Activity Schedule

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April 2015

April 17-19

Welcome Back

Get acquainted with your neighbor and enjoy tea and coffee, pastries and treats at our welcome back get together. Play Welcome Back Bingo.

April 24-26

Are You Puzzled?
*Special Deal*

Bring 15 non-perishable food items to be donated to our local food bank and get $26.00 off your site fee for the weekend. Puzzle challenges for all ages, all weekend long.

MAY 2015


May 1-3

Cinco De Mayo

Enjoy a taco dinner with us for FREE! Limit 3 tacos per person. Mariachi Duo playing during dinner. Pinata, Chili peppers game, Mexican Hat Relay and a peso toss to name a few.

May 8-10

Happy Mother's Day

Mom's enjoy a FREE Champagne brunch and play a pocket book scavenger hunt. Kids make a gift for mom, enjoy a free game of mini golf with mom. Henna Tattoos by Tuesday and music provided by Sean Rivers.

 May 15-17

 Bingo Mania Extravaganza
*1/2 Price Weekend*

Bring your daubers and enjoy family bingo, grocery bingo, and candy bingo. Trivia night with PartyPeople.                   

 May 22-25

Memorial Day   - $195.00
* SPECIAL: Book Memorial Day Weekend and our St.Patty's Day Weekend 
(May 29-31st) and leave your trailer on your site during the week for FREE*

 Celebrate the first holiday of the summer with us! Kick off the summer with a Chinese Auction-Entry is 1 new item valued at $10.00 or more (2015 dated receipt required). Beach blanket bingo. Bring a t-shirt to tie dye. Get your groove on with DJ Keith Alan and become hypnotized with PartyPeople.

 May 29-31

 St. Patty's Day Weekend
*1/2 Price Weekend*
* SPECIAL: Book Memorial Day Weekend and our St.Patty's Day Weekend (May 29-31) and leave your trailer on your site during the week for FREE*

 Luck of the Irish-Enjoy a performance by Irish Step dancers, and an Irish Band. Participate in our Irish scavenger hunt and a musical shamrock game.

June 2015

June 5-7

Valentine's Day Weekend

Chocolate fountain, chocolate milk drinking contest, pancake breakfast, and a sweethearts dance with the Old Hat Band. Kids make valentines to be delivered.

June 12-14

Hunger Games

Pretend you are Peeta Mellark or Katniss Everdeen as we challenge you to compete in various games. Raise money for a local fund raiser by placing your loved ones in jail. Watch "Catching Fire" on the big screen.

June 19-21

        Happy Father's Day Weekend

Celebrate Dads! Dads enjoy a beer and snack on us. Father's only get together and sexy leg contest. Father's Day craft for kids and a father/child activity. Football toss challenge, lazy volleyball and music provided by the Rotary Band.

 June 26-28

Country Western Weekend

Saddle up! Round up your favorite cowgirls and cowboys for a country western weekend. Pony rides, horseshoes, cowboy hat toss, steer roping and a quick draw competition. Join us in the rec hall for a Ho Down Throw Down.

July 2015

July 3-6

4th of July-At the Races

Crab races, pedal bike races, pool races, horse races and dog races. Bring your remote control car to race against other campers. Progressive Hors D'oeuvres walk. Meet & touch little creatures. Music provided by the Rotary Band and PartyPeople.

July 10-12

Old Home Day Weekend

Attend our town's parade, flea market and carnival. Join us to play Extreme Bingo with Dj Keith Alan. Seasonal campers join us at our seasonal appreciation event.

July 17-19

Slice of Italy
 *Special Deal -$105.00*

Enjoy a weekend of camping for $105. Two free pasta dinners per reservation. Additional dinners available for a fee. Kids have a pizza party. Dance to DJ PartyPeople.

 July 24-26

Hawaiian Luau/Pig Roast

Roasted pig for dinner cooked on the premises ($fee). Music provided by John Maze. Limbo contest and the annual Nelson's VS Wolf's Den Basketball game.

  July 31-Aug 2

 Pirates of the Caribbean

Calling all Maties! Join us for a gathering of pirates. Enjoy the finest grog (non-alcoholic of course) and enjoy a frolicking good time with your two pirate hosts. Cardboard boat challenge, gold coin games, flashlight hunt and watch Pirates of the Caribbean on the big screen.

August 2015

August 7-9

Christmas in August

Ho Ho Ho! Kids meet Santa for gift giving. Wacky sweater contest, and make Christmas cards to be delivered. Keith Alan will be here for the Extreme Bingo Challenge.

August 14-16

Family Carnival Fun

Try your luck at a variety of old fashioned games of skill at our family carnival in the rec hall and earn tickets to bid on prizes. Popcorn and cotton candy ($). Watch the skills of the stilt man. Mystic Aquarium will be here with its Touch Tank!

August 21-23

Battle of the Colors

Josh and Tammy will be your hosts for a new twist to WACKY OLYMPICS. Come prepared with a team of 6. All ages are welcome. Come in your team spirit color of your choice. Fun field day games to earn trophies at the breakfast ceremony. Dance to the Old Hat Band.

August 28-30

Who Dun it? Weekend
            * SPECIAL: Book the Who Dun It weekend and Labor Day Weekend and leave your trailer on your site during the week for FREE*

Now that's entertainment-and delicious too! That's what you get when dinner and theater are served up together. Brickroads Productions will be here to host a murder mystery during a fish and chips dinner. Wear your PJ's to the rec hall for a slumber party sleep over.

September 2015

September 4-7

Labor Day/Magic Kingdom Weekend
    * SPECIAL: Book the Who Dun It weekend and Labor Day Weekend and leave your trailer on your site during the week for FREE*

Think of every Disney movie you have loved and let's celebrate some of them using our imaginations just like Walt Disney did. Themed activities around Disney movies all weekend. DJ Keith Alan returns. Disney characters and a hypnotist by PartyPeople will be here!

September 11-13

Apple of Our Eye
*1/2 Price Weekend*

Camp for 1/2 price! Celebrate Grandparents this weekend. Grandparents come visit for free or Bring your grandchildren to visit for free. Grandkids enjoy free mini golf with a grandparent and a bonfire.

September 18-20

Coffee House

Relax this weekend as we enjoy the universal beverage of friendship. Coffee gathering with John Maze playing the latest hits. Friendship games for all ages.

 September 25-27

Mad Hatter Tea Party
*Special Deal-$75.00*

Our version of a tea cup auction. Bid on prizes using tickets earned throughout the weekend by participating in different events. Teddy Bear Tea Party, tea-bag toss, and a movie on the big screen.

October 2015

October 2-4

Autumn Leaves Fair Fun
*1/2 Price Weekend*

Fun times with all things fall; leaf fun, pumpkins, candy corn, scarecrow building contest. Enjoy warm apple cider around a bon fire.

 October 9-12

 Halloween Happenings-

Calling all witches, ghosts & goblins-enjoy trick-or treating, site decorating and costume contests, pumpkin decorating, mummy wrap race, pumpkin carving for teens & adults. Dance to DJ from PartyPeople. Seasonal beer tasting (21+only).


Family fun for all ages!
Additional activities & amenities include:
Fishing & Swimming Pond, Swimming Pool, Rec. Hall & Arcade, Horseshoes, Miniature Golf, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Shuffleboard, Wi-Fi ($) ,
Access to Lake Pocotopaug 1/2 mile away, and an 1,800 sq. ft.          
                      pavilion (party rentals available)                                        


Nelson's Family Campground 71 Mott Hill Road East Hampton, CT 06424 Call Toll Free: 866-445-6520 Local: 860-267-5300
Fax: 860-267-8956 Email:

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