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


March 15-17: St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

It’s St. Patrick’s Day and that means we are open for the camping season! Join us for a weekend full of St. Patrick’s Day themed crafts and activities at the resort or enjoy our free shuttle to and from Ocean City for the parade on Saturday. Don’t forget to wear green to avoid the pinch!

March 22-24: Mardi Gras Weekend

No beads? No problem! We’ll have you covered as we celebrate Mardi Gras at Fort Whaley. Arts, crafts, Golf Cart & Bike Parade…this weekend is set to be a party! We will cap off our Saturday night with a Mardi Gras themed dance in the pavilion, so bring your best Mardi Gras attire!

March 29-31: Scavenger Hunt Weekend

Do you have what it takes to complete our Scavenger Hunt first? This weekend will test your skills with several hunts for all ages! We will also have plenty of arts and crafts for the whole family to enjoy.


April 5-7: Pirates Weekend

Ahoy, me Mateys! 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 making, and Laser Tag.

April 12-14: Heroes Weekend

Calling all members of the armed forces, first responders, and their families: this is your weekend! We want to thank you for your service. Join us as we celebrate our heroes with a weekend full of fun activities catered to you.

April 19-21: Easter Weekend

May your Easter be EGG-cellent here at Fort Whaley! The weekend entails various Easter themed crafts, such as creating your own Easter eggs and candle making. Ride the hayride with the Easter bunny and take part in one of Easter egg hunts, which will be separated by age groups 0-4, 5-12, and 13+ so everyone has a great experience.

April 26-28: Maryland International Kite Expo**

April 26-28: Earth Day Weekend

Keep calm and think green! 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 our planet and will include several earth-friendly activities, crafts, hayrides, and a very special lesson to learn more about the environment.


May 2-5: SpringFest**

May 3-5: Crafty SpringFest Weekend

Ahh, Spring is finally in full effect here at Fort Whaley! The flowers are blooming, the trees are turning green – we love it! This weekend will be filled with plenty of arts and crafts, fun games for the kids, and more! Be sure to use our complimentary shuttle to visit SpringFest in Ocean City!

May 10: Relay For Life at Frontier Town**

May 10-12: Mother’s Day 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 16-19: Cruisin’**

May 17-19: Spring Cruisin’ Weekend

Who doesn’t love a classic car? Fort Whaley will be celebrating Ocean City’s Cruisin’ week with car themed crafts and activities. We will also be hosting our very own Car Show – using cardboard boxes and assorted crafts, families can create their dream car to compete for best in show!

May 24-26: Summer Kickoff Weekend

What could make summer even better? Spending it camping with your friends and family at Fort Whaley, of course! We will be kicking things off with our first of the season Saturday Night Foam Party and plenty of fun filled family crafts and activities.


May 31 – June 2: Prince & Princess Weekend

Everyone deserves to feel like a prince or princess. Join us for a fairytale weekend at Fort Whaley. We will create our very own crowns and you can channel your best inner royalty at our Royal Ball. Crafts, games, and Laser Tag will be available throughout the weekend.

June 7-9: Carnival Weekend

The carnival is in town! Join us as we participate in great carnival themed crafts and activities. We will have games and more for all ages!

June 8-9: Ocean City Car & Truck Show**

June 14-16: Air Show for the Dads Weekend

It’s that time of the year again for the famous Ocean City Air Show. The U.S Navy Blue Angels will make their return to Ocean City and you’re not going to want to miss it! Catch our complimentary shuttle into Ocean City to view the show or stay back and participate in our great themed activities catered around Dads and airplanes!

June 15-16: Ocean City Air Show**

June 17-23: Chocolate & Ice Cream Week

I scream, you scream, at Fort Whaley we all scream for ice cream and chocolate! All week we will be celebrating these two favorites, including learning to make your very own ice cream with just a few simple ingredients. Also, did someone say Chocolate Slip ‘N Slide?!

June 21-23: Jellyfish Festival**

June 24-30: World Traveler Week

Ever wanted to travel the world? We are going to be making it a little bit easier for you here at Fort Whaley with World Traveler Week. Each day we will celebrate the culture of different countries around the world by enjoying the arts, crafts, and games they play!


July 1-7: Celebrate America Week

Celebrate the red, white, and blue as America turns 243 years old with patriotic themed games and activities. We will be having a Golf Cart & Bike Parade and Site Decorating Contest. Prizes will be awarded!

July 4: Ocean City Concert & Fireworks**

July 8-14: Beach Week

Who doesn’t love the beach? We will spend our week having water fights, tie-dying, and more as we dive into the heart of summer in Ocean City!

July 15-21: Christmas in July Week

Who says Christmas only comes once a year? We will be celebrating Christmas in July with a visit from Santa and creating arts and crafts that you can take home! Don’t forget to bring your lights and decorations because we will be having a Site Decorating Contest!

July 22-28: Wet & Wild Week

Splash into Wet & Wild Week here at Fort Whaley, with a week full of water activities, wet and wild crafts, Slip ‘N Slides, and more!


July 29 – August 4: Space Camp Week

“That’s one small step for 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 celebrate the 50 year anniversary of the famous moon walk.

August 5-9: White Marlin Open**

August 5-11: Game Show Mania Week

Do you have what it takes to win it all? Give it your best as we tackle some of your favorite game shows and bring them to life here at Fort Whaley!

August 12-18: Color Wars Week

Some say that life is like a canvas and you should paint yourself a whole lot of colorful days. Well here at Fort Whaley we will be doing just that with our Color Wars Week. Plenty of color filled activities, like tie-dying, a neon dance part, and our very own Color War will brighten up your life!

August 19-25: Mad Scientist Week

From a grain of sand to the vast galaxy, science uncovers secrets around you and me. This week at Fort Whaley we will doing several different science experiments to bring out the mad scientist in you.

August 22-24: Ocean City Jeep Week**

August 26 – September 2: Is Summer Really Over Week      

Labor Day Weekend is known as “the last weekend of summer.” Join us for our last full week of activities filled with all of your favorites from the summer season.


September 6-8: Family Olympics Weekend

Bronze, silver, or gold? Where will you and your family place? It’s Family Olympics Weekend here at Fort Whaley, so be ready for a weekend lineup of great events to crown our Olympians!

September 12-15: Ocean City BikeFest**

September 13-15: 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. Drink and dance the night away with music at the pavilion. We will also have trivia and adult games throughout the weekend.

September 19-22: SunFest**

September 20-22: Sunfest Weekend

The weather is beautiful and with SunFest going on in Ocean City, there is always plenty to do. Catch the complimentary shuttle to and from Ocean City to enjoy all the events or stay in the campground and enjoy a weekend filled with games, art and crafts, and more!

September 27-29: Kids Get Even Weekend

Beware – the kids are getting even! It’s that time of the season where kids can get even with their parents. Join us for a weekend filled with Kids vs. Parents activities and of course the opportunity to “get even” with them!


October 4-5: Free State Corvette Weekend**

October 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27: Thrills & Chills Weekends

Halloween is a staff and camper favorite here at Fort Whaley! Join us for an weekend full of Pumpkin Decorating, Costume Contests, Site Decorating Contests, Trick-or-Treating, and of course our Haunted House! Don’t forget to bring those spooky decorations as we will be awarding a FREE Thrills & Chills Weekend stay in 2020 to the site winner!

October 10-13: Endless Summer Cruisin’**

*All activities are subject to change.

**Please verify dates and location details via hyperlinked website – these area events are held off-site.