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 2014What’s Behind the Yellow Sign” Video!  We hope we caught your family having fun!  Meadville KOA Campground is a great place to for your camping memories to start…

2015 Weekend Events & Activities Schedule At Meadville KOA

+ April 25 – Welcome Back to Meadville KOA Discount Weekend! Save $10 off our spring rates per night on your campsite or cabin rental! We open Friday, April 24th for check-ins! It’s time to start camping! Please note that there are no planned activities this weekend, and rental amenities may not yet be functional this weekend! + Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back the next weekend!

+ May 2 – Fiesta Weekend! Come join us for free crafts for the kids, a piñata, sombrero relay races, 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 the next weekend!

Brookdale Express!+ May 9 – Care Camps Big Weekend! It’s a BOGO Discount on all Campsites! (Please note: Cabin rentals are not included in this BOGO offer.) 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 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! + Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back the next weekend!

Mom's Day Race Winners+ May 16 – Ladies Brookdale 500 Weekend & Bring a Friend BOGO Offer!  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. (Please note: Cabin rentals are not included in CS Discount). Ladies, come compete in the Powder Puff Brookdale 500 Mini Race (for ladies only, 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 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, and drinks too! + Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back the next weekend!

Reverse Tie Dye!* May 23-24 – Memorial Day Weekend! Family fun all weekend! We’re reverse tie-dying Meadville KOA 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, teens & adult horseshoe tournament, the U-Play Gaming Trailer will be here to challenge your teen’s video gaming skills! Sunday DJ Chilly Sound Entertainment’s here with a black light dance! (*3 night minimum at holiday rate).

Car ShowMay 30 – 8th Annual Car Show & 50’s & 60’s Weekend! Get one campsite night free when you buy one night if you cruise-in to our Car Show with your classic antique, modern muscle, hot rod/street rod/rat rod, truck, or sport compact/import and compete to win a trophy! Ask for discount CC! (Please Note: This offer does not include cabin rentals.) Campers judge the cars to be entered to win door prizes! We award trophies for each category! Then dress up like the 50’s & 60’s and compete to win a prize for best 50’s 60’s costume! Join us for 50’s & 60’s Karaoke!

Super HeroesJune 6 – Super Hero Weekend! Come join us for a weekend filled with fun activities for super heroes! Dress like your favorite comic book, film, or TV character! We’ll have free crafts, a parade of characters where you can showcase your favorite comic book, movie, & your super hero power, play pass the kryptonite, run our super hero obstacle course, free super hero jump, & Family BINGO! All aboard! The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48” tall! Spring Antique Tractor Pulls by the Pioneer Steam & Gas Engine Society this weekend in nearby Saegertown.

Dad Day WinnersJune 13 – Father’s Day Weekend! (VKR kids camp free!) It’s time for the Brookdale 500 Mini Auto Race (for guys only, 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 to honor 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 BINGOJune 20 – Death By Chocolate Weekend! You’re going to think you’ve died and gone to heaven! We’ll have chocolaty good free crafts, 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 and all the fixings, and an after-dark flashlight chocolate hunt! It’s heavenly!

June 27 – BINGO, BINGO, BINGO 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!

July 4th canoe Races*July 3 & 4 – 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 Howard Mancone! Chilly Sound Entertainment DJing the evening away with a black light dance and a glowing wagon ride! (* 3 night minimum at the holiday rate).

July 11 – Under the Sea Weekend! Come join us for under the sea fun! Don’t forget your swimsuit and towel! We’ll have sea worthy activities for sea creatures of all ages, sea horse games (at the pool), a crab walk relay race and sponge toss contest, slip and slide, family BINGO & more! All aboard! The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48” tall! Local Amish School Benefit Auction!

Wet & Wacky Weekend

July 18 – Wet-N-Wacky Weekend! We’re playing water games galore at our award-winning event! We’ll have a water bomb slingshot contest, alligator wrestling for younger kids, a dunking booth to benefit KOA Care Camps, 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! You won’t want to miss this wet & wacky Weekend! The Summer Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Show us in nearby Saegertown!

Cardboard & Duct Tape Boat Regatta WinnersJuly 25 – Duct Tape & Cardboard Boat Regatta Weekend! We’re having a duct tape & cardboard boat regatta! Bring enough plain brown 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 our Regatta Rules on website for specifics of cardboard, boat specs, award categories, and more!  ). Later, we’re playing family BINGO! Don’t want to compete? That’s okay, come watch the fun!

August 1 – Bubble Gum Weekend! We’re having the DJ Bubble Lady here to provide some bubble fun with a bubble machine! It’s good clean fun! Don’t forget your swim suit! We’ll have a bubblegum bubble blowing contest, after dark bubblegum hunt, and other silly fun! All aboard! The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48” tall!

Corn RoastAugust 8 – Annual Sweet Corn Weekend! We cook 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!

August 15 – Crazy Fun Weekend! Shake off those work week blues and join us for crazy fun for all ages! Join us for free crafts, parachute play for kids, crazy band challenge (giant elastic band) for teens, Kan-Jam (Frisbee) Tournament, and more! In the evening, we’ll have family BINGO! It’ll be a crazy fun weekend!

Panning For Gold!August 22 – Country & Western Weekend! We’re panning for gold! Keep your gold as a souvenir or trade it in for candy! We’re having an adults & teens corn hole tournament, a watermelon seed spittin’ contest (all ages), family BINGO, & more! The Crawford County Fair starts Saturday.

August 29 – Back to School Science Blast-Off Weekend! We’ll have back to school sales on kid’s clothes! We’re making rockets and blasting them into space! Don’t miss Trisha’s Krazy Kemistry Kitchen Show! She will be here to do a science show for you! It’ll be a blast & educational too! The Crawford County Fair ends on Saturday!

Kids Car Race Winners*Sep 5 & 6 – Labor Day Weekend! Brookdale 500 Jr. – A Mini Auto Race for Kids two age groups of ages 3 – 11 & 12 – 15!  Kids, bring your stock Matchbox type car (max. weight 2 oz. to race in the Brookdale 500). Campsite yard sales (bring stuff to sell & money to buy stuff!). We’ll have family & adult BINGO, and Teen’s 3 point tourney! Saturday night, The Mad Man of Magic will be here! 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).

VKR Weekend+ September 12 – + BINGO, BINGO, BINGO Weekend! (Meadville KOA VKR BOGO Weekend!) All KOA VKR members get Sat. night free when they purchase Fri. night. (Please note: Cabins are not included in the Meadville KOA BOGO Weekend offer!). We’ll have candy bar BINGO for kids of all ages (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 no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back the next weekend!

Ghosts, Goblins, & Zombies+*September 19 – Ghosts, Goblins, & Zombies Weekend – We’ll have fun children’s activities in the daylight, but when the sun goes down, the haunting begins! Enjoy our free Ghost & Goblin party with pumpkin cake, ice cream, and an afternoon wagon ride! We’re playing candy bar BINGO, having a ghost hunt challenge for children & teens to win candy and we’re having an after dark candy hunt & playing zombie tag, on Friday night! Turn your campsite into a Haunted Campsite! Win free camping as prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Scariest Haunted Campsite! Teens & adults can join the walking dead to haunt the streets! Get in on the fun! * 2 night min. at summer weekend rate. + Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back the next weekend! Pioneer Steam and Gas Engine Show at nearby Drake Well in Titusville!  And, nearby Conneaut Lake Pumpkin Fest is this weekend!

Costume Contests+*September 26 – 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 free pancake 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 no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back the next weekend!

Wagon Ride+October 3 – Applefest Weekend! Come join us for the flavors of the season! We’ll family BINGO, an apple dessert dish to pass social, and an afternoon wagon ride to enjoy the foliage!  + Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back the next weekend! This is Franklin Applefest Weekend!

Autumn Camping+ October 10 – Customer Appreciation, Bring A Friend BOGO & Columbus Day Weekend! Ask for your returning camper discount if you camped with us earlier this season, or bring a friend who never camped at Meadville KOA before and you each get a BOGO Discount! Get one night free when you buy one night! Ask for discount code CF! (Two campsite purchase is required to get BOGO offer)! (Please note: Cabin rentals are not included in BOGO Discount). We’re playing family BINGO and having a free pizza party! + Leave your RV for no charge (except electricity) as long as you’re coming back the next weekend! The Fall Harvest Saegertown Steam and Gas Engine Show is this weekend! The Conneaut Lake Pumpkin Fest is this weekend!

October 17 – Closing Camp Weekend! (Save $10.00 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 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. Summer weekend rate charged.
$ 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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