Father's Day Fun at South Carolina Jellystone Park!

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in [parklink park="96" text="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...

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Virginia Jellystone Adds Jumping Pillow for More Outdoor Fun

The Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in [parklink park="42" text="Natural Bridge, VA"] now has another option for physical outdoor family fun-a jumping pillow. Just in time for the 2010 camping season, guests of the park can bounce their way to laughter and fun. Safer than trampolines, the jumping pillow is a giant pillow-shaped inflatable pad that several children can enjoy at the same time. Wrist bands are required for the jumping...

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Two Jellystone Park Campgrounds Earn Facility of the Year Awards

Every year, Leisure Systems, Inc., franchisor for Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts, recognizes the very best of its outstanding system. With so many top notch campgrounds to choose from, it's truly an honor to be recognized as a standout.   [caption id="attachment_278" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="waterslide at Natural Bridge, VA"][/caption] In 2010, two campgrounds have earned the Facility of the Year award, which recognizes campgrounds that have added new amenities and facilities to their operations,...

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October 9, 2009 Blog, East Region News

Wet & Wild Fun at Pennsylania Campground

Scott W. of Island Park, NY is our September Campground Memories Contest winner. Congratulations Scott! Recently we had been camping in Pennsylvania. We had planned on staying there with some friends for 4 days.  I still had a week's vacation so my wife and I decided to travel to another park and spend a few more days with the kids camping. I had heard about the Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park...

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October 8, 2009 East Region News

Take an All-American Vacation at Lake George, NY

A recent episode of "The Today Show" featured an area that's very special to Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts: Lake George in the Adirondack Mountains of New York state. This incredibly beautiful and fun-filled region was included as part of the show's "Today Takes a Vacation" series, which highlights America's best family destinations and all they have to offer. From flyfishing and trail riding, to ziplining through the mountain forests and parasailing...

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October 8, 2009 East Region News

Foster & Adoptive Families Camp at NH Jellystone Park

Reprinted from The Fan Letter - New Hampshire Division for Children, Youth & Families Newsletter Thankfully the rain did not show up for the 2nd Annual Foster Parent Appreciation weekend that was held May 29-31 at [parklink park="16" text="Jellystone Park campground in Ashland, New Hampshire"]. The sun, however, did show up along with over 200 foster parents and foster children to participate in the foster parent weekend.  Over the weekend,...

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July 7, 2009 Blog, East Region News

Bonding with the Grandkids at Jellystone Park

Barbara K. of Devens, MA, has been camping with us since 1985, passing on her beloved traditions to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Now that's a camper after Yogi's own heart! That's why Barbara is our March Campging Memories winner and will receive a basket of Yogi Bear™ goodies. Read on to find out how Barbara's family has spent two decades building memories at Jellystone Park Camp-Resort. I've been coming...

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July 6, 2009 Blog, East Region News

Family Tradition at Maryland Campground

To celebrate the Jellystone Park franchise 40th Anniversary in 2009, we are featuring a monthly Camping Memories contest in our e-newsletter. The author of the chosen story each month receives a package of Yogi Bear merchandise.   Sign up to receive the monthly Jellystone Park Journal so you can enter too!  The Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts team is truly enjoying hearing from our guests about their memories with their favorite bear! Every month...

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July 6, 2009 East Region News

Camper Shares Story about Camping in Pennsylvania

To celebrate the Jellystone Park franchise 40th Anniversary in 2009, we are featuring a monthly Camping Memories contest in our e-newsletter. The author of the chosen story each month receives a package of Yogi Bear merchandise.   Sign up to receive the monthly Jellystone Park Journal so you can enter too!  Bonnie M from Carnegie, PA was the January winner. Here's her story:  My 2 girls and I go camping every year...

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Virginia Campground Opens New Water Attractions

The Jellystone Park [parklink park="42" text="campground in Natural Bridge, Virginia"] will host the grand opening of their new Yogi Bear's Water Zone on May 15. The Water Zone includes a 175 foot dual waterslide, where riders can race each other to the finish!  Campers can also find relief from the hot summer sun in one of the many splashground features - such as the Frog Slide, Spraying Palm Tree, or Tumbling Buckets. ...

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