Awards & Honors For Meadville KOA Campground

Awards for Meadville KOA Campground – Guest Rated as one of the Best Campgrounds in Western Pennsylvania!

Meadville KOA is a Founder’s and President’s Award-Winning KOA Campground.

Meadville KOA Campground has provided some of the best of Western Pennsylvania camping and cabins for families in Northwest PA since 1978!  The campground ratings and camping guest reviews place Meadville KOA in the top 2% of campgrounds nationally, making it one of the best family campgrounds in Pennsylvania and across the nation!

Meadville KOA has a long history of being and award-winning, Pennsylvania Campground, and a Guest A-Rated ARVC Campground, prior to joining KOA as Brookdale Family Campground!  Meadville KOA has been a President’s Award KOA Campground since joining Kampgrounds of America in 2011!  And, became a President and Founder’s Award-Winning Campground in 2015!  Meadville KOA is the top-rated campground in Crawford County.  It is a great choice for Northwestern PA Camping!

Meadville KOA Wins Major Award During Annual Convention

2017 KOA President's AwardMeadville KOA has been awarded the 2016-2017 KOA President’s Award by Kampgrounds of America, the world’s largest system of family-friendly campgrounds. The award was presented at KOA’s 54th Annual International Convention in Chattanooga, TN.  The KOA President’s Award is presented annually to campgrounds that receive high scores in customer service from their campers, and also receive top scores in KOA’s Annual Quality Review.  KOA surveys hundreds of thousands of campers each year regarding their KOA camping experience.  The Meadville KOA has won this award since 2011, their first year in the KOA franchise system.

Meadville KOA Wins Major Quality Awards During Annual Convention

2016 KOA Founder's AwardThe Meadville KOA Campground has been awarded the 2015-2016 KOA Founder’s Award and President’s Awards by Kampgrounds of America Inc., which identifies itself as the world’s largest system of family-friendly campgrounds.

The awards were presented Nov. 18, 2015 at KOA’s Annual International Convention in Daytona Beach, FL.

2016 KOA President's AwardThe KOA Founder’s and President’s Awards are presented annually to campgrounds that receive high scores in customer service from their campers, and also receive high scores in KOA’s annual quality review.

Meadville KOA Campground’s achieved their first Founder’s Award in 2015. They have been a President’s award winning campground since they joined KOA in 2011.

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Meadville KOA Wins PA Camping 2015 Best Campground Website Award

The Meadville KOA Campground was awarded the 2015 Best Campground Website in Pennsylvania Award by Pennsylvania Campground Owners Association.  PCOA is made up some 233 campgrounds from across Pennsylvania.

The awards were presented Nov. 11 at PCOA’s Annual Convention in Penn State.

The PA Camping Communication Awards are presented annually to campground owners who submit entries to pre-selected categories such as Best Promotional Piece, Best Brochure, Best Apparel Item, Best Souvenir, Best Camping Photo, Most Creative Activity, Best Website, Best Example of Guest Service, Tourism Employee of the Year, and Best Community Involvement.

Meadville KOA Campground’s winning website was designed with assistance from Socially Tangled, and is maintained and managed by Robyn Chilson.  Robyn and her husband Tim have owned and operated Meadville KOA Campground since October 1999.  They joined Kampgrounds of America (KOA) in 2011.

Their Trailer Life Rating for 2015 is increased to 9/10*/9! Seeing stars?

What do these ratings mean?  The first number means that we’re rated 9.0 out of 10 for Appeal, 10.0 for Restrooms, and rated 9.0 for our Facility!  When a campground receives a maximum 5 points rating on their restroom cleanliness, they receive a star next to their rating!  We’re rated in the top 2% of campgrounds nationally! Now there’s an award we’re very proud of being given! (Please note: You can find this and other highly rated campgrounds at Trailer Life Directory!)

 

Meadville KOA Wins Major Quality Awards During Annual Convention

KOA_-2015_FoundersAward_RGB_smallThe Meadville KOA Campground has been awarded the 2015 KOA Founder’s Award and President’s Awards by Kampgrounds of America Inc., which identifies itself as the world’s largest system of family-friendly campgrounds.

The awards were presented Nov. 14 at KOA’s Annual International Convention in Charleston, S.C.

The KOA Founder’s and President’s Awards are presented annually to campgrounds that receive high scores in customer service from their campers, and also receive high scores in KOA’s annual quality review.

The 2015 KOA Founder’s Award and President’s Award is given to those KOA campgrounds that attained the very top scores in both customer service and the quality review.

This was Meadville KOA Campground’s first Founder’s Award. They have been a President’s award winning campground since they joined KOA in 2011.

Meadville KOA Wins Major Award During Annual Convention

KOA President's AwardMeadville KOA has been awarded the 2013-2014 KOA President’s Award by Kampgrounds of America, the world’s largest system of family-friendly campgrounds. The award was presented at KOA’s 51st Annual International Convention in Austin, TX.  The KOA President’s Award is presented annually to campgrounds that receive high scores in customer service from their campers, and also receive top scores in KOA’s Annual Quality Review.  KOA surveys hundreds of thousands of campers each year regarding their KOA camping experience.  The Meadville KOA has won this award since 2011, their first year in the KOA franchise system.

Tim Chilson Presented Service Award at PCOA 50th Annual Convention

Meadville KOA Owner Tim Chilson, was presented with a service award at the 50th Anniversary Convention of the Pennsylvania Campground Owner’s Association (PCOA) held in November at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.Tim received the service plaque for completing the Regional Vice President’s Position on the PA Camping Board of Directors for 2013, following the resignation of another board member.Tim’s service award marked his 5th year of serving of the PCOA Board of Directors.

Their Trailer Life Rating for 2013 is increased to 9/9.5*/9! Seeing stars?

When a campground receives a maximum 5 points rating on their restroom cleanliness, they receive a star next to their rating!  They’re rated in the top 5% of campgrounds nationally! Now there’s an award we’re very proud of being given! (Please note: As of 2008, we are no longer a Good Sam Park, but we are still highly rated by the Trailer Life Directory!)

Meadville KOA Wins Major Award During 2012 Annual Convention

Meadville KOA has been awarded the 2012-2013 KOA President’s Award by Kampgrounds of America, the world’s largest system of family-friendly campgrounds. The award was presented at KOA’s 50th Annual International Convention in Orlando, FL.  The KOA President’s Award is presented annually to campgrounds that receive high scores in customer service from their campers, and also receive top scores in KOA’s Annual Quality Review.  KOA surveys hundreds of thousands of campers each year regarding their KOA camping experience.  The Meadville KOA also won this award in 2011, their first year in the KOA franchise system.

Meadville KOA Wins Awards and Honors at 2012 Pennsylvania Convention!

Meadville KOA was awarded “Best Brochure” and “Best Promotional Piece” at the Pennsylvania Campground Owner’s Association (PCOA) Convention on December 5th, which was held in Penn State.  Meadville KOA received the award for best brochure which included winning photos from a Facebook Photo Contest, which was then printed by Print King Printing (www.printking.net)in Cranberry Township, PA.  Their best promotional piece award was for the use of email blasts to market upcoming events, activities, camping specials, and discounts to their camping customers.

Meadville KOA owner Tim Chilson was also honored at the PCOA Convention held in Penn State for completing two terms as Region 1 Director, a position which includes member campgrounds in a 15 county area.  Tim accepted the position of Western PA Regional Vice President, which now encompasses Region 1 & Region 2.

Tim and Robyn Chilson are 13 year members of the PCOA, and were recognized for having achieved their Certified Park Operators (CPO) Certification through the National Association of Campground Owners and RV Parks School of Campground Management and by taking continuing education classes, and graduating from KOA University.

Meadville KOA Wins 1st Major Award During 2011 Annual KOA Convention

Meadville KOA has been awarded the 2011 KOA President’s Award by Kampgrounds of America, the world’s largest system of family-friendly campgrounds. The award was presented at KOA’s Annual International Convention in Las Vegas.  The KOA President’s Award is presented annually to campgrounds that receive high scores in customer service from their campers, and also receive top scores in KOA’s Annual Quality Review.  KOA surveys hundreds of thousands of campers each year regarding their KOA camping experience. This is Meadville KOA’s first year in the KOA franchise system.

44 Campgrounds and RV Resorts Make The “A” Grade In Guestrated.com’s 4TH Annual Consumer Satisfaction Survey!

Meadville KOA was awarded an “A” Grade by our camping customers in 2011!  This award places Meadville KOA in the top 2% of campgrounds rated by their camping customers nationally.

May 2011 Brookdale Family Campground joins Kampgrounds of America.

Meadville KOA was invited to join the 475-park Kampgrounds of America system.  KOA is the largest and most recognized camping franchise in the world, with campgrounds throughout the U.S. and Canada.

2011 Tim & Robyn Chilson Achieve ARVC Certified Park Operators (CPO) Certification.

Tim & Robyn Chilson were recognized at both the ARVC Outdoor Hospitality Conference & Expo held in Savannah Georgia & at the Pennsylvania Campground Owners (PCOA) Convention Held this week in Erie PA for achieving their initial CPO Certification from the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC).

What is a CPO Certification? It is a Certified Park Operator Certificate. It is part the 2nd stage of achieving an Outdoor Hospitality Executive Certification Education Program. The program is administrated by the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVC), and we received credits for graduating from the National School of Campground Management Graduates Program at Oglebay, WV; attending KOA University; Attending Continuing Education Classes at ARVC & PCOA Conventions.

What does that mean to you? We sincerely believe that our continued dedication to education of the camping industry has brought our customers a better quality park.

2008 – 2012  Voted Best Campground In Crawford County!

The Meadville Tribune Reader’s choice Awards voted Brookdale Family Campground as their favorite in Crawford County!  We thank you, our campers, who voted for us!

Our Trailer Life Rating for 2011 is increased to 9/9*/9!  Seeing stars?

When a campground receives a maximum 5 points rating on their restroom cleanliness, they receive a star next to their rating!  We’re rated in the top 5% of campgrounds nationally!  Now there’s an award we’re very proud of being given!  (Please note: As of 2008, we are no longer a Good Sam Park, but we are still highly rated by the Trailer Life Directory!)

2010 Best RVing Centennial Event in PA!

Brookdale Campground partnered with Route 6 Alliance, Crawford County Visitor’s Bureau, The Tin Can Tourists Vintage RVing Club, and Boyer’s RV in Erie, to provide an award winning celebration of RVing’s 100th Anniversary!

2010 Woodalls Recreation Rating of 5!

Woodall’s Travel Directory listed Brookdale Family Campground as receiving a perfect score of 5 our of 5 for our recreation rating.  Our facilities received a rating of 4 out of 5, making Brookdale a 5W & 4W Rated Park, as shown above!

Our Trailer Life Rating for 2010 is increased to 8.5/9*/9!  Seeing stars?

When a campground receives a maximum 5 points rating on their restroom cleanliness, they receive a star next to their rating!  We’re rated in the top 5% of campgrounds nationally!  Now there’s an award we’re very proud of being given!  (Please note: As of 2008, we are no longer a Good Sam Park, but we are still highly rated by the Trailer Life Directory!)

2008 Best Promotional Item in PA!

Robyn Chilson, owner and operator of Brookdale Family Campground, Robyn co-owns the business with her husband Timothy and regularly blogs on crawfordvoice.org.  See our award-winning blog!

2008 Nominated for Workamper Employer of the Year (& won honorable Mention!)!

We were honored and delighted to be nominated by Don & Sharon Musty as Employer of the Year with Workamper for the third year in a row!  It was an honor and privilege to work with Don and Sharon.  They are, without question two of the hardest working, friendliest, and customer focused Workampers we’ve ever had the pleasure of working with, and we didn’t just find two good Workampers, we met two good friends!  Thank you Don & Sharon!

2007 Nominated for Workamper Employer of the Year!

We were honored and delighted to be nominated by Don & Sharon Musty as Workamper Employer of the Year for the second year in a row!  It was an honor and privilege to work with Don and Sharon.  They are top notch people who were also nominated by us, as Workampers of the year!  Unfortunately, our nomination didn’t win them the award, but they certainly deserved one!  They are, without question two of the hardest working, friendliest, and customer focused Workampers we’ve ever had the pleasure of working with, and we didn’t just find two good Workampers, we met two good friends!

2006 Best Guest Service in PA!

Tim Chilson, owner and operator of Brookdale Family Campground, assisted a camping guest in need.  The guest had just purchased a new, 32′ Coachmen Class A motor home and had driven it to NW PA while on vacation.  The owner became ill and was unable to safely drive their rig back home. Tim assisted the guests in getting their motor home back home by agreeing to make the more than 1200 mile journey to St. Petersburg Florida for them.  His act of kindness was voted best Guest Service in Penna. by the PCOA (Penna. Campground Owner’s Association)!  [read full story]

2006 Nominated for best Workamper Employer of the Year!

We were honored and delighted to be nominated by Don & Sharon Musty as Workamper Employers of the Year!  It was an honor to work with them for the 2006 season!  We look forward to another wonderful season with them in 2007!

2006 Voted Best Campground In Crawford County!

The Meadville Tribune Reader’s choice Awards voted Brookdale Family Campground as their favorite in Crawford County!  We thank you, our campers, who voted for us!  We are proud to be a highly-rated campground located in Western PA and Crawford County!

2005 Best Event in PA!  Civil War Re-enactment with the 150PVI Bucktails!

This event was voted best event in Penna. by the PCOA (Penna. Campground Owner’s Association)!

2004 One of the Best Events in PA!  “Murder At The Four Deuces” Murder Mystery!

It was voted second place as one of the best events in the state of PA for 2004 by the PCOA (Penna. Campground Owner’s Association)!

2003 Best event in Penna. – Water barrel battles get wet & wacky!

This event was voted “best event” by the Penna. Campground Owners Association in 2003!  Our campers get to play fireman for a day and have a water barrel battle with the East Mead Fire Company!  It’s fun for the campers and a fund raiser for the fire company!  Brookdale has 50/50 raffles to help raise funds for the East Mead  Volunteer Fire Company!

2003 Nominated for best Workamper Employer of the Year!

We were honored and delighted to be nominated by Dale and Cindy Sumner as Employers of the Year!  It was an honor to work with them for the 2003 season!

2001 Best Hat in PA!  “Gone Fishing At Brookdale Family Campground”

Our Bucket hat was the voted the best hat in Penna. by the PCOA.  You can buy one at the Brookdale Campground Store!

We are rated in the top 2% of campgrounds in America by these camping directories:

Our Ratings:

Trailer Life Directory:  9/10*/9

Rated 9.0 Appeal

Rated 10.0 Restrooms

Rated 9.0 Facility

Woodall’s: 4W/5W

Facilities: 4W

Recreation: 5W

 

See what our guests say about us!

Our Ratings & Customer Reviews place Meadville KOA in the top 2% of campgrounds, nationally!  We are a KOA Founder’s and President’s Award Winning Campground!

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