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Camping, Tubing, & Fun in the Juniata River Valley!
Camping, Tubing, & Fun in the Juniata River Valley!
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Buttonwood Campground presents a full schedule of organized weekend activities throughout the season, with fun events for all ages. Most weekends we will have kids’ crafts, “Hey!” wagon rides, and bingo! Added activities, themed activities, and exact schedule will be available on our camper’s app at least 1 week prior to the activity date. Activities subject to change at any time, and will be updated immediately on our camper’s app. *Nominal fee may be charged on some activities to cover expenses. Activities subject to change without notice. Additional activities may be added at a later date.


April 14-16: Opening/Easter Weekend!

A fun-filled weekend of kids crafts, games, "HEY!" wagon ride, and an appearance of the Easter Bunny and an Easter egg hunt. Bring your voucher from the last weekend of the 2021 camping season and get your free night!

April 21-23: Military Appreciation/First Responders Weekend

All active and retired military members, police officers, fire fighters, and EMS personnel will camp for half off this weekend by showing ID.

April 28-30: South of the Border Weekend

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us! There will be a piñata stuffed with goodies, plus plenty of other activities!


May 5-7: Pet Weekend

Perry-Juniata County Animal Rescue fundraiser and much more. Bring your furry family members for a fun filled weekend!

May 12-14: Mother’s Day Weekend

Mothers of children who purchase wristbands will get free wristbands! Celebrating Moms everywhere this weekend!

May 19-21: Slime Weekend

That’s right, it’s SLIME Weekend! We are doing everything with slime this weekend. There will be so much slime it will be coming out of your ears! Join us this weekend to make your own slime and a slime candy hunt!

May 26-29: Memorial Day Weekend

“HEY!” wagon ride, kid’s crafts, a horseshoe tournament, a corn hole tournament, and musical entertainment Sunday! Opening weekend for tubing!


June 2-4: Everything Chocolate Weekend

If you love chocolate, then this is for you! Chocolate pudding slip and slide and much, much more!

June 9-11: Wet N' Wild 1

Beat the summer heat with our awesome Wet N’ Wild event, featuring our splash-tastic wet wagon ride!

June 16-18: Father’s Day Weekend

This event is all about celebrating Dads and everything they do for us... join us for the fun this weekend! Fathers of children who purchase wristbands will get free wristbands!

June 23-25: Magic Weekend

Abracadabra! Join us for a magic show along with many other activities.


June 30- July 3: Fourth of July

Time to celebrate Independence Day and our freedoms this weekend! We’ll have a cornhole tournament and our annual log burning! We will also be enjoying music with a DJ!

July 7-9: Wet N' Wild 2

So much fun, we‘re doing it again... beat the summer heat with another awesome Wet N’ Wild event at Buttonwood Campground, featuring our splash-tastic wet wagon ride! Be prepared to get wet this weekend and be sure to bring everyone’s swimsuits!

July 14-16: Reptile/Dino Weekend

Don’t be afraid as we learn about our scaly, slithery, and shelled friends along with much, much more!

July 21-23: Christmas in July Weekend

Get ready Santa stops by our Christmas party to deliver gifts to the kids. Be sure to decorate your site for the occasion! Prizes to be awarded!

Jul. 28-30: Mid-New Year’s Eve Weekend

Come prepared for ice skating and a snowball fight! Kids and adults welcome!


August 4-6: Wet N' Wild 3

We had so much fun the first and second weekends that we want to do it again! Beat the summer heat with our awesome Wet N’ Wild event, featuring our splash-tastic wet wagon ride!

August 11-13: 80’s Weekend

We are going back in time to the 80’s for this weekend. We will have a poker run and 80’s costume contest in the afternoon. Later, bring your denim jackets, parachute pants, and wear your hair high for the DJ!

August 18-20: Pirates and Mermaids Weekend

Come join us for a weekend filled with all kinds of pirate activities, such as hunting for hidden treasures, sinking a pirate ship, and even more fun stuff!

August 25-27: Space/Moon Weekend

NEW for us is our highlighter and glowstick dance on Saturday night with our DJ. Bring a white shirt and come decorate your shirt with highlighters to light up the pavilion with our DJ! Bring some glowsticks, the more we have the more we can light up the campground!


September 1-3: Labor Day Weekend

Why not spend your last weekend of summer with us?! Join us for a party with musical entertainment. We will also have a horseshoe tournament, corn hole tournament, and lots of fun activities!

September 8-10: Juniata County Fair Weekend/Tuscarora 50 Weekend

The Fair concludes on Saturday night with the Tuscarora 50 at the Port Royal Speedway nearby!

September 15-17: Chili Cook-Off Weekend

Chili cook-off and cornbread contest on Saturday! Prizes will be awarded for different categories.

September 22-24: Scarecrow Weekend

Do you know how to build a scarecrow? Well, we will be awarding prizes for the best scarecrow! We’ll provide the straw, and you provide the creativity and the rest of the trimmings!

September 29- October 1: Pink Out Weekend

Come out this weekend and support Breast Cancer Awareness with us! We are raising money for Pink Hands of Hope.... last year we raised close to $4,000 for this great organization!


October 6-8: Halloween Weekend 1 / Columbus Day

We have a jam-packed month full of various Halloween-themed events and contests that the whole family will love! Trick-or-treating, coffin races, and site decorating with prizes awarded all four weekends. Visit our website for more details! Thank you to everyone for another amazing season at Buttonwood Campground!

October 13-15: Halloween Weekend 2

Same events as first weekend.

October 20-22: Halloween Weekend 3

Same events as first weekend.

October 27-29: Halloween Weekend 4/Last Weekend of Season

Same events as first weekend.