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($) from Memorial Day Through Labor Day Weekend! Ginny does charge a modest fee per piece and for materials. Prices vary by piece. There are pieces you can finish in one day!
Check our advance activities schedule at The Ducky News! It will list if there will or will not be ceramics on that given weekend. The Ducky news is published the Monday prior to the weekend on the website and lists the tentative times and places of our weekend activities.
Our swimming pool is 20 X 40. Come cool off in our refreshing clean pool! We have a newly installed solar heating system!
Catch and Release Fishing - no fee, and no license required!
Be a catfish hunter! Snag a large mouth bass - they all await you in our one acre lake, our 2-acre lake, and our other 4-5 small ponds. We have large and small mouth bass, catfish, bluegills, crappies, sunfish, carp, algea eaters, and more! Catch and release, please! No license is required. We pay the fee so you can fish at no charge!
New Bear Playground
Come enjoy our new Bear Playround! You'll love all the slides, climbing walls, and walking bridge!
Campground EventsListing Calendar
* May 23-24 - Memorial Day Holiday Weekend!
Family fun all weekend! Were reverse tie-dying Meadville KOA t-Shirts($). 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!
June 6 Super Hero Weekend, & Spring Antoique Tractor Pull
Come join us for a weekend filled with fun activities for super heroes! Dress like your favorite comic book, film, or TV character! Well have free crafts, a parade of characters where you can showcase your favorite comic book or movie & super hero power, play pass the kryptonite, run our obstacle course, free super hero jump, & Family BINGO! All aboard! The Brookdale Express will be running for all children under 48 tall!
June 6 - Local Antique Tractor Pull. Held in earby Saegertown, PA. For more info: http://pioneersteamandgas.com/
June 20 - Father's Day Weekend! (VKR Kids Camp Free!)
Its time for the Brookdale 500 Mini Auto Race (for guys only, Ages 16 thru adult!) Race a stock, 2 oz. or under Matchbox type car). Father & child (under 13) bean bag tourney (aka corn hole)! We'll have Smiths hotdogs & a potluck picnic dinner for dad! Bring a tureen side dish or dessert to share at our Fathers Day picnic pot luck dinner! The Thurston Classic Hot Air Balloon Festival in nearby Meadville! Balloon Glow Event is Thursday Evening, June 18, Weather permitting.
June 13 Death By Chocolate Weekend!
You're going to think you've died and gone to heaven! We'll have chocolaty good free crafts, candy bar BINGO (7 games on one, full-size candy bar!), a free ice cream sundae social made with Marcies homemade, hand-dipped ice cream with all the fixings, and an after-dark flashlight chocolate hunt! Its heavenly, good, chocolate, fun!
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