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Have Fun All Season Long!

We are known for keeping the kids busy from sun up to sun down!  We have planned themed activities daily during Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Yogi & Boo Boo Painting

Current Activities…

April
May
June
July
August
September
October

April

April 16-18

Egg-Stravaganza Weekend I:

Please join us in opening the campground for 2021 season!  We will be celebrating everything Egg!  Join us for all types of egg games and crafts! We will have our classics; such as egg decorating, egg hunt and flashlight candy hunt.  Don’t worry we will have plenty more fun activities to do during this EGG-Stravaganza Weekend!

Saturday, April 17th and 24th are our clean up days. If 2 people (adults) help with 3 hours of clean-up, you will receive a pass for one night *Free to use at a future time! Lunch will be provided to all the helpers! ***Kids are welcome to help too, with adult supervision. When reserving, be sure to sign-up for the Clean-Up, so we can plan lunch accordingly.

*Free Pass must be used Sunday – Thursday with same kind of accommodation in 2021.

*Please note activities and bear appearances are only on the weekends during this time of year.

April 23-25

Egg Spectacular Weekend II

Please join us in opening the campground for 2021 season!  We will be celebrating everything Egg!  Join us for all types of egg games and crafts! We will have our classics; such as egg decorating, egg hunt and flashlight candy hunt.  Don’t worry we will have plenty more fun activities to do during this EGG-Stravaganza weekend!

Saturday, April 17th and 24th are our clean up days. If 2 people (adults) help with 3 hours of clean-up, you will receive a pass for one night *Free to use at a future time! Lunch will be provided to all the helpers! ***Kids are welcome to help too, with adult supervision. When reserving, be sure to sign-up for the Clean-Up, so we can plan lunch accordingly.

*Free Pass must be used Sunday – Thursday with same kind of accommodation in 2021.

*Please note activities and bear appearances are only on the weekends during this time of year.

May

Fun with Yogi

April 30-May 2

Friends and Family Weekend

This weekend is all about our friends and family! Please invite them to come stay this weekend as we will have many activities surrounded around “Friendly” competition! Bring your favorite person that you like to compete with as we will have some tournament style games like corn hole, pickleball, and volleyball to compete in! We offer special rates for this weekend, to aid in training of some of our new staff. Reserve 2 sites, and only pay the price of one, what a steal of a deal. That special goes for bike rentals as well!   We will have Family Laser Tag this weekend, It’s a Tournament!  Each site can sign up for ONLY $10!  Each team will comprise of 12-16 people on a team.   We will have many 2 for 1 Specials in the Cafe, to assist in staff training there too! (2 night minimum applies)

*Please note activities and bear appearances are only on the weekends during this time of year.
Wine and Canvas

May 7-9

Mother’s Day Weekend

Come join us as we celebrate our favorite person ever…. MOM! We will have plenty of activities going on for the kids to give Mom the much-deserved break she needs! We will also be hosting our 6th annual Wine & Canvas ($) event on Saturday. Make sure you reserve a spot ahead of time online.  Click here to Sign Up! Mom’s, be sure to check out our special pampering events when you arrive at the campground.   Sunday is Mother’s Day, so kids, don’t miss your chance to send Mom a “Bear Gram”! The bears will be out and about delivering ($)! Don’t forget to buy your raffle tickets, so mom has a chance to win the Mother’s Day Basket, which includes a “Bear Gram”!!  Mom’s will also get a Free Donut and Coffee delivered to her site, along with her Free Gift from Jellystone Park™!

*Please note activities and bear appearances are only on the weekends during this time of year.
Hometown Heroes Themed Weekend

May 14-16

Hero’s Weekend

We are celebrating all Heroes…In Yogi Bear’s eyes this includes Military, Teachers, Police, Firefighters, EMS workers, Nurses, and Doctors in our community. Make sure you bring your valid, active ID so Ranger Smith™ doesn’t get mad and you will receive a 25% discount.

In honor of Armed Forces Day on Saturday, May 15th   Be sure to show your military ID in the Cartoon Cafe and get a Free 2 pc Chicken Dinner on Saturday!  It’s our way of saying Thank you! We will have Corn Hole Tournaments, Laser Tag Battles, and a local Police/Fire Event!

*Please note activities and bear appearances are only on the weekends during this time of year.

May 21-23

Slime Weekend

That’s right, it’s SLIME Weekend!  We are doing everything with slime this weekend. There will be so much slime it will be coming out of your ears! Join us this weekend to have fun with our slime challenge, you will make tie dye slime and glow slime, take part in a slime slip ‘n slide, a slime candy hunt and more fun slime activities!   Be sure to vote for your favorite Activity Ranger to slime!!!  Ranger Smith™ will be making his debut in judging a Slime Family Contest!

Boo Boo Driving Golf Cart

May 28- May 31

Memorial Day Weekend:

Join us as we remember the historical significance of what Memorial Day means…we will have a flag retirement ceremony and honor our military and the sacrifices that they have made. We will celebrate family and the official kick-off to summer this weekend too! There will be face painting, glow Hey Hey Hey Ride, red, white, and blue glow parade, decorated bike and golf cart parade, Bingo, and family eating contests! Also, make sure your here on Sunday night, as we will be doing a floating lantern memorial night!

June

June 4-10

Bear’s Birthday Bash Week:

Happy Birthday…to our Bears! Please join us this week as we celebrate all 3 of our Bear’s Birthdays. We will have plenty of our classic Birthday Party games, including the “cupcake” walk, there will be a Magician, fun crafts and of course cake and ice cream! The week would not be complete without making your own homemade ice cream and making a cake in the fire and/or making a cake in box…Who knew!

June 11-17

Out of this World Space Week

3…2…1…Blast Off!!! Join us this week as we will be blasting off into space!  If you love the planets and outer space, then come have some fun with us!  We will be doing space games, crafts and snacks. Let’s take a look in the sky with a real space expert! And even have a “Moon Bounce” on our jumping pillow! We can’t wait to see you in zero gravity!  The week would not be complete without a Moon Pie Eating Contest!  If you did not get your fill of Moon Pies, the Cartoon Café will be offering a Moon Pie Sundae Challenge!

June 18-24

Father’s Day/Harborfest/ Mermaid & Pirates Week

“Arrgghhh Ma’tey…” Celebrate Dad and his special day with a pirate and mermaid adventure with the Bears.   We will be celebrating Father’s Day this weekend along with South Haven’s annual Harborfest!  To go along with all the water we have around us, we will also have Mermaids and Pirates this week! Come have fun, as we will make a treasure map, unique mermaid crafts, and swim along with a real mermaid!

Be sure to purchase your Raffle Ticket ahead of time for Dad, he might be the lucky winner a Traxxas® RC Car, as that is part of the Father’s Day Basket giveaway ($)!!  To complete Father’s Day, Dad’s will also get a Free Donut and Coffee delivered to his site, along with his Free Gift from Jellystone Park™!

Rise And Shine - Juicing Oranges

June 25- July 1

Renaissance/Medieval Week

Hear Ye, Hear Ye…this week we will be taking a trip back to a day of old! Join us for a Yogi Bear Renaissance/Medieval Festival here at Jellystone Park™. Bring your best Renaissance outfit so you can fit right in. If you are excited for Renaissance Week then you can look out for our medieval games, crafts, face painting and yes, even LARPing!!! Look out, we may even have some Jousting going on!!!

July

July 2-8

Everything Red, White and Blue Week

Please join us this week as we Celebrate our Nation’s Birth with one of our Nation’s past Presidents…. Abraham Lincoln!! Yes, Honest Abe will be joining us on Saturday to present his famous speech and to take pictures too! Also, President Lincoln will also be the judge of our Burger cook off!! So…get you grills ready and for those that love to cook, make sure you enter your burger in our Best Burger Cook-Off CompetitionMedals and Yogi Bear™ Camping Dollars will be awarded! 

Just like the theme states, everything else is RED, WHITE, & BLUE!  Be sure to participate in games, crafts and food specials, as they will all be RED, WHITE, & BLUE!

New this year, is a neighborhood firework show!  This show IS visible from the resort, it is being displayed on Sunday, July 4th at dusk.

Be sure to check out South Haven’s “Light up the Lake”.  “Light Up the Lake” is scheduled Friday, July 3rd at dusk. Fireworks are launched off the pier so that the entire South Haven lakeshore has a perfect view.  Sparklers are allowed in the park but due to safety reasons, No Fireworks allowed in campground.

Chocolate Slip 'n Slide

July 9-15

Chocolate Week

Do we need to say anything more??  It’s Chocolate Week!!!  Everything we do will involve Chocolate! We will have our favorite Chocolate activities, like Chocolate Slip ‘n Slide, Chocolate Whiffle Ball, armpit fudge, and we will have some new ones too!   Also, make sure you sign up for our family member Human Sundae Competition!!!   The winning team will win… you guessed it, Chocolate (Fudge)

Be sure to order our “Chocolate Gram” ($) for only $16.95 and a bear will come to your site and deliver 1/2# of your favorite flavor of FUDGE!  Order early and pick your flavor from Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Chocolate & Peanut Butter or Birthday Cake, as there is a limited supply.

Our Chocolate Week won’t be complete without Chocolate Donuts and Chocolate Waffle Cones served in the Cartoon Cafe for this special week.  If you haven’t tried our warm Chocolate Chip Cookie Hot Fudge Sundae then this is the week you should!
If you love chocolate then this is the week for you!!
Boo Boo during Christmas

July 16-22

Christmas in July Week I

Ho-Ho-Ho, Merry Christmas! We loved Christmas in July so much last year that we will be doing it for 2 whole weeks this year!!! If you love Christmas as much as we do, please join us during one of these weeks for tons of Christmas games, crafts, and caroling.  It is the perfect weather too, for Frozen Hot Chocolate!!!  Be sure to get yours from the Cartoon Cafe this week.

Do not forget about our site decorating contest! So be sure to bring your decorations to win some Yogi Camping Bucks!  Our bears will be available to deliver Christmas gifts ($), so you can purchase one from us or bring your own! Make sure you are here on Saturday because Yogi Bear™ called in his special friend…SANTA! That is right, Santa will be here for pictures and stories with the kids!  Of course, we are saving the Best for Last…the Christmas Ball and the UGLY Sweater Contest!

When you make your reservation, order a special Jellystone Park™ Christmas Gift Delivery for only $29.95!  These special Christmas Gifts will be delivered to your site by one of our resident bears & will take place around 8:30 am on Wednesday and Saturdays this week.   Please note that these Christmas Gifts have limited quantities available & valued around $50!  Want to bring your own wrapped gift?  Well, you can for only $6.95/child and the bears will bring your wrapped gift(s) to your site for a special bear appearance!

Christmas Delivery

July 23 – 29

Christmas in July Week II

Ho-Ho-Ho, Merry Christmas! We loved Christmas in July so much last year that we will be doing it for 2 whole weeks this year!!! If you love Christmas as much as we do, please join us during one of these weeks for tons of Christmas games, crafts, and caroling.  It is the perfect weather too, for Frozen Hot Chocolate!!!  Be sure to get yours from the Cartoon Cafe this week.

Do not forget about our site decorating contest! So be sure to bring your decorations to win some Yogi Camping Bucks!  Our bears will be available to deliver Christmas gifts ($), so you can purchase one from us or bring your own! Make sure you are here on Saturday because Yogi Bear™ called in his special friend…SANTA! That is right, Santa will be here for pictures and stories with the kids!  Of course, we are saving the Best for Last…the Christmas Ball and the UGLY Sweater Contest!

When you make your reservation, order a special Jellystone Park™ Christmas Gift Delivery for only $29.95!  These special Christmas Gifts will be delivered to your site by one of our resident bears & will take place around 8:30 am on Wednesday and Saturdays this week.   Please note that these Christmas Gifts have limited quantities available & valued around $50!  Want to bring your own wrapped gift?  Well, you can for only $6.95/child and the bears will bring your wrapped gift(s) to your site for a special bear appearance!

August

July 30 – August 5

Bingo, Bingo, Bingo Week

What are we doing this week? Bingo! You guessed it! All our games will be formulated to play in a Bingo format. And what comes with bingo…Prizes of course! Adults do not forget to sign up for our Bingo Run and it won’t be complete with Adult Beverage Bingo!  There will be plenty of prizes to win during our traditional bingo, candy bar bingo, music bingo and so much more!!!

Don’t worry, we will play the favorites too, Candy Bar BINGO and offer all our other FUN Activities too! You won’t want to miss out on this Special BINGO week!!

Canonball Into Pool

August 6-12

Wet & Wild Week

Are you getting HOT yet? Summer is here and so is the heat!

Are you ready for this Wet & Wild week! Join us for water games, slip n’ slides and some cooling water activities. Be sure to get your FREE bag of balloons at check-in and take advantage of the water balloon station to get your family members wet.  Be sure to sign up for the Dunk Tank War’s…Yep, Dunk Tank Wars….  Do you have a friendly family rivalry?  Now is the time to end it! We will also have a sale on squirt guns in the Ranger Station, so you can take advantage of the “Staff versus Campers” Water War Challenge!!  The week won’t be complete without the “WET n’ WILD” Hey ride!

JP Rallies | Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort | South Haven, MI

August 13-19

It’s the National Blueberry Festival AND Cindy Bear’s Sweet Tooth Week!

If you have a sweet tooth, you need to be at South Haven Jellystone Park™ this week! We are only about 5 miles from downtown where the National Blueberry Festival will be,  but we will be having our own sweet tooth games, crafts, with a hint of blueberry!  Did you know that Cindy Bear™ loves anything sweet?  You will not want to miss the Candy Bar Bingo, the “Cupcake” Walk, or when we will make some homemade candy!  Just in case, you lose your tooth during this “Sweet Week”, Cindy Bear™ will be available to come to your site for her Sweet Tooth Visit!

Be sure to order our “Sweet Treat” ($) for only $24.95, a bear will come to your site and deliver a pound, YES, a pound of FUDGE to your site!!  Order early and pick your favorite flavor of fudge from Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Chocolate & Peanut Butter or Birthday Cake, as there is a limited supply.

Our Sweet Tooth Week won’t be complete without our Homemade Frosted Donuts with sprinkles, of course!   If you haven’t tried our Donut Sundaes for breakfast then this is the week that you should!
Don’t miss this Super Sweet Week!!
Fear Theme - Boy Holding Large Snake

August 20-26

Safari Week

Shhhhh! Be very quiet or you’ll spook the animals! This week at Jellystone Park™, we will be going on Safari!  So, pack your bags, bring your sunscreen, wear your hat, and your favorite stuffed animals, as we venture out into the wilderness. There will be some very WILD games, crafts, and snacks for all ages! Make sure you are here on Saturday for our traveling animal show where you get up close and personal with some wild animals!

Don’t fret, we will still have all our favorite activities too!  Be sure to take part in our tie dye, ceramics, and our candy bar BINGO!

dunk tank

August 27 – September 2

Yogi Bear’s Carnival Week

Come one, come all and step right up to Yogi Bear’s Carnival Week!!! That is right, we’re having a carnival! That means plenty of carnival games, as in the famous duck pond, milk bottle toss, pop bottle ring toss and pig races!  Look out for the Dunk Tank and Climbing Wall!! Who could forget the amazing Carnival FOOD! Yep, that’s right, Sno Kone’s, Cotton Candy, Funnel Cakes and homemade Lemonade.  Life cannot get any better than this! Hurry up and book your reservation so you do not miss out on all the food & fun!!

Did you know that Yogi Bear loves when we play BINGO?  That is why we are going to play Cotton Candy BINGO!  Be sure to take part in our Photo Phrase Hunt as we will be giving out Sno Kones for prizes!   You don’t want to miss this week of FUN and GAMES!

Labor Day Bike Ride

September 3 – 6

Labor Day Weekend

Uh oh, school is starting! Please join us for one final HUR-RAH before the kiddos go back to school! This Labor Day weekend will be celebrated with Everything BBQ! Yes, we will have Everything BBQ this weekend. Guys/gals do not forget to sign up for our BBQ Cook-off!!! Want to take advantage of our Labor Day BBQ?  Then be sure to take advantage of the food truck that will be here and get your BBQ fix!

Be sure to take advantage of our Labor Day Raffle!  It is $2 a ticket or 6 for $10, want a better deal?  Purchase 12 tickets for $20 and get a coupon for a Free Sundae!  We will be raffling off a 3 foot Yogi and a 2 foot Boo Boo!

*Please note activities are only on the weekends during this time of year.

September

Boo Boo Pumpkins

September 10-12

Harvest Weekend

You guessed it; it is time to harvest the crops this weekend! That means we are busting out the Pumpkin Spice and Apple Cider!! If you love those flavors, then be sure to join us this weekend as the Cartoon Café where we begin making our very own Apple Cider Donuts and while there, enjoy the Hot Caramel Apple Cider too!  We will have the tractor out for rides, enjoy the scarecrow relay race, and eat some fresh sweet corn! Of course, the weekend will not be complete without making caramel apples ($)!  While visiting Jellystone Park™, take some time out to see the Flywheelers Engine and Tractor Show!

*Please note activities and bear appearances are only on the weekends during this time of year.

September 17 – 26

Halloween Spooktacular Weekends I, II

BOO! Did I scare you? It is time for our Halloween Spooktacular Weekends at Jellystone Park™! We have 7, fun filled (jammed packed) weekends, that are identical, which will have the same great Halloween fun! Be sure to take part in all our awesome contests that we are known for, i.e. pumpkin decorating and carving, scarecrow decorating, site decorating, all age/pet costume contests and our Lucky Pumpkin Patch!   We had so much fun planning our Murder, Mystery and Mayhem, we are planning another one for you!  Of course, we will have Halloween crafts, ceramics, and tie dye t-shirts, and back by popular demand, is our Glow Hey Hey Hey ride, our Magic Pumpkin Patch and our Monster Mash Dance! This weekend would not be complete without candy, Trick or Treating or “Terror in the Park”!  Who could forget our Terror in the Park?? Will it be a haunted house or haunted campground?  You will have to wait and see…

*Please note activities and bear appearances are only on the weekends during this time of year.
Yogi Dressed For Halloween