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Camping, Canoeing, & Kayaking in the Juniata River Valley!
Camping, Canoeing, & Kayaking in the Juniata River Valley!
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Buttonwood Campground presents a full schedule of organized weekend activities throughout the season, with fun events for all ages. Every weekend we will have a kids’ craft, as well as a hayride on most weekends! *Nominal fee may be charged on some activities to cover expenses. Activities subject to change without notice. Additional activities may be added at a later date.


April 12-14: Spring Opening Weekend

Let’s celebrate! A fun-filled weekend of kid’ s crafts, games, and our "HEY!" wagon ride. Cedar Mountain Designs will do a chainsaw carving exhibition on Saturday. Bring your voucher from the last weekend of the 2018 camping season and get your free night!

April 19-21: Easter

Join us for an egg hunt, games, and the Easter Bunny!

April 26-28: Mystery Weekend

Come join us for a fun weekend of mystery games. We can’t give away all the secrets... can you figure out all the clues?


May 3-5: South of the Border Weekend

What better place to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than in Mexico… Pennsylvania! We’ll be celebrating with a piñata stuffed with goodies for the kids, plus plenty of other activities for the whole family!

May 10-12: Mother’s Day Weekend

Moms are the focus of the celebration this weekend at Buttonwood Campground!

May 17-19: Kids’ Weekend

Fun for kids of all ages with several activities! Kids can play fun games and win small prizes!

May 24-27: Memorial Day Weekend

Come join us for a weekend filled with our “HEY!” wagon ride, a horseshoe tournament, a corn hole tournament, and lots of fun! Make sure you attend our Sunday evening party with musical entertainment!


May 31—June 2: Everything Chocolate Weekend

If you love chocolate, then this is for you! Flashlight chocolate candy hunt, and a chocolate pudding slip and slide!

June 7-9: Wet N' Wild Weekend 1

Beat the summer heat by participating in activities such as our water gun battle at high noon and a wet hay wagon ride!

June 14-16: Father’s Day Weekend

This weekend is all about celebrating Dad!

June 21-23: Hawaiian Luau Weekend

Break out your hula skirts and Hawaiian shirts. On Saturday evening we will be having musical entertainment. Decorate your site for the occasion. Prizes will be awarded!

June 28-30: Wet N' Wild Weekend 2

Beat the summer heat at Buttonwood Campground by participating in activities such as our water gun battle at high noon and a wet hay wagon ride! Be prepared to get wet this weekend and be sure to bring your water weapons and swimsuits!


July 4-7: Fourth of July

Time to celebrate with our annual parade of the decorated hay wagon, kids’ bikes and golf carts, corn hole tournament, and our annual log burning! We will also be enjoying music with a DJ!

July 12-14: Western Weekend

This weekend is for those cowboys and cowgirls! Western style crafts and games! Yeehaw!

July 19-21: Christmas in July Weekend

Come join us as Santa stops by our Christmas party to deliver gifts to the kids. Be sure to decorate your site for the occasion! Prizes to be awarded!

July 26-28: Mid-New Year’s Eve Weekend

Come prepared for ice skating, kids and adults welcome! Enjoy a DJ and our annual camper drop!


August 2-4: Wet N' Wild Weekend 3

We had so much fun the first and second weekends that we want to do it again! We’ll have another water gun battle and a wet wagon ride. Be sure to bring your swimsuits and water weapons!

August 9-11: Oldies Weekend

Dig out your poodle skirt and bobby socks, slick back your hair, dance to the oldies, and much, much more!

August 16-18: Pirate Weekend

Come join us for a weekend filled with all kinds of pirate activities, such as hunting for hidden treasures, sinking a pirate ship, and even more fun stuff!

August 23-25: Reptile Weekend

Join us for a slithering good time, as we celebrate with reptile-themed crafts and a reptile show!


Aug. 30—Sept. 2: Labor Day Weekend

Come and enjoy the end of summer with us! Join us for a party with musical entertainment. We will also have a horseshoe tournament, corn hole tournament, and lots of fun activities!

September 6-8: Juniata County Fair Weekend

The Juniata County Fair winds down on Saturday night with the Tuscarora 50 at the Port Royal Speedway nearby!

September 13-15: Chili Cook-Off Weekend

Chili cook-off and cornbread contest on Saturday! Prizes will be awarded for different categories.

September 20-22: Scarecrow Weekend

Do you know how to build a scarecrow? Well, we will be awarding prizes for the best scarecrow! We’ll provide the straw and you provide the creativity and the rest of the trimmings!

September 27-29: Pink Out Weekend

Come out this weekend and support Breast Cancer Awareness with us! We are raising money for Pink Hands of Hope.... last year we raised close to $3,000 for this great organization!


Halloween Weekends:

We have a jam-packed month full of various Halloween-themed events and contests that the whole family will love! Trick-or-treating, coffin races, and site decorating with prizes awarded all four weekends. Visit our website for more details! Thank you to everyone for another amazing season at Buttonwood Campground!

October 4-6 : Vampires Weekend

October 11-14: Werewolf Weekend and Columbus Day

October 18-20: Mummy Weekend

October 25-27: Zombie Apocalypse

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