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Jellystone Park Locations Unveil Unforgettable Father’s Day Activities

Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts, across the United States and Canada, are gearing up to honor dads in grand style during the upcoming Father’s Day weekend. 

As per a release, with an array of exciting events and activities lined up, families can anticipate a truly memorable experience at these renowned destinations.

Trent Hershenson, vice president of Marketing for Camp Jellystone, the Southfield, Michigan-based company that franchises Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts, shared the exciting details.

“Our resorts are having big splash contests, chocolate pudding eating competitions, and some very unique tournaments and relay races. Some locations are even having cardboard boat regattas and “Try Not to Laugh” joke contests. It should be a very fun and memorable weekend for all,” 

Each Jellystone Park location has curated its own schedule of events, providing families with a diverse range of options. Let’s delve into some of the exciting activities planned across different sites:

In Big Prairie, Ohio, the celebration extends for an entire week, offering squirt gun dad duels, “Try Not to Laugh” dad joke contests, and an enticing burger grilling competition. 

Meanwhile, Burleson, Texas, promises a craft-making session for dads, a thrilling fishing tournament, a “Silly Mustache Selfies with Dad” scavenger hunt, a chili pepper sorting relay, and an entertaining copycat dress-like-dad contest.

At Caledonia, Wisconsin, families can bond over flag football, a mini golf tournament, and a corn hole competition, while the Eureka, Missouri location guarantees a week-long water extravaganza with guests armed with water shooters, water balloons, and hoses for the epic “Water Wars.” Additionally, visitors can look forward to captivating shows like the “Serengeti Steve Reptile Show,” the mesmerizing “Juggling Jeff Show,” and the entertaining “Mr. Jellystone Park Talent Contest.

Lincoln, Delaware, combines the joy of craft-making for dads with a tantalizing chili cookoff, and Lower Woodstock, New Brunswick, takes the excitement up a notch with thrilling races, including the fast and furious Jellystone Park 500 mini races featuring favorite “cool” wheels and “hot” box cars. Swimming races, obstacle courses, and biking activities further add to the thrill.

In Mexico, New York, families can unleash their creativity through crafts for dads, engage in a friendly competition during the annual mini golf tournament, and savor an indulgent all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast on Sunday. 

Mill Run, Pennsylvania, invites dads to showcase their skills and stamina through various competitions while being treated to a complimentary dessert at the on-site restaurant.

Meanwhile, Monticello, Iowa, boasts a vibrant lineup that includes crafts for dads, an exciting best dad body contest, a thrilling poker run, and a highly anticipated bean bag tournament. 

New Douglas, Illinois, promises an entire week of Father’s Day festivities, encompassing kids versus adults laser tag, shaving cream whiffle ball, slip and slide kickball, relay races, water games, and the ultimate “World’s Toughest Dad Challenge” designed to crown the campground’s strongest father.

Jellystone Park at Niagara Falls, Ontario, adds a touch of competitiveness with a root beer chugging contest, while Pittsfield, Illinois, embraces an outer space theme, allowing kids to embark on rocket ship crafts and participate in a moonwalk relay and a starlight wagon ride. Additionally, dads and children can enjoy quality time during a father-child fishing derby.

Plymouth, Indiana, offers an exciting lineup of activities, including flag football, baseball darts, and a lively tailgate party. Dads are in for a treat with a complimentary Father’s Day breakfast, followed by the thrilling father-child fishing derby.

Pouch Cove, Newfoundland, invites families to join in a Father’s Day card-making activity, while the pavement party beckons with street hockey, plastic axe throwing, and the exciting giant bean bag darts. As the sun sets, an outdoor movie under the starry sky adds a touch of enchantment to the festivities.

South Haven, Michigan, goes above and beyond by combining Father’s Day celebrations with their “Mermaids and Pirates Week.” Children can channel their inner pirates and mermaids, embarking on treasure hunts, walking the plank, and even swimming with mermaids. Not to be outdone, dads can collaborate with their kids to construct and race cardboard boats during the highly anticipated cardboard regatta. Moreover, a “Dads-only Cornhole Tournament” promises a friendly yet spirited competition among fathers.

At Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, a delectable challenge awaits participants in the form of a chocolate pudding eating contest. Dads can showcase their splash prowess during the Father’s Day big splash contest, and a free game of mini golf adds to the excitement. To conclude the weekend on a high note, a vibrant DJ dance party on Saturday night will keep guests grooving to their favorite tunes.

With such an extensive and diverse range of activities, Jellystone Park locations across the U.S. and Canada are ready to provide families with a memorable and entertaining Father’s Day weekend. From exhilarating competitions to engaging crafts and unique challenges, these parks ensure an atmosphere of joy, camaraderie, and celebration for dads and their loved ones.

Whether families are indulging in friendly races, engaging in laughter-filled contests, or enjoying delightful crafts, Jellystone Park offers an unparalleled experience that embraces the spirit of Father’s Day. So mark your calendars and make plans to create lasting memories at the nearest Jellystone Park location, where an unforgettable celebration awaits fathers and their cherished families.

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February 19, 2024 7:14 am

Ready to celebrate Father’s Day at Jellystone Park? Enjoy exhilarating activities for the whole family – craft-making, chili cookoffs, spirited competitions, rocket ship crafts, and tailgate parties. It’s a day to create enduring memories. What do you think of these activities?


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