Campground EventsListing Calendar
Attention all parents---All children ages 3 thru 17 must obtain a wristband at registration and wear it. This is required to participate in any campground activities and access to any onsite activity.
April brings our off-season rates as we are making improvements on our campground. . Weekends enjoy Fire Truck rides and movies on Friday nights as weather permits. Starting on May 11 breakfast will be available on Saturday and Sunday in the Breakfast Kafe. Also, the jumping pillow will be free for all kids 3-17 all the time. Those 18 and up is a charge. Kids also get 1 free pedal cart ride and one free game of golf per campground stay.
Easter: April 18 - 19
Traditional East Egg Hunt on Saturday afternoon. As weather permits, we will also have the fire truck rides, too. Come on out for a fun time!
Wine and Cheese Party: April 25-26
Back by popular demand, all our seasonal adult family members, employees, and all the adults in the campground are invited for a wine tasting and cheese party on Saturday evening. Saturday afternoon will be activities for the kids, plus the fire truck rides and movie night on Friday night.
The Big Weekend! May 9-11: KOA Care Camps
Yes, with advance reservations, you pay for Friday, May 9th regular rate and get Saturday, May 10th for a donation of $10.00 to KOA Care Camps for Kids with cancer. You get this deal with advance reservations for this weekend only. You also get 10% off with a Value Card. Ice cream social Friday night $ and movie. Pancake breakfast $ Saturday morning. All $ collected are for the kids with cancer. On Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. there will be a Chinese Auction. and live auction . So bring things that are new, homemade or slightly used. Enjoy an ice cream social ($) on Saturday. There will be music (DJ) on Saturday night with a scavenger hunt. Donations to KOA Care Camps are appreciated. These donations help kids with cancer go to summer camp. This is what this weekend is about - HELPING KIDS WITH CANCER! Call early for your reservation because the campground will fill up. What a Deal! On Sunday morning, Mothers get a free pancake breakfast for Mothers Day.
On Friday night we will have fire truck rides and a movie. Saturday afternoon will be crafts for the kids and an ice cream social ($) for everyone.
Memorial Day Weekend: May 23-25
Our 12th annual Kids Dog Show and Parade. Kids bring Fido or Fifi and show off their new tricks or cute costumes. Prizes awarded. This is all in fun, no serious competition. Our DJ will be there Sunday also conducting the scavenger hunt. Enjoy ice cream social ($), fire truck rides and movie on Friday night. Breakfast will be served on Saturday, Sunday and Monday morning. Fun for all!
RCD Reservation sign up & Dinosaur Days May 30-31-June 1
Kids learn all about Dinosaurs. Come see what we have in store for you with all the visiting Dinosaurs!!! Enjoy ice cream social $, Fire Truck rides, and movie on Friday night. On Sunday, June 1 be the first to make your reservation for RCD Customer Appreciation Weekend for Septemner 5,6 and 7th 2014. Anyone who has purchased an RV from RCD will be elegible to participate in our special planned activities for this weekend. First of all, to make this fun upon arrival you will receive a $50 coupon good toward your reservation for RCD weekend in September. This coupon is only good on June 1, 2014 and in person when you make your reservation for RCD Customer Appreciation Weekend. We will have a pot luck dinner on Sat. May 31. The campground will provide the meat and beverages and each camper bring a dish to share. Starting June 1st you can make your reservation for RCD weekend 2014 using your $50 coupon. Come and make sure you get he site you want!
50's Weekend and Car Show: June 6-7
Come dressed like the 50's, bobby socks, slicked back hair, t-shirts and enjoy games, a real antique car show located at Buckeye Lake KOA, (beautiful cars and trucks) 50's music plays Saturday night at the car show from 5 p.m. till 9 p.m. Enjoy fire truck rides, root beer floats ($). Also, participate in the watermelon seed spitting contest, watermelon eating contest and other 50's games.
Construction Weekend & Father's Day: June 13-15
Kids, join us as we learn all about construction-shovel It Fix It, Build It, Dump It! Movie on Friday night. Make something for Dad for Fathers Day. Dads get a free pancake breakfast on Sunday morning as long as the kids eat too.
Grand Re-Opening of Buckeye Lake KOA "Holiday" June 20-21
As our entrance sign indicates, Buckeye Lake KOA is a KOA Holiday. There will be activities for the kids. Come and learn what the new KOA "Branding" is all about ---Journey, Holiday and Resort!
Pirate Weekend: June 27 - 28
Ahoy mates!! Join us for a treasure hunt and games dealing with pirates. Try not to "walk the plank" Fire truck rides and a movie on Friday night. Meet our on site pirate!!
Celebrate the 4th on July 3 - 6
The Buckeye Lake Annual fireworks display will be Wed, July 3rd. On July 5th we will have 2 work sessions and a pinewood derby car race on Sunday afternoon. Kid will build their own car to race from top to bottom. Adults will be there to handle any machine sawing and sanding. The great race will be on our computerized track, so kids, don't miss this fun experience. Trophies will be awarded! This is for both boys and girls. Parents can build a car and race in the parent division. There will be a bike decorating contest, (decorations furnished) ice cream social, site decorating contest (you bring your decorations) and Dj with scavenger hunt. Kids don't forget to bring your bikes to decorate.Prizes will be awarded. Ice cream social, Fire Truck rides. Lots going on, don't miss all the fun!!
Hawaiian Weekend: July 11 - 12
Pack your grass skirt and join us for some island fun KOA style. Make flower leis, pineapple eating contest. Fire truck rides, and an Ice Cream Social ($).
Western Weekend July 18 - 19
Pack your western attire and come enjoy activities dealing with the cowboys and cowgirls of the ole' west. There will be games and prizes and crafts, fire truck rides an ice cream social ($).
Super Soaker Weekend July 25 - 26 Back by popular demand!
Be prepared to get wet! ALL DAY ON SATURDAY!! Bring your big soaker water guns or buy them in the store. Look for the yellow shirts! Enjoy the fire truck ride while getting wet and wetting everyone else. The Buckeye Lake Fire Department will be on hand to give you some fire prevention tips and their water hose in the activity field. Randy the DJ on Saturday night! Fire truck rides and ice cream social ($). We all (adults and kids) have a wet and wonderful fun time!!!
Chocolate Lovers Weekend: August 1 - 3
Kids, slip n' slide in chocolate (make sure you wear your swimsuits), sample cake, strawberries, marshmallows, pretzels, and graham crackers in the chocolate fountain ($), and chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast. Fire truck rides and a chocolate ice cream social ($).
Mopar Weekend: August 7 - 10
Shine up those classic cars just in time for MOPAR Weekend. Ice Cream social ($), fire truck rides. Kids and Dads, try racing pinewood derby cars on our own track. We will have the cars for you to purchase ($) and build yourself. Begin Friday night and race Saturday night. Parents can make a car, too and race Mike! Make your reservations early. Trophies will be awarded! Breakfast will be served on Friday, Saturday and Sunday a.m. ($).
Field Day: August 22 - 23
Kids enjoy field day. All types of games are played in our activity field on Saturday afternoon. Ice Cream social $ and Fire Truck rides, too.
"KOA Kids Day" Labor Day Weekend: August 29- September 1
Bring items for a Chinese auction for Sunday afternoon. Homemade items are the best! All proceeds go to KOA Care Camps for kids with cancer. Come and participate for a good cause! Randy, the DJ, will be here Saturday night. Fire truck rides. Ice cream social ($). 50/50. Breakfast will be served on Saturday, Sunday and Monday a.m. ($).
RCD/KOA Customer Appreciation Rally: September 5 - 7
Anyone that has purchased an RV from RCD Sales in Heath, Pataskala, or Delaware, Ohio is invited to participate, one price for camping, all meals, seminars, ice cream social, door prizes, and entertainment for the whole weekend. Starting June 1, 2014 you can make your reservations for this weekend.
Value Card Rewards Weekend September 12 -14
For those campers who have a Value Card, you can pay for Friday night and get Saturday night free!!! You have to possess a KOA Value Card to participate in the free night offer. On Sunday, September 15, 2013, we will have a car show sponsored by our Manager, Rhonda and the Ohio Country Western Music Association (OCWMA). You can enjoy the famous local 50's music band "The Diamond Brothers", food $, door prizes, 50/50, antique cars, newer cars, and motorcycles. live country music, food ($), door prizes, 50/50, antique cars, newer cars, and motorcycles. Plan to camp the weekend and enjoy the car show on Sunday. Late check out is allowed on Sunday.
Haunted Halloween: October 3 - 4
Enjoy pumpkin painting.
Haunted Halloween - 1st Monster Ball Weekend: October 10-11
1st. Monster Ball Weekend, Because we have had so much participation in past years, we make 2 weekends in October our monster ball weekend, so no one will miss out. The same thing will happen this weekend and the weekend of October 17-18. Site decorating contest, trick-or-treating, pumpkin painting, Caramel Apples ($) and Randy the DJ will be here so you can dance until the moon is full!
Note....These are special event weekends, so Holiday cancellation policies apply.
Haunted Halloween - 2nd Monster Ball Weekend: October 17-19
Our 2nd Monster Ball weekend is just like the week before including Randy the DJ on Saturday evening. On Sunday, October 19,stay late and enjoy our very own 13th Annual Dick Leindecker Car Show, held on the campground sponsored by the Buckeye Lake Firefighters Association. Last year we had 115 cars with great participation. Food will be available ($).
Last weekend to camp: October 24-25
The "Buckeye Bounders" RV Club join us for this weekend. Last weekend to camp. Have a safe winter and we will see you next year!!!