim, or just relaxing by the fire, a weekend camping get-away is sure to be one he’ll never forget.

Spots are still available but are filling quickly so make your reservation today by calling 803-568-4182 or by visiting http://www.riverbottomfarms.com/reservation.html. 803-568-4182 http://www.riverbottomfarms.com/reservation.html



Texas Jellystone Park Not Flooded Despite Heavy Rains

June 15, 2010

June 15, 2010-Despite heavy rains and thunderstorms that hit the area last week, Jellystone Park in Canyon Lake is happy to report that they escaped any major water damage and/or flooding, which mostly occurred to the east of the park.

Located in the heart of Texas Hill Country and only a 30 minute drive from San Antonio, this park is between Canyon Lake, which is now full and sizing up to be a great water year for lake and river activities, and the Guadalupe River where tubing resumed last week.

Upcoming themed weekends are Father’s Day (June 18-20) where Dad can dress up and compete in the “Ms. Jellystone” competition, and Family Olympics weekend (June 25-27) where festivities begin with a torch run and individuals/families compete in fun games for the gold.

Lodge rooms, cottages, tent camping, and over 100 RV sites are available, but Canyon Lake reservations are filling quickly, so call 877-964-3731 to book your stay.


Fun Father's Day Activities at Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts

June 8, 2010

Father’s Day, June 20, 2010, is right around the corner.  This year, give Dad the gift of great memories by staying at a Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort, many of which have special events planned just for Dad.

Mill Run, PA – Mill Run hosts an annual Father’s Day Miss Jellystone Pageant where you can doll up your dad to compete for bragging rights and the “Miss Jellystone” title. The weekend also features competitions to see if Dad can outsmart, outrun or out eat his kids with bug eating, mud slinging events.

Cherokee, NC – Activities include a special ‘Dads Only’ frozen t-shirt contest, Dads vs. Kids tug-of-war, and a Father’s Day hot dog cook out.

Sturgeon Bay, WI – Cheer your Dad on in the Jellystone “Big Splash” contest or the chocolate pudding eating contest. Then, challenge your Dad at mini-golf, where he’ll receive a complimentary game.

North Java, NY – Bring your remote controlled boats and cars for the RC Races on the Yogi course, or bring a box and decorate your own unique race car to compete for prizes in Jellystone’s unique family race! The Father and Son/Daughter look-a-like contest and competition is always a winner as well.

Austin, MN – Dad’s can compete in the 2nd annual Father’s Day Golf Cart Rodeo (loner carts available) or horseshoe tourney. After that, Dad’s can join the Jellystone Park staff for the annual Dads’ get-together pool side.

Whether it’s cheering your Dad onto victory in a race or tournament, or laughing it up alongside Mom as Dad struts his stuff in a t-shirt contest or beauty pageant, one thing is for sure! Dad will have a Father’s Day full of memories he’ll cherish forever.

Jellystone Campground in Fremont, Wisconsin Offers Fabulous Father's Day Savings

June 2, 2010

Let’s hear it for Dad’s!

Yogi Bear™ and the gang over at the Fremont, WI Jellystone Park want to show their appreciation by offering Father’s Day discounts from June 14-20, 2010. Dads will receive 10% off for each child on any stay of 2 nights or longer. 1 child earns you 10% off, 2 would be 20%, 3 equals 30%, etc. (Maximum discount is 50% and cannot be combined with any other discounts or promotions).                                                                                                                                      
So if Dad is ready to get wet n’ wild in the pool, play fun father’s day games, relax fireside or do some fishing on the Partidge Lake, he’s certain to enjoy his Father’s Day savings while making lasting family memories.

For more information, or to make a reservation, call (800) 258-3315.