Themed Weekends

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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

When are you visiting Jellystone?

Select the time of the year of your visit to see the activities that are waiting for you!

April
May
June
July
August
September
October

April

April 19-21

Egg Spectacular Weekend I

Join us for a very Spectacular Egg devoted weekend waking up the bears! We’ll have Eggstra fun with egg decorating, candy bingo, night time egg glow hunt, cookie decorating, Easter Smores, Bunny Crafts and of course candy hunt too!  There will also be Free Bike Rentals, and Easter Ceramic Specials. When you make your reservation, order a special Jellystone Park™ Easter Basket ($24.95) to be delivered to your site by a bear ($50 value & limited quantities available). Or Parents bring your child’s Easter basket (filled by parent) to be delivered to your child by a bear ($9.95 for one and each additional $5 at the same site).

As this is our opening weekend, April 20th is Spruce Up Day!  If 2 people (adults) help with 3 hours of clean-up, you will one night free!  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.

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April 26-28

Egg Spectacular Weekend II

Egg Spectacular is one of our favorite weekends and it rarely comes around, so we decided to have two!  Join us for this Eggstra Special Weekend devoted to everything egg and candy!  This weekend is identical to Egg Spectacular Weekend I, even with the opportunity to have campground spruce up on Saturday with free lunch!  Don’t forget to order your Easter Basket delivery by one of the bears!

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May

Fiesta Weekend Theme

May 3-5

Friends and Family Weekend

All our guests are like family to us, so what better way to thank you than two for the price of one! 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, you guessed it…it’s 2 for 1!  We will have many 2 for 1 Specials in the Cafe, to assist in staff training! Don’t Worry, we have activities planned as well! There will be tie dyeing, family bingo, gaga ball tournament to name a few. We even have discounts in the game room! (2 night minimum applies)

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Mother's Day Weekend

May 10-12

Mother’s Day Weekend

This weekend is all about mom! Treat her to a weekend that is totally devoted to MOM!  Mom will receive a special gift from us, at South Haven Jellystone Park, on arrival!  We will also be hosting our 4th annual Wine & Canvas ($) event on Saturday morning. Make sure you reserve a spot ahead of time online.  Check out our vendor event geared towards our Mom’s!  We will have vendors for you to cash/carry products, learn about items, and maybe get a little pampering done while you are at it.  Be one of the first 30 Mom’s to arrive & receive a special goodie bag.   New this year is a Spaghetti Dinner!  We want to make sure that Mom’s don’t have to cook Saturday night!  It’s free to the whole family when you donate 1# Spaghetti & a jar of Sauce (Must be unopened) for each 4 people on your site.  We will supply the rest!  Sunday is Mother’s Day, don’t miss your chance to send Mom a “Bear Gram”!  The bears will be out and about delivering ($)!  Don’t worry we have plenty for the kids to do, so mom can enjoy her weekend too!  There will even be a chance to win mom a goodie basket!!

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Hometown Heroes Themed Weekend

May 17-19

Hero’s Weekend

We are celebrating all Hero’s…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, show your military ID and get another 25% off! We will have Gaga Ball Tournaments, Laser Tag Battles, and anyone for the polar plunge.…?

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Memorial Day - Little Girl

May 24-27

Memorial Day Week

Join us as we remember the historical significance of what Memorial Day means…we will be 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, carnival games; red, white and blue glow parade, bike decorating with a bike and golf cart parade, Bingo, and all you can eat sundaes! We can’t have a carnival without cotton candy, sno kones, and funnel cakes, just to name a few!  This weekend will be full of non-stop fun and spending time with family and friends! Pool will be open so bring your suits and towels!

June

Yogi's Birthday Weekend

May 31- June 6

Bear’s Birthday Bash Week

You’re invited this weekend to celebrate 3 VERY Special Birthdays, with 3 VERY Special Bear’s!!! The Rangers can’t wait to throw Yogi Bear™, Boo Boo & Cindy Bear a surprise Birthday Party! It’s not a party without some fun birthday games, cake and ice cream! Don’t worry, we will even have balloons and party hats!  Be sure to come on out and help us wish the bear’s a Beary Happy Birthday!!!  Like all great parties, everyone gets a goodie bag!

Large Parachute Play

June 7-13

BINGO, BINGO, BINGO Week

Do you like BINGO? If you do, then this week is for you!  We will be playing BINGO every day and all different kinds for children and adults alike.  Did you know that you can play BINGO in the pool? Check out Disco, Musical Chair and Robbers BINGO too!  Don’t worry, we will play the all favorite, Candy Bar BINGO and offer all our other FUN Activities too!  You won’t want to miss out on this Special BINGO week!!

Father's Day Weekend - Remote Control Cars

June 14-20

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. Wear your favorite pirate & mermaid garb, walk the plank, find buried treasures and swim with a Mermaid! Dad’s work with the kids for the Cardboard Regatta Boat Race in the pool.  Only Cardboard and duct tape can be used.  Will your boat make it to the other end of the pool?  Be sure to dive deep for the treasure that you seek, walking the plank, and be sure to save the sea creatures!  Dad’s will also receive a special gift from South Haven Jellystone Park™ at check-in.  Dad’s get their special time too!  Dad’s only Pretzel and Beer Cornhole Tournament. There will even be a chance to Win Dad a Goodie Basket ($)!!

Fairy Take Weekend - Two Girls

June 21-27

Witches, Wizards, and Fairies Week

Calling all magical creatures! Witches, Wizards, and Fairies as they join Yogi Bear, Cindy Bear and Boo Boo for a week full of enchantment and imagination. There will be magic and wizardry, and it wouldn’t be complete without some magical potions, wand making, and playing quidditch!  Don’t forget to bring the whole family in their magical attire for the Mystical Ball, complete with dancing and Yogi Bear!   Did you know that the bears love Butterbeer!  Be sure to find the hidden dragon eggs through out the week.

Stars And Stripes Hats

June 28- July 4

Circus, Circus, Circus Week

Everyone loves a Circus, especially when Yogi Bear is the Ring Master!  Be sure to check out the midway and the games we have planned.  Are you the strongest person on earth?  Can you juggle?  Be sure to make a circus animal and some fun crafts.  Of course, a circus won’t be complete without a clown and face painting!   We will also celebrate all that is Red, White, & Blue towards the end of the week, Just in Time for the 4th of July!  Be sure to check out South Haven’s “Light up the Lake”.  “Light Up the Lake” is scheduled Monday, July 3rd at dusk. Fireworks are launched off the pier so that the entire South Haven lakeshore has a perfect view.  Sparklers are allowed but due to safety reasons, No Fireworks allowed in campground.

July

Glow Run Themed Week

July 5-11

It’s All about the Glow Week

Come and enjoy a week full of fun glow in the dark games and crafts. You are sure to have fun with making your own glow in the dark slime, playing glow bingo, glow in the dark candy hunt, and who can forget a glow in the dark Hey! Hey! Hey! Ride! Be sure to start planning for the Glow Dance on Saturday, where prize given for the most creative glow outfit.  Be sure to take advantage of our
2nd Annual Color Run as we raise money for Camp Sunshine.  This week is sure to be a colorful!

Wild West Weekend - Hat Making

July 12-18

Petticoats and Pistols Week

From outlaws to sheriffs, to girls in their petticoats…check out this rootin’ tootin’ fun filled week! It’s the bears spin on the great gold rush back in the good ol’ wild west.  We will have plenty planned to keep you busy during this week.  There will be a Root Beer chugging contest and of course Root Beer Floats!  Try your hand at the bears own “Gold Rush”, make a marshmallow shooter, horse racing, tie dye a bandana, leather craft or will you win the water pistol shoot out?  We have activities for our adults too, be sure to sign up for our Poker Run/Walk or the Horseshoe Competition.  Get your family ready for the hoedown with their petticoats and/or their best western gear for the chance to win a gift certificate for the best dressed family at the Hoedown on Saturday/Wednesday!

Christmas In July - Cottonball Santa

July 19-25

Christmas in July Week

Ho-Ho-Ho! It’s Christmas time here at Jellystone Park and Yogi Bear, Boo Boo, & Cindy Bear all want to bring the Christmas spirit to you! We will have snow ball fights, ice skating, play in the snow, and of course, Hot Chocolate and Candy Canes!   Make sure you bring your best Christmas spirit, and don’t be a scrooge, because there will be a site decorating contest and a gift certificate to win!  Check out our annual Wine & Canvas ($) event, so make sure you reserve your spot ahead of time!  When you make your reservation, order a special Jellystone Park™ Christmas Gift ($24.95) to be delivered to your site by a bear (limited quantities available). Or Parents bring your own wrapped gift for your child to be delivered to your child by a bear ($9.95 for one and each additional $4.95 at the same site).

Tractor Pulling Kids With Waterguns

July 26 – August 1

Wet & Wild Week I

It sure is getting hot outside, so come and cool off with the Bears this weekend. This week is sure to be packed full of fun water games, so make sure you bring your water gun, soakers, buckets and hoses! Join the Rangers on the Hey! Hey! Hey! Ride for an extreme water battle! But remember, don’t shoot the driver! Don’t worry there will be Hey! Hey! Hey! Ride without the soakers too!

August

Canonball Into Pool

August 2-8

Wet & Wild Week II

Wet and Wild is such a hit we decided to have two! Cool off with our bears with a week packed full of fun water games. Bring your water guns, soakers, buckets, and hoses! Join the rangers on the Hey! Hey! Hey! Ride for an extreme water battle! Don’t worry there will be a Hey! Hey! Hey! Rides without the soakers too! This weekend is identical to Wet and Wild I Week.

Kids Making Gingerbread House

August 9-15

Cindy Bear’s Sweet Tooth Week/National Blueberry Festival

We invite you to enter the wonderful world of “Sweets” during Cindy Bear’s Sweet Tooth Week. That is why South Haven’s National Blueberry Festival is a perfect fit for Cindy Bear!  We will start the weekend with everything Blueberry and finish it with her other favorite sweets!  Some of the sweetest activities will be on front and center- Candy Bar Bingo, Fudge Making, and Lollipop Flashlight Hunt. Cindy Bear’s Week of sugary fun is sure to tickle your sweet tooth!

Chocolate Splash

August 16-22

Chocolate Week

Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate! Chocolate whiffle ball, chocolate slip-n-slide, chocolate tug-o-war, chocolate dodge ball, chocolate sundaes, chocolate candy bar bingo, and this is just a taste! If you love chocolate then this is the week for you!!

Fear Theme - Boy Holding Large Snake

August 23-29

Dinosaur Week

This weekend is all about Dinosaurs! It will be all about the prehistoric creature, as we learn about them through the week. We will of course be making fossils, going on a dig, have a dinosaur bone hunt, find the dinosaur egg, and even play a game or two. The Yogi bear’s favorite part of this week is the reptile show, so don’t miss it on Saturday!

Labor Day Bike Ride

August 30- September 2

Labor Day Weekend

Hard to believe that summer is over…  Join us as we celebrate the end of summer with a carnival!  What better way, but with Cotton Candy, Sno Kones, and Funnel Cakes!  Enjoy carnival games, face painting, sack races, dunk tank, rock wall, and of course candy bar bingo!  Of course, we must end the summer with a water battle, so be sure to bring your water gun, soakers, buckets and hoses! Join the Rangers on the Hey! Hey! Hey! Ride for an extreme water battle!

September

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

September 6-8

It’s a Wedding!

The bears have a wedding to attend!  Therefore, no check-in’s will be allowed on Friday or Saturday.  No activities on this weekend, soooooo that means, the rate is cheaper!

September 13 – 29

Halloween Spooktacular Weekends I, II, III

The Bears have a fun and excitingly spooky weekend planned for you. We will have your favorites for the little ones:  Magic Pumpkin Patch, Lucky Pumpkin, Candy Bar Bingo.  We have the family centered activities: Pumpkin Carving Contest, Scarecrow Contest and Trick or Treating! So, bring your decorations so you can decorate your site, win a gift certificate. We know that Halloween is still a favorite of our older campers as well, so don’t forget to take a walk on the fearful side and enter our “Terror in the Park” Haunted House ($) and our Zombie Laser Tag ($) will be in full force!

Yogi Dressed For Halloween
  • September 13-15| Halloween Spooktacular I

  • September 20-22 | Halloween Spooktacular II

  • September 27-29 | Halloween Spooktacular III

October

October 4 – 27

Halloween Spooktacular Weekends IV, V, VI, & VII

The Bears have a fun and excitingly spooky weekend planned for you. We will have your favorites for the little ones:  Magic Pumpkin Patch, Lucky Pumpkin, Candy Bar Bingo.  We have the family centered activities: Pumpkin Carving Contest, Scarecrow Contest and Trick or Treating! So, bring your decorations so you can decorate your site, win a gift certificate. We know that Halloween is still a favorite of our older campers as well, so don’t forget to take a walk on the fearful side and enter our “Terror in the Park” Haunted House ($) and our Zombie Laser Tag ($) will be in full force!

Halloween Mummy Sheriff | Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resort | South Haven, MI
  • October 4-6 | Halloween Spooktacular IV

  • October 11-13 | Halloween Spooktacular V

  • October 18-20 | Halloween Spooktacular VI

  • October 25-27 | Halloween Spooktacular VII  ***New for 2019

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Bear Appearances

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Whether it’s crafts, movie nights, to outdoor recreation, we offer a variety of activities that that brings families together in a fun outdoor setting. There will be plenty of fun and games to keep the whole family entertained!

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