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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Unexpected Benefits of a Game of Mini-Golf

One of our campers favorite ways to play is spending some time on our mini-golf course! This week we unpacked some of the unexpected benefits of a game of mini-golf on the body, mind and on relationships!   If you are looking for a fantastic family friendly activity that everyone will enjoy, check out an afternoon of mini golf. Enjoy mini golf in the context of our Small Country Campground experience — surrounded by the Virginia Hardwood Trees that made us famous. We opened our
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3 Methods for Campfire Cooking & Favorite Recipe for Each!

Camping is for enjoying nature – but enjoying nature includes enjoying great food! Campfires have been used for cooking since the beginning of time. There are a number of creative techniques in most cultures to prepare food outdoors which have been carried and refined through time for recreational use! We’re exploring a few of our favorite methods for cooking over a campfire – and a recipe for each! Before we begin – we must build a good fire for cooking – build your fire early
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Why Families Love Summertime at the Pool

You know summer has begun when the pool is open.  Not all campgrounds in Virginia offer camping beside their own outdoor pool! Today we’re diving into a celebration of all of the ways to enjoy our own outdoor pool at Small Country Campground by unpacking all of the reasons families love summertime at the pool! Plan Your Stay Here at Small Country Campground we take play very seriously!!! We’ve been working hard to add new ways to play and prepare for summer fun ahead of schedule! Take
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