Season Events

2020 Calendar of Events

PLEASE NOTE:   ALL events are POSTPONED until further notice

PLEASE NOTE some events are weather depending, and ALL events are subject to change.
There will be a small fee associated with some events to cover the cost.    These will be noted with an *.
All crafts are $1 each child unless otherwise noted.


April – It’s Finally Here, opening weekend!

April 11th  Join us for Muffins, donuts, and Coffee in the lodge.  Hopping good time for the kids – Candy Colored Bingo, Easter Egg Hunt, and jelly bean count!

April 18th  Get to know your fellow campers pot luck dinner!

April 25th  It’s Cinco de Mayo (yes we know it’s early)

Mexican themed crafts for the kids in the pavilion.  Bring your favorite Mexican dish (or non-Mexican) and your favorite addition to add to the virgin Margaritas we will be serving.  Fun music, good times, and of course, a pinata for all.

May  – Spring has sprung

May 2nd  Crafts Kids, come join us and make something special for mom for Mother’s day, it’s right around the corner!

Back by popular demand!!! Live Music with Terry, meet us under the pool pavilion with your drinks and chairs.

May 9th  Mother’s Day breakfast – Moms don’t worry about cooking today, we are serving up French Toast, Fruit and Mimosas – Free to all moms, all others $5.00 per person.  And Moms take a break on Sunday, it’s late checkout.

Food Truck Festival, Good Intent Hose Company

Bingo in the pavilion

May 16th  Schuykill County Brew Fest

Seasonal Clean Up dinner.  We know you have worked hard to get your sites cleaned and your campers squeaky clean, so meet us for dinner in the pavilion.  All you need is plates and silverware, we will handle the rest.  Free to all seasonals, all others $5.00 per person.


May 23rd – 26th  Memorial Weekend

Early check-in or Late check-out for all veterans, we thank you for your service.

May 24th  Saturday

Pool Open (weather permitting)

Kids join us for Colored Bingo, and games throughout the day

Horseshoe Torment

National Wine Day – Wine and Cheese tasting — Bring your favorite glass and bottle of wine to share with the group.  We will supply the cheese and crackers.  (Adults only)

Bingo in the pavilion

Pool open late, family swim night

May 25th   Sunday

Kids join us for Colored Bingo and stay for crafts

Cornhole Tournament, It’s become a favorite here at Camp-A-While

Help us support Hillside ASPCA by attending our Coffee Can Raffle/Tricky Tray — all prizes will be available to view prior to ticket sales.  We have made the Raffle bigger and better!

Bring your chairs, blankets, drinks, and snacks to the pool pavilion, we have live music from the Jump Start Band.

June  – Looking forward to the summer

June 6th  Glow Party

Bring your snacks and drinks, wear your best white attire for a fun night under the black light stars

Music and fun at the pool, later night family swim.

June 13th  Breakfast Pot Luck — Bring your favorite breakfast dish to share

June 20th  Father’s Day breakfast Pancakes and Sausage, Free for all Dads, all others $5.00 per person

Bingo in the pavilion

Dads enjoy some extra time with the kids Sunday, it’s a late check out for you!

June 27th  Join us for a Sock Hop Party  — Play those records, get your Poodle skirts and Elvis jackets out from storage!  A fun-filled night with Music from the 50’s!

July  – Let’s Celebrate the 4th

A local Fireworks schedule will be available.  NO FIREWORKS PERMITTED IN THE CAMPGROUND!

July 4th  Crafts for the kids

Kids Bike parade decorate with your best Red, White, and Blue (prizes given)

DJ and Karaoke at the pool.  Bring a snack to share and dance the night away

July 11th  Brush Strokes Paint and Sip!  (more info to come)

Yuengling’s 2020 Summer Celebration

July 18th  Let’s continue the Xmas celebration with a Xmas potluck dinner in the pavilion. We will supply the turkey, you bring the sides.

White Elephant Exchange – You bring a unisex gift, wrapped (1 per person) Kids $10 limit, Adults $20

Schuylkill County Fair July 29th – August 3rd


Aug 1st  Weenie Roast at the lodge

We supply the weenies and you supply the sides, sign up in the office

Pool open late for family swim

Aug 8th  Craft Beer tasting

Aug 15th  Deep Fry and Movie night at the pool!

Bring your favorite snacks, and ask the question to deep fry or not to deep fry!  Grab a tube and take a dip if you like, pool will be open late for a family swim with a fun movie playing.

Aug 22nd  Waffles and Ice Cream

Late-night family swim

Aug 29th Country and Western Night — Get your hats and boots on, and boogie on over to the pool pavilion for a hootin’ hollerin’ time!

Schuylkill County Wine Festival 1-6 pm Hegins Park


Labor Day Weekend – Sept 4th – Sept 7th

Sept 5th, Saturday  Crafts, Suncatchers (please sign up in the office), followed by Colored Bingo games for the kids

Horseshoe Torment


Live Music

Late-night family swim.  Let’s finish the summer with some time in the pool

Sept 6th, Sunday  Colored Bingo for the kids


Help us support Hillside ASPCA by attending our Coffee Can Raffle/Tricky Tray — all prizes will be available to view prior to ticket sales.

Bingo in the pavilion

Sept 12th  Dog days of Summer, Come camp with your pets, the pool will be open for the dogs, pet vendors and adoption day via Hillside SPCA

Sept 19th  Saturday Celebration the season with your camping “family” with a Thanksgiving Dinner Pot Luck dinner.

We supply the turkey, you bring the sides and desserts.   Meet us in the pavilion.

Sept 26th  Chili Cookoff/Pot Luck — Bring your best chili for a chili cookoff – this will be a blind taste test, and prizes will be awarded.  Not a fan of Chili, join us with your favorite dish to share.


Covered Bridge Festival Knobbles – Oct 8th – 11th

Oct 3rd, Saturday  Spaghetti and Meatball dinner $5.00 per person

Oct 10th  Columbus Day Weekend/Soup Night

Halloween Crafts in the pool pavilion

Bingo in the pavilion

Soup Night — Nothing better than a nice hot bowl of soup on a chilly night.  Bring your favorite soup to share.

Oct 17th  Halloween Weekend! Part 1

Let’s get a head start on Halloween — Decorate your site, Prizes for best decorated site!

Pumpkin Carving, meet us in the pavilion

Bingo in the pavilion

Oct 24th  Halloween Weekend! Part 2

Trick or treating

Adults and children dress in your spookiest attire and meet for a spooky night of fun in the pool pavilion, bring your snacks and drinks.

Oct 31st  Clean/Pack up for the season


Nov 1st   9:00 am Muffins and Coffee in the lodge to say goodbye to another great season!