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Pinch Pond Family Campground & RV Park
We have a variety of activities at Pinch Pond Family Campground, designed to appeal to the interests of campers of all ages. Annual and recurring events range from educational activities to crafts to fishing and sporting events. We also offer plenty of the old standards, including pool parties, Bingo, wagon rides, hayrides, and events to celebrate the seasons – culminating with our famous Haunted House when Halloween is near. Please refer to our complete calendar, below, to help you to plan your stay.
Pinch Pond
2016 Scheduled Events
APRIL
April 2 Kids’ crafts - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Gathering room.
April 9 Kids’ crafts - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Gathering room.
April 16 Kids’ crafts - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Gathering room.
April 23 Kids’ crafts - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Gathering room.
Search and Rescue Weekend

April 30

No activities scheduled.
MAY
Mother’s Day Weekend

May 7

Mother’s Day craft - 10:00AM, kids make a craft for mom’s special day. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Mom gets an extra card. Fieldhouse.

May 8

Mother’s Day breakfast: 9:00 - 10:00AM. Fieldhouse.

May 14

Kids’ crafts - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Fieldhouse.

May  21

Kids’ crafts - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Fieldhouse.
Memorial Day Weekend
May 28 All-age red, white & blue craft - tie-dye t-shirt. (Fee, if we provide shirt, or you may bring your own.) 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All-age dance with DJ John from 7:00 - 10:00PM. Poolside

May 29

Ice Cream Social ($1.00 per person) - 2:00PM. Fieldhouse.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Fieldhouse.

May 30

Coffee and donuts: 9:00 - 10:00AM. Fieldhouse.
JUNE

June 4

Kids’ crafts - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Fieldhouse.

June 11

Kids’ crafts - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Fieldhouse.
Father’s Day Weekend

June 18

Huckleberry Finn fishing contest - 10:00AM. We provide the rods, bait, and the fun!. Prizes for children. Fishing pond.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp store.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Dad gets an extra card. Fieldhouse.

June 19

Father’s Day breakfast: 9:00AM - 10:00AM. Fieldhouse.
Celtic Fling Weekend at the PA Renaissance Fair

June 25

No activities.
JULY
July 4th Weekend

July 2

All-age red, white & blue craft - tie-dye t-shirt. (Fee, if we provide shirt, or you may bring your own.) 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon rides - 1 dry / 1 wet - 1:00PM. Camp office.
Matt Bailey, Magiquist - magician/ventriloquist - 7:00PM. Fieldhouse.

July 3

Ice Cream Social ($1.00 per person) - 2:00PM. Fieldhouse.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Fieldhouse.

July 4

Coffee and donuts: 9:00 - 10:00AM. Fieldhouse.

July 9

Kids’ crafts - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Fieldhouse.
Kids’ Pirate Weekend
July 16 Treasure Hunt (volunteers needed) - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Pirate ship ride (pirates welcome) - 1:00PM. Camp store.
All ages Booty Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Free card for those dressed as pirates. Fieldhouse.
Christmas In July … a “Frozen” themed weekend

July 23

Kids’ craft - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Ice Cream Social ($1.00 per person) - 2:00PM. Fieldhouse.
Gifts with Santa - 6:00PM. (Gift with child’s name and site # to camp office by 4:30PM.) Fieldhouse.
All ages dance with DJ Eric - 7:00 - 10:00PM. Poolside.
Sleigh ride with Santa. (Hats for sale and hats for free.) - 7:30PM. Poolside.
Site decoration contest.

July 30

Kids’ crafts - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Fieldhouse.
AUGUST
Pinch Pond & Blue Mountain Sam Club’s Benefit Weekend: Dogs for the Deaf
August 6 Kids’ crafts - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
Dogs for the Deaf benefit auction, raffle, 50/50, bake sale, pretzels - 3:00 - 6:30PM. Fieldhouse.
Drawing of prizes, auction - 6:30PM. Fieldhouse.
Pig Roast & Celtic Themed Weekend
August 13 Kids’ “Highland” Games - 10:00AM. Fieldhouse.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
Pig roast dinner (fee applies) - 6:00PM. Fieldhouse.
“Nae Breeks” Pipe & Drum - 7:30PM. Poolside.

August 20

Kids’ crafts - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Fieldhouse.

August 27

Kids’ crafts - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Fieldhouse.
SEPTEMBER
Labor Day Weekend

September 3

Bike decorating - 10:00AM. Fieldhouse.
Bike & golf cart parade - 11:00AM. Fieldhouse.
Wagon ride - 1:00PM. Camp office.
All ages dance with DJ Eric - 7:00 - 10:00PM. Poolside.

September 4

Ice Cream Social ($1.00 per person) - 2:00PM. Fieldhouse.
All ages Bingo - 7:00PM. ($1.00 per card / 4 cards $3.00.) Fieldhouse.

September 5

Coffee and donuts: 9:00 - 10:00AM. Fieldhouse.

September 10, 17, & 24

No activities scheduled.
OCTOBER
Halloween Weekend I
October 1 Kids’ Halloween craft - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Trick or treating - 2:00PM. Sites.
Harvest wagon ride - 5:00PM. Camp office.
Non-haunted house (no live actors) - 6:30PM. Poolside pavilion.
All ages Halloween dance - 7:00PM. Camp store.
Haunted house (volunteers needed) - 7:00 - 8:30PM. Poolside pavilion.
All ages dance with DJ John - 7:00PM. Fieldhouse.
Site decoration contest.
Halloween Weekend II
October 8 Kids’ Halloween craft - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Trick or treating - 2:00PM. Sites.
Harvest wagon ride - 5:00PM. Camp office.
Non-haunted house (no live actors) - 6:30PM. Poolside pavilion.
Haunted house (volunteers needed) - 7:00 - 8:30PM. Poolside pavilion.
All ages Boo Bingo (4 cards for $5.00) - 7:30PM. Fieldhouse.
Site decoration contest.
Halloween Weekend III
October 15 Kids’ Halloween craft - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Trick or treating - 2:00PM. Sites.
Harvest wagon ride - 5:00PM. Camp office.
Non-haunted house (no live actors) - 6:30PM. Poolside pavilion.
Haunted house (volunteers needed) - 7:00 - 8:30PM. Poolside pavilion.
All ages dance with DJ John - 7:00PM. Fieldhouse.
Site decoration contest.
Halloween Weekend IV
October 22 Kids’ Halloween craft - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Trick or treating - 2:00PM. Sites.
Harvest wagon ride - 5:00PM. Camp office.
Non-haunted house (no live actors) - 6:30PM. Poolside pavilion.
Haunted house (volunteers needed) - 7:00 - 8:30PM. Poolside pavilion.
All ages Boo Bingo (4 cards for $5.00) - 7:30PM. Fieldhouse.
Site decoration contest.
Halloween Weekend V
October 29 Kids’ Halloween craft - 10:00AM. Gathering room.
Trick or treating - 2:00PM. Sites.
Harvest wagon ride - 5:00PM. Camp office.
Non-haunted house (no live actors) - 6:30PM. Poolside pavilion.
Haunted house (volunteers needed) - 7:00 - 8:30PM. Poolside pavilion.
Halloween movie night - 8:00PM. Fieldhouse.
Site decoration contest.
Disclaimer: The campground reserves the right to amend this activity schedule as needed.
Pinch Pond
Pinch Pond Family Campground & RV Park
Pinch Pond
Pinch Pond Family Campground & RV Park • 3075 Pinch Road, Manheim, PA 17545