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 5-7: Opening/Easter Weekend!
Just because we missed Easter by one week is no reason to not celebrate it! Enjoy a fun-filled Opening 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 2023 camping season and get your free night!
April 12-14: Easter Weekend #2
Last weekend was so much fun, we are doing it again! 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 2023 camping season and get your free night!
April 19-21: 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. Come join us for a beautiful spring weekend at Buttonwood!
April 26-28: Pet Weekend
Enjoy the Perry-Juniata County Animal Rescue fundraiser and much more. Bring your furry family members for a fun-filled weekend!
May 3-5: South of the Border Weekend
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us! There will be a piñata stuffed with goodies, plus plenty of other activities to help us celebrate our favorite Mexican holiday!
May 10-12: Mother’s Day Weekend
Mothers of children who purchase wristbands will get free wristbands! Celebrating Moms everywhere this weekend!
May 17-19: Slime Weekend
That’s right, it’s SLIME Weekend! We are doing everything with slime-- 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 24-27: Memorial Day Weekend
There’s nothing like a Buttonwood Campground Memorial Day celebration! “HEY!” wagon ride, kid’s crafts, a horseshoe tournament, a corn hole tournament, and musical entertainment Sunday! Opening weekend for tubing!
May 31-June 2: Everything Chocolate Weekend
If you love chocolate, then this is for you! Chocolate pudding slip and slide and much, much more!
June 7-9: Wet N' Wild 1
Beat the summer heat with our awesome Wet N’ Wild event, featuring our splash-tastic wet wagon ride! Be prepared to get wet this weekend and be sure to bring everyone’s swimsuits!
June 14-16: 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 21-23: Magic Weekend
Abracadabra! Join us for a magic show that your entire family will love, along with many other activities.
June 28-30: 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 4-7: 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 12-14: Reptile/Dino Weekend
There’s nothing to be afraid of during our Reptile/Dino Weekend as we learn about our scaly, slithery, and shelled friends along with much, much more!
July 19-21: 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 will be awarded!
Jul. 26-28: Mid-New Year’s Eve Weekend
Help us ring in the (sort of) New Year at Buttonwood! Come prepared for ice skating and a snowball fight! Kids and adults welcome!
August 2-4: 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! Bring swimsuits!
August 9-11: 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 16-18: 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 23-25: 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!
Aug. 30-Sept. 2: 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 6-8: Juniata County Fair Weekend/Tuscarora 50 Weekend
Buttonwood is the perfect basecamp for the Juniata County Fair! The Fair concludes on Saturday night with the Tuscarora 50 at the Port Royal Speedway nearby!
September 13-15: Chili Cook-Off Weekend
Chili cook-off and cornbread contest on Saturday! Prizes will be awarded for different categories.
September 20-22: Fall Harvest
Join us for a fall-themed weekend! We will play all your favorite games such as bobbing for apples and pie-ing your friend!
September 27-29: Pink Out Weekend/ Halloween Weekend 1
Come out this weekend and support Breast Cancer Awareness with us! We are raising money for Pink Hands of Hope.... last year we raised over $6,000 for this great organization! In addition to the Pink Out activities, will be having Trick-or-treating, coffin races, and site decorating with prizes awarded.
October 4-6: Halloween Weekend 2
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.
October 11-13: Halloween Weekend 3 / Columbus Day
Same events as first weekend.
October 18-20: Halloween Weekend 4
Same events as first weekend.
October 25-27: Halloween Weekend 5
Same events as first weekend.
November 1-3: 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!
November 8-10: Military Appreciation/First Responder Weekend
All active and retired military members, police officers, fire fighters, and EMS personnel will camp for half off this weekend by showing ID.
November 15-17: Thanksgiving weekend
Why not celebrate Thanksgiving a little early with us here at Buttonwood? We will have thanksgiving themed crafts and ceramics as well as a little turkey Trot!