Theme Weekend Activities for 2018

March 22nd, 2018 - Filed under Newsletters, Summer in Lake George
Theme Weekends at Lake George Escape

Theme Weekends at Lake George Escape

At Lake George Escape, the activities staff plans many fun activities for campers every week! Whether you are celebrating a long holiday weekend or competing to become the next “LGE Crockpot Champ,” Lake George Escape has activities for everyone! Check out the themed activities schedule below and remember to book your stay for the 2018 season today!

Remember to book your stay at Lake George Escape for the 2018 season!

Mother’s Day –“Blast-Off” Weekend

May 11 – 13

Celebrate Moms this weekend as we “Blast-Off” into the 2018 Camping Season at Lake George Escape.

Bring your Family to our complimentary Mother’s Day Tea Party on Saturday afternoon to enjoy finger sandwiches and sweet treats.

Crock-Pot-Cook-Off Weekend

May 18 – 20

You could be the next LGE Crockpot Champ! After such awesome guest participation last October, we are excited to host our Spring Crock-Pot-Cook-Off! Get out your Crockpot and bring your slow-cook recipes! Everyone is welcome to taste-test and cast a vote for their favorite entry. This is a great chance to catch up with old campground friends while making new friends for the season ahead!

Memorial Day Weekend

May 25 – 28

Celebrate the long weekend with us! Bring your campsite to life and participate in our site decoration contest! Trophies will be awarded in several categories and judged for Patriotism, Creativity, Unique Use of Materials and more!

Kids are excited to join in the first Bike Parade of the season—have fun using our supplies to decorate your wheels and join the music-filled parade around the campground!

Chocolate Lovers Weekend

June 1 – 3

Take part in the fun! Enter our Chocolate Recipe Contest! Or come and place your vote for your favorite chocolate creation. Activities and crafts will revolve around this sweet theme: make your own chocolate covered pretzel creations in our Rec Hall. All ages are welcome to play in our Candy Land Board Game Tournament. Sweet prizes for participation and winners!

Americade at Lake George Escape

Americade at Lake George Escape

Americade Weekend

June 8 – 10

Take advantage of our Special Biker deals and stay with us all week during Americade! Before you hit the open road, fuel up with a warm Breakfast Sandwich and a fresh cup of Coffee – our “To Go” treat for you! Our complimentary guest shuttle is at your service for trips to the Village and Outlet Shopping, too.

Father’s Day Weekend

June 15 – 17

Why not Give Dad a day off from grilling and take him to dinner at our Pub & Grill Restaurant? Ask for a complimentary coupon at check-in for a Free Father’s Day Weekend Dinner for Dad. Sunday morning, be sure to stop by the Rec Hall to enjoy “Donuts with Dad”— our treat!

Golf Cart Rodeo Weekend

June 22 – 24

Decorate your camp “car” & join in the fun of our Golf Cart Rodeo. Trophies and Gift Certificates will be awarded for Creative Carts! Judging will be based on the following criteria: creativity, arrangement, special effects, and overall appearance. Other activities will include a golf cart parade, relay races, and a golf cart scavenger hunt.

Honey Bear’s Big Birthday Bash Week

June 25 – July 1

It’s Honey Bear’s Birthday and you’re all invited to the party under the Big Top Tent! Play party games, sing “Happy Birthday,” and eat cake! Be sure to meet Honey Bear for a photo-op!

There will be fun activities all week, both indoors and outdoors. Take a cake decorating class; play party games like “Pin-the-Tail,” “Musical Chairs,” “Hot Potato,” and many more!

Patriotic Country Fair Week

July 2 – 8

We’re kicking it up a notch this year with more to do for the Independence Day Holiday week! Take part in daily activities and traditional field games. From three-legged races, tug-of-war, and water balloon toss, to playing jacks and making ice cream! On Saturday, have fun and win prizes playing games of chance at our Traditional Country Fair. Compete in our Pie Making Contest to win trophies, ribbons, gift certificates.

Dress up your pup for the Patriotic Dog Parade at our dog park. Free Ice Cream Social on Sunday!

Theme Weekends at Lake George Escape

Theme Weekends at Lake George Escape

Winter Wonderland Week

July 9 – 15

It’s Christmas in July! Make and drink frozen hot chocolate, peppermint stick s’mores and strawberry cream Santas! Come to the playground to build a “sand snowman,” and make your own snow crafts! Join in on the reindeer games on our sports field. Decorate holiday cookies, build graham cracker candy houses, make and take ornaments for your tree. Compete in the holiday song karaoke competition with our DJ. There will be prized trophies for winners of all ages!

Site Decoration contest: turn your summer camp into a winter wonderland!

Western Round-Up Week

July 16 – 22

Play in our Lucky Horse Shoe Tournament. Themed activities include: Lasso Toss, Balloon Stampede, Hobby Horse Obstacle Course, Gem Mining, Snake in the Boot Relay, Tin Can Target Practice. Craft a Cactus Pet Rock! Be a participant in our Stage Coach Robbery Mystery!

Awesome live country music Saturday night at our Pub. Country Line Dancing Sunday Night!

Game On! Week

July 23 – 29

A week filled with friendly competition by playing all-time favorite game shows & other popular activities. “Let’s Make a Deal” Interactive Scavenger Hunt. The return of the “Not So Newlywed Game” with your host, Bob Hilton. Wheel of Fortune, Oversized Jenga, and Giant Connect Four, plus, play to win: “Name That Tune” with our DJ!

New! This year “Family Double Dare” Games complete with slime!

Summertime Spooktacular Week

Summertime Spooktacular Week

Summertime Spooktacular Week

July 30 – August 5

Halloween sure comes early at our campground! Exciting events this year will include: trick or treating at participating guests’ sites and a mega, decorate-your-site competition and costume event! Enjoy a new, fearfully creepy haunted nighttime event. Come to our child-friendly spooky Big Top event that promises to deliver sweet screams of fun without the blood and gore!

Survivor Games 2: The Camping Edition

Aug 6 – 12

All week kids and adults alike will try to “Beat the Clock” with “Minute-2-Win-It” Game Challenges. Family Weekend Event: Challenge Obstacle Courses, Blindfold Challenges, Food-Eating Challenges. Cheer the adults in a special Night Time Survivor Challenge. Will yours be the last LGE family standing? Vie for the trophy or cheer on your friends!!

Pirates Ahoy Week

Aug 13 – 19

Join in the weeklong Pirate Mystery Adventure. Watch a different pirate themed movie each night. Dress-up as your favorite pirate and attend our Saturday Night Event at the Big Top Tent.

Message in a bottle craft, Walk the plank fun for the kids & learn “Pirate Speak” up in the Rec Hall. We’ll provide the eye patches but you’ll need to bring your own wooden leg!

Fiesta Fun!

Aug 20 – 26

It’s Cinco De Mayo, Day of the Dead & Taco Night all rolled into one week! You might just need a siesta after this week of fiesta.

Learn how to make authentic hand-made flour tortillas! Make a traditional ball & cup toy and make & decorate sugar skulls. Play in our camp-wide Soccer/Fútbol Tournament on our Sports Field. Learn some words in Spanish! End the week by attending our traditional Fiesta complete with Mexican Hat Dance  and piñata time for the niños.

A World of Fun Week

A World of Fun Week

A World of Fun Week

Aug 27 – Sept 3

It’s a week of full of fun & games! We pull out all the stops to make this final week of Summer vacation last as long as possible.

Get creative up in the Rec Hall with our Annual Craft Buffet. Join in our World Themed Games where families and friends can compete in Field Events. Winners will receive Medals.

It’s time for The LGE Annual End of Season Carnival! Event complete with carnival game booths, a prize redemption center, dunk tank, Flickin’ Chicken Catapult Game, Fresh-made Cotton Candy and so much more!

Remote Control Car Races Weekend

Sept 7 – 9

Rev your engines for this high octane weekend. Car Show Weekend in Lake George–avoid the traffic and finding parking by taking advantage of our courtesy shuttle to the village. Bring your own car or buy one at our Lodge Store! Race your remote control vehicles on our new RC course right here at LGE, behind the Laser Tag Arena. Also, enjoy checking out the awesome “show” cars that our guests have on site! Customize your RC with the Fun & Games Staff. 

LEGO® Mania Weekend

Sept 14 – 16

“♪♪Everything is awesome!♪♪” Calling all adults, teens and kids! Who wouldn’t enjoy getting using their imagination to create? Join in on the LEGO® scavenger hunt: “Spy the LEGO® Guy!” Compete in collaborative building activities, register for your driver’s license, build a LEGO® car, then race it down our cool racetrack. Win prizes, too! Watch the popular themed movie up in the rec hall to get into the spirit!

Chow Down with Chowder Weekend

Sept 21 – 23

The Fall season is in full swing and so are our taste buds: so, bring on the chowder! Our guests and staffers join together to taste test and share recipes. Prizes will be awarded. Take a complimentary cooking class and learn some secrets from an area chef. Special cooking class geared for the kids, too!

Flea Market Fun Weekend

Sept 28 – 30

Warrensburg’s World’s Largest Garage Sale Weekend is a time to find some bargains right here on our campground! Sell your household stuff or sell your arts & crafts! Have fun and make a little spending money, too!

Good Times Fall Out Weekend

Oct 5 – 8

Columbus Day Weekend

Enjoy a final camping weekend in the crisp Fall air at LGE. Celebrate Columbus Day as our Canadian neighbors celebrate Thanksgiving. Family activities include: Scavenger Hunt, Craft Buffet in the Rec Hall and Annual Hershey Bar House Creations. There will be prizes and giveaways galore at our end of year BINGO parties. Saturday Night Regular Bingo Blow-Out! Sunday afternoon Candy Bar Bingo Blitz! Say “Happy Hibernation” to Honey Bear & her friends with guest appearances from our mascots – great photo opportunities!