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On-Site Activities

2017 On-Site Activities

All activities and themed weekends are subject to change without notice. Find a detailed schedule of activities posted weekly on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/FortWhaley.


March 31-April 1: April Fools Weekend

Cook up some April Fools food (think “peas” made out of green taffy), and then see if we can fool you with outlandish True or False Trivia!


April 7-8: Hoedown Weekend

Grab your boots and join us for an old-fashioned hoedown with country crafts, line dancing, and a hayride!


April 14-15: Easter Weekend

Hop on over for an Easter Egg Hunt and get your photo taken with the Easter Bunny ($)! Decorate your golf carts and bikes for an egg-stra special Easter Parade and you’ll have a chance to win some great prizes!


April 21-22: Dog Wild Weekend

This weekend is for your beloved four-legged family members! Head over to Pooch Palooza at Frontier Town for the day, then come back here for lots of fun contests – prizes will be awarded to the dog with the Best Trick, Best Wag, and Best Costume!


April 28-29: Up, Up & Away Weekend

Construct and decorate your own kite in honor of the MD International Kite Expo this weekend! Launch a bottle-cap rocket and see which one makes it the furthest!


May 5-6: Salt Life Weekend

Kick off the Summer season with beach-themed crafts and edible under-the-sea treats!


May 12-13: Mother’s Day Weekend

Celebrate Mom by treating her to an adult-only Paint Night ($) – we’ll have crafts and games to occupy the kiddos! Order “Breakfast in Bed” ($) at the Front Desk during check-in and have it delivered right to your campsite!


May 19-20: Sock Hop Weekend

Dress in your best 1950s attire for a chance to win prizes at our Nifty Fifties Dance! Step back in time with some old-fashioned root beer floats ($), a vinyl record craft, and some great tunes!


May 26-27: Memorial Day Weekend

Break out the red, white, and blue for our annual Memorial Day Site Decorating Contest – you’ll have a chance to win some great prizes! Enjoy a pool party by day and dance with DJ by night!


June 3-4: Civil War on the Shore

Witness history come alive at our annual Civil War on the Shore, featuring daily camp life reenactments and artillery demonstrations! FREE to campers; open to the general public for a fee.

*Find more details on this special event here.


June 9-10: Mad Scientist Weekend

Bring your lab coat and glasses, and be ready to get messy! This weekend’s science experiments may ooze and explode!


June 16-17: Father’s Day Weekend

Create a special gift for Dad and participate in our annual Father/Child Fishing Contest! Order “Breakfast in Bed” ($) at the Front Desk during check-in and have it delivered right to your campsite!


June 23-24: Boat Race Weekend

Bon Voyage or Sink City? Build a boat using cardboard and duct tape and race them across the pool! Prizes will be awarded for the First to the Finish Line and Most Creative Boat!


June 30-July 1: Independence Day Weekend

Join us for our annual Independence Day Parade and Site Decorating Contest! Decorate it all – your campsite, golf carts, bikes, even your pets for a chance to win prizes! A pool party and dance will follow!


July 7-8: Wet & Wacky Weekend

Get wet and wacky at our Water Balloon Competition! Enjoy some slip-n-slide fun, Water Limbo, a water gun hayride!


July 14-15: Color Wars Weekend

Bring some old white clothes for epic Color Wars! Vibrant relay races, face-painting and tie-dye workshops await!


July 21-22: Scavenger Hunt Weekend

Solve riddles and go on scavenger hunts throughout the campground – even one by glow sticks at night! You may discover a few treasures along the way!


July 28-29: Almost Famous Weekend

Sign up for our Karaoke Contest and show your fellow campers what songs you’ve been practicing in your shower all these years! Create your own star for the “Walk of Fame”!


August 4-5: Family Olympics

Enjoy some healthy competition and go for gold at our Fort Whaley Family Olympics! Prizes will be awarded to the winners of the games and Best Team Uniform!


August 11-12: Boxcar Race Weekend

Build a boxcar using cardboard and duct tape and race them around the campground! Prizes will be awarded for the First to the Finish Line and Most Creative Box Car! A “drive-in” movie will follow!


August 18-19: Hawaiian Luau Weekend

Bring your best grass skirts, leis, and flowered shirts for a Hawaiian Luau! We’ll have a festive pulled-pork dinner ($), hula dancing, sand volleyball, and more!


August 25-26: Birthday Bash Weekend

Help Whaley celebrate his birthday with cupcakes and ice cream ($), piñatas, and lots of party games!


September 1-2: Labor Day Weekend

Enjoy the last weekend of summer with a pool party, water games, hayride, karaoke, and dance!


September 8-9: Heroes Weekend

We’re honoring our Military, Firemen, Police, and Emergency Responders this weekend with 10% off your stay!*

*A 2 night minimum September 7-10 is required. Must present valid ID.


September 15-16: Medieval Weekend

Bring your best medieval attire – the Best Dressed Knight and Princess will win prizes! Make medieval crafts and games will round out the weekend!


September 22-23: Fall Harvest Weekend

Enjoy all things Fall with themed crafts, a Pie-Eating Contest, and hayride!


September 30-October 1: Theme TBD

Please check back for updates!


October 6-7: Thrills & Chills Weekend 1

October 13-14: Thrills & Chills Weekend 2

October 20-21: Thrills & Chills Weekend 3

October 27-28: Thrills & Chills Weekend 4

Get creative in our Halloween Site Decorating Contest for a chance to win prizes! Enjoy a Candy Corn Guess Contest, Scary Movie, Trick-or-Treatin’, Haunted Crafts, Costume Contests (Adult, Adult Group, Child, Child Group, and Pet), and a Monster Ball with DJ! Take a walk through our Haunted House* for the fright of a lifetime…if you dare!

*May not be suitable for youngins.