Themed Weekends

Enjoy Themed Weekends with Planned Activities in Western Pennsylvania at Meadville KOA Campground – Northwestern PA’s Fun Family Camping and Cabins!

Meadville KOA Campground – Northwest PA’s Fun Family Camping Zone includes: Themed Weekends with Planned activities like Mother’s Day Weekend, Care Camp Big Weekend, Annual car Show Weekend, Father’s Day Weekend, Death By Chocolate Weekend, Bingo Weekend, S’mores Weekend, Life’s a Beach Weekend, Wet & Wacky Weekend, Duct Tape & Cardboard Boat Regatta Weekend, Country & Western Weekend, Hillbilly Weekend, Jugglers Weekend, Jungle Terry Weekend, Pumpkinfest Weekend, Halloween Weekend, Applefest Weekend, Customer Appreciation Weekend, and more!

Our Themed Weekends include planned activities like wagon rides, free children’s crafts, ceramics program($), and kiddie train rides, BINGO, Candy Bar BINGO, DJ, teens activities, horseshoe tournaments, hillbilly horseshoes, Can Jam tournaments, ladder golf tournaments, and corn hole (aka sport toss) tournaments, canoe races, children’s olympics, bicycle parade, DJ dances, and more award-winning activities all summer long!  See our Themed Weekend Events Schedule below for specific weekends listings of planned activities.

Don’t forget to check our Ducky News for the specific times of the activities the week before your weekend reservation!

Check out our 2016 Memories! We hope we caught your family having fun!  Meadville KOA Campground is a great place to for your camping memories to start…

2017 Themed Weekends with Planned Activities At Meadville KOA

+ April 22 – Welcome Back to Meadville KOA Discount Weekend! Save $5 per night off our spring rates on any campsite or cabin rental! We open Friday, April 21 for check-ins! It’s time to start camping! Please note that there are no planned activities this weekend, and some rental amenities may not yet be functional this weekend! + Leave your RV (See Symbols, below).

Wagon Ride at Meadville KOA Campground in Western PA+ April 29 – Soup Pot Luck Dinner! Join us for a soup to share, pot luck dinner. You supply a big crock pot of soup, and we supply the drinks, table service, bread, crackers and dessert. We’ll have free children’s crafts, rental amenities (Fun Bands) running for the teens, wagon ride, and more! + Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back next weekend!

+ May 6 – Fiesta Weekend! Come join us for free crafts for the kids, a piñata, and taco & pot luck dinner! We’ll supply tacos, table service and drinks, you sign up to supply a side dish to share with everyone! Come join the fun! Ole! + Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back next weekend!    

Kiddie Train+ May 13 – Care Camps Big Weekend! It’s a BIG Discount Weekend on Campsites! (Please note: Cabin rentals are not included in this discount offer.) Campers who stay as paying guests on a campsite on Friday, will receive Saturday night of camping for just $10.00 in hopes that they will donate all or part of their savings to support the 44 KOA Care Camps for kids with cancer that are located around North America. We donate the $10.00 you pay for the second night to Care Camps, and we challenge you to match or beat us! We’ll have free children’s crafts, Family BINGO (7 games) and adults BINGO (9 games) with specials, door prizes and 50/50 drawings to raise money too! All aboard! The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48” tall! + Leave RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming next weekend!      

Ladies Brookdale 500 Powder Puff Race Winners at Meadville KOA+ May 20 – Ladies Brookdale 500 Weekend & Canada Victoria Weekend!  Our Northern friends can enjoy Victoria Weekend at these special lower spring rates!  Ladies, come compete in the Powder Puff Brookdale 500 Race (for ladies only, ages 16 thru adult)! Race a stock, 2 oz. or under Matchbox or Hot Wheels type car. We’re cooking mom dinner! You bring enough dry spaghetti and a jar of sauce to feed your family, and we do the cooking so mom doesn’t have to! We’ll supply the meat for the sauce, the bread, butter, table service and drinks too! + Leave your RV at no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back next weekend!  

Reverse Tie Dying on memorial Day Weekend at Meadville KOA* May 27-28 – Memorial Day Weekend! Family fun all weekend! We’re reverse tie-dying Meadville KOA t-Shirts($). Our pool opens (weather permitting), our summer ceramics program starts($), we’ll have campsite yard sales (bring stuff to sell & money to buy stuff!), come play family BINGO (all ages) & adult BINGO (teens are welcome), join our horseshoe tournament for teens and adults, the U-Play Gaming Trailer will be here to challenge your teen’s video gaming skills! Sunday we’re having DJ at the Rec. Hall & wagon rides! (*3 night minimum at holiday rate). Don’t miss all the fun of this summer kickoff weekend!

Car Show & Vintage RV Rally at Meadville KOAJune 3 – 10th Annual Car Show & Vintage RV Rally Weekend!  Get one night free when you buy one night if you cruise into our Car Show with your antique; classic muscle; modern muscle; hot rod, street rod, or rat rod; truck; or sport compact or import, and compete to win a trophy!  Or, bring a Restored Vintage (pre-1980) RV to display Sat. afternoon and camp one night for free when you buy one night!  Ask for discount CC for car show and discount CT for vintage RVs (Only one discount per visit)!  Campers judge the cars (people’s choice awards!) to be entered to win door prizes & tour your RVs on Saturday!  We award trophies for each car category!  We’ll play Family BINGO in the evening!  (Please Note: This CC and CT offer does not include cabin rentals.)  Local Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Spring Gas up and Antique Tractor Pull. 

Brookdale Express Kiddie Train Ride at Meadville KOAJune 10 – Family Feud Weekend!  Come play Family Feud and try to win prizes!!  Each family team must have 2 adults and 2 children (ages 8-17).  We’ll play until we have the top two teams, then, we’ll have an evening championship game!  Don’t miss this great, family fun weekend with great prizes!  And of course, we’ll have free crafts for the children, a wagon ride, fun band program (weather permitting), the swimming pool, and more!  All aboard!  The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48” tall!

Dad's Day Weekend Brookdale 500 Winners at Meadville KOAJune 17 Father’s Day Weekend! (VKR kids camp free!) Not only does dad or grandpa save money by bringing the kids or grandkids camping this weekend, but it’s packed with fun for him too! It’s time for the Brookdale 500 Mini Auto Race (for guys only, ages 18 thru adult!) Race a stock, 2 oz. or under Matchbox or Hot Wheels type car.  We’ll make a gift for dad at our free children’s crafts. Free Coyote Hunting Seminar by Tom Bechdel! We have a father & child (under 13) bean bag tourney (aka corn hole)! We’ll have fire cooked Smith’s Hotdogs & potluck side dish picnic dinner! Bring a tureen side dish or dessert to share with everyone at our Father’s Day picnic pot luck dinner!  And if that’s not enough you can visit The Thurston Classic Hot Air Balloon Festival!  Make it a 3 night stay so you don’t miss Thursday evenings “Night Glow” at the Hot Air Balloon Festival!  

Death By Chocolate Weekend at Meadville KOAJune 24 – Death By Chocolate Weekend! This weekend is so packed with chocolate fun that you’re going to think you’ve died and gone to a chocolate filled heaven! We’ll have chocolaty good free crafts for kids, then we’ll play candy bar BINGO (7 games on one, full-size candy bar! It’s a hit with players of all ages!), and then we’ll have a free ice cream sundae social! We make your sundae with Marcie’s homemade, hand-dipped ice cream complete with all the fixings like chocolate syrup, whip cream, and even a cherry to top the sundae! Then we’ll go on a relaxing wagon ride through the park! And we’ll wrap it all up with our famous after-dark flashlight chocolate hunt! It’s a lot of chocolate fun for the whole family!

Canoe Races

*July 1 & 2 – Independence Holiday Weekend! Save big with our Fire Cracker Discount! Get two nights free when you buy 7 nights (June 30 – July 9) on any campsite or cabin!  Ask for discount code CR! We’re painting patriotic t-shirts($)! We’ll have Kid’s Olympics (they win medals by age group on timed obstacle course), canoe races (win medals!), play family BINGO (all ages) & adult BINGO (teens welcome), day & night patriotic campsite decorating contests (win prizes!), annual fishing contest (win prizes!), kid’s patriotic bicycle parade, & more!  DJ Sunday night & we’ll have a glowing wagon ride! (* 3 night minimum at the holiday rate).

Mystic Lights Crafts at Meadville KOA July 8 – Arts and Crafts Weekend! Come join us! It’s a perfect girls weekend get-away! We’re making “Mystic Lights” (http://www.mysticlightsllc.com/) for the adult crafts($)! A Mystic Light is a plastic colored ball light for your RV, porch or patio! Then we’ll have ceramics at the Pavilion with Ginny($), and then free ceramics at the pavilion for the kids with Ginny (we provide the paint & ceramics)! In the evening, we’ll have a paint and sip for adults($).  All aboard!  The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48” tall! Local Amish School Benefit Auction! 

Wet & Wacky Weekend at Meadville KOAJuly 15 Wet-N-Wacky Weekend! We’re playing water games galore at our award-winning event (Voted best event by PA Camping in 2003)! We’ll have alligator wrestling for younger kids (11 & under), a dunking booth to benefit KOA Care Camps, a wild water gun battle (all ages), and our award winning annual firemen water barrel battles (All ages)! You get to be a fireman for the day and battle against the East Mead Fire Company! It’s a barrel of fun! You won’t want to miss this wet & wacky Weekend! The Summer Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Show us in nearby Saegertown! Roar on the Shore (benefit motorcycle rally) is in Erie July 13, 14, 15, & 16! 

Duct Tape & Cardboard Boat Regatta at Meadville KOA July 22 – Duct Tape & Cardboard Boat Regatta Weekend! We’re having a duct tape & cardboard boat regatta! You gotta regatta! It’s a boat load of fun! Bring enough plain brown cardboard (no wax, coatings, paint, or colors) to build a boat to get a member of your family (or two) across Wagon Lake! We have an adult class (one adult), a teens team class (two teens between 13-17), and family boat class (one adult and one child 12 and under team)! We’ll supply the duct tape! We’ll also play family BINGO in the evening! (Please Note: Refer to rules on website at: Regatta Rules for the specific rules of cardboard type, boat specs, award categories, and more!).

Candy Bar BINGO at Meadville KOAJuly 29 – BINGO, BINGO, BINGO Weekend! We’ll have candy bar BINGO (7 games on one full-size candy bar!), family BINGO for everyone, and adults BINGO (with bigger payouts!). We have specials at every game, door prizes, 50/50 to raise money for KOA Care Camps, and much more! If you love BINGO, you’ll love this weekend!

Free the Butterflies Weekend at Meadville KOAAugust 5 – Free The Butterflies Weekend!  We’ll have free crafts for kids like always and play Family BINGO in the evening!  We’re releasing monarch butterflies($) and donating the proceeds to KOA Care Camps!  Sponsor a butterfly and then you get to set it free!  Bring the kids to learn about butterflies, and charity too!  KOA Care Camps sends critically ill children to enjoy the healing nature of camp!  (Book EARLY – Butterflies must be reserved by June 24!)  This weekend is Thunder In The City – classic car & bike show in nearby Meadville.Brookdale Express Kiddie Train Ride at Meadville KOA

 

August 12 – Jugglers Weekend!  So, if you’ve always wanted to learn to juggle, here’s your chance to learn from a professional!  Geoff Bach will teach you to juggle at his workshop, and then later, let him entertain you at his show!  You won’t believe all the things that this guy can juggle!  We’ll have free children’s crafts, wagon ride, and more!  Later, watch the meteor showers!  They should be at about their peak!  All aboard!  The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48” tall! 

Panning for Gold on Country and Western Weekend at Meadville KOA

August 19 – Country & Western Weekend! Come join us for this weekend filled with old fashioned country fun! There’s gold in these here hills! Well, sort of… We pan for “fool’s gold” in Kimee Creek (all ages). The kids can keep their gold as a souvenir or trade it for candy at our camp store! We weigh it for them – just like on the TV show Gold Rush! They can buy candy based by the price per ounce! We’ll have some horse races (kids & adult teams), a watermelon seed spittin’ contest (all ages), a Texas Two Ball Tournament (AKA Ladder Golf), and take a wagon ride! The Crawford County Fair starts!

Back to School Blast Of Weekend at Meadville KOAf August 26 – Back To School Blast-Off!  Join us for a weekend of educational fun! We’re having free children’s crafts (yes, it’s a science experiment!). Then we’re gonna be rocket scientists and make rockets ($) that we blast it off with our air launch pad over and over again!  Then, the kids can become a mad scientist at Trish’s Krazy Kitchen Chemistry will be here and we’re having back to school sales on clothes!  The Crawford County Fair ends on Saturday!

Reverse Tie Dying on memorial Day Weekend at Meadville KOA*Sep 2 & 3  Labor Day Weekend! It’s Brookdale 500 Jr Race Weekend – a mini Auto Race for kids in two age groups (ages 3 – 12 & 13 – 17)!  Kids, bring your stock (max. weight 2 oz.) Matchbox or Hot Wheels type car and race it!  Mom and dad can cheer on their favorite race car driver! We’ll have campsite yard sales (bring stuff to sell & money to buy stuff!). It’s a fun, social event to meet your camping neighbors! We’ll have family BINGO (all ages) & adult BINGO (teens welcome), and Teen’s 3 point B-ball Tourney (Win Ducky Dollars)! Sunday we’ll have a DJ glowing wagon ride!  Don’t miss all the fun! (*3 night min. at the holiday rate). + Leave your RV for no charge (unless you use electricity) as long as you’re coming back next weekend!

Brookdale Express Kiddie Train Ride at Meadville KOA+ September 9  Meadville KOA VKR BOGO Weekend! All KOA VKR (Value Kard) members get Sat. night free when they purchase a campsite Fri. night. (Please note: Cabins are not included in this offer!). We’ll have family BINGO for all ages and adults BINGO (teens welcome) with bigger payouts! We pay back 100%, have specials, door prizes, and a 50/50 raffle to raise money for KOA Care Camps, and much more! All aboard! The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48” tall!  + Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back next weekend! (Please note: If you don’t have a KOA Value Kard, camping this one weekend and getting one night free covers the cost of your KOA Kard, and you’re already saving money!)

Pumpkinfest Weekend at Meadville KOA+*September 16 – Pumpkinfest Weekend! – Let’s get Decorate your campsite with pumpkins and autumn theme to win free camping as prizes for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd  place in our pumpkin themed decorating contest!  Enjoy our free pumpkin party with pumpkin cake, pumpkin ice cream, and apple cider!  And we’ll play Candy Bar BINGO (play 7 games on 1 full size candy bar) and take an afternoon wagon ride!  Join us for an after dark candy hunt!  And, we’ll have a free tarot card reader here for adults! * 2 night min. at summer weekend rate.  + Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back next weekend!  Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Show at nearby Drake Well in Titusville!  

Halloween Weekend Costume Contest at Meadville KOA+*September 23 – Halloween Weekend!  Win prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Day & Night time campsite decorating contests! Join our costume contest (prizes for outstanding costumes of all ages), trick or treating (bring candy to hand out, too)! Come to our Halloween party and enjoy donuts and fresh apple cider and go on our after dark glowing wagon ride! Enjoy our free pancake breakfast with the purchase of your campsite (for 2 adults and 2 children) on Sunday morning! We serve pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee! Breakfast is just $3.00/person for visitors & extra campers! * 2 night min. at summer weekend rate. + Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back next weekend! 

Applefest Weekend at Meadville KOA+September 30 – Applefest Weekend! Come join us for the colors and flavors of the season!  We’ll have free crafts for kids, we’ll play family BINGO (all ages), and take an afternoon wagon ride to enjoy the fall foliage! Then later, we’ll have an apple dessert dish to pass social!  You bring a home-made or purchased apple treat to share, and we’ll supply some home made apple crisp, table service, and drinks!  (Please note that Applefest Weekend in Franklin, PA is NEXT weekend!)  + Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back next weekend!

Closing Camp Weekend 2016 - at Meadville KOA+ October 7 – + October 7 – Customer Appreciation, Bring A Friend BOGO & Columbus Day Weekend! Ask for your returning camper discount OR bring a friend who never camped at Meadville KOA before and you each get a BOGO (Buy One Night Get One Free) Discount!  (Two campsite purchase is required to get BOGO offer)!  Ask for discount code CF!  Please note: Cabin rentals are not included in CF and returning camper discounts.  We’re having free children’s crafts, playing family BINGO and having a free pizza party!  + Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back next weekend!  Customer Appreciation, Bring A Friend BOGO & Columbus Day Weekend!  (Please note: camping rates are at the fall rate, and not as a holiday weekend).  This is Franklin Applefest Weekend! 

10-10-16October 15 – Closing Up Camp Weekend! (Save $5.00 off our fall rates on your campsite or cabin)! This is our last camping weekend for this season! Please note that there are no events or activities, and rental amenities will not be available! The Conneaut Lake Pumpkin Fest is this weekend!  The Fall Harvest Steam and Gas Engine Show is this weekend in nearby Saegertown!  

Symbols to note:
*Holiday Weekends – Weekends marked with an * are 3-night minimum. Holiday rate charged.
*Special Event Weekends – Weekends marked with an * are 2-night minimum. Summer weekend rate charged.
$ Extra Charge – items marked with a $, a nominal fee is charged.
+ Gas Saver Program! Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back the next weekend! Or ask about our off-site storage for $1.00/day & $10.00 spotting fee!
All activities, entertainment, and scheduled events are subject to change.
Events listed in red are held within the local area.

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