Mama Bear & Papa Bear - O`Connell`s Yogi Bear Jellystone Park


Mama Bear & Papa Bear - O`Connell`s Yogi Bear Jellystone Park
May 1-3, 2015
Volume 39—Issue 3
For Reservations, call us at
1-800-FOR YOGI (800-367-9644)
We have lots of fun in store and money
saving vacation packages available!
Stop at the office for details and to
reserve your next memory!
Future Fun:
May 8-10: Mother’s Day
Cindy Bear hosts free horse drawn
carriage rides, face painting, an
enchanted party, magical carpet
rides, and will have a special
Mother’s Day gift for mom.
May 15-17:Racing, Racing, Racing
Ranger Smith will preside over our
potato sack races, wooden car races,
cardboard box races (bring a medium
sized box) and our dog races.
May 22-25: Memorial Day Holiday
Kick off your camping summer of fun
with games, bingo, swimming,
fishing, and our Memorial Day
services. All pools, waterslides,
beach will open daily. Decorate your
golf cart or bicycle for our Memorial
Day Parade.
May 29-31: Bears’ Birthday Bash
We host our annual birthday party on
Saturday complete with cake, ice
cream, piñata , a magician and a
birthday Heyride. Make your favorite
bear a birthday card!
Welcome to Jellystone park
Spring Fling Weekend!
We’re so glad you’ve, joined us! We have lots of great activities planned
for the whole family! (See the schedule on page 2 for
more details.) Join Señor Yogi Bear and his amigos for
Cinco de Mayo! Take a swing at a piñata, play musical
sombreros, and toss the tortilla. Live music and virgin
sangria at the dance Saturday night.
Mama Bear &
Papa Bear
Exclusions apply
See the Bear Facts On the Web!
Featuring Live Music
Prizes! Prizes! Prizes!
Must be present to win
[email protected]
Happy Birthday Karla Bence (Site 2504)
from your Family and Friends
Happy 70th Birthday Dennis! (Site 114)
from your Family and Friends
Ranger Station
5:00 pm—9:00 pm
9:00 am—9:00 pm
9:00 am—3:00 pm
Recreation Center
5:00pm—9:00 pm
10:00 am—9:00 pm
10:00 am—3:00 pm
9:00 am—2:00 pm
9:00 am — 2:00 pm
By appointment
9:00 am–9:00 pm
9:00 am–6:00 pm
9:00 am—3:00 pm
9:00 am—3:00 pm
Boat Rentals
9:00 am-Dusk
9:00 am-2:00 pm
Boo Boo Pool
10:00 am—6:00 pm
5:00 pm-9:00 pm
9:00 am-9:00 pm
9:00 am-2:00 pm
Snack Bar
5:00 pm—9:00 pm
11:00 am—9:00 pm
11:00 am—3:00 pm
Vacation Center
Find Us on Facebook at
Jellystone Park
See photos and
share the fun!
7:30 PM Yogi Bear
Convention Center
Them Guilty Aces
Mothers day May 8-10
Fathers day June 19-21
Resort Fee
Golf Cart Rental
Mom & Dad gift
2 wristbands ea. Weekend
Business Hours
Cinco De Mayo Dance
Welcome Office/Check-in
Food Service
Yogi’s Convention Center Canteen
Recreation Schedule
5:00- Bean Race at the Ranger
Station Pavilion
6:00-6:30- Meet n’Greet with the
Bears at the Bear Cave near
Jellystone Theatre & Stage
7:00- Quarter Bingo at Ranger
Station Pavilion. Bring one
quarter for each card
Dusk- Movie at Jellystone
Theatre & Stage
9:15- Pledge with the Bears at the
Bear Cave at the Jellystone
Theatre & Stage
10:00- Musical Sombrero at
Activity Field
10:00- Make an Ojo de Dios
(eye of God) at Arts and
Crafts Recreation Center
11:00- Candy Bar Bingo at
Pavilion. Bring one full sized
candy bar for each card
12:00- Guest generated
horseshoe tournament at the
Activity Field horseshoe pits.
$5 per person to enter. Teams
randomly generated. 60% for
1st place & 40% for 2nd place.
12:30- Heyrides with Cindy leave
from the Bear Cave near
Jellystone Theatre & Stage
1:00- Pin the Tail on the Donkey at
the Recreation Center
2:00- Taco Battle at Boo Boo
Party Lawn
2:00- Make your own Maracas
at Arts and Crafts Recreation
2:00- Guest Generated Bingo at
Ranger Station Pavilion.
$3 per card to play
4:00- Heyride with Yogi leaves
the Bear Cave near Jellystone
Theatre & Stage
5:00- Limbo at Boo Boo Party
6:00- Piñata at Activity field
basketball court
6:30- Bedtime stories with
Cindy Bear at the Bear Cave
near Jellystone Theatre & Stage
7:30- Welcome Back Spring
Kickoff Celebration Dance
featuring Them Guilty Aces at
Yogi Convention Center
8:00- Guide of the Skies with
Garrett at the Soccer Field
Dusk- Movie at Jellystone
Theatre & Stage
9:15- Pledge with the Bears at the
Bear Cave at Jellystone
Theatre & Stage
10:00- Action Syllables at
Activity Field
11:00- Candy Bar Bingo at
Pavilion. Bring one full sized
candy bar for each card
12:30- Heyrides with Yogi Bear
leave from the Bear Cave at
Jellystone Theatre & Stage
1:30- Tortilla Toss at Activity
2:00 Ninja at Activity Field
Amenities Schedule and Savings
Ice Cream Shoppe & Snack
Arts & Crafts
$5 Loaded Fiesta Nachos
in the Ranger Station Pavilion
Chili, cheese sauce, tomatoes,
onions, and jalapeños
Come spice it up with us at
the Snack Shoppe!!
Yogi Bear
Convention Center
Memorial Day Weekend
at Recreation Center
Station store
5:00 Make your own Maracas
7:00 Yogi Bear & friends color page
10:00 Make your own Ojo de Dios
(eye of God)
11:00 Yogi Bear & friends color page
2:00 Make your own Maracas
5:00 Make a Jellystone Park T-shirt $
10:00 Yogi Bear & Friends color page
10:00 Make your own Maracas
11:00 Paint a Jellystone Park Ceramic $
Used Units On-Site
15 (S)- 2007 Canterbury PM DBL Loft:
sleeps 8 $29,500- Shed, deck w/
screen room, weed wacker and grill
24 (S) 1998 Layton 38 ft. TT has 1 slide.
$15,000. It includes 2 decks and a
shed. Also included are 2 bikes.
Sleeps 12
400 (S) 1999 Trophy Single Loft Park
Model w/ Upgrades 38 ft Sleeps 68 Sunken living room $19.995
609 (E) 1996 38 ft. Trophy Park Model
Loft: Sleeps 8-10 $27,500 3 season
room, custom golf cart with daily
storage thru May 2015
704 (E) 2004 Breckenridge Park Model:
sleeps 12 $32,500. It includes a
shed, deck, 2003 Ezgo Golf Cart,
lawn mower, rowboat, household
items, and is fully furnished.
1008(S) 1999 Kropf PT; sleeps 8
$18,000- site contents
1107(S) 1994 Jayco Travel Trailer
$8,000. Sleeps 9 and includes a
shed, deck, all furnishings stay inside, wicker patio set, grill, pantry,
full size fridge and small one in
shed, electric golf cart with new
batteries in 2013, wood swing, custom mattress, futon, and flooring.
1209(S) 1997 Kropf PT; sleeps 7
$13,500– golf cart & screen room
1306(S) 1986 Travel Villa 5th Wheel
$7,500. Sleeps up to 6, it includes a
shed, deck, grill, pots&pans, dinnerware, odds&ends type of items included in sale
3106 (E) 1999 Breckenridge Park Model
40ft. Sleeps 10-12, DBI Loft, 1 bedroom, 3 season room, Shed Deck,
TVs and lots of upgrades $55,000
3400(P)‘03 Breckenridge PM; sleeps 12,
$29,000. 3 Season Room, deck,
shed, lawn furniture, lawn mower,
freezer, fire pit, TV, and more.
4102 (P) 2002 Jayco Eagle 38ft. Travel
Trailer $16,000 Sleeps 10, deck,
New Park Model
On Sales Lot!
2014 Skyline Model 500 CTP;
sleeps 8, $48,000 — Double Loft,
Wilderness Package, with A/C
shed, golf cart, grill, lawn mower
4105 (P) 1999 Breckenridge PM: sleeps
8-10. $29,000-Jack & Jill-3 season
room, new roof and laminate floor
added 2012. Shed, deck, grill and
much more!
Used Units at the Sales Lot
2003 Gulf Stream 5thW: sleeps 4
$15,000– queen bed, sleeper Sofa
washer/dryer combo
2004 Jayco Jay Flight 29ft Travel
Trailer, sleeps 9, Bunkhouse
2005 Travel Lite travel trailer
$7,000, sleeps 6 with 2 bedrooms, 1 slide, all comforts of
home in this unit.
1996 Innsbruck Gulf Stream travel
trailer $9,000, sleeps 8 , 2 bedrooms, bunkhouse, with 1 double
Vacation Center
Phone: (815) 857-3333
[email protected]
Vacation Center Hours
Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am-2:00pm
Mon-Thurs: by appointment
Friday: Closed
(S)= Standard; (P)=Premium; (E)=Elite
annual camp site. Prices include only listed
items. Processing fees and site rental are
Welcome Packets: Are prepared the week
after your filled out lease and documentation
is received by our Welcome Office. Golf cart
registrations are issued at the Welcome
Office after inspection and proof of
Guests: Please have filled out day passes at
the front office, before your guests’ arrival to
ensure easy access to the park.
Winter/Summer Addresses: Update the
Office of your current mailing address for
timely notifications.
Permits: Modifications or additions on your
site required a permit. Blank permits are
available on the Annual’s page online or at
the Welcome Office. Submit a sketch of
proposed changes to the Welcome Office for
approval. Please plan ahead and allow
ample time for the FREE permit to be issued.
Ranger Smith Stay ’n Save Card : We
apologize in advance if newer staff does not
recognize you as an annual. The card must
be presented at the time of a qualified
purchase to receive the discount.
Guest Generated Event:
Barbeque Competition
Saturday, June 6
Information available at
site 4807
$35 Registration fee by May 25
$25 to winners $10 to supplies
and Relay For Life
There will be a short Relay
meeting in Boo Boo's Room
at 9:30 on Saturday morning
May 9th.
This will be discuss the upcoming
relay season. Everyone is
welcome to join us and help out
with Relay
Do you have a shed, deck, or golf cart
of sale? Put an ad in our
Bear Facts!
Details at Welcome Office.
Scheduled trash pick ups begin Friday at 10am and 7pm. If you miss the 10am pick up please
hold until 7pm. After 7pm, after 7 pm Sunday, and between pick ups please take your trash to
the nearest dumpster. There is no midweek pickups scheduled until after Memorial Day.
For Your Convenience . . .
AIR HOSE is available on the Ranger Road side of the
Recreation Center. ($0.25).
ATM: in Ranger Station store ($2.00 fee).
BAIT is available in the Ranger Station store.
CAMPER STORAGE is $45.00 per month or $225.00
for 6 months pre-paid. Inquire at the Front Office
for contract details.
DUMP STATION is located at the entrance of the park,
near the side exit gate.
FISHING LICENSE: We have an Illinois Free Fishing
Area License so a fishing license is not needed to
fish our lakes.
Wristbands for Waterslide, Mini-Golf & Boat
Rental are available at the Ranger Station or Front
Office. $13.00 One Day $18.00 Length of Stay
$3.00 for 5 tickets.
Tickets at the Recreation
Waterslide riders
C must be 48” tall.
Mini-Golf: $3.00 per game
Purchase at the Ranger Station.
Boat Rental:
$4.00 for 30
minutes . Purchase at the
Ranger Station.
Amboy Falls Mining Sluice:
Bags of rough with fossils or gems
are available at the Recreation
Center. Prices from
$6.50 to $9.00
other sports equipment may be checked out at the
Recreation Center. Refundable deposit of $20.00
or driver’s license required to use equipment.
Check-in & Out Times
Campsites: 3:00 pm Check-in, Out by 1:00 pm
Sundays: extended 3:00 pm check out time.
GOLF CART rental is $65.00 per camp day. Inquire at
Welcome Office for contract details.
CORN FIELDS are never to be driven in! Respect the
farmer’s livelihood! All reports of vehicles or golf
carts driving through fields will be reported to the
Lee County Sheriff’s Department!
TRASH PICKUP leave tied trash bags by side of the
road for scheduled pick ups see notice above for
further information.
is $1.25 per wash and per dry. Change
machine in the Fun Zone. Book exchange also
available in Laundromat.
LP GAS is available between 11am-1pm and 4pm-6pm
at the Ranger Station. Exchange available at
Ranger Station during business hours.
After Hours
(815) 757-3861
We hope everyone will be accident free at
O’Connell’s Jellystone Park, but in the event
assistance is needed, First Aid Kits for minor
needs are located all resort buildings.
Sharps disposal available at the front office.
For Emergency Services, Dial 911.
With the eminent threat of
beetle infestation, wood
cannot be brought into the
park. Bundles of firewood are
available at the Ranger Station store.
Campsite may not be available for early check-in.
Rental units: 4:00 pm Check-in, vacated by 11:00a
Rentals not available for early check-in. When
checking out, please have your
belongings removed from the
rental and key turned in at the
office by 11:00 am then you are
welcome to enjoy the resort until 3:00 pm.
Golf Carts: Due back by 3:00pm the date of return.
Join for FREE! Accumulate points & redeem for
FREE nights or merchandise!! Details at Office
PICNIC TABLES: One per site. Thanks!
QUIET HOURS: Please be kind to each
other and observe our quiet hours of
11:00 pm to 7:00 am. No golf cart traffic
or music between the quiet hours of
11pm-7am. Children are to always be in
the company of a parent/guardian during
quiet hours.
WE ALL enjoy a different melody so
remember neighbors should not hear
your music.
PROPER SWIM wear required in all pool
complex water facilities and at the
waterslide. Street clothes welcome at
beach of Boo Boo Lake.
have lifeguards. Swim at own risk.
Children under 16 years must be
accompanied by someone 16 years or
older. Open if weather permits. Hot tubs
reserved for adults only.
SPEED LIMIT: 5½ MPH. Drive carefully and
obey stop signs, as often kids are at play
not alert to vehicles.
SAFETY FIRST: Please curtail all bike riding
and park bicycles before dark.
ATVs are not allowed at resort.
PETS are welcome at Jellystone Park, but not
allowed at any rental unit (in or outside)
nor in camp-resort buildings and must be
attended to at all times. They are to be
leashed and content at all time and you
must clean up your campsite after them.
RESTROOMS: Please be respectful to others
if accompanying children to the
restroom. If child is 6 years or older,
parents of the opposite sex should wait
at the entrance.
CAMPFIRES are part of camping, however,
put them out properly when not attended.
Please build fires on existing fire scars.
WILDLIFE always needs to be left alone. You
are not helping, even if you believe you
TO KEEP OUR campground a beautiful
please respect our landscaping. Guests
always clear their campsites of all debris
before departing.
welcome on the campground
including but not limited to airguns,
paintball, BB guns, knives, and all types
TREES ARE TREASURES. Attach rope for
drying lines and other purposes to
vehicles or tents and not the trees or tree
GOLF CARTS are to be operated on paved
or gravel roads only. Park them during
quiet hours.
Entrance onto the campground property constitutes permission for the management of Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp -Resort in Amboy, Illinois to
photograph the visitor while on the premises and to use resulting pictures for any lawful purpose without compensation to the visitor.
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