Announcing Our 2014 Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts Award Winners

Announcing Our 2014 Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts Award Winners

Every November, the Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts team gathers to recognize the very best of the best: parks in our family that have gone above and beyond during the previous camping year. We’re proud and excited to announce this year’s winners; stop in and tell their staff congratulations!


Camp-Resort of the Year: Caledonia, WI.

This is our very highest honor, given to the Camp-Resort whose facilities and operators exceed all Jellystone Park™ standards. The winner must achieve strong growth in business, implement sustained improvements, and be known as a leader in the camping industry. Way to go, Caledonia!


Entrepreneur of the Year: Canyon Lake, TX; Madison, FL; and Milford, Delaware.

The Entrepreneur of the Year award is presented to Camp-Resorts that showed a strong growth in business over the past year.


Operator of the Year 

Rick and Shelly Spear, Estes Park, CO 

Jackie Maguire, North Java, NY

This award recognizes individuals and teams directly responsible for the day-to-day operations of their Camp-Resort. The Spears and Jackie earned their accolades for excellence in management, improved ratings, and growth in business.


Maple Leaf Award

Kingston, Nova Scotia

The Maple Leaf Award goes to the Canadian park in recognition of

their strong commitment and dedication to the

Jellystone Park™ family and values.


Facility of the Year

Harrisville, PA; and Woodridge, NY

These two parks were recognized for making sustained improvements to their facilities. This includes adding features for guests, building new programs, and more.


Dan O’Connell Service Award 

Jim Leaming, Sturbridge, MA

The Dan O’Connell Service Award goes to one person in the

Jellystone Park™  system who has shown tremendous, long-time support and work to improve the campground industry. Jim Leaming’s ongoing leadership and commitment to teamwork made him the perfect choice.


Watch the Jellystone Park™ Journal for more on each of these winners in the coming months. In the meantime, be sure to tell them GREAT JOB!


Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts have everything you and your family need to make long-lasting memories. From pools, water slides, and splashgrounds to jumping pillows, wagon rides, and foam parties to theme events, s’mores, and of course, visits with Yogi Bear™ and his friends, family fun is always the main attraction at our family campgrounds! With more than 75 locations across the United States and Canada, we make it easy to enjoy a quality camping experience that’s close to home.

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