Jellystone Parks Are Planning A Variety Of Activities To Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday
Campers who make advance reservations for camping in June could also win up to a week of free camping
But the sooner you camp at a Jellystone Park™ the better because for each advance reservation made for a stay during the month of June, the camping guest will have their name entered into a drawing for a chance to win up to a week of free RV or cabin camping at any Jellystone Park in Canada.
Winners will be announced on Canada Day, July 1, in the following categories:
- First Prize: Seven nights of RV or tent camping or four nights of cabin camping, plus $150 in Yogi Bucks.
- Second Prize: Five nights of RV or tent camping or three nights of cabin camping, plus $150 in Yogi Bucks.
- Third Prize: Three nights of RV or tent camping or two nights of cabin camping, plus $150 in Yogi Bucks.
Advance reservations are required, pending availability, to participate in the drawing and must be used for consecutive nights. Prizes will be awarded for RV or tent camping or cabin camping based on the type of reservation booked by the guest. Prizes must be redeemed by Sept. 1, 2018.
There are five Jellystone Parks in Canada, each of which is planning special activities for Canada Day. These include parks in the following locations:
- Borden-Carleton, PEI: Activities will include Canada Day themed crafts and games such as “Capture the Canada Flag.” The park will also have a red and white campsite decorating contest, bicycle decorating and a bike parade. The park also prepares a special Canada Day cake. There will be fireworks in the town of Borden-Carleton by the Confederation Bridge. There are other activities going on in the local town as well. Park amenities include a gem mining sluice, a swimming pool, a 30-foot-tall inflatable water slide that is 74-feet long, pedal carts and a GaGa ball pit. www.jellystonepei.com
- Kingston, N.S.: This park is planning a patriotic picnic with free cake, a family dance with a DJ and Yogi Bear™ and a glow stick parade. Park amenities include a gem mining sluice, two jumping pillows, a playground, a miniature golf course, a pancake shack and an amphitheater. The park has also built a new stage, refurbished its Canteen and given a facelift to all of its cabins. www.jellystonens.com
- Lower Woodstock, N.B.: This park is planning a camp wide spy mission where guests will have the opportunity to try out a spy training obstacle course and laser beam training. Campers will also be able to create their own top secret security badge. Park amenities at this park include a 12,000-square foot interactive multi-level water play structure with 37 interactive water play features plus 2 water slides. Other amenities include a jumping pillow, a jumping pad for little kids, an obstacle course, an 18-hole miniature golf course and a unique attraction called Target Tag. www.jellystoneparknb.com
- Niagara Falls, Ont.: This park is planning a dance party with the bears and a campsite decorating contest. American guests are also invited to show off their American themed costumes. This park was named one of the top family campgrounds in Canada in the May 2017 issue of Today’s Parent. Amenities at this park include a heated pool and a 34-foot tall inflatable water slide, an 18-hole miniature golf course, an inflatable trampoline, a bocce ball court and an outdoor theater. This park also offers private shuttles to Niagara Falls as well as tour packages to the falls and other local attractions. www.jellystoneniagara.ca
- Toronto, Ont.: Activities at this park will include face painting and flag making. Park amenities include a heated swimming pool, inflatable jump pad, a 9-hole miniature golf course, a beach sand volleyball court, pedal karts, an outdoor playground and nature walking trails. www.jellystonetoronto.com