Copake KOA

Copake KOA 2017 Activities & Theme Weekends

We love to have fun here at the Copake KOA. We offer daily planned activities for all ages in July and August and planned activities on the weekends during Spring and Fall. We love music here at the Copake KOA. We have at least one type of music every week: Karaoke, a DJ or Live Band. Check out our Facebook page for weekly updates and more detailed information on themes, last minute additions or changes to our schedule and late breaking announcements about fun area events such as Poker Runs, Music Festivals, Fairs and Charity Barbeques. Activities are subject to change without notice.

Water Slide
Bounce House
Corn Hole
Ga-Ga Ball
Mini-Golf ($)
Hay Rides
Pool Games
Scavenger/Treasure Hunts
Ceramics & Fabric Painting
Beverage Tastings
Poker Nights
Bridge & Canasta
Bingo & Candy Bar Bingo
Arcade Games
Wiffle Ball
Flag Football
Hula Hoop Contests
Soft Serve ($)
Adult Crafts
Children’s Crafts
Fun Cycle Rentals ($)

Copake KOA 2017 Theme Weekends

Live Music Every Saturday Night!

***May 12-14
Happy Mother’s Day 2017 & KOA Care Camps Big Weekend

A weekend all about appreciation! We wouldn’t be where we are today without the love of our mothers, so we’re ­showing Moms how much we care! Special ­activities for her and a delicious pancake breakfast on ­Sunday, free for Mom! Pay for Friday and camp ­Saturday for only $10.00 Care Camp Donation! We appreciate all the donations we’ve received to help the Care Camps each year and know this will be the best fundraising year yet!
On-site tasting by Fairview Wine & Spirits

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - South Bound

May 19-21
Super Chef Contest

Can you barbecue, blanch or braise? Can you caramelize, cream or cube? Show off all your cooking skills amateur and professional by signing up for the Super Chef Cooking Competition. We give you three ingredients, and you decide what judge wowing dish you will make. To increase the challenge and level the playing field, participants may not leave the campground to get anything else but may purchase in camp store or borrow from a fellow camper. This will take place over the course of the weekend with elimination rounds.

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - The Vibe

*May 26-29
Memorial Day Weekend

Remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice, and thank them for the freedom of being able to make some memories of your own. Enjoy not one, but two nights of amazing music and dancing to bring in the hot days of summer. Bring your unwanted items to sell on Sunday at a park-wide campsite sale. (Unsold items need to go back home with you.)

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - The Harvest Band
Sunday Night Entertainment: DJ and Line Dancing with Brandon

June 2-4
Good Knight or Bad Knight

The knights of the picnic table assemble for a weekend of fun in dragon sized ­proportions! Get into the sword swing of things by meeting the author of Traitor Knight, Keith Willis. Rescue damsels in distress and harness dragon fire for your ­s’mores! We know this weekend will be something all the bards will sing about.

Meet Book Author Keith Willis: Traitor Knight
Friday Night Entertainment: Justin and the Knights of Valour Movie
Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - Olde News Band

June 9-11
Cinderella’s Big Day!

With a Bippity Boppity Boo, your camping carriage awaits to bring you to a grand weekend this summer. Show off your glass slippers, mermaid tails, and crowns with a ­Disney Prince and Princess look-alike contest! Don’t forget to dance the night away at a ball, before the coachmen turn to mice and the pumpkin can’t bring you home!

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - Thunder Ridge

The above five weekends for $555 on a back-in site with late check out on Sundays - Call for details - Hot Deal Code CD.

Wild Wild West weekend at Copake KOA.

June 16-18
Father’s Day

He can fix it when it’s broken, he can always make you laugh, and he definitely has the best jokes around. Celebrate all the things your Dad can do this Father’s Day weekend as we make the activities all about him! You wouldn’t be here without him and to honor such, if you’re a family with more than 2 kids – know that this weekend all kids camp free. Give Dad Sunday morning off and take him a Pancake Breakfast, he won’t have to cook, and Dad’s eat free!
On-site tasting by Fairview Wine & Spirits

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Music - Donny Sawyer Acoustic

Pancake breakfast at Copake KOA.

**June 23-25
The Sky’s the Limit!

There is no upper limit when you can take to the sky. Hop in a balloon and fly, fly, fly. Friday night, check out the stars, with the Balloon Moon Glow. Want to go up but not so far? Tethered Flights are Friday and Saturday Evening. Reserve an actual flight for Saturday morning or evening and Sunday morning!

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - Movin On

Celebrate the Fourth of July at Copake KOA.

*June 30 - July 2
Happy Fourth of July

We’re proud to be Americans, and of all of things that make America great – including being able to camp with you. We’ll be sure to give you an explosion of fun that culminates with on-site fireworks Saturday July 1st! Be sure to bring your bicycle this weekend. We will be decorating bikes for a bike parade on Saturday.
On-site tasting by Fairview Wine & Spirits
Musicians’ Campfire Jam

Saturday Night Entertainment: DJ Ibis and Onsite Fireworks by American Fireworks
Sunday Night Entertainment: Live Band - The Blitz

Harlem Valley Car Club car show at Copake KOA.

July 7-9
American Graffiti Car Show

Burn rubber right up to the park and come on in for a whole lot of fun! Bring the ankle biters and check out the car show on Saturday, hosted by the Harlem Valley Car Club – or enter a car of your own and save $10 per night! It’s gonna be a gas!

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - Cruise Control

Copake Olympics at Copake KOA.

July 14-16
Copake Olympics and Gemini Gymnastics

We’ve got the gold – and the gymnastic show to prove it! We might not have a torch, but we will sure have plenty of Olympic flames burning in fire rings to usher in this weekend. Show off your skills and witness the skills of others – Gymnastic Exhibition by Students of Gemini Gymnastics North Adams MA.

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - In The Pocket

Christmas in July at Copake KOA.

July 21-23
Christmas in July

He might know who is naughty or nice, but get here in the summer before he checks his list twice. You guessed it – Here comes Santa Claus! Start out your jolly good time with a Campfire Sing-along on Friday Night. Santa Delivers gifts on Saturday. (Parents, please bring a gift to the store prior to the event.)

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Music - Billy Goodspeed

Sprits tasting at Copake KOA.

July 28-30
Mardi Gras

Fatten up your Tuesday through Sunday and join us for a carnival of celebrations! With the colors to rival New Orleans celebrations, we know where the fun is at! There will be a seasonal camper float (golf cart) parade. We will be making Mardi Gras tee shirts. Bring your own white tee or purchase one from us.
On-site tasting by Fairview Wine & Spirits

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Music - Whiskey Highway

The King lives at Copake KOA.

August 4-6

Avast! Ye Beauties and Bilge Rats, Ye Lubbers of land, drop your anchor at Copake KOA for a whole raucous of fun! Aye Aye, Capitan at night you will say, to keep away from the plank in the middle’o’day! Campground-wide Trash or Treasure Sale on Saturday. (Unsold items must go home with you!)

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Music - The JAF Band

Water wars at Copake KOA.

August 11-13
Water Wars

READY, AIM, WATER. Pull out the guns and steady your aim for a family squirt gun fight! Go for a ride on our new 18 foot inflatable water slide! Keep your bathing suits on as you slip and slide down the field, play water games and end with an extremely wet wagon ride!

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Music - The Real Men

Country fair at Copake KOA.

**August 18-20
Copake Saloon featuring Skeeter Creek!

Swing up the saloon doors and park it at the bar for a free tasting. Wet your whistle and head west! Even the young cowboys and girls can sneak a swig at Copake Saloon, with Root Beer floats. Outlaws should keep hidden among the crowds for the Sheriff is in town! Stay away from the law, during our annual jail fundraiser for the KOA Care Camps!
On-site tasting by Fairview Wine & Spirits

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - Skeeter Creek

Hillbilly Howdown at Copake KOA.

August 25-27
Classic Camper Roundup - 1978 and older (Call for special discount. Must agree to show unit.)

We all know the Classics were better, cars, campers and even the music! If you are a classic camper with a 1978 rig or older, and love to show off your rig, then call for a special discount! We heard a rumor there is a super great band at night.

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - Rumours
Dutchess County Fair

Pet contest at Copake KOA.

*September 1-4
Labor Day Weekend

It’s back to school and back to work during the week, but the weekend parties aren’t over yet! Bring all your friends and family, even your pets too, so you can enter our cutest family pet contest. Visions of riding off into the sunset, far away from fall responsibilities? A special event will take place, with the proceeds to KOA Care Camps.
On-site tasting by Fairview Wine & Spirits
Musicians’ Campfire Jam

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - The Chain Gang
Sunday Night Entertainment: DJ Ibis
Columbia County Fair

Celebrating American heroes at Copake KOA.

***September 8-10
American Heroes

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s our American heroes! This year we’re acknowledging all our heroes, who combat all “the villains” for us – with a pay for one night get one-night free deal (with Active Military, Fireman, Police or EMT ID.)

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Music - King of the Forest

Annual Care Camp Motorcycle poker run at Copake KOA.

**September 15-17
VKR Appreciation Weekend and Care Camp Poker Run

Harley, Honda, Yamaha, or more, get all the gang here to bike on in for our 7th Annual Care Camp Motorcycle poker run. The ride will be held on Saturday ($20 – call for more details), but that’s just revving up the fun because even if you don’t ride, there’s fun to be had with music at night. Value Card holders, we appreciate you – Pay for Friday night, get Saturday free.
On-site tasting by Fairview Wine & Spirits

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - Grit and Whiskey

Wizard of Oz Weekend at Copake KOA.

***September 22-24
Wizard of Oz

Click your heels and take yourself to your favorite ­camping home. Start the weekend off with all your emerald city friends at a showing of the classic movie The Wizard of Oz. Dorothy found one of her best friends hidden among the grove, discover new and old friendships as you go apple picking with all your ­camping family on Saturday. Then follow the yellow brick road back to camp to dance with all your Munchkins as Rhythm and Brews plays.

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - Rhythm and Brews

Chili cook-off at Copake KOA.

September 29 - October 1
Game Show Network Weekend

In 60 seconds – what can you do? Can you bowl it all over? Pick it all up? If you’re an adult, you only have a Minute to win It Big. Trivia Expert, fast on a buzzer, or possessed with amazing balance? All your skills will be tested this weekend as we have a whole lot of game show fun for the whole family.

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Band - The Velvet Frog Band

Halloween weekend at Copake KOA.

*October 6-9
Columbus Day Halloween

Where can a ghost, a cheerleader, a bear and a princess all hang out? Copake KOA during Halloween weekend! We can’t fit all the fun in just two days, for this spectacularly spooky Columbus Day! Participate in trick or treating, costume contests, site decorating contest as well as other ghoulish and spooky events.
On-site tasting by Fairview Wine & Spirits
Musicians’ Campfire Jam

Saturday Night Entertainment: DJ Jeremy
Sunday Night Entertainment: Live Music - Funk Evolution

Halloween weekend at Copake KOA.

***October 13-15
Closing Weekend and BYOB Wine Tasting

Bring the wine, we will bring the fun! Bring a bottle of wine to share, and we will provide the cheese, crackers, fruit and paintable souvenir tasting glass for $20. All proceeds go to KOA Care Camps! What pairs better with wine than cheese? A free night of camping! Pay for Friday night and Get Saturday night free! You must have camped with Copake KOA some other time in 2017 to receive this discount. End of Season Pot Luck with a Best Chili Contest!

Saturday Night Entertainment: Live Music - Dorraine Scofield with JB Hunt

The above four weekends on a back-in site with free late check out on Sundays $444 - Hot Deal Code C4.

*** Pay for one night get one night free. Restrictions Apply
**Special Events are a two-night minimum. They require payment in full in advance and are NOT refundable.
* All Holidays are a three-night minimum stay – They require payment in full in advance and are NOT refundable.