Those Summer Nights- Featured Pavilion Events

Small Country Campground has a season jam packed with awesome performances that are sure to entertain! Summer nights mean concerts at Small Country! There is nothing better than sitting outside on a summer night enjoying some live music. Below are some Summer Concert tips to ensure a good time is had by all!   Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate! Summers in Virginia can get hot! That is why it is important to drink plenty of water during the day to stay hydrated. It is always a good
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Common Sense for First Time Tent Campers

For some families, the camping experience is 2nd nature.  They enjoy it so much that they incorporate the experience into their lives continually.  For these families, camping is as natural as breathing.  They camp in unusual locations, away from campgrounds, without just fresh air and nature.  When a new member of the family arrives, a first camping trip can happen before a first step. However, if you did not grow up camping, the experience can be daunting.  It looks like a great time, communing with
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Live Music All Season Long

Live Music All Season Long (schedule is subject to change) Featuring Bands ( more to be added soon) Wylde Katz — The WyLde KaTz of Richmond, VA is a SmoKin’ HoT, high-energy band with a dynamic group of pro-level musicians that entertain audiences playin’ a SPICY variety of modern, classic & southern rock, with funk, pop, dance, and the BEST in outlaw country music! (Currently scheduled for May 12 & June 16 & Oct 6)       Kowboy Jax — Traditional country, oldies and Motown…what’s not to LOVE. (Currently scheduled
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Easter Schedule 2018

Friday, March 30 12:00 p.m.: Check in starts 3:00 p.m: FREE Mini Golf for kids (16 and under) 10:00 p.m.: Kids need to be in sites 11:00 p.m.: Quiet Hour Saturday, March 31st 10:00 a.m: Easter egg hunt (PG) 10:30 a.m: Face Painting [QD] 11:00 a.m: Dinosaur Egg Hunt (PG) 12:30 p.m: Bunny Bounce Relay (BP) 3:00 p.m: Chicks golf for FREE (ladies) 4:00 p.m. Egg Crafts 5:00 p.m: Easter Parade/HEYrides (BP) 10:00 p.m.: Kids need to be in sites 11:00 p.m.: Quiet Hour Sunday,
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Fun, Fun, Fun — 2018 Events at Small Country Campground

The Small Country Staff is ready!! 2018 has a wide variety of fun events for the whole family. As the weather warms up,  the camping season starts and our staff is dedicated to helping our campers and guests get the most out of their experience at Small Country Campground.   Whether you camp every weekend, or once a year, by yourself or with a posse of family and friends, Small Country believes that camping brings a richness and fullness to life.  Camping brings you closer to
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Giant Yard Sale – Info for All

Info for Vendors Get Your Vendor Form Here The Giant Yard Sale is getting a great response on Facebook. If you haven’t already turned in your Vendor Form, you can get one here. We are already preparing space for this to be an outstanding experience for Vendors, Yard Salers, and Shoppers. Our area is clean with plenty of parking. We are a campground, so none of the spaces will be completely enclosed, but some spaces are under cover. If you need one of these spaces,
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Autumn Campfire Like a Boss

Autumn Campfire like a Boss A primer on all campfire basics.     As the nights grow long, as dusk creeps in, as the weather brings a chilly nip in the air, it becomes the perfect time to gather with family and friends around a campfire. Campfires bring special moments into ordinary days.  Giving us a chance to pause, gather, visit, laugh, sing, and reflect.  The smell of wood smoke hovering through crisp autumn air matches the sound of leaves crunching under your shoes.  Follow the
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Checklist: How to Beat the Heat

If you are going camping during the summer, it is important to always consider that the weather can be extremely hot at times. Staying cool when camping in the summer is not just a matter of comfort. Doing so can help avoid developing heat stroke, dehydration and other potentially deadly complications. We’ve collected a super cool-you-down checklist for your next hot summer camping day!   Water Based Activities Small Country offers gorgeous Lake Ruth Ann, our giant lake toys, two sand beaches, boats for rent,
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Taking PLAY Seriously at Small Country Campground

As Virginia’s Funnest Campground – we take play very seriously!   We ensure there are lots of great ways to play – and new ways to play added each year. Our grounds, playgrounds, lake, pool, bouncing pillow, lake toys and mini golf course engage more families each year. We facilitate lots of fun options each weekend, including firetruck rides, rides on our “Hey” wagon, water games, corn hole tournaments as well as offer game boards! Our families love to visit Small Country Campground because we
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Top Repellant Ideas for Camping: Mosquitoes

We’ve collected the best of the best advice on how to repel mosquitoes during your camping trip. Take a look at our exhaustive list below and pick a few options to add to your gear on your next trip! Lemon Eucalyptus Essential Oil Mosquitoes just don’t like these oils, so when you put them on your skin they won’t like you either. Mix a half teaspoon of lemon eucalyptus essential oil with a cup of water in your spray bottle and apply to your skin
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