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($) from Memorial Day Through Labor Day Weekend! Ginny does charge a modest fee per piece and for materials. Prices vary by piece. There are pieces you can finish in one day!
Check our advance activities schedule at The Ducky News! It will list if there will or will not be ceramics on that given weekend. The Ducky news is published the Monday prior to the weekend on the website and lists the tentative times and places of our weekend activities.
Our swimming pool is 20 X 40. Come cool off in our refreshing clean pool! We have a newly installed solar heating system!
Catch and Release Fishing - no fee, and no license required!
Be a catfish hunter! Snag a large mouth bass - they all await you in our one acre lake, our 2-acre lake, and our other 4-5 small ponds. We have large and small mouth bass, catfish, bluegills, crappies, sunfish, carp, algea eaters, and more! Catch and release, please! No license is required. We pay the fee so you can fish at no charge!
New Bear Playground
Come enjoy our new Bear Playround! You'll love all the slides, climbing walls, and walking bridge!
Campground EventsListing Calendar
August 8 Annual Sweet Corn Weekend!
Annual Sweet Corn Weekend! We cook locally grown sweet corn just for you! And the sweetest part is... it's free! All you have to do is come camp, join us for the husking party, and eat! You can take left over corn home with you($), if there is any!
August 15 Crazy Fun Weekend!
Shake off that work week and join us for crazy fun for all ages! Join us for mini smores for breakfast free crafts, parachute play for kids, crazy band challenge (giant elastic band) for teens, Kan-Jam (frisbie) Tournament, and more! In the evening, well have family BINGO!
August 22 Country & Western Weekend & CC Fair Starts!
We're panning for gold! Keep your gold as a souvenir or trade it in for candy (all ages!)! Were having an adults & teens corn hole tournament, a watermelon seed spittin' contest (all ages), family BINGO, & more! The nearby Crawford County Fair starts Saturday. Get more info at: http://www.crawfordcountyfairpa.com/
August 29 Back to School Science Blast-Off Weekend!
Well have back to school sales on kids clothes! Were making rockets and blasting them off into space! Dont miss Trishas Krazy Kemistry Kitchen Show! She will be here to do a science show for you! Dont miss the fun! Itll be a blast & educational too! The Crawford County Fair ends on Saturday! Get more info at: http://www.crawfordcountyfairpa.com/
Sept 5 & 6 - Labor Day Weekend!
Brookdale 500 Jr. A Mini Auto Race for Kids two age groups of ages 3 - 11 & 12 - 15!)! Kids, bring your stock Matchbox type car (max. weight 2 oz. to race in the Brookdale 500). Campsite yard sales (bring stuff to sell & money to buy stuff!). We'll have family & adult BINGO, and Teens 3 point tourney! Saturday night, the Mad Man of Magic will be here! Sunday night is the Annual Lip Synch Contest! Compete for a trophy! You supply the CD and costume! Dont miss all the fun! (*3 night min. at the holiday rate).
Meadville KOA Campground Wins Top Quality Award
The Meadville KOA Campground has been awarded the 2015 KOA President's and Founder's Awards by Kampgrounds of America Inc., which identifies itself as the world's largest system of family-friendly campgrounds.
The awards were presented Nov. 14 at KOA's Annual International Convention in Charleston, S.C.
The KOA Founders and President's Awards are presented annually to campgrounds that receive high scores in customer service from their campers, and also receive high scores in KOA's annual quality review.
The KOA Founder's Award is given to those KOA campgrounds that attained the very top scores in both customer service and the quality review.
This was Meadville KOA Campgrounds first Founders Award. They have been a Presidents award winning campground since they joined KOA in 2011.
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 Served as 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