2018 On-Site Activities
We offer themed weekends all season, and daily activities during peak summer! Find a detailed itinerary posted weekly at: www.facebook.com/FortWhaley.
All activities are subject to change.
March 16-18: St. Patrick’s Day Weekend
Be sure to wear green to our St. Patty’s Weekend. Have nothing green? No worries! We will be kicking off the weekend with tie dying t-shirts, the perfect opportunity to prevent the pinch. Other activities include laser tag throughout the weekend, hayrides, as well as St. Patrick’s Day themed games and crafts for all ages.
March 23-25: Pirates Weekend
Calling all Seadogs! Ever wonder what it’s like to live the life of a pirate? Here at Fort Whaley there will be no shortage of the Buccaneer experience with our “Walk the Plank Battles,” treasure hunt and tattoos. Other activities include hayrides, candle holder making, and laser tag.
March 30–April 1: Easter Weekend
May your Easter be EGG-cellent! The weekend entails various Easter themed crafts such as creating your own Easter eggs and candle making. We also offer a chance to ride the hayride with the Easter bunny, as well as to take part in our very own Easter egg hunt.
April 6-8: Mardi Gras Weekend
Put down your phones and come join us for “Pardi Gras” weekend! It entails various Mardi Gras themed activities such as our parade where you can decorate your own golf cart and join the fun. We will also be having Mardi Gras themed crafts for all ages including tie dye and candle making, as well as a dance where you can sport your best Mardi Gras attire.
April 13-15: Prince & Princess Weekend
Everyone deserves to feel like a prince or princess. We will be kicking off the weekend with making our very own crowns. There will also be a Royal Ball to see who can channel their best inner royalty, as well as crafts, games, and laser tag.
April 20-22: Earth Day Weekend
No matter where we come from we all have one thing in common – Earth is our home. This weekend is about showing some love to the place we all live. We will be doing several earth-friendly activities, including a very special lesson to learn more about the environment. The weekend will also include crafts and hayrides.
April 27-29: Scavenger Hunt Weekend
We will be following the clues through several different scavenger hunts, as well as doing some cool experiments with different materials. We will be having a movie night as well.
May 4-6: Cinco De Springfest Weekend
Out with the cold, in with the warmth. We will be welcoming the warm temperatures with the celebration of Cinco De Mayo, the Mexican-American Holiday. Be sure to bring your best Cinco De Mayo attire for our themed dance. We will also be having various Cinco de Mayo games and crafts, as well as laser tag.
May 11-13: Mom Gets To Relax Too Weekend
Mothers never get the appreciation they deserve. Here at Fort Whaley, Mother’s Day weekend is filled with activities for the kids, so the mothers can relax. We will be having all day laser tag, along with games, crafts, and a hayride. We will also be holding a raffle for our Mother’s Day care package, as well as a Mother’s Day breakfast. Be sure to sign up so you can show the mom in your life just how much she means to you.
May 18-20: Spring Cruisin’ Weekend
Who doesn’t love a classic car? Fort Whaley will be celebrating Ocean City’s Cruisin’ Week with our very own Car Show. Be sure to bring your favorite hot rod with you. Prizes will be awarded to winners. We also have live music planned, as well as activities and games.
May 25-28: Summer Kickoff Weekend
Summer is finally here! It’s been a long winter here on the shore so come join us in kicking off the summer season. Friday night will start things off with a cookout and s’mores around a campfire. We will also be tie dying t-shirts, as well as having several Memorial Day themed activities and a dance Saturday night.
June 1-3: Kids Get Even Weekend
Time to get even! This weekend is all about the kids (or even the adults) getting back at those who treated them not so well over the past year. We will be having 3 different forms of punishment available throughout the day. So don’t forget to sign someone up to get even!
June 8-10: Family Olympics Weekend
What better way to get the whole family together? Family Olympics! We will be holding our 1st Annual Family Olympics, where you and your family can compete for the trophy. The weekend will be filled with relay races and activities that involve all ages. Be sure to come ready with your best game-faces on!
June 15-17: Air Show For The Dads Weekend
It’s that time of the year again for Ocean City’s famous Air Show. This year the Thunderbirds will be making a grand appearance at the event. Here at Fort Whaley we will be making our own airplanes and having a competition to see who can create the best in honor of the annual event.
June 18-24: Color Wars Week
Some say that life is like a canvas and you should paint yourself a whole lot of colorful days. We will be doing just that with our Color Wars Week! We will have plenty of color filled activities to brighten up your life such as tie dying t-shirts, a glow in the dark dance, and even our very own color war where you can decorate yourself and others in paint. Be sure to bring a white t-shirt to join in on the fun.
June 25-July 1: Beach Week
School is finally out and nothing says summer more than the beach! We will be having water gun wars, tie dye, and various other games to welcome in the summer season.
July 2-8: Celebrate America Week
Happy Birthday, America! We will be celebrating America’s Independence Day all week long with various patriotic themed games and activities. We also encourage guests to decorate their campsite and golf cart to enter in our contest. Prizes will be awarded.
July 9-15: Wet & Wild Week
Beat the heat with Fort Whaley’s Wet & Wild Week! All week long we will be having games and activities with super soakers, water balloon launchers, and slip and slides.
July 16-22: Christmas In July Week
Who says Christmas only comes once a year? It may not be December, but here at Fort Whaley Santa will definitely be making a stop this week and we will have several different Christmas themed activities.
July 23-29: Foam Party Week
Come join the foam! We will be holding our very own foam dance party at the pavilion, as well as foam themed games for all ages. Be sure to bring old clothes – you will be getting messy!
July 30-August 5: Mad Scientist Week
From a grain of sand to the vast galaxy, science uncovers secrets around you and me. This week we will have several different science experiments to bring out the mad scientist in you.
August 6-12: Comicon & Super Hero Week
Avengers Assemble! Here at Fort Whaley we will be having our very own comicon. Our staff will be dressing up as our favorite superheroes and you can too! We will also have several different activities showcasing different comics and superheroes.
August 13-19: Chocolate & Ice Cream Week
I scream, you scream – at Fort Whaley, we all scream for ice cream! All week long we will be celebrating with ice cream. We will even be making our very own homemade ice cream with just a few simple ingredients.
August 20-26: Space Camp Week
“One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.” Those were the words of Neil Armstrong when he first stepped on the moon in 1969. Since then, we have learned a ton about the vast galaxy we live in. Join us as we explore those discoveries.
August 31-Sept. 3: Is Summer Really Over Week
Labor Day weekend is known as “the last weekend of summer.” Come join us at Fort Whaley and go out with a bang. Enjoy all of our summer activities one last time!
September 7-9: Carnival Weekend
The circus is in town here at Fort Whaley! We will be having a carnival themed weekend along with some themed entertainment.
September 14-16: Bike Weekend
Calling all bikers! They say a bike ride a day keeps the doctor away, so take a ride to Fort Whaley and join us for our bike week celebration. We will have music at the pavilion so you can drink and dance the night away, along with trivia and adult games throughout the weekend.
September 21-23: SunFest Weekend
The weather is beautiful and with SunFest going on in Ocean City, there is always plenty to do. Here at Fort Whaley, we will have fun filled arts and crafts, as well as hayrides and games for all ages.
September 28-30: Bluegrass Weekend
Enjoy some of the top bluegrass artists in the country during the 2018 Bluegrass by the Bay Festival hosted at our sister resort, Castaways! Enjoy our free shuttle to and from the festival grounds! For tickets and more information, please visit www.ocbluegrass.com.
October 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28: Thrills & Chills Weekends
Come join us every weekend in October for our spine tingling, horribly gruesome haunted house! We will also have a site decorating contest, trick-or-treating for the kids, and a costume contest.