Activities Schedule

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2018 Activities Schedule
“Celebrating 54 Years of Families Making Memories”
April 13-15
Welcome Back Campers
Special Deal!
Dust off those winter blues and join us for our opening weekend. Bring 15 non-perishable food items for our local Food Bank and get $26.00 off your site fee. Fill your first weekend with family bingo, arts and crafts, and activities for all ages.
April 20-22
Hello Spring
Let’s spring into the camping season with a special visit from the Easter Bunny, egg hunts, and spring activities.
April 27-29
April Showers Bring May Flowers
Half Price!
Join us for a half price weekend filled with everything Spring. Join in the fun with water races, painted flower pot crafts, a nature scavenger hunt and a paint party ($).
May 4-6
Cinco de Mayo
What better way to celebrate Cinco De Mayo than with a free taco dinner? Celebrate with Mexican favorites such as Piñata, bingo and so much more. Entertainment provided by DJ Tom Coon.
May 11-13
Symphony of Senses
Awaken your senses this Mother’s Day weekend with a special mom’s only champagne brunch. Enjoy spring touch buckets, bath bomb creations and a magic show provided by Mr. Magic.
May 18-20
Bingo Bash
Special Deal!
Get your daubers ready for a weekend full of bingo! For just $75 to camp for the weekend your family can enjoy adult bingo, candy bingo, and grocery bingo. Ask about keeping your trailer on your site for Memorial Day weekend ($).
May 25-28
7 Wonders of the World
Book Early!
Fill your Memorial Day weekend with a trip through the 7 wonders of the world. Bring your appetite as you enjoy food trucks, Good Vibes Kettle Corn and music provided by Mike and the Muffin Tops and DJ Keith Alan.
June 1-3
Pancakes and PJ’s
Half Price!
Camp Memorial Day weekend and keep your trailer on site (unit unplugged). For half price spend this weekend relaxed with our PJ party, pancake breakfast for dinner, and entertainment provided by DJ Tom Coon.
June 8-10
Out of This World
Shoot for the stars this weekend. Enjoy space activities, rocket ship making, and Star Trek. Entertainment provided by DJ Vision and Sound.
June 15-17
One Fish, Two Fish
Celebrate Dad this Father’s Day weekend with Dad’s only snacks, fishing contest, and join us for our 1st annual Nelson’s vs Wolf’s Den horseshoe tournament. Entertainment provided by DJ Mike.
June 22-24
Amazing Race
Be the first to race to the finish line in Nelson’s Amazing Race! Race your friends in our scavenger hunts, word puzzles and a race track provided by Carnival Party, LLC. Dance along with DJ Pyramid Sound and live music videos.
Two 4th of July Celebrations!
Camp All 9 Nights for Just $375.00
June 29 - July 4
Come On Down, It’s Game Show Time!
Book Early!
Kick of the official summer holiday with Carnival Party LLC, a live game show provided by Vision and Sound, Good Vibes Kettle corn, and music from Mike and the Muffin Tops.
July 4-8
Christmas in July
Book Early!
Ho Ho Ho its Christmas time at Nelson’s. Join Santa for cookies milk, and summer sledding. Celebrate the holiday with DJ Chris Turk and Freakout Magic.
July 13-15
Keep Your Cool
Cool off with water slides provided by Funtastic Inflatables, water volleyball, and water balloon games. With entertainment provided by Vision and Sound DJ.
July 20-22
Mangia, Mangia
Special Deal!
Enjoy a weekend of camping for $115! Two Free pasta dinners per reservation with additional dinners available. Filled with vendors, silent auction items and the excitement of Extreme Bingo presented by Keith Alan.
July 27-29
Sports Central
Are you ready to play? This weekend is dedicated to baseball, hockey, volleyball and our annual Nelson’s vs Wolf’s Den basketball tournament. Carnival Party will bring the sports to you! With entertainment provided by the Collective Difference band.
August 3-5
Enjoy the summer Olympics Nelson’s style. Join a team or cheer on your fellow campers. It’s all about fun in the sun. End the day with your new friends by listening to music provide by DJ Chris Turk.
August 10-12
Family Carnival
Enjoy some good old-fashioned fun during our annual family Carnivalcomplete with carnival food and games of skill. Everyone can play and win.
August 17-19
Gone Country
Get your cowboy boots ready for some line dancing fun. Enjoy the country life with a beer tasting, mining for gems, and listen to the music of DJ Mike.
August 24-26
Book Worms
Special Deal!
Camp for $75 this weekend. Lose your electronics and use your imagination. Join us for a half price weekend and experience a story with a sing-along show provided by Nappy and his puppets and entertainment from DJ Tom Coon.
August 31 - September 3
All American Summer
Book Early!
Turn back time this Labor Day weekend with the style of the 50’s and 60’s. Enjoy the music of Mike and the Muffin Tops and DJ Keith Alan.
September 7-9
Storybook Lane
Half Price!
Take a trip through our storybook this weekend for half the price. Show us your favorite storybook characters and enjoy all things magical, with a magic show provided by Freakout Magic.
September 14-16
Aloha Fall
Hang on to the last weekend of summer and experience the joys of fall. Get ready for fall fun with a chili cook off, limbo, and a movie.
September 21-23
Autumn Apple Party
Have some sweet apple fun with a caramel apple bar, apple games and a magic Show provided by Mr. Magic.
September 28-30
Harvest Time
Special Deal!
Camp for just $75.00 and experience Nelson’s Fall Festival complete with a hay maze, food trucks, face painting and so much more.
October 5-8
Brews and Potions
Book Early!
See what we have brewing this Halloween weekend. Trick or Treating, costume parade, costume contests, site decorating contests, and pumpkin decorating. Celebrate the holiday with DJ Chris Turk.
Family fun for all ages!
Additional activities & amenities include:
Fishing & Swimming Pond, Swimming Pool, Recreation Hall & Arcade,
Horseshoes, Miniature Golf, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Shuffleboard, Wi-Fi ($).
Access to Lake Pocotopaug 1/2 mile away.
1,800 sq. ft. pavilion (party rentals available.)
Activities are subject to change without notice. Some activities are “weather permitting”.

Click here for a printable PDF version of our 2018 activities brochure.