Themed Weekends

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

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 (timed obstacle course), 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 2013 Camping Memories Slide Show! We hope we caught your family having fun!  Meadville KOA Campground is a great place to for your camping memories to start…

2014 Weekend Events & Activities Schedule At Meadville KOA

+ April 26 – Welcome Back to Meadville KOA Discount Weekend!  Save $10.00 off our spring rates per night on your campsite or cabin!  We open Friday, April 25th for check-ins!  It’s time to start camping!  Please note that there are no planned activities this weekend, and all rental amenities may not yet be functional this weekend!

+ May 3 – Cinco De Mayo Weekend!  Come join us for free crafts for the kids, a piñata, sombrero relay race, and taco & pot luck dinner!  We’ll supply tacos, you sign up to supply a side dish!  Come join the fun!  Ole! 

Kiddie Train+ May 10Care Camps Big Weekend!  It’s a BOGO Discount!  Campers who stay as paying guests on a campsite on Friday, will receive a free night of camping on Saturday in hopes that they will donate all or part of their free night to support the 44 KOA Care Camps for kids with cancer that are located around North America.  We’ll have candy bar BINGO, family BINGO, and adults BINGO with 50/50 drawings to raise money too!  All aboard!  The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48” tall!  (Please note: Cabin rentals are not included in BOGO offer.)  Clems RV will be here with an RVs on Display!  Come check them out!

Mom's Brookdale 500 Powderpuff Race Winners!+ May 17 – Ladies Brookdale 500 Weekend!  Bring a friend who has never camped at Meadville KOA and you each get one night free, when you each buy one night (two campsite purchases required)!  Ask for discount code CS. Ladies, come compete in the Powder Puff Brookdale 500 Mini Race (for ladiesonly, ages 16 thru adult)!  Race a stock, 2 oz. or under Matchbox type car).  We’re cooking mom dinner!  You bring enough dry spaghetti and 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, and drinks too!  (Please note: Cabin rentals are not included in CS Discount). 

mdcr04* May 24-25 - Memorial Day Weekend!  Family fun all weekend!  We’re reverse tie-dying t-Shirts($).  Our pool opens (weather permitting), summer ceramics program starts($), campsite yard sales (bring stuff to sell & money to buy stuff!), family & adult BINGO, horseshoe tournament, teens and adult volleyball, the Saturday “Illusionist” Cliff Hopkins will be here, Sunday DJ Chilly Sound Entertainment, & much more! (*3 night minimum at holiday rate).

Car ShowMay 31 – 7th Annual Car Show Weekend!  Save $10.00/night on your camping if you cruise-in to our Car Show with your classic, hot rod, truck, or sport compact and compete to win a trophy!  We’ll have door prizes, trophies & more!  

June 7Diggin’ Dinos Weekend!  We’ll have free crafts for the kids, a dinosaur egg hunt, dino digs, & more for younger children!  All aboard!  The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48” tall!

Dad's Day Brookdale 500 Winners!June 14 - Father’s Day Weekend!  (VKR Kids camp free!)  It’s time for the Brookdale 500 Mini Auto Race (for guysonly, Ages 16 thru adult!)  Race a stock, 2 oz. or under Matchbox type car).  Father & child (under 13) Bean bag tourney (aka corn hole)!  We’ll have Smith’s hotdogs & a potluck picnic dinner for dad!  Bring a tureen side dish or dessert to share at our Father’s Day picnic pot luck dinner!  The Thurston Classic Hot Air Balloon Festival!

Candy Bar BINGO!June 21 Death By Chocolate Weekend!You’re going to think you’ve died and gone to heaven!  We’ll have candy bar BINGO (7 games on one, full size candy bar!), a free ice cream sundae social made with Marcie’s homemade, hand-dipped ice cream with all the fixings, and an after-dark flashlight chocolate hunt!  It’s heavenly! 

Civil War Living History WeekendJune 28 –Civil War Encampment & Living History Weekend – Come experience in living history, what it was like during the Civil War with the 150 PVI Bucktails at this award-winning event!  Come see the demonstrations, Civil War period dress, what life was like for the soldiers, and more.  Please note, there will be loud noises such as musket and cannon firings.

Canoe Race Winners!*July 4 & 5 – Independence Holiday Weekend!  We’re painting patriotic t-shirts($)!  We’ll have Kid’s Olympics (with medals), canoe races (win medals!), family & adult BINGO, day & night patriotic campsite decorating contests (win prizes!), annual fishing contest (win prizes!), kid’s patriotic bicycle parade, & more!  Friday night, we’re having the comedy & magic of Tom Yurasits!  We’ll have a talent show featuring you, then Chilly Sound Entertainment, DJing the evening away!  (* 3 night minimum at the holiday rate).

July 12 – Knights & Princesses Weekend!  We’llhave free crafts for the young knights and princesses, join in the hunt for the King’s treasure, and more for younger children!  All aboard!  The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48” tall!  Local Amish School Benefit Auction! 

Water Barrel Battles!July 19 Wet-N-Wacky Weekend!  We’re playing water games galore at our award-winning event!  We start the day with whale races for kids younger kids! Then we’ll have water bomb slingshot contest, & a wild water gun battle, and our award winning annual firemen water barrel battles!  You get to be a fireman for the day and battle against the East Mead Fire Company!  It’s a barrel of fun!  The Saegertown Steam and Gas Engine Show!

Duct Tape Regatta!July 26 – Duct Tape & Cardboard Boat Regatta Weekend!  We’ll have free crafts for kids!  Then, we’re having a duct tape & cardboard boat regatta!  Bring enough plain cardboard to build a boat to get a member of your family across Wagon Lake!  We’ll supply the duct tape!  (Note: Please refer to rules on website for specifics of regatta race, boat specs, awards, and more!).

August 2 Gamer’s Weekend!  This weekend is designed to make your teens want to go camping!  We’ll have free children’s crafts, the South Shore Gaming Trailer here to challenge teens with their favorite video games, fun pool games, and more!

Corn RoastAugust 09 Annual Sweet Corn Weekend!  We cook 1200 ears of (locally grown) sweet corn just for you!  And the sweetest part is… it’s free!  All you have to do is come camp, join us for the husking party, and eat!  You can take left over corn home with you($), if there is any!        

Panning For Gold!August 16 – Hillbilly Weekend!  We’re panning for gold!  Keep your gold as a souvenir or trade it in for candy (all ages!)!  We’re having a Hillbilly Horseshoes Tournament, a watermelon seed spittin’ contest (all ages), & more!  The Crawford County Fair starts.

August 23 – Jungle Terry’s Show & Back to School Blast!  Save 20% on all campsites and cabins!  Ask for Discount Code JT!  Come get up close and personal with reptiles of all kinds, colors, and sizes!  We’ll be having back to school sales on kid’s clothes & other stuff!  All aboard!  The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48” tall! 

Kid's Brookdale 500 Races!* Aug 30 & 31- Labor Day Weekend!  Brookdale 500 Jr. – A Mini Auto Race for Kids two age groups of ages 3-9 & 10 – 15!)!  Kids, bring your stock Matchbox type car (max. weight 2 oz. to race in the Brookdale 500).  We’ll have family & adult BINGO, and Teen’s 3 point tourney!  Saturday, back by popular demand Hypnotist Devin Knight will be here to entertain you when he hypnotizes your friends and families!  Sunday night is the Annual Lip Synch Contest!  Compete for a trophy!  You supply the CD and costume!  Don’t miss all the fun!  (*3 night min. at the holiday rate).

+ September 6– Tailgate Party & Cook-off!  Wear your favorite team’s jerseys!  Decorate your campsite with your favorite team colors!  Everyone makes their favorite tailgating snack recipe!  Everyone judges for who goes home with the blue ribbons (multiple categories)!  Get in the game of two-hand touch football, or cheer on your favorite players!  Come join us for a weekend of fun, football, and food!  (+ Leave your RV for free if you’re coming back next weekend!)        

BINGO!+ September 13 BINGO, BINGO, BINGO Weekend!  (It’s VKR Appreciation Weekend!)  We’ll have candy bar BINGO for kids (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, and much more!  If you love BINGO, you’ll love this weekend!  All aboard!  The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48” tall!  Don’t miss it!  It’s the last train ride of the season!  (+ Leave your RV for free if you’re coming back next weekend!)  

Haunted campsites!+*September 20 – Pumpkin Fest & Haunted Campsites Weekend! – We’ll have free crafts with the younger kids, free pumpkin carving for teens, and then enjoy free pumpkin treats like pumpkin cake and ice cream, & apple cider!  Turn your campsite into a Haunted Campsite!  Win free camping as prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Scariest with Best Pumpkin Theme!  Join us on our scavenger hunt thru haunted campsites to win candy, & more! * 2 night min. at summer weekend rate.  (+ Leave your RV for free if you’re coming back next weekend!)        

Costume Contests!+*September 27 – 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), Halloween party with apple cider, donuts, & an after dark glowing wagon ride, and our freepancake breakfast with the purchase of your campsite (for 2 adults and 2 children)on Sunday morning!  Breakfast is just $3.00/person for visitors & extra campers!  (* 2 night min. at summer weekend rate.  + Leave your RV for free if you’re coming back next weekend!)  

Apple Fest Weekend!+October 4 – Apple Fest Weekend!  (Save 10% this week-end off our already lower fall prices on all cabins and campsites!  Discount code CD!) Or, Bring a friend who never camped at Meadville KOA before and you each get a night free, when you buy one!  Ask for discount code CF!  (Please note: Cabin rentals are not included in CF Discount).  Come join us and enjoy the flavors of the season!  We’ll have free crafts for kids, enjoy an afternoon wagon ride & the fall foliage, and we’re having a home-made apple dumplings and apple sauce making class (bring a peck of Macintosh or Granny Smith apples and a clean quart jar with lid to participate), and then later, come join our apple dumpling social and eat the apple dumplings you made!  This is Franklin Applefest Weekend!  (+ Leave your for free if you’re coming back next weekend!) 

IMG_9601+ October 11 – Customer Appreciation & Columbus Day Weekend! (Save $10.00 per night on your campsite or cabin if you camped with us earlier this summer!  Discount code CA!)  Or, bring a friend who never camped at Meadville KOA before and you each get a night free, when you buy one (two campsite purchase is required)!  Ask for discount code CF!  (Please note: Cabin rentals are not included in CF Discount).  Adults & Children play Farkle (a dice game!)  Winners go home with a pocket Farklegame as the prize!  Then, we’re having a free pizza party after the Tournament!  The Fall Saegertown Steam and Gas Engine Show is this weekend!  (+ Leave your RV for free if you’re coming back next weekend!)        

October 18 –Closing Camp Weekend!  (Save $10.00 per night 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 many amenities will not be available this weekend!          

Symbols to note:

* Holiday Weekends – 3-night minimum.  Holiday rate charged. 

* Special Event Weekends – 2-night minimum.  Premium rate charged above the fall rate.

$ Extra Charge - 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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