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!
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
+ September 6 Tailgate Party & Cook-off!
Tailgate Party & Cook-off! Wear your favorite teams jerseys! Decorate your campsite with your favorite team colors! Everyone makes their favorite tailgating snack recipe! Everyone judges for who goes home with the blue ribbons (multiple categories)! Get in the game of two-hand touch football, or cheer on your favorite players! Come join us for a weekend of fun, football, and food! (+ Leave your RV for free if youre coming back next weekend!)
+ September 13 BINGO, BINGO, BINGO & VKR Weekend!
BINGO, BINGO, BINGO & VKR Appreciation Weekend! We'll have candy bar BINGO for kids (7 games on one full-size candy bar!), family BINGO for everyone, and adults BINGO (with bigger payouts!). We have specials at every game, door prizes, and much more! If you love BINGO, youll love this weekend! All aboard! The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48 tall! Dont miss it! Its the last train ride of the season! (+ Leave your RV for free if youre coming back next weekend!)
+ * September 20 Pumpkin Fest & Haunted Campsites Weekend!
Pumpkin Fest & Haunted Campsites Weekend! Well have free crafts with the younger kids, free pumpkin carving for teens, and then enjoy free pumpkin treats like pumpkin cake and ice cream, & apple cider! Turn your campsite into a Haunted Campsite! Win free camping as prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Scariest with Best Pumpkin Theme! Join us on our scavenger hunt thru haunted campsites to win candy, & more! * 2 night min. at summer weekend rate. (+ Leave your RV for free if youre coming back next weekend!)
+*September 28 - Halloween Weekend (FREE Pancake Breakfast)!
Halloween Weekend! Win prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Day & Night time campsite decorating contests! Join our costume contest (prizes for outstanding costumes of all ages), trick or treating (bring candy to hand out, too), Halloween party with apple cider, donuts, & an after dark glowing wagon ride, and our free pancake breakfast with the purchase of your campsite (for 2 adults and 2 children)on Sunday morning! Breakfast is just $3.00/person for visitors & extra campers! (* 2 night min. at summer weekend rate. + Leave your RV for free if youre coming back next weekend!)
+ October 4 Apple Fest & Discount Weekend!
Apple Fest Weekend! (Save 10% this week-end off our already lower fall prices on all cabins and campsites! Discount code CD!) Or, Bring a friend who never camped at Meadville KOA before and you each get a night free, when you buy one! Ask for discount code CF! (Please note: Cabin rentals are not included in CF Discount). Come join us and enjoy the flavors of the season! Well have free crafts for kids, enjoy an afternoon wagon ride & the fall foliage, and were having a home-made apple dumplings and apple sauce making class (bring a peck of Macintosh or Granny Smith apples and a clean quart jar with lid to participate), and then later, come join our apple dumpling social and eat the apple dumplings you made! (+ Leave your for free if youre coming back next weekend!) This is Franklin Applefest (TM) Weekend!
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.
What's New at Meadville KOA Campground for 2014!
http://meadvillekoa.com/discounts/http://koa.com/campgrounds/meadville/hot-deals/Check out what's new for 2014 at Meadville KOA!
- According to Verizon, we now have full, Verizon Cell Services here! Verizon tells us that they have added 4 new towers between us and Titusville. That's great news for those of you have camped with us, and were unhappy with not having service here.
- We've upgraded our WiFi System! In our continuing efforts to listen to you, our campers, and meet your expectations, we've upgraded our complimentary Wi-Fi system!
- Coming in 2014 -- Cable TV!
- We're got some great Hot Deals and Special Discounts that we hope you'll use to save you money and to camp with us more often!
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 would like to 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. We hope that your stay with us in Northwestern PA will be a fun-filled, family camping experience with memories that last a lifetime!
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!
Thank you for camping with us, and until we meet again, we wish you many safe and fun-filled family camping experiences, no matter where your travels take you!
Sincerely, Tim & Robyn Chilson, Owners