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The uncertainty of the upcoming school year is weighing heavily on parents and their children. Will there be school? What will it look like? Do I want my kid(s) to go or not to go? The questions are endless – but so are the opportunities to help your children continue to learn new things both now, and in the future, in more non-traditional ways.

Pack up your bags and hit the open road – it’s time for an educational experience your family will never forget! Whether you’re considering roadschooling, or just want to take a family vacation, with Jellystone Park™ Quarryville as your home base, there are plenty of opportunities to explore nearby in fun, educational ways. Keep reading our blog for a few suggestions.

Geology

Theodore A. Parker III Natural Area – Distance from Camp-Resort: 2 miles

The Theodore A. Parker III Natural Area is a great way to explore the surrounding Lancaster area. This 100 acre park is named after the late Theodore A. Parker III, an internationally known ornithologist from Lancaster County. While exploring this park, you’ll be able to enjoy spectacular scenery such as waterfalls, hiking trails, streams, and various wildlife!

History

The Amish Village – Distance from Camp-Resort: 15 miles

Learn everything there is to know about the Amish lifestyle with this authentic, Amish experience! Located in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country, the Amish Village lets visitors experience Amish culture up close through tours and educational stories. Here, you’ll be able to choose from three different tour options that allow you to learn about the culture, background, and traditions of the Amish.

Biology

ZooAmerica – Distance from Camp-Resort: 48 miles

ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park is a home for more than 200 animals native to North America – wow! Explore the various wonders of North American wildlife through 11 acres of landscape – including the mountain lion, gray wolf, snowy owl, desert tortoise, and so much more! Their goal is to care for, protect, and support the animals all the while informing, educating, and sharing them with guests and the greater community.

Science

Lancaster Science Factory – Distance from Camp-Resort: 18 miles

The Lancaster Science Factory offers a fun, interactive learning environment for kids from pre-K through 8th grade and their families. This learning environment helps children develop curiosity, think creatively, and build confidence as they learn the principles of science, engineering, and technology. Enjoy highly interactive exhibits, workstations, and mini-labs the whole family will enjoy!

Recess

Jellystone Park™ Quarryville is full of fun things to do! Play a game of basketball or disc golf with your family, go mini golfing, swim in the outdoor pools and Water Zone, and more! Your kids won’t be kids forever – now’s the time to have some family-friendly fun!

*Activities have limited availability during non-peak season.

Camping, along with the great outdoors, offers tons of opportunities for kids to experience new things – from star gazing to learning how to build a campfire. Here at Jellystone Park™, your family will be able to have a safe, fun-filled getaway. And while you’re in Quarryville, take advantage of the nearby educational experiences that can be found!

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Summer cabin availability is sold out, but we still have some RV Sites & Tent Sites available! 🚐⁠

Be sure to take advantage of our peak deals - like our 4-Night (check-in on Sunday or Monday) and 5-Night (check-in on Sunday) deals to save 20% on your getaway! 🙌⁠

We've outline some possible dates that you can use these deals:⁠
- August 1-6⁠
- August 8-13⁠
- August 15-20⁠

Click the link in our bio to get the promo codes!
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Camping is a fun pastime best spent with friends and family. And since man’s best friend can also be an important part of the family, why not bring them along?!⁠

We’ve got 5 important pieces of advice to consider when “ruff”-ing it (or glamping!) with your furry pal. Read our latest blog to learn more - link in bio!
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Before you know it, Labor Day will be here which means a long weekend full of family memories and relaxation!⁠⁠
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Lucky for you, we still have some availability! (Pssst...if you're looking to book a cabin, now's the time!!)⁠⁠
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Book your Labor Day weekend getaway now with link in our bio.
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15% OFF a 3-night weekday stay ends TONIGHT! If you're looking to book an RV Site or Tent Site, now is the time.⁠

Enter promo code: 3NIGHT at check-out to enjoy 15% off your campsite. Click the link in our bio to get started!
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💥 There's only 3 DAYS LEFT to take advantage of our 3-Night Deal! 💥⁠⁠
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Stay 3 weekday nights in an RV Site or Tent Site anytime this season and enjoy 15% OFF your stay! Hurry - this deal expires 7/16.⁠⁠
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Click the link in our bio to get the promo code!
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We're seeing a lot of new faces this year, including folks who are camping for the first time ever, so we thought we’d answer some common camping questions! 🏕 🌭 ☀️ ⁠

Whether you’re a camping novice or long time Jellystone Park™ enthusiast, we’ve got answers in our most recent blog! Link in bio.
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EXTENDED - one more week to save 15% on a 3-night stay in a RV site or tent site! Book a future stay before July 16 and enter code 3NIGHT to save on your weekday getaway. 🚐⁠

Summer isn't complete without a camping trip! Terms and conditions apply, click the link in our bio for details.
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Our campsites & cabins are almost full for July & August - make sure to book your site before it's too late!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
We have so much fun for all ages - you won't want to miss out. Check out our July & August themes: ⁠⁠
⁠⁠
💥 Blast from the Past (7/9-7/22)⁠⁠
🎅 Christmas in July (7/23-8/5)⁠ ⁠⁠
🍝 Food Fest (8/6 - 8/19) ⁠⁠
⁠⁠
P.S. We know finding availability can be difficult. DM us and we can help you find possible dates! 💕⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Visit our link in bio to book your vacation today.
...

Happy 4th of July, campers! 🇺🇸 ...

Summer cabin availability is sold out, but we still have some RV Sites & Tent Sites available! 🚐⁠

Be sure to take advantage of our peak deals - like our 4-Night (check-in on Sunday or Monday) and 5-Night (check-in on Sunday) deals to save 20% on your getaway! 🙌⁠

We've outline some possible dates that you can use these deals:⁠
- August 1-6⁠
- August 8-13⁠
- August 15-20⁠

Click the link in our bio to get the promo codes!
...

Camping is a fun pastime best spent with friends and family. And since man’s best friend can also be an important part of the family, why not bring them along?!⁠

We’ve got 5 important pieces of advice to consider when “ruff”-ing it (or glamping!) with your furry pal. Read our latest blog to learn more - link in bio!
...

Before you know it, Labor Day will be here which means a long weekend full of family memories and relaxation!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Lucky for you, we still have some availability! (Pssst...if you're looking to book a cabin, now's the time!!)⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Book your Labor Day weekend getaway now with link in our bio.
...

15% OFF a 3-night weekday stay ends TONIGHT! If you're looking to book an RV Site or Tent Site, now is the time.⁠

Enter promo code: 3NIGHT at check-out to enjoy 15% off your campsite. Click the link in our bio to get started!
...

💥 There's only 3 DAYS LEFT to take advantage of our 3-Night Deal! 💥⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Stay 3 weekday nights in an RV Site or Tent Site anytime this season and enjoy 15% OFF your stay! Hurry - this deal expires 7/16.⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Click the link in our bio to get the promo code!
...

We're seeing a lot of new faces this year, including folks who are camping for the first time ever, so we thought we’d answer some common camping questions! 🏕 🌭 ☀️ ⁠

Whether you’re a camping novice or long time Jellystone Park™ enthusiast, we’ve got answers in our most recent blog! Link in bio.
...

EXTENDED - one more week to save 15% on a 3-night stay in a RV site or tent site! Book a future stay before July 16 and enter code 3NIGHT to save on your weekday getaway. 🚐⁠

Summer isn't complete without a camping trip! Terms and conditions apply, click the link in our bio for details.
...

Our campsites & cabins are almost full for July & August - make sure to book your site before it's too late!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
We have so much fun for all ages - you won't want to miss out. Check out our July & August themes: ⁠⁠
⁠⁠
💥 Blast from the Past (7/9-7/22)⁠⁠
🎅 Christmas in July (7/23-8/5)⁠ ⁠⁠
🍝 Food Fest (8/6 - 8/19) ⁠⁠
⁠⁠
P.S. We know finding availability can be difficult. DM us and we can help you find possible dates! 💕⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Visit our link in bio to book your vacation today.
...

Happy 4th of July, campers! 🇺🇸 ...