Our activities schedule begins with the First Weekend in May, and ends with the first weekend in October. See our Events Schedules for a list of our themed weekends with planned activities. Our planned activities include free crafts, ceramics program ($) Memorial Day - Labor Day, and wagon rides, kiddie train rides (on selected weekends only), and much, much more!
Events & Activities Schedule
Camping is all about family and having fun! Join us for our themed weekend Events! The events are the themed weekends and provides an over view of what's happening. The Ducky News is our Weekend activity schedule that lists when the activities are happening, what is happening, and where it's happening. Every camper is provided a written copy at check in! Make sure you get yours so you don't miss any of the fun!
Ceramics Program ($) Every Saturday Afternoon from Memorial Day through mid-September!
Ginny will be here to teach ceramics classes most weekends($) from Memorial Day Through Labor Day Weekend! Ginny does charge a modest fee per piece and for materials. Prices vary by piece. There are pieces you can finish in one day!
Check our advance activities schedule at The Ducky News! It will list if there will or will not be ceramics on that given weekend. The Ducky news is published the Monday prior to the weekend on the website and lists the tentative times and places of our weekend activities.
Our swimming pool is 20 X 40. Come cool off in our refreshing clean pool! We have a newly installed solar heating system!
Catch and Release Fishing - no fee, and no license required!
Be a catfish hunter! Snag a large mouth bass - they all await you in our one acre lake, our 2-acre lake, and our other 4-5 small ponds. We have large and small mouth bass, catfish, bluegills, crappies, sunfish, carp, algea eaters, and more! Catch and release, please! No license is required. We pay the fee so you can fish at no charge!
New Bear Playground
Come enjoy our new Bear Playround! You'll love all the slides, climbing walls, and walking bridge!
Campground EventsListing Calendar
+ May 9 Care Camps Big Weekend! Its a BOGO Discount!
Its a BOGO Discount on Campsites! (Please note: Cabin rentals are not included in this BOGO offer.) Campers who stay as paying guests on a campsite on Friday, will receive a free night of camping on Saturday in hopes that they will donate all or part of their free night to support the 44 KOA Care Camps for kids with cancer that are located around North America. Well have Family BINGO and adults BINGO with 50/50 drawings to raise money too! All aboard! The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48 tall!
May 16 - Ladies Brookdale 500 Weekend & BOGO Friend Weekend!
Bring a friend who has never camped at Meadville KOA and you each get one night free, when you each buy one night (two campsite purchases required)! Ask for discount code CS. Ladies, come compete in the Powder Puff Brookdale 500 Mini Race (for ladies only, ages 16 thru adult)! Race a stock, 2 oz. or under Matchbox type car). Were cooking mom dinner! You bring enough dry spaghetti and a jar of sauce to feed your family, and we do the cooking so mom doesn't have to! We'll supply the meat for the sauce, the bread, butter, and drinks too! (Please note: Cabin rentals are not included in CS Discount).
* May 23-24 - Memorial Day Holiday Weekend!
Family fun all weekend! Were reverse tie-dying Meadville KOA t-Shirts($). Our pool opens (weather permitting), summer ceramics program starts($), campsite yard sales (bring stuff to sell & money to buy stuff!), family & adult BINGO, teens & adult horseshoe tournament, the U-Play Gaming Trailer will be here to challenge your teens video gaming skills! Sunday DJ Chilly Sound Entertainments black light dance! (*3 night minimum at holiday rate).
May 30 8th Annual Car Show & 50s & 60s Weekend!
Get one campsite night free when you buy one night if you cruise-in to our Car Show with your classic antique, modern muscle, hot rod/street rod/rat rod, truck, or sport compact/import and compete to win a trophy! Campers judge the cars to be entered to win door prizes! We award trophies for each category! Then dress up like the 50s & 60s and compete to win a prize for best 50s 60s costume! Join us for 50s & 60s Karaoke fun!
Meadville KOA Wins 2013-2014 President's Award
Meadville KOA has been awarded the 2013-2014 KOA Presidents Award by Kampgrounds of America, the worlds largest system of family-friendly campgrounds. The award was presented at KOAs 51st Annual International Convention in Austin, TX. The KOA Presidents Award is presented annually to campgrounds that receive high scores in customer service from their campers, and also receive top scores in KOAs Annual Quality Review. KOA surveys hundreds of thousands of campers each year regarding their KOA camping experience. The Meadville KOA has won this award since 2011, their first year in the KOA franchise system.
Meet Your Hosts
"We Welcome You to Meadville KOA, Northwestern PA's Family Fun Camping Zone!"
Tim & Robyn Chilson purchased Brookdale Family Campground in October of 1999. Tim was an Accountant & Office Manager for a public gas utility and Robyn was an Engineering Technician for a chemical company in the electronics industry. They are members of ARVC, NCA, and PCOA. Tim Regional vice president on the PCOA Board of Directors. Both have attended the Graduate Program of ARVC's School of Campground Management. Tim & Robyn Chilson have both earned their initial CPO Certification. In 2011, Brookdale Family Campground was invited to join Kampgrounds of America.
We extend our warmest welcome to you and your family! As campers for over 30 years ourselves, our family has enjoyed many fun-filled weekends and camping vacations. We hope to bring that same camping fun to you.
Our entire staff works very hard to make your stay enjoyable and fun for your whole family. It is our goal to provide safe and fun family entertainment, top notch children's activities, at a well-groomed facility with clean restrooms at a price that continues to make camping the most affordable form of vacation for your family!
We hope that your stay with us in Northwestern PA will be a fun-filled, family camping experience with memories that last a lifetime!
We look forward to seeing you this season!
Sincerely, Tim & Robyn Chilson, Owners