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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 17-19: Spring Opening Weekend

Let’s celebrate! A fun-filled weekend of kids crafts, games, and our "HEY!" wagon ride. Bring your voucher from the last weekend of the 2019 camping season and get your free night!

April 24-26: Pet Weekend

Bring all your furry family members for a fun weekend that’s all about pets! We’ll have a pet parade, kids craft, “HEY!” wagon ride, and much more!


May 1-3: 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 8-10: Mother’s Day Weekend

Celebrating Moms everywhere this weekend!

May 15-17: 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 22-25: 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 29-31: Kid's Weekend

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


June 5-7: Everything Chocolate Weekend

If you love chocolate, then this is for you! Chocolate pudding slip and slide and much, much more!

June 12-14: Wet N' Wild 1

Beat the summer heat with our awesome Wet N’ Wild event, featuring our splash-tastic wet hay wagon ride!

June 19-21: Father’s Day Weekend

This event is all about celebrating Dads and everything they do for us... join us for the fun this weekend!

June 26-28: Mad Scientist Weekend

Break out your beakers and lab coats and get ready to mix up some crazy concoctions! We will be having fun and (hopefully!) learning at the same time!


July 2-5: Fourth of July

Time to celebrate Independence Day and our freedoms this weekend! We’ll have a cornhole tournament and our annual log burning! We will also be enjoying music with a DJ!

July 10-12: Wet N' Wild 2

So much fun, we‘re doing it again... beat the summer heat with another awesome Wet N’ Wild event at Buttonwood Campground, featuring our splash-tastic wet hay wagon ride! Be prepared to get wet this weekend and be sure to bring everyone’s swimsuits!

July 17-19: Western/Hillbilly Weekend

This weekend is for our cowboys, cowgirls, and hillbillies! Western and Hillbilly-style crafts and games! Yeehaw!

July 24-26: 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!


Jul. 31 - Aug. 2: Mid-New Year’s Eve Weekend

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

August 7-9: Wet N' Wild 3

We had so much fun the first and second weekends that we want to do it again! Beat the summer heat with our awesome Wet N’ Wild event, featuring our splash-tastic wet hay wagon ride!

August 14-16: Oldies Weekend

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

August 21-23: 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 28-30: Dino Weekend

Join us as we go back to the land before time with dinosaur-themed crafts and activities for everyone to enjoy!


September 4-7: 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 11-13: Juniata County Fair Weekend

The Fair concludes on Saturday night with the Tuscarora 50 at the Port Royal Speedway nearby!

September 18-20: Chili Cook-Off Weekend

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

September 25-27: 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!


Pink Out Weekend: October 2-4

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 $4,000 for this great organization!

October 9-12 : Halloween Weekend 1 / Columbus Day

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 16-18: Halloween Weekend 2

October 23-25: Halloween Weekend 3

Oct. 30 - Nov. 1: Halloween Weekend 4/Last Weekend of Season

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