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Valentine's Get-A-Way

February 15-17, 2019

Maybe it's still a little too cold for camping, but how about a cabin getaway for two? Rekindle the flame by cuddling up together in our Cumberland cabins which feature an electric fireplace. Choose from chocolate or flowers to be waiting for you at your cabin! FREE golf cart for any two nights stay the 15-17, 2019.

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Spruce-Up Weekend

March 15-17, 2019

Free campsite Friday and Saturday night (or $45 credit towards a cabin per night) with 4 hours, per adult, Saturday cleanup help. Help us finish the winter chores and get Jellystone Park™ spick and span for the new season. Turn flower beds for planting, shovel, rake, paint, spread grass seed, landscaping, you name it! Bring rakes, shovels, paint brushes, brooms and window cleaner to help with the cleaning. Complimentary lunch Saturday for all workers and their families! Plus, we will have Bingo, karaoke and a special guest appearance. Mention clean up when reserving to get this special so we’ll know to count you in!

Wake up Yogi Bear™!

March 22-24, 2019

It's time for Yogi Bear™ to come out of hibernation. Bring noisemakers, whistles, horns, pots and pans for banging. We'll wake up that sleepyhead because it's time for him to be out and about in Jellystone Park™ but you better watch your pic-a-nic baskets! We'll have games, crafts, hey-hey-hey rides and more.

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March Spring Break Schedule

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Double Dare Slimefest

March 29- 31, 2019

TWO OLD THEMED WEEKENDS COMBINED FOR 2019!

It’s time to get back at your parents for giving you chores and making you eat your vegetables! Have your parents arrested and help Jellystone Park™ Court decide their ooey or gooey punishment! Dress your parents for our Friday Night Dance. Try events guaranteed to make you think twice. Fish eating, pickle juice chugging, green slime relays, and izzy-dizzy softball playing. Points awarded for every event you compete in. Earn enough and receive a “Double Dare” badge at karaoke Saturday night!

First April Spring Break Schedule:

Mardi Gras and Color Fun Run Weekend

April 5-7, 2019

Beads, beads and more beads! It’s Mardi Gras time! Make a Mardi Gras mask and march in our parade. Don’t forget your noisemakers! Bring a wagon, stroller, bike or rent a golf cart and make a family float for the parade. $25 gift certificate awarded to the best decorated! Yogi Bear™ will choose the winner. Color Fun Run on Saturday ~ cost $8.00 ~includes your T-shirt and beads. Close the evening with a Mardi Gras Ball on Saturday night. New Orleans, watch out, Yogi Bear™ and Boo Boo™ are ready to have some fun.

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Out of Space Birthday Bash for Boo Boo

April 12-14, 2019

NEW THEMED WEEKEND FOR 2019!

Yogi Bear™ wants to take time to celebrate his special friend Boo Boo™! Write him a letter or draw him a picture on a card to let him know how great he is! Then join us for some out of space activities, like making galaxy bottles and doing experiments with Diet Coke and Mentos!! It’s about to be an EXPLOSION of fun this weekend!! Be sure to join us for cupcakes at the celebration on Saturday and don’t forget to dedicate a song to Boo Boo at Karaoke!

Easter Eggstravaganza

April 19-21, 2019

Join us for a very Eggstra special weekend! We’ll have Eggstra fun with Easter crafts, bunny games, egg decorating contest, egg hunt, egg toss, and Yogi Bear™ flashlight Easter egg hunt. Be sure to participate in the bunny hop with Yogi Bear™ and Boo Boo™ at karaoke. When you make your reservation order a special Jellystone Park™ Easter basket ($25) to be delivered to your site by a bear (Limited quantities available). Parents bring your child’s filled Easter basket to be delivered to your child by a bear ($5 for one and each additional $1 at the same site). Take Easter baskets to the clubhouse between 10:00am- 10:30am. Nondenominational Church services Easter Sunday morning.

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The Great Jellystone Park Race

April 26-28, 2019

NEW THEMED WEEKEND FOR 2019!

Calling all adrenaline lovers!!! Jellystone Park will test your limits in the obstacle course challenge and the race around the park. This race is like no other, it will test your strengths and weaknesses. Be prepared to get messy in the obstacle course challenge!! Be sure to check out arts and crafts on Saturday to make your banner for the race. There will be many activities going on for all the family to enjoy like corn hole, volleyball, 4-sqaure and much more!

Cinco De Derby

May 3-5, 2019

It’s a Fiesta! Come celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the 145th Kentucky Derby with Yogi Bear ™ and friends this weekend! Come decorate your Derby/Sombrero hats Saturday morning for the Cinco de Derby Party later in the evening. The Cinco de Derby party will begin 45 minutes before the Kentucky Derby begins. Loads of other events including, a water balloon piñata game, kickball, basketball, volleyball and even a karaoke fiesta on Saturday night.

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Mother's Candy Land Retreat

May 10-12, 2019

THEMED WEEKEND COMBINED WITH LOVED SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR 2019!

Who loves Yogi Bear, CANDY and their mom??? Pamper Mom this weekend and treat her to a great weekend getaway at Jellystone Park™. Kids make a special gift for Mom at the Rec Center on Saturday! Make sure to bring mom to the Chocolate WRESTLING on Saturday and be ready to get chocolatey. Don’t forget about karaoke and the hey-hey-hey rides, kids will dance the first dance with Mom at the Friday night family dance and Mother-Daughter/Son look-a-like contest on Saturday. Bring Mom to the Ranger Station Sunday morning for complimentary waffle breakfast for the entire family. Also, don’t forget to bring your mom to the Rec Center on Sunday morning to make an edible candy necklace!!

Hero Weekend

May 17-19, 2019

Military, Fireman, Police and Emergency Responders are our heroes this weekend. Any of the listed heroes receive 20% discount for a two-night stay camping or in a cabin (limit one campsite or cabin per hero family, ID required for discount). Join us in the field on Saturday at 1:00 to meet and greet our heroes. A ceremony to honor our heroes will be held at 2:00 pm. Corn hole, horseshoes, kickball, hey-hey-hey rides and more!

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Karst Beach Opening Day May 26, 2018

Hello Summer Fest

May 24-27, 2019

Kick off summer the right way- the Yogi Bear™ way! Break out the charcoal and BBQ, swimsuits and suntan lotion, and join us as activities and fun get into full swing. Try out our foam machine slip n’ slide, volleyball and horseshoes, karaoke and family dance. The activities will keep the family busy. Three-night minimum stay required.

Weekday activities are a blast and this season there will be more than ever! More visits with the bears, hey rides and teen activities! Come and camp with us weekdays beginning Memorial Day to Labor Day. During this period if we do it on Saturday, we do it on Wednesday!

Princesses Rule and Pirates Drool

May 28- June 2, 2019

"Avast Ye Hearties!" Come to a pirate and princess party week with games such as a treasure hunt, peg-leg races, walk the plank, map making, princess tea party and make over (Dads too!), crafts and much more! Don't forget to bring your pirate/princess disguises for the parade and for best costume judging on Wednesday and Saturday nights! $25 gift certificate awarded to the best decorated wagon, stroller, bike or golf cart at the parade.

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Our foam machine being used on a hot Summer day!

Family Carnival and Food Truck Fest

June 3-9, 2019

ONE OLD AND ONE NEW THEMED WEEK COMBINDED FOR 2019!

Attention!!! Yogi Bear is about to host a CARNIVAL!! Come join us this week for a MAGICAL time! On Saturday, check out who is in the kissing booth, taste many different foods from our food truck vendors (Wednesday and Saturday) and we may even have a magic show!! Who doesn’t love magic? Don’t forget to bring your furry friends and enter them into the pet talent show, winners go cutest, best talent, and best overall. It’s time to bring back the old carnival fun the Jellystone Park way!

Father of the Year Week

June 10-16, 2019

Bring your “Father of the Year” to camp with Yogi Bear ™. Dad will need wits, energy and a grin for these events. Treat Dad to coffee and waffles (complimentary) with Yogi Bear™ and Boo Boo™ on Sunday and Wednesday morning. Enter Dad in the “Yogi Bear™ 9 Hole Mini-Golf Classic.” Dad vs. kids and family in many games and then challenge Dad in a root beer drinking contest. See which father has the most hair on his legs and who wins the Father-Son Look a Like contest. Dress up Dad for the Miss Jellystone Park™ Contest before karaoke Saturday night.

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One of our recreation staff showing off their art talent!

Glow Galore

June 17-23, 2019

NEW THEMED WEEK FOR 2019!

Are you ready for a GLOWtastic week?? We’re going to have glow stick hey, hey, hey rides, a glow slip n’ slide, glow slime and so much more!! Make sure to come by and get your face painted with GLITTER paint ($) all proceeds will go to A Mother’s Rest! Of course, we will have our nightly movies and Karaoke on Wednesday and Saturday night!

Beach Birthday Bash for Cindy Bear™

June 24-30, 2019

NEW FUN AND ACTIVITIES ADDED TO THE TRADITIONAL BIRTHDAY BASH FOR 2019!

Cindy Bear™ wants to invite you to a special celebration! She will supply the cupcakes for everyone to decorate their own on Wednesday and Saturday at Karst Beach! There will be beach games such as sand castle building, sand angels and even an obstacle course challenge on the WiBit! Other Games include, tie-dye, bingo, contests, and crafts to go with the celebration. Come help turn one of our staff into a human sundae!

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Golf cart decorating contest happen many times throughout our season!

Let Freedom Ring!

July 1-7, 2019

FIREWORKS WILL TAKE PLACE ON WEDNESDAY JULY 3RD!

It’s time to let it all out to celebrate the best place to be! Family fun contests, outdoor movies, ceramics, t-shirt coloring, karaoke, bonfire, hey-hey-hey rides and hot dog eating contests get us started. Remember to bring a dessert for the Reece’s Rainbow dessert auction. July 3rd there will be a parade for any golf cart, wagon, bike, or stroller and a $25 gift certificate awarded to the best decorated picked by Yogi Bear™ Our fireworks are scheduled for July 3rd as well and once again we plan to put on the best fireworks display in the area! Three-night minimum stay required during this period.

Birthday Bash for Yogi Bear™

July 8-14, 2019

Hey, hey, hey, Yogi Bear™ has picked up too many sweet pic-a-nic baskets and wants to share with you! Come join in the fun. Free cupcakes for all to decorate Wednesday and Saturday! Come help turn one of our staff into a human sundae! Face painting, games, arts & crafts, karaoke and of course daily hey, hey, hey rides.

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Chocolate Lovers

July 15-21, 2019

Things might get a little messy but who cares- its chocolate! Have a blast on the chocolate slip & slide, eat your way through candy bar bingo, chocolate tug-o-war, chug some chocolate milk, wrestle in chocolate pudding (Wednesday and Saturday only), and paint with chocolate pudding. Come to Jellystone Park™ for some sloppy fun; just make sure you bring extra clothes!

Christmas in July!

July 22-28, 2019

NEW RETURNING THEMED WEEKEND MOVED TO JULY IN 2019!

It may be blazing hot outside, but we have Winter on the brain! Come join Yogi Bear™ in decorating sugar cookies, have a snow ball fight, and make ornaments. Remember to bring your Ugly Sweater for our Ugly Sweater Christmas party on Wednesday and Saturday night! You may even get a chance to go ice skating this week!! Don’t forget your favorite decorations because Yogi Bear™ will award free weekends for 2020 to the best decorated campsite and cabin on Wednesday and Saturday nights at Karaoke! (1st, 2nd and 3rd place)

SANTTAAA! Come see him on Christmas in July!
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Hawaiian Luau

July 29- August 4, 2019

Hula on down to Jellystone Park™ for fun in the sun! Dress code is Hawaiian casual so don’t forget the grass skirts, leis and those beautiful shirts. Join us for pulled pork, Asian chicken, fruit and more dinner for Wednesday and Saturday night (limited number of Luau tickets ($) so reserve early)! Pineapple eating contests, hula lessons, sand volleyball, sand castle building, outdoor family movies, Saturday karaoke, hey-hey-hey rides and more. This year we will have a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner for campsite and cabin decorating. Yogi Bear will award free weekends for 2020 to the best decorated campsite and cabin on Wednesday and Saturday nights at Karaoke.

Junior Rangers Ballin Out Birthday Bash for Ranger Smith

August 5-11, 2019

Batter up.. Hey-Hey-Hey, Ranger Smith is having a ballen out party! Come join in on the ball-ific fun! We will be playing volleyball, basketball, whiffle ball, horse shoes, and so many other sports this week! We want lots of excited campers to help decorate in honor of celebrating Ranger Smith! Free cupcakes furnished by Yogi Bear™ for the party Wednesday and Saturday. Come learn about an exciting environmental educational program to become a certified Jellystone Park™ “Junior Ranger”. By doing so you can earn you Junior Ranger Badges! You will learn forest safety, campfire cooking, campsite etiquette and about “Leave No Trace” camping! Scout groups come camp with us and receive a 15% discount off campsites or cabins!

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Yogi Bear's Jellystone Campsite

Old Fashioned Camping Week

August 12-18, 2019

NEW THEMED WEEK FOR 2019!

It’s time to bring out the tents another time this season!! This week will be all about camping and making memories around the campfire. Come learn how to pitch a tent and join us for campfire singing and story telling on Thursday and Friday nights! Of course, you can’t have a campfire without roasting marshmallows too. It wouldn’t be a good ole camping week without a game of Capture the Flag!! Be prepared to play in the Gaga Pit with our Recreation staff. We will have Karaoke on Wednesday and Saturday night and our daily hey, hey, hey rides.

Too Cool for School

August 19-25, 2019

Come on- you know the family really needs a special reward before the start of a new school year! Corn hole tournament, arts and crafts, karaoke, bingo, and t-shirt coloring this week. Daily hey-hey-hey rides AND Yogi Bear™ is in the Park every day for hugs and pictures. Outdoor movies, family dance or karaoke nightly. Family talent show on Wednesday and Saturday evening with prizes. Dinky the magician will also be joining us this week with his awesome show! As a special reward, all school system employees with school ID get 20% off their camping Monday-Thursday this week.

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Endless Summer Fest

August 26- September 2, 2019

This may be the last big holiday of the season, but we are going to have some fun! Relax from your labors and enjoy the weekend while we keep the kids busy for you! Pool activities, horseshoes, relay races, bingo, ceramics and crafts, volleyball, mini-golf, tie-dye, karaoke and hey-hey-hey rides. There is something for everyone. Three-night minimum stay required for the Labor

Real Grandparents Play Bingo

September 6-8, 2019

B.I.N.G.O! Bingo, Bingo, Bingo! We can't get enough of Bingo! It’s a bingopalooza at Jellystone Park™! Spend the weekend with us and enjoy all the different and fun ways to play this classic game! Grandparents and grandchildren pack your bags for this special time together to bridge the gap between generations!

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Yogi Bear's Jellystone Campsite

Thanks Campers Weekend

September 13-15, 2019

Yogi Bear™ and the entire Jellystone Park™ family want to say “THANKS” for staying with us in 2019. If you have camped with us this season you will receive 20% off a campsite or cabin rental. We’ll have crafts, ceramics, face painting, volleyball, corn hole, horseshoes, movies and karaoke. Overall, fun for the whole family! Might even be a few football games on the Ranger Station big screen! Double points for Club Yogi™ members this weekend.

Fang-tastic Fall Festival

September 20-22, 2019

NEW THEMED WEEKEND FOR 2019!

Yogi Bear™ doesn’t want to frighten his little friends with ghosts and goblins, so this weekend is designed for kids twelve and under. A “non-scary” Halloween celebration for the weekend that includes the Magic pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, games, color your Yogi Bear™ Halloween tote bag for candy collecting ($), costume and site/cabin decorating contests and of course trick or treating for the kids. Prizes for first, second and third places in site/cabin decorating contests. (Bring candy for 300-350 kids.)

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Too Cute to Spook Fall Festival

September 28-30, 2018

Yogi Bear™ doesn’t want to frighten his little friends with ghosts and goblins, so this weekend is designed for kids twelve and under. A “non-scary” Halloween celebration for the weekend that includes the Magic pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting, games, color your Yogi Bear™ Halloween tote bag for candy collecting ($), costume and site/cabin decorating contests and of course trick or treating for the kids. Prizes for first, second and third places in site/cabin decorating contests. (Bring candy for 300-350 kids.)

Fall Break Week

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Fall Festival Winner

Hocus Pocus Halloween Weekend

October 4-6, 2019

You’re not scared of the night, are you?! The Haunted Forest opens its gates for four weekends this season. (All proceeds from the Haunted Forest go to the Cave City Volunteer Fire Department). Each cabin/campsite will get two free admission passes to the Forest. Loads of fun and plenty of spooks! Arts and crafts and activities as usual, Pumpkin painting, costume contest and campsite/cabin decorating contest! Halloween campers are known for competitive decorating, outdoor cooking and having a good time. Prizes awarded for first, second and third places in campsite/cabin contests. Don’t forget candy for the trick or treaters (approx. 300-350 kids)!

Fall Break Week

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Spooktacular Halloween Weekend

October 11-13, 2019

You’re not scared of the night, are you?! The Haunted Forest opens its gates for four weekends this season. (All proceeds from the Haunted Forest go to the Cave City Volunteer Fire Department). Each cabin/campsite will get two free admission passes to the Forest. Loads of fun and plenty of spooks! Arts and crafts and activities as usual, Pumpkin painting, costume contest and campsite/cabin decorating contest! Halloween campers are known for competitive decorating, outdoor cooking and having a good time. Prizes awarded for first, second and third places in campsite/cabin contests. Don’t forget candy for the trick or treaters (approx. 300-350 kids)!

Fright Night Halloween Weekend

October 18-20, 2019

You’re not scared of the night, are you?! The Haunted Forest opens its gates for four weekends this season. (All proceeds from the Haunted Forest go to the Cave City Volunteer Fire Department). Each cabin/campsite will get two free admission passes to the Forest. Loads of fun and plenty of spooks! Arts and crafts and activities as usual, Pumpkin painting, costume contest and campsite/cabin decorating contest! Halloween campers are known for competitive decorating, outdoor cooking and having a good time. Prizes awarded for first, second and third places in campsite/cabin contests. Don’t forget candy for the trick or treaters (approx. 300-350 kids)!

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Last Blast Monster Mash Halloween Weekend

October 25-27, 2019

You’re not scared of the night, are you?! The Haunted Forest opens its gates for four weekends this season. (All proceeds from the Haunted Forest go to the Cave City Volunteer Fire Department). Each cabin/campsite will get two free admission passes to the Forest. Loads of fun and plenty of spooks! Arts and crafts and activities as usual, Pumpkin painting, costume contest and campsite/cabin decorating contest! Halloween campers are known for competitive decorating, outdoor cooking and having a good time. Prizes awarded for first, second and third places in campsite/cabin contests. Don’t forget candy for the trick or treaters (approx. 300-350 kids)!

Veteran's Day

Veterans may camp for free one night, Friday Nov 9th through Sunday Nov. 11th, this week. Please make your reservations ahead of time.

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Yogi Bear's Jellystone Campsite

Thanksgiving

Give thanks for our abundances and spend time with family and friends. Cabins and campsites available.

Other Items of Note:

Weekend activities start March 16th and continue through Halloween, Friday afternoon through Sunday morning. Daily midweek activities start Memorial Day weekend and continue through Labor Day Monday. Nondenominational church services held at 8:30am Sunday mornings, Easter Weekend and Memorial Day through Labor Day.

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