2020 THEMED ACTIVITIES

At Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Dogwood Valley, we offer a wide variety of activities for the entire family all week long*.
From crafts, games, and other fun events, there is always something exciting to do during your stay.

Please select a month below to view our events for the 2020 season.

MAY  |  JUNE  |  JULY  |  AUGUST  |  SEPTEMBER  |  OCTOBER

*Weekday activities are available Memorial Day to Labor Day.

May 2019
Yogi in tent sleeping

Wake up Yogi Bear™ & Camper Appreciation Weekend

Dates: May 1-3
It’s time to wake Yogi Bear™ and his friends from hibernation. Join us and make waker shakers to wake up Yogi BearTM, shrinky dink crafts, and a free pizza dinner. Receive 50% off this weekend with a paid, non-refundable weekend (2 night minimum, same site type) later in the summer.

Yogi and Cindy bear

Mother’s Day Fiesta Weekend

Dates: May 8 – 10
Join us for a Mother’s Day fiesta. Let’s help celebrate mom on Cinco De Mayo by enjoying Mother’s Day crafts, wine glass painting, and free donuts and coffee. We also have a free Jellystone™ themed gift to all the moms camping this weekend.

Park Ranger

Junior Ranger Weekend

Dates: May 15 – 17
Learn to be a young outdoorsman and public servant during Junior Ranger weekend. Help us with a trash bash, flower planting, and make a bird feeder craft. Learn to be a real archer and take aim at our archery range.

Yogi, Boo Boo and Park Ranger celebrating Independence day.

Memorial Day Weekend

Dates: May 22 – 25
Let us celebrate all of those that have fought to protect this great country. Let us kick off summer by opening the pools, Wibit™ in the lake, and waterslides. Also, join us at karaoke, tie-dye, ice cream social, and patriotic crafts.

Yogi and friends on a wagon

Down on the Farm Weekend

Dates: May 26 – 31
Grab your straw hats and overalls and head on down to Jellystone Park™ for some good ol’ down on the farm fun. We will be collecting chicken eggs, making farm-fresh butter, and painting farm animal suncatchers. You may even see a farm animal or two.

June 2019

Wild, Wild West Week

Dates: June 1 – 7
Head back in time to the days of wagon trains and saloons. Put on your cowboy hat and boots and help us rope some ponies, make an old west outlaw bandana, and make a cactus craft.

Yogi spinning basketball

Weird Science Week

Dates: June 8 – 14
We are about to make Chemistry, Biology, and Physics class a whole lot more fun. Help us perform wacky science experiments during weird science week. Let’s make slime, tie-dye, and hunt to the creek for tiny invertebrates.

Yogi and Boo Boo fishing

Father’s Day Celebration Week

Dates: June 15 – 21
Dad loves to camp and be outdoors. Enjoy his day this year with s’mores, hotdogs, fishing, and everything else camping related. We will help celebrate his day by having a fishing contest, Father’s Day crafts, dads v. kids kickball, and free coffee and donuts. We also have a free Jellystone™ themed gift for dads camping this weekend.

Yogi and Boo Boo

Dinosaur Adventure Week

Dates: June 22 – 28
Travel back to prehistoric times and experience when dinosaurs ruled the land. We will play jurassic freeze tag, dinosaur whiplash, and paint dinosaur suncatchers. Watch out for the t-rex!

Yogi and a baby dinosaur
June 2019
Yogi and a firecracker

4th of July Celebration Week

Dates: June 29 – July 5
Help us celebrate the birth of our great nation during our annual 4th of July celebration. We will have a parade, karaoke, patriotic crafts, and an ice cream social.

Yogi as a pirate

Argh, Pirates Week

Dates: July 6 – 12
Avast ye pirate mateys! Pirates have taken over Jellystone Park™. Grab your peg legs, eye patches, and hook hands and try to blend in or you may be forced to join Davy Jones. Join us for some pirate fun including pirate crafts, a treasure hunt, and walking the plank.

Yogi and friends singing Christmas carols

Christmas in July Week

Dates: July 13 – 19
Ho ho ho! Santa has arrived at Jellystone Park™ and has brought all the merriment of Christmas with him. Enjoy photos with Santa, a snowman wrapping contest, and Christmas crafts.

Yogi playing in a lake

Robot Mania Week

Dates: July 20 – 26
Robot overlords are taking over Jellystone Park™. Let’s hope these robots are friendly because we will be doing robot crafts, playing pin the cog on the robot, and doing a robot part scavenger hunt.

August 2019

Under the Sea Week

Dates: July 27 – August 2
Let’s take a trip to the bottom of the sea to discover mermaids and other mythical sea creatures. We will be doing sea themed crafts, under the sea suncatchers, and a fishing contest.

Yogi snorkling gear

Alien Invasion Week

Dates: August 3 – 9
Aliens have invaded Jellystone Park™ and are looking to control your mind. Bring your ray gun and help Yogi Bear™ defeat the evil aliens. We will also be making outer space crafts, alien slime, and alien target practice at the archery range.

Boo Boo and a dragon

Medieval Week

Dates: August 10 – 16
Hear ye, hear ye, let’s take a trip back to the medieval times. Become a knight and hunt dragon eggs, learn to joust, and make some medieval crafts.

Boo Boo and a dragon

Yogi Bear’s Birthday Week

Dates: August 17 – 23
Happy Birthday Yogi Bear™! Everyone loves a good birthday party, and Yogi has the best ones. Let’s grab some balloons and do the birthday balloon stomp challenge, play Yogi’s favorite birthday games and win prizes, and enjoy some delicious birthday cake.

Yogi and friends at a birthday

Safari Week

Dates: August 24 – 30
Lions, tigers, and Yogi Bear™, oh my. Let’s go on a safari and discover all of the fun things that Jellystone Park™ has to offer. We will be making safari animal crafts, playing monkey tag, and go on a safari animal scavenger hunt.

Yogi and friends at a birthday
September 2019
Yogi on a waterslide

Labor Day Celebration Week

Dates: August 31 – September 7
Let’s make the unofficial end of summer go off with a bang. We will be doing karaoke, an ice cream social, parents v. kids kickball, and tie-dye. This will be the final weekend the pools and water slides will be open as well.

yogi and boo boo cooking

Hometown Hero Weekend

Dates: September 11 – 13
Help us celebrate all of the heroes that work hard for us everyday. We will be making hometown hero crafts, movie night, and a free pizza dinner. Hometown heroes (police, firefighters, ems, active military, and veterans) receive 25% off their stay.

Yogi and Boo Boo stealing hamburgers

Tailgate / Football Weekend

Dates: September 18 – 20
Let’s get ready for some football! Root on your favorite team at our tailgating party. We will also be playing a flag football game and doing sports themed crafts. This will be the final weekend the Wibit™ will be in the lake as well.

Yogi and Boo Boo in costume

Halloween I: Great Pumpkin / Monster Mania

Dates: September 25 – 27
Halloween has officially arrived at Jellystone Park™ for the 2020 season. Let’s kick it off with some spooky monsters and some great pumpkins. Join us for a fun filled weekend of trick-or-treating, Halloween crafts, pumpkin decorating, Halloween movies, and a haunted house.

October 2019

Halloween II: Oktoberfest

Dates: October 2 – 4
Geremy has arrived at Jellystone Park™ for an Oktoberfest themed Halloween celebration. Join us for trick-or-treating, a beer barrel rolling contest, pumpkin decorating, german themed crafts, and a haunted house.

Yogi and Cindy Bear

Halloween III: Wizards, Witches & Warlocks

Dates: October 9 – 11
The wizardly gang has arrived once again at Jellystone Park™ for a Halloween filled with spells and potions. We will be trick-or-treating, making magic wands, creating spooky potions, decorating pumpkins, and enjoy a haunted castle experience.

Yogi with scared expression

Halloween IV: Zombie Apocalypse

Dates: October 16 – 18
Zombies are taking over Jellystone Park™. Help Yogi Bear™ and his friends defeat the undead during the zombie apocalypse. Help us survive the weekend with trick-or-treating, pumpkin decorating, a haunted house, make zombie brain goo, and survive the haunted zombie trail.

Yogi hiding