Theme Weekends

Theme Weekends

The Dog Days of Summer just mean more fun is on tap at our preserves. From luaus to county fairs, with some retro trips back to the decades of the past, the definition of fun is personified across our preserves. Check out our Theme Weekend Directory at to see what’s on tap at your favorite preserve.

Here are just a few highlights:

Bend Preserve (OR) hosts a Scavenger Hunt Weekend August 23-24 that will have everyone sc0uring the preserve for a whole laundry list of things. Chehalis (WA) goes all pirate during their “We Be Pirates” Weekend that will feature a pirate ship craft, slip ‘n slide fun and an outdoor pirate-themed movie. All that fun is set for August 22-24. More pirate fun is scheduled at Oakzanita (CA) during their Pirate Weekend August 23-24.

Lake Minden (CA) says farewell to summer during their End of the Summer Block Party Weekend scheduled for August 22-24. Potluck, bingo, and all kinds of Block Party fun are on the menu.  Lake Gaston (NC) has the same idea when they host their Grand Finale Weekend August 29-September 1 as they enjoy their last bash of the summer.

If you’re feeling tropical, don’t miss Bay Landing’s (TX) Hawaiian Luau scheduled during the weekend of August 29-31. Gateway to Cape Cod (MA) will also bring out the grass skirts during their Luau Weekend August 23-24.

And of course, Labor Day events scheduled for the last long weekend of summer are guaranteed to bring the perfect summer of camping to a perfect end. Labor Day weekend fun is set for August 29-September 1.