Keen Lake Camping & Cottage Resort

Events Calendar

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Family fun is full-time commitment for us at Keen Lake Resort, and our jam-packed Events Calendar is a reflection of our efforts to bring you and the family an amazing experience every week of the season. Find a weekend that strikes your fancy, then head over to our Reservations page to get your Glamping vacation on the calendar!


May 4: Open House!

Early Morning Polar Plunge at the Lake, Refreshments at the Gazebo; Kid’s Bike Safety, Evening Meet and Greet at the Fire Pit.

May 11: A Day for Mom

Morning Yoga. Paint and Sip Fundraiser for Victim’s Intervention Program--$ (Mimosa’s/coffee/Danish and all painting supplies included), Massage appointments available. Making cards and gifts for mom ($), The Donut Games. Nearby – Happy Trails Stables, horse-drawn carriage or horseback rides. (Photo at left is image to be painted.)

May 18: O Say Can You Seed?

Prepping the 2024 Children’s Garden. Bring gloves and garden tools. Fairy Garden Party, Rock Painting. Armed Forces Day Celebration. Cornhole Tournament.

May 24-27: Memorial Weekend

Super Soaker Sunday, Horseshoe Tournament, Fishing Derby, Foul Shooting Competition, Cornhole Tournament, Ceramics, Arts and Crafts for Kids, First Cannonball Contest of the Season (Fish for Free 5/26,) Ceramics ($), Karaoke Throw Down—Music by Encore DJ.


June 1: Bingo was his name—Oh!

Breakfast Bingo, Candy Bar Bingo, Find the Guest Bingo and Classic Bingo with a Chili Covered Dish—We’re raising $ for our local animal shelter. Furry-Friend Pet Parade, Making Puppy Chow for humans and painting some pet rocks, too. (Photo Credit: miki-tiger)

June 8: Go for the Gold---Family Fun Olympics

Fly swatter golf, pass the pig, and other games to make you giggle. Family Fun Yoga with Blooming Buds Yoga. Annual Keen Lake Keen Lake 9-hole Scramble Golf Tournament at Red Maples. (Limited to 50 persons) $ includes coffee, Continental breakfast, Soup/Sandwich Award luncheon, and course fees and golf cart for two persons.WaymartLions Club 5K, Pride & Patriotism Parade/Block Party. (Photo Credit: IShootPhotosLLC)

June 15: Father’s Day Annual Stache Bash at the Lake.

Prizes for Best Authentic and Best Faux mustache.  Fishing Contest 20%  savings on all rowboats. Chainsaw Art Carving with chainsaw artist, Larry Wildenstein, Music by Event Innovation DJs, Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Festival in nearby Honesdale

June 22: Supersaurus Fun

Dinosaur egg hunt, Dinosaur Bingo, Making Dirt Treats and a visit with Dinosaur Fun Expert, Erik Skura. Fundamentals of Pickleball with Tom West (Court/tennis shoes and eye protection are required. Class size is limited. We are running two sessions—10 to 12 and 1 to 3) Sign up in advance via Keen Lake Office.

June 27 - July 1: Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Sun Beach Party

Annual Cardboard Boat Race, Treasure Hunt, Mermaid Tales, Make Pirate Hats and Mermaid Crowns, Fishing Tournament. Beach party music provided by Event Innovations DJs. Event Innovations DJs.


July 3-8: Star Spangled Days (3-night minimum stay)

An Old-Fashioned Celebration, Family Lawn Games, Making jar butter at the children’s garden, A Bike Parade and Patriotic Program at the Gathering, Cornhole Tournament, Music with The 335!

July 11-15: Once Upon an Adventure

Fairytale Ball, Enchanted Creature Tea Party, Old King Cole’s Tourney, Carriage Rides/Happy Trails Stables ($.) Music by Sound Wizard DJs.

July 18-22: Christmas in July, Celebrate your ELF!

Jingle Bells Scavenger Hunt, Pajama Movie Watch Party, Hot Chocolate Bar, Elf school,  Elf on the Shelf Look Alike Contest, Elf Trivia Contest, Site Decorating and Snow Ball with Live Music with Hometown Boyz.

July 25-29: Keen Lake Olympics

Swim, Field Events, Foul Shooting, Arm Wrestling, Volleyball,  Shuffleboard, Cannon Ball and Toddler Olympics---Competitions and Contests for all Ages.  Annual Talent Show Emceed by Encore DJ’s


August 1-5: Peace, Love, and Keen Lake

Come dressed in your 70’s best to celebrate 70 years of Keen Lake!  Decades Trivia, 70’s Dance Off, Beach Party. 70’s Karaoke. Music by Sound Wizards DJs.  Wayne County Fair August 2 to August 11.

August 8-12: Water Wars

Super Soaker Water War, Water Balloon Pinata, Water Gun Tag and water games galore.  Beach Party with music by Event Innovations DJs.

August 15-19: Summer Magic

Lightning Bugs, Fishing Fun, Wiffle Balling, Popsicle Licking, Cloud watching, Bug Art Rock Painting, Marshmallow Roasting, and Music under the stars. Perfect summer days. Music by Encore DJs.

August 22-26: Squish! A messy, messy weekend

We’re making slime and oobleck and playing pudding Pictionary.  Dangling Donuts, Face and Finger painting, watermelon eating competition and Go for the Goldfish!  Puppet Making and Puppet show!


Aug. 30 - Sept. 2: Labor Day

Adult Cornhole Tournament, 5 on 5 Basketball, Balloon Splatter Art, Silly Team Race, Zombie Apocalypse Games, Live Music with Group Du Jour (Oldies to Pop Music and Everything In Between.) Fall Food Pantry Collection begins.

September 7: Super Heroes

Honoring First Responders, Firemen, Medical Professionals, and Teachers, (receive 5% savings off two-night camping stay) Super Hero Field Games, Super Hero Scavenger Hunt, Catch the Villain. and Back to School Bingo—Play for School Supplies.

September 14: Apples to Apples

Johnny Appleseed Games, Apple Tasting, Apple Crafts and an Old-Fashioned Pot Luck.  Bingo. Make Time to Visit area Apple Orchards! (Photo Credit: Mehmet helmi barcin)

September 21: Pass the Pigskin and Potato Salad

Wear a jersey and root for your team.  Football games at the movie lounge. Football hula hoop toss, Flag football and more fall sports fun. Annual tail gate party.

September 28: It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

A visit to the Children’s Garden Pumpkin patch to weigh the Great Pumpkin.  It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown Kid’s Parade and Party, Pumpkin painting and Games.


OCTOBER 5: Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo!

Kid’s Costume Parade and Party, Arts and Crafts, Pumpkin Painting & Halloween Games. Site Decorating Contest. Music by Event Innovations.

October 11-14: Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo Two

Costume Trick or Treat Parade and Party at the Beach, Razzle Dazzle Pumpkin Painting, Pop Pops Food Truck (Friday) Music by Encore DJs.  Reserve a spot on the Steamtown Fall Foliage Excursions (1-888-693-9391). Steamtown Marathon. Honesdale Harvest and Heritage Days.