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Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camping Reosorts - Not for the Ordinary Bear. Looking to lighten up and laugh a little more? Want to camp out and share s’mores or play laser tag with your kids or better yet introduce your family to Yogi Bear? You've never camped like this before.  Jellystone Camping Resorts Three Bears

Here’s the scoop. Jellystone Park Camping Resorts in USA and Canada offer pure family vacation fun – easy and effortless. There are more than 80 locations from Maine, Virginia, and Illinois to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario so it is likely you will find a camping experience not far from home. While each location maintains its own unique personality they all offer Yogi Bear™ encounters and kids of all ages light up when they see Yogi.

Easy family vacation fun.  The franchise network of campgrounds is focused on providing great family vacations.  In addition to campsites most locations  have vacation rentals including rustic cabins, cottages, cabins, and how cool is this?  Some have yurts! Park amenities include family vacation essentials: swimming pools, game rooms, playgrounds, mini-golf courses, wagon rides, volleyball, fishing, and video theaters. Plus sthe locations provide daily activities managed by on-staff recreation directors. Bonus Points: Themed weekends are planned throughout the year and include Yogi Bear Birthday Parties, Christmas in July, Halloween, and Mardi Gras. Jellystone Camping Resorts Swimming Pool Time

Enjoy swimming pools and splash grounds. Every Jellystone Park™ features an in ground swimming pool. Plus many also have waterslides and splash grounds with interactive water features often including swater cannons and buckets dumping water. Bonus Points: On the dry side many of the locations have giant jumping pillows – fun and great for an energy burn.

Make time to play every day. Every Jellystone Park™ has a playground built to entertain youngsters for hours. Larger parks often have multiple playgrounds. The playgrounds are modern, well-maintained and adhere to strict safety standards including being located in a mulch or sand bed for cushioning so no need to worry as kids swing from monkey bars, glide down a circular slide or slide down a fireman’s pole, navigate a suspension bridge or climb a miniature rock wall. Bonus Points: Nearly every park has volleyball court and many locations offer sand volleyball.

Chill out with movie time.  Campgrounds feature theater - either a big screen TV or actual movie theater style screen - to show cartoons and movies. Some of the theaters are located in a pavilion or recreation hall, while others are outdoors. The outdoor theaters create the atmosphere of an old-fashioned drive-in. Watch Yogi Bear™ cartoons (who else, right?) as well as popular family flicks. Bonus Points:  For more interactive fun every Jellystone Park™ has at least eight arcade machines. Play a game of air hockey or drive a race car - the assortment varies by location and makes a great activity for a rainy day.Jellystone Camping Resort Gem Sluicing Fun

Try gem mining with your kids.
 Created for the rock hound in your family – the newest family activity at Jellystone Parks™ is gem mining.  Selected locations have a gem mining sluice - a narrow trough of circulating water.  Participants purchase a bag of mining sand enriched with gems, fossils, and emeralds and rubies from all over the world. (Don’t count on the emeralds or rubies  to offset your vacation expenses.) During the panning process water washes the sand away and discoveries are made.Bonus Points: Each 'panner' also receives an identification brochure so they can identify their discoveries. 
 
Park the car and pedal. Rent a pedal cart and navigate the park with at Jellystone Parks™. Prefer motorized transporation? Many campgrounds have golf carts for rent.  Bonus Points: Even more fun for families, tour around on a park mini-train and at Jellystone Park in Mill Run, Pennsylvania, guests ride in a giant picnic basket.
  
Step into cartoon mode. The extra benefit of staying at a Jellystone Park is the chance to interact with Yogi Bear™ and friends. Yogi is at each campground making daily appearances so there’s plenty of chances to get crazy family photos. At some locations guests may also see Yogi's friends Boo Boo™ and Cindy Bear™ or Yogi's nemesis, Ranger Smith™.Jellystone Camping Resort Mini Golf Lesson

Putt-putt or ride in a wagon.
  Almost all Jellystone Parks™ have mini-golf courses, some with nine holes and others with 18 all with water traps and themed challenges. For and activity that takes less effort and is often just as much fun, parks offer old-fashioned wagon rides complete with songs and antics. Some parks pull the wagon by tractor, some by truck, and a few even use fire engines.Bonus Points: Often Yogi Bear™ or Boo Boo™ ride along making it even more fun.

Summertime arts and crafts for all. Weekly projects range from tie dying shirts and painting a ceramics sculpture to making sandy-candy pucker powder, friendship pins, “shrinky dinks” and creating sand art.

Listen to the music. Park DJs spin popular tunes coax all ages to swing and stomp. Some locations also feature local bands playing country, classic rock, and pop. Bonus Points: There may also be the chance to try your skills at Karaoke. Just select a song, and grab the microphone and sing.

Tag you’re it! At selected Jellystone locations laser tag is part of the vacation fun. The  high-tech combination of tag and hide-n-seek is energizing. Participants receive a laser gun then point and shoot to score points.  Bonus Points: At the Jellystone Park in Maryland, it is possible to play laser tag at night wearing a laser vest developed especially for evening competition.
 
Make it happen. Log on to Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts at www.campjellystone.com and find a campground near you.

About Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts. Launched in 1969, the Jellystone Park system is the second largest chain of campgrounds in the United States, boasting over 80 campgrounds with more than 15,000 campsites in 30 states and four Canadian provinces.  Its Camp-Resorts are among the best campgrounds in the industry with a quality reputation for being fun, friendly, clean, and service-oriented parks.   Additionally, each Jellystone Park is themed with Yogi Bear elements providing instant recognition and consumer appeal.  It is truly a place “Where You Camp With Friends.”®
  
Content researched and posted by Nancy Nelson-Duac, Curatpr of the Good Stuff for the Family Travel Files. Images provided by Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts. Copyright updated 2017.

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