Renfrew / Ottawa West KOA Journey Campground Blog

Father's Day BBQ and Crafting

6/10/2024

Just a short little message today.  The weather has not been so nice. It is so much better when the sun is shining.  Next weekend is Father's Day weekend we have a kids' craft time planned and a BBQ.  11 am for the craft and then the BBQ on Saturday. Looking forward to seeing everyone.  We will also...

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Wasn't that a Party!!

5/21/2024

Well the first long weekend of the season has come and gone. We have beautiful weather, for a weekend full of fun and activities.  We had a fabulous magic show, valley girl face painting, pancake breakfast, spaghetti dinner, candy bar bingo and crafts.  It was wonderful watching everyone swimming,...

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Welcome to 2024

5/15/2024

Welcome to the 2024 season!  We also want to say Happy 25th Anniversary year to us.  We are aiming to make this one of the best seasons to date.  We have a new attraction coming to the park as well as Vendor Alley!!Vendor, you ask? Well with our store renovations, we have made a space exclusive to...

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Season winding down

10/3/2023

Well, the season is winding down and Thanksgiving is upon us.  We want to take a moment to let our patrons know how thankful we are for them.  We hope everyone has fantastic Thanksgiving.  We have one more weekend of camping; making sure everything is tucked away and safe for another winter.We also...

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Camping Camping Camping

9/12/2023

Wow! It's hard to believe it's the middle of September. Customer Appreciation Day was a very busy weekend, along with it being Renfrew Fair weekend. I hope everyone had an opportunity to enjoy the campground and the local festivities.  The leaves are starting to make a great show. It's a quieter...

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Summer is winding down

9/6/2023

The weather makes us think that summer is still here. However, the kids are back in school, and the leaves are changing. Halloween in the Park was a huge success. The haunted walk came back to life, and the people were amazing. The Spaghetti dinner and pancake breakfast had a huge turnout, as well...

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Care Camp Weekend Success

8/8/2023

Wow!!I can't not say enough about the weekend, the campers, the vendors, and the staff.  Staff should definitely be on the top of the list cause they rocked.  We had a super well oiled machine running and the happy content campers made it all worth it.  We had spaghetti dinner, pancake breakfast,...

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Care Camp Weekend

8/2/2023

This is one of my favourite weekends of the camping season.We get to share the wealth and put smiles on so many faces.  Our giving back to the community has become a very important part of our daily routine here.  We have weekly baskets, and, of course, our special weekend.  Vendors, BBQ, Live music...

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Road Maintenance

7/18/2023

We are coming into a very busy and full campground this weekend.  We love having all the people visiting us at the campground, it sure makes it lively. We just recently did some work on our laneway and entrance way, we are so excited about less dust and a smoother ride in. We are looking forward to...

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Upcoming Fundraiser

7/12/2023

Hey Peeps, Full on summer is here. There are so many things going on in the area.  Valley roots music festival in Renfrew, upcoming fairs like Cobden and Renfrew.  The weekend of August 4th, the Civic long weekend will be bursting with fun and activities and lots of vendors.  Sunday the 4th, there...

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Canada Day was Fabulous

7/2/2023

Well a huge thank you to all the campers that were here for the Canada Day weekend. We had so much fun. Magician, Spaghetti dinner, pancake breakfasts, catch the ace Raffles.  Despite the crazy weather on Saturday we had a brilliant time.  Playing in puddles, eating and playing games.  Celebrating...

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Canada Day

6/27/2023

Good morning followers. This is the commencement of summer. Kids out of school and the campground will be hopping with activities this week. Keep an eye on the events page for the activities and itinerary for the weekend.  Please be mindful that there will be NO PERSONAL FIREWORKS PERMITTED in the...

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In case of service disruptions

6/22/2023

Good morning all! I just wanted to make sure that all our favorite people know how much your business means to us.  In the event that there may be service disruptions, or the possibility of not being able to book a site online, we highly encourage everyone to give us a call.  We love the chit-chat...

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Upcoming weekends

6/20/2023

Just a short little blog for the followers, which I am not sure we have yet.  The past weekend was a great weekend. Happy belated Father's Day to all the dads. We raised $245.00 for Care Camps with our Father's Day Raffle Basket.  Claude Fortin of Pembroke was the lucky winner.  Thanks to everyone...

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Creative Campfire meals

6/15/2023

I know cooking can be daunting at any point and time, and going camping those meals can get monotonous. You don't always want a burger or a hot dog and ordering pizza is more a cool winters eve thing.  So I was looking around trying to find some cool and innovative easy meals.  I decided, hey, why...

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The First KOA Blog Post

6/14/2023

Hello to all our amazing campers.  We are working on improving the communication and interaction with our campers and well lets try a blog.  I have never done one before so I really hope I am on the right track.  So lets start this out with saying welcome to everyone new and old to our beautiful...

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