Leisure Systems Inc (LSI) holds a License to Yogi Bear, Boo Boo™, Ranger Smith™ and Cindy Bear™ in connection with operating and franchising Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts and certain campground related activities. This License provides LSI a unique position in the campground industry as the only franchisor who offers a widely known “celebrity” which provides on-going advertising and promotional benefits of significant value.
Additionally, there is probably no other more compatible association between a cartoon character and a business or product than Yogi Bear and family campgrounds. Yogi Bear is the essence of hte outdoors, nature, camping and fun.
It is also important to recognize that at a time when childhood obesity and other maladies of our youth are front and center as a national concern that young families spending time in places such as our Jellystone Parks can help them find a love of the outdoors and healthy habits that will stay with them into their adulthood. Our franchisees, who work with our guests on a daily basis, feel truly blessed to have the opportunity to make a difference in these young families lives.
Ray Aljets – Sioux Falls, SDThree generations of my family have operated our Jellystone Park location and I can say with the utmost confidence that the Jellystone Park system has had a dramatic impact on our bottom line. Opportunities to increase guest satisfaction and revenue are everywhere and the creativity of those in the Jellystone Park system keep me on the leading edge of both the family … Read more
Sean Vidrine – owner of four Jellystone Park locationsWe have seen 15% growth year over year. Our retail sales are up 50% and our occupancy is up as well. Seeing our guests’ faces light up when the characters are out is priceless.
Bob & Beth Ryan – Mannford, OKOur family has been a franchisee for over 30 years. The support that both the franchisor and fellow franchisees offer goes above and beyond expectations.
Jessica & Mickey Spak – Chautauqua County, NYI love the support from the franchise. I would tell any prospect looking at converting or building a Jellystone Park, that it’s the single best business decision you can make.
Susan Novotny – South Haven, MIWithin 5 years, we have more than tripled our revenue. We have no regrets becoming a franchisee of Jellystone Park!
Daren & Lorraine Carlson – Hocking Hills, OH
The Jellystone Park brand has made a huge difference in our business. If we had 50 more sites and more cabins, they’d be filled every weekend.
Theresa Isaacson – Caledonia, WI
We’re going to be entering our 13th season, and I sure would hate to own a property without being Yogi branded. I don’t think we’ve ever had a down year. We just continue to grow. The reason we really like Jellystone Parks is because of the support behind us. With other parks in the system, we have 75+ sources of question-and-answer type people to go to. The suppo… Read more