Weekday Activities Begin
(This date is subject to change depending on local cities and town's final day of classes due to snow days)Some of the great daily activities we have planned for this summer are ceramics, beach games, lunches and Friday Pizza Parties with our mascot Charlie, OUTDOOR MOVIES at our outdoor theater, special event nights, volleyball, and crafts for all ages. We will have morning cartoons, face painting, treasure and scavenger hunts,Candy Bar and Gift Bingo, Tie Dye and so much more! Rain or shine, we ALWAYS have a GREAT time here at Maple Park.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA
JUNE 29th - JULY 5th
We begin our weekend with a noontime Pizza Party with Charlie, ceramics and Friday night $$ Bingo. Saturday, we have a Craft Fair/Flea Market, tie dye, ceramics, candy bingo and a Beach Dance with an AWESOME band FUNHOUSE! Sunday's highlights are a visit from "ANIMAL AFFAIR PETTING ZOO", and an Outdoor Movie at the Outdoor Theater. "MAGIC MONDAY"- An early evening Magic Show starring one of the very talented magicians from The Magic Company. On TUESDAY, our HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMERICA CELEBRATION begins with an "All American" Cook-out on the beach, our Annual Children's Presentation on the beach followed by our Floating Bonfire and Beach Dance with DJ Nigel. Welcome HOME Nigel!! WEDNESDAY, July 4th, we begin with our Annual "Star-Spangled Parade". Other events of this spectacular day include a Fishing Derby, a special afternoon $$ Bingo, and evening entertainment on the beach. THROW-BACK THURSDAY" - We are rolling back the prices on Kayak and Paddle Boats today, creating some COOL Tie Dye shirts and making some Pet Rocks. Root Beer and Creamsicle Floats are only a $1.00 today!! Tonight, we will be showing a "Blast from the Past" movie at the Outdoor Theater. Bell bottoms and Leisure Suits are optional!! FABULOUS FRIDAY begins with a family scavenger hunt, a noontime Pizza Party with Charlie and Charlotte, Ceramics, and $$ Bingo.
ANNUAL TALENT SHOW WEEKEND
SATURDAY, JULY 7th
Join us for OUR 22nd ANNUAL TALENT SHOW WEEKEND - What would a summer at Maple Park be without our Annual Talent Show! Imagine it has been 22 years since we started this spectacular event!! If anyone has some old photos from Talent Shows in the past, please forward them to me either by text (5084930913) or email (AVACAL8@COMCAST.NET) or drop off pictures at the office and I can scan them. I will put a slide show together that everyone can enjoy before and after the show. Always a big hit for all our guests whether your talent is watching or participating!!
COUNTRY WESTERN WEEKEND
JULY 13th - 15th
A horseshoe tournament, sunflower seed spitting contest (believe it or not, they practice all year long for this event), "Battle of the Beans" contest on 2nd beach. Who will have the honor of making the best baked beans this year?? $50.00 MP Gift Card to the 1st place winner!! A Country Western dance with A LIVE BAND, "Loose Screws", and YES, they really do play Country music, at the Outdoor Theater! COME ON DOWN and join the fun!!
CHRISTMAS IN JULY WEEK & CHRISTMAS WEEKEND
JULY 15th - 22nd
Yes!! A whole week of Christmas festivities. Every day we will make an ornament to hang on our tree. On Friday (July 20th ) night we have a VERY SPECIAL tree lighting ceremony planned at the Outdoor Theater. Santa visits on Saturday night (July 21st). (Parents must provide gifts for Santa's bag.) Site decorating contest, Polar Bear swim, Breakfast with a MAGIC SHOW, "Snowman" contest, Gift Bingo, "SNOWBALL" toss, and Red and Green tie dye, are just some of the fantastic events of this week and the list goes on and on and on...OH, I FORGOT TO MENTION OUR "HILLARIOUS HOLIDAY T-Shirt CONTEST" If you don't have one, don't despair...bring a T-shirt to the Lodge Saturday Morning and we'll have supplies on hand to help you "Merry It Up"!
SOUTH OF THE BORDER WEEKEND
July 27TH - JULY 29TH
Bienvenido campista!! Welcome Campers!! A "Jumping Bean" Contest, Pinatas', "Taco Bar" and Cook-Out on the Beach, and a Beach Dance with FUNHOUSE are just a few of the highlights of this weekend. Sign up for our Annual Chili Cook-off Contest and be crowned the Chili King or Queen of 2018!! Competition is tough - start "Googling" your recipes now!! If Nachos are your passion, we'll be having a "Supreme Nacho Contest" too!! YUM!!
19TH VACATION BIBLE CAMP WEEK/h3>
JULY 16TH - 19TH
This was such a spectacular week for all involved in years past that we have made it an annual event. This is a week of crafts, fun, comradery and spirituality for all children ages 5 to 18. Non-Denominational, Non-Discriminatory, just an atmosphere of acceptance and Love of God.
MARDI GRAS WEEKEND
AUGUST 3rd - 5TH
Join us for our 12TH Annual Mardi Gras!! Decorate your floats...golf carts, wagons, bikes, strollers, etc... or help us decorate our Mardi Gras float and join us in our evening Mardi Gras parade. Prizes for best Mardi Gras "Floats". Kids and adults will be decorating their masks for our Saturday Night Mardi Gras Ball featuring our FAVORITE Mardi Gras Band on the beach..."TIMELINE" (formerly Mojo Mambo). Welcome Back Guys!!
TROPICAL ISLAND WEEKEND
AUGUST 10TH - 12TH
This weekend's is all about "FUN IN THE SUN"!! We have lots of beach activities planned such as a water balloon toss, Hula Hoop contest (kids and adults), tug o' war in the water, Kayak races, WATER volleyball, Beach Bingo, etc. Just plan on having lots of fun and getting a "little" wet during the day AND dancing the night away one of the spectacular DJ's from MC Productions!! You can also "LOCK UP A LOVED ONE ON THE ISLAND" this weekend. All "BAIL" $$, yes, you must eventually post bail, will be donated to our 2018 Maple Park Care's for Kids Charity (to be announced). Last year we raised $1,761.00 for Team Noah!! (http://www.teamnoahfoundation.org/)
CRAZY BINGO WEEKEND
AUGUST 17TH - 19TH
A full weekend of every kind of BINGO imaginable! (AND WE REALLY STRETCHED OUR IMAGINATIONS FOR THIS ONE!) What you will need are: school supplies, groceries, $3.00+ gift, gardening items, a $3.00+ toy, $$, and candy. This year since we will be having Family $$ Bingo on Friday night, on Saturday night we will have a special early evening (6:30) Toy/Gift Bingo for the FAMILY and $$ Bingo will be for the Adults (18+) beginning at 8:30. FOR BINGO LOVERS...this is the BEST weekend of the summer!!
4th ANNUAL CLASSIC CAR SHOW!!
AUGUST 24TH - 26TH
This was such a huge success last year!! We have lots of vendors, a couple of Bands, food trucks and some spectacular cars, trucks and tractors on display. Check back for more information on this event!! It is something you will not want to miss!! August 31st - 3rd LABOR DAY WEEKENDThis weekend is highlighted by our annual Craft Fair/Flea Market (9/1). New crafters/vendors are always welcome. $$ Bingo is on Saturday night. We also have kid's crafts, a horseshoe tournament, movies, softball, volleyball, FIRE TRUCK rides, etc. and our END OF SUMMER FAMILY FUN DAY with Games, a visit from "Animal Affairs" Petting Zoo, Bounce House and Cotton Candy, followed by our ANNUAL GOLF CART SHOW AND PARADE and Farewell Summer Dance with "FUNHOUSE" (9/2). Also, last year we had our Third Annual "Maple Park Cares" Event beginning in August and ending on Columbus Day Weekend. We raised $1,761.00 for Team Noah!! (http://www.teamnoahfoundation.org/) Proceeds from this weekend's FAMILY FUN DAY will be going toward this year's charity in hopes of matching or beating our 2017 total.
FABULOUS FALL WEEKENDS
SEPTEMBER 7TH - SEPTEMBER 30TH
Limited Activities will be offered during these weekends but TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE WARM FALL WEATHER TO WALK THE CAPE COD CANAL OR VISIT THE CHRISTMAS TREE SHOPS ON THE CAPE. See office for directions and a list of LOCAL EVENTS which will be available for the month of September.
SEPTEMBER 21ST - 23RD
Unfortunately, after almost 50 years in operation, the Bourne Scallop Festival will not take place in 2018...However, let's have our own "SEAFOOD FESTIVAL" at Maple Park. On September 22nd, we will start our day with a beach inspired craft, followed by a "Chowder Contest" ($50. Gift Card for 1st, Place, $30. For 2nd and $20. For 3rd) at noon, an ocean themed paint party for kids and adults, and a "Seafood Pot Luck Supper" at 6:00. I'll be serving up some spaghetti with white clam sauce and garlic bread. What is everyone else bringing?? Chowder, cod fish cakes, Shrimp Mozambique, fish sticks, clam cakes, even tuna salad sandwiches would work! To top off this spectacular day, we have an amazing band to entertain us this evening..." UNPLUGGED"!!
SPECIAL HALLOWEEN EVENT
Join us on SEPTEMBER 29TH for a SPECIAL HALLOWEEN EVENT FOR OUR FABULOUS FALL GUESTS WHO WILL BE LEAVING US ON SUNDAY! On Saturday afternoon, beginning at 3:30, we invite all Ghosts, Goblins, Princesses, Pirates, Zombies, etc. to join us in a costume parade followed by Site to Site Trick or Treating throughout the campground. Saturday Night, "Loose Screwz" will be entertaining us in the Lodge. Costumes optional but WELCOME!!
COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND
OCTOBER 5TH - 8TH
Site to Site Trick or Treating, pumpkin decorating contest, Halloween crafts, Scary movie, our Annual Adult Only Night with Harry French on Friday night, Columbus Day Weekend Craft Fair on Saturday (new crafters are always welcome), Our 5th Annual Harvest Carnival which is always a spectacular event, Our 52nd Annual Chicken BBQ catered by TAZZ BBQ (10/7), followed by our FINAL DANCE (can't believe it's over) OF THE 2018 SEASON with MC Productions!! Advance reservations required for Chicken BBQ!! THIS IS ALSO THE FINAL WEEKEND OF OUR "MAPLE PARK CARES" EVENT. SPECIAL RAFFLES AND OUR SPECTACULAR "PATH OF PUMPKINS FOR A CURE" WILL BE HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS WEEKEND. REMEMBER, LAST YEAR WE RAISED $1,761.00 for Team Noah!! (http://www.teamnoahfoundation.org/) THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS CAMPERS! Once again, will choose a local charity near and dear to our hearts. Our hope is to match or beat that donation in 2018!
Due to circumstances beyond our control, this schedule is subject to change. Current activity schedules can also be found in your Check-In packages upon arrival.