Saturday - April 19, 2014

All OPen Thousand Trails Locations

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Watch for our Theme Weekend supplement coming soon.

Photo by David Baker
Yellowstone River

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Cultus Lake

April 18-20: Easter & Member Appreciation Weekend: We kick off the season with a weekend of fun! At 11 a.m. on Saturday we will have a Bike Parade and decorating contest (weather permitting.) At 1 p.m., we will have a free Ice Cream Social, followed by an orientation presentation for newer members at 2 p.m. in the Family Centre. In the evening, join us for Cook's famous burgers and hot hogs at 5:30 p.m. And, we will be showing a movie in the Rec Centre at 8 p.m. (check the bulletin board for title.) On Sunday, rain or shine, we will have an Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. so meet at the Rec Centre to begin the hunt! Also, note our special deals: Members, bring your guests to the preserve for one free night. Please call the preserve directly at (604) 858-3932 to reserve your guest(s) site.

Members still need to make their own reservations. On this special weekend, we will be assigning sites for both the member and their guest(s).



April 20: Easter Day: Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m. (rain, snow or sunshine.) Kids, ages 1-12, bring your baskets or buckets and get ready to find lots of Easter Eggs.

April 5-6
27th Annual Home and Garden Show at Tillamook County Fairgrounds

April 5-6
Special Glass Art Drop of 100 hand-crafted glass art pieces – floats, sand dollars or crabs – along the 7.5 miles of Lincoln City beaches, weather and ocean conditions permitting. FMI 800-452-2151, 541-996-1274,

April 18-20
Great Oregon Coast Garage Sale
Over a hundred garage sales throughout the Lincoln City area


April 20: Easter: Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m., rain or shine! Kids up to age 12 bring your baskets or buckets and get ready for the hunt!!

Whalers Rest

April 5: Celebrate Whalers Rest 30th Birthday with FREE hot dogs, hamburgers and birthday cake at noon.

April 12: Enjoy Bill's Homemade Potato soup with biscuits at noon. April 19: Member Appreciation Day! Breakfast served from 9 to 10 a.m. FREE Italian sodas for all following the Manager's Meeting at 11 a.m.

April 20: Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m.

April 26: Earth Day Celebration


Birch Bay

April 12: Karaoke Sing-along Party.

April 19: Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. and TT Family Easter Potluck.


Throughout April: The Happy TTrails' horse trails are open for you equine enthusiasts (reservations required).

March 26-April 6: Spring Break-ation: Family Center will be open for indoor entertainment: Movies, crafts, puzzles, games, Ice Cream Social and good times! Bring your Xbox, Wii, PlayStation, etc and enjoy our new Gaming Center in the downstairs Activity Room.

April 18: Join us for a fun Easter Egg Craft and later treat yourself to an ice cream sundae or a "Brownie Pop."

April 19: Easter Egg 500, Party & Potluck! It all starts at 10 a.m. with our Manager's Meeting in the Family Lodge. Kids can gather downstairs in the Activity Room for a fun game or two. The Easter Bunny and his "helpers" will be hiding the eggs (more than 500 of them!) outside the Lodge. When the hunt begins, see who will find the Golden or Silver Eggs for a special prize! After the hunt, bring your favorite dishes to the potluck. We will be baking a delicious Easter Ham as our contribution! Then get comfy with the kiddies and enjoy the movie "Hop." Popcorn provided.

April 20: Don't forget Easter Sunrise Services with Dr A at the Chapel in the Woods! Check your newsletter insert for times.

Grandy Creek

April 18-20: Easter Weekend: Hop down the bunny trail for this spectacular weekend. There will be egg dying, craft time, an Easter Egg Hunt for all the kids and lots more!

La Conner

April 19-20: On Saturday at noon, come dye Easter Eggs in the Family Center. We will provide eggs and dye. On Sunday, beginning at 8:30 a.m., the Easter Bunny has planned a wonderful Egg Hunt just for you! We break into age groups and the one who finds the Golden Egg wins a fabulous prize. Breakfast will be served both days.

Throughout April
Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
Every spring hundreds of thousands of people come to enjoy this celebration of spring as millions of tulips burst into bloom. As with all things governed by Mother Nature, the tulips bloom according to their own schedule sometime during the festival. The festival is designed as a driving tour for the visitor as there is no one "site" that you go to for your visit. This is because the farmers in our valley raise tulips as an agricultural crop and the 100s of acres of blooming flowers are scattered throughout the Skagit Valley. In addition to the flowers, festival visitors enjoy taking in one of the many events and activities that happen only during April. These too are scattered throughout the Skagit Valley.

Long Beach

April 19-20
Long Beach Razor Clam Festival
This historic festival includes live entertainment, free clam digging lessons, the Second Annual Clam Chowder Taste Off, contests and music. There will also be a cooking in the huge frying pan. Event is held in downtown Long Beach, just 2.5 miles from the preserve.

April 25-27
Peninsula Arts Association Spring Show
This annual spring Art Show features artists from all over the region, displaying work in five different categories. You can cast your vote for the People's Choice Ribbon. Art will be available for purchase as well as raffle prizes. All proceeds benefit the PAA High School Graduate Scholarship Fund and Art Enrichment program. Held at the Peninsula Arts Association in Long Beach, just 3 miles from the preserve.


April 25-27: Back to Nature Weekend: View all the improvements we've made over the winter and enjoy our fishing, trails and campfires.


April 25- 27: Earth Day Weekend: Saturday Coffee with the Manager will start at 9 a.m. Enjoy doughnuts and coffee as we prepare for our Earth Day Celebration.



Verde Valley

April 19: Easter & Member Appreciation: Hop on over and join us for an Eggcellent time. The Easter Bunny might just leave something for you at our Member Appreciation Meeting.


Las Vegas

April 5-6: Fools Gold Weekend: There is an age-old story that somewhere in the park there is gold; mined and hidden years ago by travelers and forgotten. Until now! Join us on a quest to find it. You'll have to complete the task and gather clues to where it's at.

April 19-20: Easter Weekend: Join us Saturday afternoon for our Annual Easter Potluck in the Activity Center. Easter Service at 9 a.m. on Sunday in the Activity Center.


Lake Minden

April 4-6: Happy Birthday to Lake Minden: It's going to be all fun and games as we celebrate Lake Minden's 28th Birthday with a weekend of great games and fantastic activities. There will be silly contests and competitions, and of course, cake and ice cream. Have your cameras ready for some great photo opportunities as the Float and Fly RC Planes take off and land on the lake with some pretty impressive flying in between.

April 11-13: National Pet Day: This weekend is going to the dogs and cats. We'll have some doggone good and cat-tastic activities including a cutest pet photo competition, a doggie talent contest and a recipe share for homemade pet treats. We'll also be doing pet-themed scrapbooking, card making and art journaling, so bring your pet and your favorite pet photos and join the fun. RC Boats will be racing on the lake so don't forget to check them out.

April 18-20: Easter Everywhere: Join us Saturday for egg dying, bunny crafts, and the ever popular Annual Easter Potluck Dinner. We'll also have a "Bunny" scavenger hunt and paddle boat races. On Sunday bring the kids for the annual Easter Egg Hunt.

April 25-27: Is it a Bird, Is it a Plane - It's Both: Watch the big beautiful Float and Fly Radio Controlled planes take off and land on the lake. But that's not all that's flying around Lake Minden. Grab your camera and help us celebrate National Bird Day on a nature/bird walk. We'll also have a nature walk/talk for the little ones. Take a jewelery, card/scrapbooking or art journaling class and incorporate birds or planes into your projects.

April 12
Bike around the Buttes
The 29th Annual Bike around the Buttes benefit is for the Yuba-Sutter Children's Type 1 Diabetes Support Group. The course is a mostly flat ride through the beautiful Sutter Buttes, the world's smallest mountain range. The ride consists of three courses around the Sutter Buttes, a 17.5 mile course, a 40 mile course, and a 100 mile course. The ride comes with rest stops along the way, support and gear vehicles in case of emergency, and includes a BBQ lunch and live music after the ride. Century Course 6:30-7:55 a.m.; Classic and Full Course 8-11 a.m. Please visit for more information or to register.

Lake of the Springs

April 18-20: Hip Hop Weekend: Starting things off at the Craft and Variety Fair you may find some really hip stuff. Kids will have a hopping good time at the Kids' Fishing Derby. Bring the family and join in on the fun decorating Easter Eggs. Join us for an Easter Ham Dinner. Then you will have a Hippity Hoppity good time at the Family Dance. Sunrise Services Sunday morning followed by a visit from the Easter Bunny at the Easter Egg Hunt.

April 21-25: Line Dance Festival with Marion. Come join the fun with dancing, food and friends.

April 26: Enjoy John Carter at our Family Campfire sing-along and then join us for a family dance with DJ Mike Allen.

Morgan Hill

April 19-20: Easter Weekend: Join the fun in a coloring contest, egg dying and Easter crafts. Bring the kids to enjoy the movie, "Hop" on Saturday. On Easter Sunday, join the park for a great egg hunt.

Palm Springs

April 11-12: End of Season Party Weekend. As our season draws to an end and our members head home or on to other adventures we celebrate the season with a Friday Night at the Movies featuring a family movie in the Recreation Lodge with FREE popcorn. Saturday will feature games in the pool area including tic tac toe golf and bean bag toss. We end the day with dinner and poolside entertainment.

April 18-19: Easter Weekend will be filled with lots of activities for our youngest, and young at heart members and our young at heart members. The Easter Bunny will be making a stop here and will be hiding some very special Easter surprises. Make sure you check the activity schedule when you check in so you don't miss out on any of the FUN!!!

April 11-13
Coachella Fest
Held at the Indio Polo Grounds, just seven miles from our preserve, this is the musical festival of all festivals. Visit: for ticket information and the lineup for both weekends.

April 25-27
Stagecoach Festival
County music at its finest. There are three different stages with performers all day long. Some of the headliners this year include Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Crystal Gayle and Loretta Lynn. For more information visit: Event is held at the Indio Polo Grounds, just seven miles from the preserve.

Pio Pico

April 5: Casino Night is now the first Saturday of every month at 6:30 p.m. This is a fundraiser for the Jamul Kiwanis - $5 buys you $300 in chips. Play to win 50% of the total earnings. The more you play the more $$$ you could win!

April 6: The 2014 Campagnolo Gran Fondo of San Diego will be making a pit stop at Pio Pico. Be a part of one of San Diego's largest bicyclist tours!

April 11-12: The Jamul Kiwanis 6th Annual Hot Rod & Chili Cook-Off! Kicking off the fun-filled weekend is a dinner with live music and dance on Friday. Event is on Saturday and includes raffle prizes, beer garden, multiple vendors, a DJ and band, kid's playground, 50/50 drawing, and of course food!

April 19-20: Easter ‘Egg'stravaganza!: On Saturday the kids can enjoy egg coloring, an Easter Egg Hunt, and pictures with the Easter Bunny! On Sunday, the Pio Pico Chapel will be holding an Easter Service for all guests to enjoy.

April 25-26: Protect our Environment: This weekend includes environmentally friendly crafts. You can donate and plant a citrus tree (to help build our very own citrus garden), and enjoy a predator presentation put on by San Diego's Sky Hunters. At the end of the night bring your family to enjoy a free bag of popcorn and a movie on our outdoor cinema screen! And, don't forget, every Tuesday-Friday we have set aside specific time for members to play games and enjoy our Activity Center.

April 17-May 4
San Diego National Horse Show
One of the oldest and most prestigious equestrian competitions in the Western US, the Del Mar National Horse Show is comprised of a week each of Western, Dressage and Hunter/Jumper competition. Held at Del Mar Fairgrounds, just 43 miles from the preserve.


April 19: Join us, along with the Easter Bunny, for Ponderosa's Annual Easter Egg Hunt. We'll start off in the Family Lodge, where everyone will design their very own Easter Basket to use on the hunt. We'll also have games and prizes and more surprises.

April 5-6 and April 12-13
El Dorado Passport Weekends
Don't miss this once a year, all-access pass to wine-and-food pairings, music and friendship in our region-wide party. During two glorious spring weekends each year, 32 El Dorado wineries host the region's annual wine and food event. Wine Tour of Fame features plenty of luscious wine and food pairings, barrel tastings, enjoyable art and music, and fun-loving participants. Warm weather and green surroundings along the wine trail add to the excitement of this springtime event. Sponsored by the El Dorado Winery Association. For information call (800) 306-3956 or visit

Rancho Oso

Every Weekend in April: Join the fun and hop on board the famous Rancho Oso hay wagon to take a tour of our beautiful resort! Wagon will drop off passengers at the barn for the barn tour and the Stock Dog and Bucking Bull demo at 11 a.m. at the arena on Saturday. Don't forget to call the stables at (805) 683-5110 and book your unforgettable horseback ride for ages eight and over. Of course, your little buckaroos can get their first ride on a big horse, led by one of our friendly wranglers! This is a great "photo-op" for your scrapbook. The spring weather is perfect for hiking, riding, photography, or wine tasting in the Santa Ynez Valley, only a scenic half hour drive away. Don't want to drive? You can arrange a guided winery tour with several local tour companies who will pick you up here! Later on Saturday, join us for the Ice Cream Social to make your favorite sundae! Keep the weekend sweet with our Candy Bar Bingo too! Check out our delicious weekend meals at the Stone Lodge Kitchen! Visit our website at www.rancho-oso for updated activities and menus.

Turtle Beach

April 19-20: Happy Easter! Bring your children and grandchildren for egg decorating and games. We will have an Egg Hunt (be sure to look for the Golden Egg!) The perfect end to a perfect day will be a movie with popcorn and candy. Come join the fun!

Wilderness Lakes

April 5: Casino Night (must be 21 and older to play.)

April 12: Family Movie Night.

April 19-20: Easter Weekend: On Saturday, Sunny Sunshine and Twinkles The Clowns will be here for face painting and balloon figures. We also have 1296 Easter Eggs to decorate! In the evening, Dominic's Karaoke is here. On Sunday we will have our Easter Egg Hunt with prizes.

April 26: JD & Debbie McBriety's Cornbread Washtub Band.


Bay Landing

April 18-20: Easter Weekend: Hop on over for our Easter activities. The Easter Bunny will be here to help us celebrate. Angie will have all kinds of goodies cooked up in her kitchen. Find the Golden Egg at our three different age group Egg Hunt and win the huge prize. Free cake and ice cream will be served. Don't forget to decorate your own bonnet and basket for the contest. We will be having an Adult Flashlight Hunt starting at dark so bring your flashlights to find your Golden Egg.

April 10-13
Arts Festival
Showcase of fine arts also features food and live concerts. Hours are Thursday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Held on Main Street in Fort Worth, just a 30-45 minute drive from the preserve.

Colorado River

April 19: Easter and Member Appreciation Weekend: Hippity Hop on over and join us for an eggcelent time. We will be Easter Egg hunting at 1 p.m. followed by a tasty Member Appreciation meeting with cake and ice cream at 2 p.m.

April 20: Easter Sunday: We will be having our Easter Services at 10 a.m.

April 12-13
50th Annual Bluebonnet Festival
The Festival boasts more than 250 juried exhibitors (home décor, gardening, artists, craftsmen, jewelry, clothing, etc.), delicious country-style food, live entertainment and music, and tours of the historic community. A Children's Activity Corner provides pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, barrel train and more. A special Wildflower Photo exhibit will be on display at the Chappell Hill Museum Exhibit Gallery during April and May. The Bluebonnet Festival was declared the "Official Bluebonnet Festival of Texas" by the Texas Legislature and was voted #7 as "Most Popular Festival in Texas" by Texas Highways magazine. For information call Chappell Hill historical society.

Lake Conroe

April 5: Kids' Fishing Weekend: There's fish in them thar ponds, so kids, bring your poles and let's catch ‘em. Prizes will be awarded so be sure to sign up in the AC for the big fish-off. Afterwards we'll treat ourselves to an Ice Cream Social.

April 12: Fruity Weekend: Don't miss out on Lake Conroe's Famous Fruity Bingo this weekend. One o'clock – grab a date and don't be late. We'll have apples and oranges and bananas and other fruity treats for you to win!

April 19: Easter & Member Appreciation Weekend: Hop on over and join us for our Easter Egg Hunt and have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Let's see who finds the golden eggs!! Don't forget there will be an adult Egg Hunt after dark.

April 26: Cajun Fest Weekend: Crawfish races, games on the pavilion and some finger-lickin' good crawfish, boudin sausage, corn on the cob and potatoes. There will be dancing at the pavilion in the evening.

April 4-13
Montgomery County Fair & Rodeo
Fair and rodeo event held at the Montgomery County Fair Grounds, just five miles from the preserve.

Lake Tawakoni

April 19: Join us in celebrating April Birthdays and all our Members. Cake will be at the Family Center during our Member Appreciation meeting.

Lake Texoma

April 5: NASCAR Weekend: Let's go racin'! If you have a need for speed this is the weekend for you with golf cart races and obstacle courses. We'll see who's the fastest!

April 12: Eggstravaganza: This weekend is all about the egg. We're going to hunt them, decorate them and maybe even have a contest or two!

April 19: Preserve Birthday Party & Member Appreciation: We will be celebrating our 30th birthday! Join us for cake and ice cream and celebrate 30 years of camping at Lake Texoma.

April 26: Baseball Weekend: Bring your bats and glove as we kickoff baseball season in Texoma.

Lake Whitney

Throughout April: Every Monday is Potluck Lunch and every Thursday is Potluck Dinner. Join us on Saturdays for Ice Cream Social followed by Candy Bingo. Also, our Community Garden is in the works! Everyone is invited to help make it grow!

April 5: Flower Photo Contest! Come to the park for details!

April 12: Photo winner will be named.

April 18: Adult Easter Egg Hunt.

April 19: Kids hunt Easter Eggs with the Easter Bunny!

Medina Lake

April 5: It's Backwards Day: We will do everything backwards today. Greet someone with a goodbye or play golf backwards. We will also have a craft sale, kids' craft and Ice Cream and Cake Social to celebrate April birthdays and anniversaries.

April 12: Dice Day is here so let's roll the dice for Candy Game, T.T. Dice, LCR, and yard dice.

April 18-20: Easter Weekend includes Friday Fish Fry at Top of the Trail Cafe and Member Appreciation event on Saturday. Easter events include egg dying, Easter Egg Hunt and visit from the Easter Bunny, plus free ice cream during the Ice Cream Social.

April 26: Tournament Day: Let's see if you have what it takes to be a winner in shuffleboard, mini-golf, pool and more.

Throughout April
Cowboys on Main
Enjoy Western displays and strolling musicians at the Bandera Courthouse on Main Street every Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. in nearby Bandera.



Hidden Cove

April 19: Member Appreciation Day: Learn how to make reservations and other tips at the New Member Orientation and enjoy some delicious ice cream at the Ice Cream Social.



April 4-6: Taste of Italy: Friday night enjoy an Italian favorite with our Spaghetti Dinner, followed by entertainer, Lou Renshaw in the Ballroom singing favorites. On Sunday, enjoy a performance by Jerry Jones.

April 18-20: Hippity Hoppity Easter Weekend: Start off our celebration on Friday with a Loaded Baked Potato Dinner followed by a Bunny Hop Dance in our Ballroom. On Saturday enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny as we serve Peeps and Pancakes in the Rec Hall. Peter Cottontail will host our Member Appreciation Easter Egg Hunt and crafts for kids at noon. Join us on Sunday for our traditional Easter Ham Dinner with all the fixings to be served at 1 p.m. in the Ballroom.

Peace River

April 19-20: Easter Weekend: We are having an Easter Luncheon for our Member Appreciation and our monthly Birthday Celebration for all those born in April. Ladies - don't forget to wear your Easter Bonnets!!! Perhaps we will have a parade!!!

Three Flags RV Resort

April 18-20: Spend your Easter Holiday with us! Enjoy your Saturday morning with coffee and doughnuts for Member Appreciation Day! End your weekend with an Easter Dinner. Bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share!


Forest Lake

April 5: Meet and Greet: Covered dish supper at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Lodge. Enjoy DJ John Chucci from 7 to 10:15 p.m.

April 19: Easter Celebration/TT Member Appreciation (RSVP Required.): Full day of Easter activities including Easter Egg Hunt and Saturday night entertainment with DJ John Chucci at the Family Lodge from 7 to 10:15 p.m.


Cherokee Landing

April 19-20: Easter Weekend: Hop on in for our Member Appreciation Event! Bring the kids for Easter baskets, egg hunt, games, arts and crafts, and more fun.

Natchez Trace

April 18-20: Eggstravagant Easter: Celebrate Easter with us! We will be dying eggs, playing games, and the Easter Bunny will be here!

April 25-27: Spring Fling: We will be cleaning up the park and restoring its beauty for the summer season. Movies, suppers, and crafts make for a great weekend! Come join the fun!


Chesapeake Bay

April 4-6: Mother Earth Weekend: Introduction to Trailblazer Club for Kids: fun activities that teach kids how they can contribute to the protection of our environment. Kick-off to the 2014 Ronald McDonald "Pull-Tab" program, a recycling program that raises money for out-of-town families in need of housing while a child is hospitalized. Start saving your soda can pull tabs and bring them to Sandy in Recreation.

April 11-13: Pies and Pickles: Can you bake a cherry pie, Billy Boy? Whether you are renowned (as you will discover, we like this word) for your pies or a novice, bake a pie of your choice to be entered in the contest. After chowing down on pie, it's time to get back into Pickleball-fighting shape as we return to a regular schedule of TT's most popular court sport.

April 18-20: Easter Weekend A weekend full of our traditional Easter activities! At the dance, strut and sashay in your most garish and outrageous Easter bonnet for the Easter Bonnet Parade. (Gentlemen, we dare you!) Member Appreciation/Orientation is Saturday. Please RSVP to (804) 695-2825.

April 25-27: NASCAR Weekend: Start your engines! Root on your favorite driver at the outdoor big screen with Brad. Kids, build a race car to run in the CBSCAR (that's Chesapeake Bay Stock Car Auto Racing for the uninformed.)

April 5-6
Daffodil Festival
All-day entertainment includes storytellers, magicians, singers and bands. Pets and their owners are invited to participate in the "Magnificent Mutt Show" where everyone is a winner. Guided tours of Brent & Becky's Bulbs are a short bus ride away ($). Fine Arts & Fine Crafts Shows feature local and regional artists. Follow your nose to the food court for fresh seafood, BBQ, funnel cakes, fries, burgers, chicken, and more. Children will enjoy clowns, face painting, balloons, games and pony rides. Daffodil bulbs are on sale with fall delivery. There is something to please the entire family...truly a full day of family fun. Held at historic Court Circle, 6509 Main Street, in Gloucester, For information visit

Harbor View

April 12: Opening Weekend: Chili Cook Off - share your Chili for dinner, prize will be awarded for Best Chili! Judging will be done by all that participate. See Mary Jane for details.

April 19: Member Appreciation: Enjoy Coffee and Doughnuts at 10 a.m. with the manager. Bring your thoughts and questions.

Virginia Landing

April 25-May 4

Annual Flounder Tournament

Annual flounder fishing tournament with a top prize of $2,000. Entry fee is $35. Register at For information call (757) 787-4110. Event is held in Wachapreague, just 12 miles from the preserve.


April 18-20: Easter & Member Appreciation/Orientation: Events include annual Egg Hunts, Easter Crafts, Wagon Rides, Wacky Golf Tournament and Bingo. Members are invited to attend an orientation on how to maximize the benefits of their Zone Camping Pass Membership.



Moody Beach

April 18: Welcome Back Weekend: Moody Beach is open again and ready for you to come prepare your site and chat with your old friends after a long winter. Come for Free coffee and doughnuts on Saturday morning.

April 25: Indoor Family Fun Weekend: Enjoy time spent with friends in our Recreation Hall or the Members Lounge playing board games, Darts, Shuffleboard or cards. Enjoy $1 Hog Dogs and Chips on Saturday at 1 p.m.


Gateway to Cape Cod

April 11-13: Welcome Back Campers! Enjoy your first weekend of camping.

April 18-20: Easter Weekend: The Easter Bunny will still find you even if you are camping! There will be lots of eggs to hunt for!

April 25-27: Spring Fever Weekend: Get out and see what spring has brought into the campground. How many new flowers and types of wildlife can you spot?


April 11-13: Welcome Back Weekend: Enjoy the first weekend of our camping season with some old friends around the campfire.

April 18-20: Easter Weekend: Come and have fun with Easter Egg coloring and Easter Egg Hunts, plus Easter crafts.


Lake and Shore

April 18-20: Happy Easter! Come and enjoy your Easter at the shore and give back to the community at the same time! We will have plenty of fun activities for the entire family, including Easter Egg dying, Easter Egg hunts, crafts, games and plenty of candy. We will even have a special Easter Egg Hunt for the adults! After all the Easter fun come to our first-ever Campers for a Cause Potluck Dinner and Dance hosted by the one and only DJ Sonja! Bring a side dish to feed 10 and have the chance to donate to a good cause!


Rondout Valley

April 4-6: Opening Weekend: It's been a long, long winter so come camping to enjoy getting out of the house and visit with all your camping buddies. Fishing Season has begun so bring all your fishing gear and take your kids fishing.

April 18-20: Easter Weekend: Hop on as we bring back Easter Dinner. Please bring a dish to share.

April 25-27: Celebrate the wonderful world we live on and enjoy our walking trails and get back to nature this weekend in honor of Earth Day (4/22).


Circle M

April 11-13: Season Kick-Off: Spring cleaning and campfire story night, plus hot dogs with all the fixings and marshmallows and crafts for all ages. DJ on Saturday night.

April 18-20: Hop in to a Happy Easter: Events include Easter Egg Hunt and Saturday night Karaoke. Meet the Easter Bunny and find the eggs filled with candy and prizes.

April 25-27: Learn about Earth Day, plus Movie Night on Saturday.

Gettysburg Farm

April 11-13: Opening Day and spring cleaning, plus Member Social on Saturday night.

April 18-20: Easter Celebration.


April 18-20: Easter Weekend: Perfect weekend not only for an egg hunt, but the Annual Fishing Derby.

PA Dutch

April 4-6: Spring Cleaning.

April 11-13: Welcome Back Weekend features Candy Bar Bingo Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday Wagon Ride at 2 p.m. followed by Soup and Sandwich Social at 5 p.m. you bring the dessert!

April 18-20: Potluck Weekend features Friday night Karaoke at 7 p.m. and Saturday Potluck Dinner at 6 p.m.


April 4-6: Spring Cheer: Sunshine and Daffodils

April 11-13: Spring Cleaning.

April 18-20: It's No Yolk: Celebrate the incredible egg. You can decorate them and we will hide some and you can find them in our Egg Hunt on Sunday.

April 25-27: Annual Fishing Derby: 7 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. Come on, the trout are waiting!

Timothy Lake North & South

April 18-20: Hippity Hoppity Easter Weekend: Spring is just about here as Easter marks the beginning of a great season planned! Fantasy Karaoke will be joining us just in time to get your vocal cords warmed up for the season. Come see a great Magic Show by Doug Young Saturday afternoon in the Activity Center. Join us for some great Easter activities such as Ham Potluck Dinner, Easter Egg Hunts, Pictures with the Easter Bunny, and many more activities for all ages. Most events will take place at Timothy North.



Pine Country

April 18: Open For Business! We are opening EARLY! Come enjoy Easter Weekend with us!

April 25-27: Welcome Back/Jumbo Games Weekend: Enjoy jumbo games like Tic-Tac-Toe, Connect Four, Chess, and Checkers. Join us for complimentary Doughnuts and Coffee on Saturday morning - meet the staff and say hello to old friends.


Horseshoe Lakes

April 25-27: Easter Weekend: Hop on over Friday for an adult gathering and join us on Saturday for an Easter egg hunt and celebration!

Indian Lakes

April 18-20: Easter Weekend: Hop on over for some fun. Activities this weekend will include our annual Egg Hunt with prizes, egg coloring, jellybean guessing contest, crafts, games, coloring, word searches, and mazes.


Diamond Caverns

April 18-20: Easter Weekend - Join in Fellowship! Come Hungry! Continental breakfast served Sunday morning. Worship together at the church service afterwards.


Bear Cave

April 4-6: Intrepid Camper's Weekend: The snow may still be around, but we welcome all you hardy camping souls to celebrate opening season at Bear Cave. Please join us for our annual chili cook-off, hot dogs, s'mores, Bingo and board games. Bring your travel pictures to share. Enjoy the movie, "Same Time, Next Year" in the Lodge Movie Room.

April 11-13: Let's Make It Blossom: Let's recycle, swap, and donate unwanted goods. Bring any unwanted, non-perishable item to the office and the Bear Cave staff will gladly prepare you a surprise camper medley dinner.

April 18-20: Easter Eggstravaganza! Join Bear Cave for an eggcellent celebration on your three-day holiday! We will be hunting for glow–in-the-dark eggs at night, viewing the movie "Hop", and enjoying a pancake breakfast on Sunday.

April 25-27: Home Grown Michigan: A world renowned horticulturist will share with us his visions of the food industry and its direct impact on family farming. We will learn the techniques to grow affordable produce right here at Bear Cave. Savor the tastes of Michigan all year long---learn the skills of produce preparation and storage. Bring your favorite toppings, as we will be grilling home-made pizzas with local ingredients. Create a flower pot dessert or enjoy a nature craft session.



April 18-20: Welcome Back Weekend: Dust off your marshmallow sticks, clean up your sites, and get ready to camp! Take a break for potluck on Saturday and meet your neighbors.