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2022 Events & Activities

We have the following activities available any time during our regular season. Stop by the office to borrow equipment that we have available. 

All Events & Activities are subject to change, and many are dependent on weather.  Check Social Media or the website for the most up-to-date info.

  • Cornhole
  • Pickleball
  • Volleyball or Badminton
  • Horseshoes (Coming Soon)
  • Fishing Ponds (bring your own pole)
  • Trail Walks
  • Dog Park
  • Pool (Coming 2023)
  • Hot tub (Coming Soon)
  • Frisbee Golf (Coming Soon) 

 

 

 

JULY

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July 1-4

Independence Day Holiday Weekend

July 1, Friday

Kid's Joke Contest

It's International Joke Day and we could all use a good laugh. Calling all kids and grandkids, prepare you best jokes and get ready to lay them us.

Weekend and Seasonal Campers are welcome to participate or be spectators. 

Parents, please RSVP for your jokesters by June 30.

Jokesters meet behind the Pavilion at 6:30 pm - Spectators gather in the Pavilion. The audience decides the best jokes. Prizes for the winner

July 2, Saturday

Breakfast with Friends

Let our Seasonal Campers treat you to breakfast. Enjoy pancakes, sausage, and biscuits & gravy with old friends and new. This event is completely sponsored and organized by Happy Acres Seasonal Campers.  Donations accepted and appreciated.

Meet at the Pavilion 9-11 am (or until the food is gone).

July 2, Saturday

Yoga For Relaxation

Do you have stress or anxiety? Need to calm your mind and relax your body? Yes! You'll love this class that's easy to follow, low impact, no headstands, work at your level, easy stretching and BREATHE. This is a 30 minute FREE class for anyone age 10+. 

Jessie Cole will teach this class. She is a Certified Yoga Instructor and offers some pretty cool experiences. Find out more about her at www.jessiecolewellness.com

Meet in the Camp Store & Office at 8:30 am.  

July 2, Saturday

Pickleball Practice & Play

Need some help learning the rules or just someone to play with? Mark & Chris Beckstedt will be available to teach kids of all ages the basics.  No intimidation required...they're not professionals.  They enjoy the game and teaching it to others. Paddles & balls are available for you to use.

Meet at the Pickleball Court 8-10 am.

July 2, Saturday

Ice Cream Social & Brownie Hot Fudge Sundaes

It's Independence Day - let's eat ice cream! Gather with other campers to celebrate our freedom and enjoy a scoop or two with a few toppings. Make it a brownie hot fudge sundae if that's your style.  Scoops w/toppings starting at $2.

Meet at the Pavilion at 2 pm

July 2, Saturday

Golf Cart Parade

Decorate your golf cart in the craziest, most fun, creative, or weird way.  We want to see it all.  Spectators can relax at the pavilion or their campsite - we'll be parading our decorated golf carts around the entire campground. Spectators will vote for their favorite. Noise makers and cheers are expected. Prize for the best decorated. 

Meet at the Pavilion for a 4pm start.

July 3, Sunday

Church Service

Gather and worship with your fellow campers.  Father Tom from Holy Family Episcopal Church in Angola will be leading a service at the pavilion from 8:45 - 9:15.

July 3, Sunday

Meat Cook-Off

Bring your A-game and some meat.  This is Happy Acres First Annual Meat Cook-Off.  Smoke it, grill it, bake it, campfire it.... we don't care as long as it tastes good. A panel of hand selected judges will choose the winner and he or she will go home with prizes & bragging rights.

Please RSVP by Friday, July 1 to participate.  

July 3, Sunday

Cornhole Tournament

As it sounds, we'll be battling it out on the cornhole boards. We need at least 4 adults to play and 4 kids for a kid's tournament. Otherwise, no experience required! Winner will receive bragging rights (until the next tournament).

Meet at the Pavilion at 1pm

July 4, Monday

Independence Day

July 7, Thursday

Hot Air Balloon Presentation

July 8-9 is the Angola Balloons Aloft here in Angola, Indiana and you're sure to see hot air balloons all around. Fortunately, we are lucky enough to have Allen and Lori Anderson camping with us during their stay and they are bringing their balloon, Pixie Dust. more...

July 9, Saturday

Yoga For Relaxation

Do you have stress or anxiety? Need to calm your mind and relax your body? Yes! You'll love this class that's easy to follow, low impact, no headstands, work at your level, easy stretching and BREATHE This is a 1 hour FREE class for anyone age 10+

Jessie Cole will teach this class. She is a Certified Yoga Instructor and offers some pretty cool experiences. Find out more about her at www.jessiecolewellness.com

Location will be outside depending on weather (TBD) - meet at the pavilion at 9:00 am.

July 9, Saturday

Cornhole Tournament

As it sounds, we'll be battling it out on the cornhole boards. We need at least 4 adults to play and 4 kids for a kid's tournament. Otherwise, no experience required! Winner will receive bragging rights (until the next tournament).

Meet at the Pavilion at 11am

July 9, Saturday

Sugar Cookie Saturday

It's the unofficial National Sugar Cookie Day and we're going to celebrate like rock stars. Kids and kids at heart, bring your decorating skills and creative ideas and create cookie masterpieces. We'll provide everything you need including the cookies. Eat them, gift them, save them for later... at this event everyone's a winner. Please RSVP by Thursday, July 7. $5 per decorator.  Kids must have adult supervision.

Meet at the Campground Clubhouse at 2pm

July 10, Sunday

Church Service

Gather and worship with your fellow campers.  Father Tom from Holy Family Episcopal Church in Angola will be leading a service at the pavilion from 8:45 - 9:15.

July 13, Wednesday

Full Moon - Super Moon 

At 9:49 pm the moon will be at its fullest plus it's a Super Moon.  A Super Moon happens when the Moon's orbit is closest to Earth at the same the Moon is full. Expect to see a brighter and larger moon than usual.

Viewing depends on the weather. View it from anywhere in the campground but we recommend taking your chairs to the top of the hill.

July 15, Friday

Crafty Wine Time

Our last adult craft event was such a success, we're doing it again. You bring your beverage of choice, and we will provide you with the supplies and instructions to make custom, one-of-a-kind, acrylic keychains . No special skills needed - we'll supply everything.  You just show up. Please RSVP  by Thursday, July 14.

This is a 21+ event. Meet at the Pavilion at 6:30 pm. Two (2) custom keychains for $12/person. $5 for each additional keychain.

July 16, Saturday

Yoga For Relaxation

Do you have stress or anxiety? Need to calm your mind and relax your body? Yes! You'll love this class that's easy to follow, low impact, no headstands or contorting, just easy stretching and BREATHE. This is a 30 minute FREE class for anyone age 10+. 

Jessie Cole will teach this class. She is a Certified Yoga Instructor and offers some pretty cool experiences. Find out more about her at www.jessiecolewellness.com

Meet in the pavilion at 8:30 am.  Meet at the Camp Store if bad weather.

July 16, Saturday

Pickleball Practice & Play

Need some help learning the rules or just someone to play with? Mark & Chris Beckstedt will be available to teach kids of all ages the basics.  No intimidation required...they're not professionals.  They enjoy the game and teaching it to others. Paddles & balls are available for you to use.

Meet at the Pickleball Court 8-10 am.

July 16, Saturday

Campfire Concert - Mike Dougherty

Camp with us on July 16th and enjoy this free informal concert by local musician Mike Dougherty. If you're a fan of Johnny Cash, David Allan Coe, or Jamey   more...

July 17, Sunday

Sunday Morning Coffee

Gather at the Campground Clubhouse 8-10 am for coffee or milk and a donut with your campground friends. No reservation required - first come, first served. $3 per person

July 17, Sunday

Church Service

Gather and worship with your fellow campers.  Father Tom from Holy Family Episcopal Church in Angola will be leading a service at the pavilion from 8:45 - 9:15.

July 18-24

Christmas in July

For the entire week, we will celebrate all things Christmas by decorating: Christmas trees, twinkling lights, yards decorations, and don't forget the music.  Snow would be impressive.  Weekend and Seasonal campers are encouraged to participate. And everyone will vote on the best camp site on Saturday. 

Tentatively Scheduled

Tuesday, July 19

Wine Tasting & Dinner

Our National Bourbon Day Dinner was such a success, we're doing it again. Try some new wines, white wines, red wines, and more... along with some delicious food family style from 6 Autumns Food & Spirits. This is a 21+ event.  RSVP is required. Spots are limited to the first 10 people. Price per person $35.

Doors open at the Camp Store & Office at 6 pm. Dinner and tastings start at 6:30.

July 23, Saturday

Yoga For Relaxation

Do you have stress or anxiety? Need to calm your mind and relax your body? Yes! You'll love this class that's easy to follow, low impact, no headstands, work at your level, easy stretching and BREATHE. This is a 1 hour Free Class for anyone age 10+. 

Jessie Cole will teach this class. She is a Certified Yoga Instructor and offers some pretty cool experiences. Find out more about her at www.jessiecolewellness.com

Location will be outside depending on weather (TBD) - meet at the pavilion at 9:00 am.

July 23, Saturday

Cornhole Tournament

As it sounds, we'll be battling it out on the cornhole boards. We need at least 4 adults to play and 4 kids for a kid's tournament. Otherwise, no experience required! Winner will receive bragging rights (until the next tournament).

Meet at the Pavilion at 11am

July 23, Saturday

Christmas Dinner & White Elephant

A good family dinner sounds perfect... and we're all family.  Everyone's welcome, including weekend campers, at this potluck event hosted by the Seasonal Campers. 

You can also participate in the Happy Acres White Elephant gift exchange.  The spending limit is $0.  That's right.... no money.  Make it, find it, re-gift it - it doesn't matter.  The crazier and funnier the better. One gift per party.

We'll also be voting for and crowning the winner of the Christmas camp site decorating contest.

Please RSVP by July 20 and in the notes section please indicate how many kids will be attending and their ages.

July 24, Sunday

Church Service

Gather and worship with your fellow campers.  Father Tom from Holy Family Episcopal Church in Angola will be leading a service at the pavilion from 8:45 - 9:15.

July 30, Saturday

Yoga For Relaxation

Do you have stress or anxiety? Need to calm your mind and relax your body? Yes! You'll love this class that's easy to follow, low impact, no headstands, work at your level, easy stretching and BREATHE. This is a 30 minute FREE class for anyone age 10+. 

Jessie Cole will teach this class. She is a Certified Yoga Instructor and offers some pretty cool experiences. Find out more about her at www.jessiecolewellness.com

Meet in the pavilion at 8:30 am.  Meet at the Camp Store if bad weather.

July 30, Saturday

Pickleball Practice & Play

Need some help learning the rules or just someone to play with? Mark & Chris Beckstedt will be available to teach kids of all ages the basics.  No intimidation required...they're not professionals.  They enjoy the game and teaching it to others. Paddles & balls are available for you to use.

Meet at the Pickleball Court 8-10 am.

July 30, Saturday

Golf Cart Games

Let the games begin. Everyone can participate, even if you don't have a golf cart.  Weekend and Seasonal campers are welcome. This is a team event, but you'll be randomly paired with your teammate. Each team will consist of someone that has a golf cart (the driver) and someone that doesn't (the navigator).  The fastest team to successfully make it through our safe & won't damage your cart obstacles - WINS.  *Golf cart drivers must have a valid driver's license.

Meet at the Pavilion at 2 pm

Please RSVP by Friday, July 29 and indicate in the notes section if you have a golf cart or not.

July 31, Sunday

Sunday Morning Coffee

Gather at the Campground Clubhouse 8-10 am for coffee or milk and a donut with your campground friends. No reservation required - first come, first served. $3 per person

July 31, Sunday

Church Service

Gather and worship with your fellow campers.  Father Tom from Holy Family Episcopal Church in Angola will be leading a service at the pavilion from 8:45 - 9:15.

 

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