We were so amazed at the generosity of our campers in the 2016 season that we've decided to contribute even more for 2017 by adding an additional Care Camps weekend just for the Brighton KOA location. Come camping with us on opening weekend where you pay for Friday night and get Saturday night for a minimum donation of $10 to care camps - Must have valid Value Kard to qualify for the discount. Not only will you enjoy the excitement of our first weekend of the season, potting your own flowers to take home and celebrate the Spring season, BUT it's also the GRAND OPENING OF FRYDAY - Sabrina's Chip wagon. Come try the delicious fares and offer congratulations to our newest Entrepreneur. Our Collect-A-Ducky contest also begins this weekend - see website for full details as they are a little different this year. Leave Your Rig starts this weekend as well. Camp two consecutive weekends in a row and leave your rig parked on site and plugged in for $20 per week.
For every weekend camping trip or minimum two night stay during July and August at the Brighton KOA you will receive a unique themed ducky that corresponds to the theme of that week/weekend. The more you collect the more free camping you could win. In order to win you must be present with your ducky collection on the final weekend of the season, October 13-15.Download the details
Easter is such a treasured holiday for me, so we decided to theme this weekend after Easter so that we can enjoy all the fun... again. Come enjoy colouring eggs in the morning for our craft time. And an Easter themed weekend just wouldn't be right without a full group Easter egg hunt. We will also have some fun Easter themed games like an egg and spoon race. We will round out the weekend with wagon rides, movie night, ice cream social and all the usual fun and games. It may be early in the camping season but we promise to make it a weekend full of fun for the whole family. This is a Leave Your Rig weekend.
What a great way to celebrate Mom than to save BIG on your camping and donate to a worthy cause. this is the nationally celebrated Care Camps weekend that most KOA's participate in. Come camping with us on Friday night and for a minimum $10 donation to Care Camps you get Saturday night included. We have a superb weekend planned for families. We have wagon rides, movie night, craft time (cards for mom of course), picture find/scavenger hunt games, and Ice Cream social as usual. We also have a special treat planned just for the ladies. All the kids are invited to a cooking class ($5 entry per child) where they will actually prepare a wonderful meal, including learning how to set the table, and then host a fabulous meal for mom or grandma. Finish the weekend off with a scrumptious pancake breakfast to be served on Sunday for $5 per person, with proceeds going to care camps. We will have the pool open and heated for this weekend. This is a Leave Your Rig Weekend.
We're going to have a blast this weekend with tons of different card games and tournaments. We'll have something for all ages: go fish, black jack, poker, euchre, and more. All the usual crafts, games, and wagon rides will still be on as well. We'll close the weekend with a firework displace to round out this amazing May 24. This is a Leave Your Rig weekend.
This weekend is all about the cowboys and cowgirls. Put on your cowboy hats and pull up your boots as we do bull riding, lasso contests, and more. We'll have our regular activities follow the country theme as well with a country craft and movie. Y'all don't wanna miss this. This is a Leave Your Rig weekend.
We will have a sand castle making contest, beach volleyball and yummy Pina Coladas or Daiquiris will be served (suitable for all ages -- for a $ donation to Care Camps). We'll have games around the pool like diving for rings and beach ball races and of course all the regular activities like wagon rides, crafts, scavenger hunts/games, ice cream social, and movie night. This is a Leave Your Rig Weekend.
Enjoy all the fun and magic of playing pretend. We will have a treasure hunt where our “pirates” will have to follow the map to where X marks the spot and find the hidden treasure. And organized activities for all the kids to play like Pin the Kiss on the Frog, and Pass the Wand. And don't forget to take a ride on the pirate ship wagon ride and sail for new lands. Movie night, craft and dream boards, and playing in our pirate ship playground will round out the perfect weekend. This is a Leave Your Rig weekend – ask for details.
A whole weekend about barbecue and green beer? There will be a barbecue of hamburgers and hot dogs and green beer or juice depending on your age!!! Father's can get their hamburgers or hotdogs for free. The kids will enjoy searching for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow as well as a St. Patrick's themed craft. All the usual games and activities such as movie night and wagon rides will be going on as well. This is a Leave Your Rig weekend – ask for details
We've decided to do a flashback to the 70's themed weekend. Hippies, Tye Dye, and good old classic rock. We will make tye dyed t-shirts and play 70's themed games. All the usual fun stuff to do, like craft time and scavenger hunts will round out this weekend as the best Schools Out party ever -- AND WE WILL HAVE A BAND AGAIN THIS YEAR. And pancake breakfast on the Sunday for $5 – simply because School's OUT for Summer and as usual, to raise money for Care Camps!!! Last weekend for Leave Your Rig.
This week is a big party. We're going to have a Digital Scavenger Hunt to help you all commemorate a great week. BRING YOUR CAMERAS AND SMART PHONES -- This is a family competition. First family to complete it wins a prize. Fireworks will help us celebrate with a Bang. Sign up early for our chess and checkers tournament and our horseshoe tournaments. To add tot he fun we will create our own rockets and launch them off and see whose can go the highest. Other games, crafts, wagon rides, movie nights, and ice cream socials all make this an amazing week.
This is the third annual Olympics on Saturday the 8th -- potato sack races, water balloon tosses, and returning from last year the super inflatable obstacle course - $5 per person for unlimited access to the obstacle course - the other Olympic activities are included in the camping fee. We'll also be having a pancake breakfast on Sunday for $5 per person to feed all the hungry athletes and to raise money for Care Camps. Our regular events will also be happening all week long to keep the family entertained.
Don't be surprised to see random visits all weekend from fun Cartoon Characters. Come with tshirts or fully dressed as your favourite cartoon character. We will have lots of games for all our costumed campers to play. We'll make our own comics at craft time, photo ops, and awesome cartoon movies running throughout the week. All the regular events will be going on as well. July 16th also happens to be my birthday (Jackie) so YAY - come have a super happy, super funny cartoony birthday with me!!!
Decorate your site - cabin, trailer or tent site. We will have a later wagon ride this weekend to view all the lights so please decorate - we wanna see the lights people! We will have Find the Elf on the Shelf throughout the week as a unique kind of scavenger hunt. A secret santa exchange will have all the kids happy. PLEASE BRING A PRESENT SPECIFICALLY FOR YOUR CHILD WRAPPED WITH THEIR NAME ON IT TO EXCHANGE ON SATURDAY - Make it a secret so each child gets something their parents know they want. Christmas themed crafts will make everyone happy because we will be decorating Christmas Cookies. To round out the week we will continue our fun activities and events with themed crafts and movie nights and wagon rides, etc.
We will have a chocolate scavenger hunt – early in the morning so they don't melt in the sun! We will have a chocolate slip and slide running throughout the week. Come and enjoy a chocolate fountain throughout the weekend!!! Enjoy iced hot chocolate during movie nights. Sunday morning tops up our amazing decadent weekend with chocolate chip pancake breakfast for $5 per person to raise money for Care Camps.
We will be bringing out the slip 'n slide for 2 days. The wagon will be loaded with water fun - a huge water gun fight with water guns on the wagon and water guns on the ground - kids and parents can go toe to toe or you can turn your gun on a complete stranger and soak them. Bring your own gun or water bottles (OR HOSES). Biggest splash contest will be loads of fun - soaking more than just those jumping into the water. And we will round out our weekend with fireworks!
We will all be joining in the fun - dress up as your favourite super hero or super villian. Play our defeat your villain game - everyone gets to pick a super hero card and then they have to adventure around the campground until they find the villain card matches their super hero. When you find it, come tell us where your found it for a prize! And a digital Bingo game - everyone gets a bingo card with the pictures of superheroes on it. The people to get a line complete by bringing in pictures of yourself with those super hereos win a prize.
So, this weekend is all dedicated to just being a kid. We'll have a balloon artist who will make balloon art – animals or swords etc. We are planning face painting again. An inflatable obstacle course: suitable for ALL ages. Lots of games, crafts and other fun things to do all weekend long. Please note, the face painter will have their own charge probably and the inflatable obstacle course is rented so there is a $5 per person charge for unlimited turns. To top it off, a pancake breakfast on Sunday morning for $5 per person to raise money for Care Camps.
Come enjoy some amazing corn on the cob on us. Lather it with butter and salt and eat it right on the spot, dripping all down your face, or take a plate of it back to your campsite to enjoy with your steaks and baked potatoes. We will have a corn themed scavenger hunt and enjoy some yummy popcorn during movie night. All the regular games and activities as usual as well.
We have rockets for the kids. They get to decorate and improve their own rocket and we will have a rocket launching time to see whose rocket can get the highest. We will have a limbo contest to see who can go the lowest. A fireworks display will go up high in the sky. We'll be having the giant soccer game return this weekend as well which was a huge hit with the kids. This is a Leave Your Rig Weekend.
With so many wineries in the area, many people come and stay here and then go take a tour of all the wineries. Well, we wanted to add to the fun by having our very own wine tasting right at the campground. Feel free to visit some of the other wineries during the day and then enjoy some local wine at a tasting back at the KOA at night. We will still be running lots of games and activities for the kids this year! Including bringing the inflatable obstacle course back so please don't think this is an adults only weekend! This is a Leave Your Rig weekend.
This is one of my favourite weekends. It's where we get to reward all of the Value Kard holders with a free night of camping. If you are a valid Value Kard holder and you come camping on Friday night, then Saturday night is on us. Even if you've never had a Value Kard before, we encourage you to buy one and join in the fun and free camping of this weekend. We will have lots of games and activities going on as well and a $5 per person pancake breakfast on Sunday morning to raise money for Care Camps. This is a Leave Your Rig weekend.
This is a very popular weekend in this region. Brighton hosts the Annual Apple Fest http://brightonapplefest.ca/ due to the abundance of orchards that are ready for harvest. They have all their wares on display and for sale. If you like apples, you do not want to miss out on this amazing weekend. To add to the fun, we will have apple bobbing set up for anyone who wants to test their skills. Craft time will be making caramel apples. Expect all the usual activities and games as well. This is a Leave Your Rig weekend.
What better way to celebrate this amazing fall month and the very near end of camping with an Oktoberfest party? Sausages, Sauerkraut, and beer are the yummy fare on the menu for Saturday night. We've got some fun Oktoberfest games planned and all the usual fun and games and activities we usually host. This is a Leave Your Rig weekend.
This is an amazing weekend to remember all the things we have to be thankful for. Honestly, what better thing to be thankful for than spending time with family and eating Turkey!!! We have lots of fun events planned for this Thanksgiving Long Weekend: pumpkin bowling, pumpkin ring tossing, crafts, scavenger hunts/games, wagon rides, movie nights, and the ultimate catered turkey dinner with all the fixings. This is a Leave Your Rig weekend.
This is our final weekend for the season. We are excited to celebrate an early Halloween. We will have pumpkin carving, decorating your site, and trick or treating in full costume. Bring your decorations, but please keep them age appropriate, we have a lot of younger kids at our campground so nothing too scary please. Bring your costumes and please remember to also bring candy to hand out to all the trick or treaters. We'll be doing another late night scary event this year which I know will be a HUGE hit again because we scared so many of you in 2016 - it was so fun! This is the weekend we will be tallying up our collectable duckies. (Please see contest rules as they have changed this year).
Racing on dirt...as it should be! Located only 10 minutes from the campground, you won't want to miss the opportunity to see these races. The Brighton Speedway hosts all sorts of different kinds of races, so be sure to check out their schedule in the link below to get full details.
At Presui'ile Park- View the elusive Whimbrels and many colourful Warblers as they migrate to their northern nesting grounds. Enjoy guided nature walks, bird-banding, and evening programs. Join The Friends for BBQ lunch fund-raiser at the Lighthouse, on Saturday and Sunday, from 11:00 am. The Lighthouse Interpretive Centre and The Friends' Gift Shop will be open
Colborne-Cramahe Apple Blossom Tyme Festival is a fun and friendly community festival in the village of Colborne that happens on the last weekend in May each year. The festival welcomes everyone to experience the village and surrounding area in springtime, when there are wonderful apple orchards with beautiful and fragrant blossoms to enjoy. In the village, there is a collection of local vendors and food to sample along with Motorcycles, vintage cars and tractors on display, a soap box derby race, a midway, baking contests, a competitive and fun spelling bee, and lots of other contests and activities.
Guided walks, children's programs and evening slide slows offered daily except Wednesdays. Check out www.friendsofpresqu'ile.on.ca for details on receiving specific weekly schedules. Nature Centre and Lighthouse Interpretive Centre open daily.
Relive Presqu'ile's storied past and take part in events. See War of 1812-14 re-enactments. Participate in old-fashioned field games, children's boat-building bee and regatta, ghost walks, a history play, and more.
Brighton Applefest features a street fair, parade, entertainment, Children's Village, craft show, dances, car show and more!
Remember, it's a dog free weekend. Please leave your pets at home.