Weekly Activities & Theme Weekends

Weekly Activities

Here at Sandbanks River Country Campground, we have a fantastic selection of weekly activities – there’s something for everyone! Check the schedule for full details, changes or cancellations. Some events may be postponed or cancelled due to undesirable weather.

Movie under the Stars
Starts at dusk, Tuesdays and Fridays – July and August
Grab your lawn chair and blanket and join us to watch family-friendly movies on the big screen.

Chocolate Bar BINGO
Wednesdays in the Recreation Hall – July and August
A sweet twist on this classic game loved by all children. The first player to announce bingo, gets their favourite chocolate bar, the game resumes and continues until each player has called bingo and selected a bar.

Children’s Craft or Game
Thursdays at the recreation hall – July and August
Calling all kids big and small. Come join us for a themed craft and/or a fun filled game.

Friday Night Cards
Friday evenings in the recreation hall
What is your favourite card game…Poker? Euchre? Magic, The Gathering? Oh Shit? Let us know, we will play them all.

Wagon Ride
Saturday evenings at 7:00 pm – weather permitting.
Meet at one of the pick-up points to enjoy a ride around the campground listening to some music.

Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm in the recreation hall.
Keep calm and Bingo on. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sunday Morning Round Table
Sunday mornings on the deck or in the recreation hall.
Bring your mug and join us on Sunday morning for supplied coffee on the deck or in the recreation hall.

Sunday Sundae
June 25 to September 3
Come and enjoy a Sundae at our dairy bar. $2 sundae with toppings of your choice.

Theme Weekends

Mother’s Day French Toast Breakfast

Sunday, May 14, 2023

Give your mom a break and enjoy a French toast (and more) breakfast on us!

Site Sale

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Your trash could be someone else’s treasure. Take the opportunity to declutter and sell or give away all your unwanted “stuff”.

Family Games Day

Saturday, May 20, 2023

Come play some of those fun-loving family games like the sack race, 3-legged race, lawn twister, water balloon toss and many more.

Welcome Back BBQ

Sunday, May 21, 2023

Enjoy a lunch, put on by staff, to welcome back everyone to another wonderful camping season.

Father’s Day Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, June 18, 2023

Be the hero and bring your dad to enjoy breakfast in our recreation hall or on the deck (on us)!

Carnival Day

Saturday, June 24, 2023

Calling all kids, big and small! Try your hand at things like throwing games, testing your strength, dunking your friends (or the dutchman) or just enjoying some cotton candy.

General Manager’s KIDS Fishing Derby

Friday, June 30, 2023

Our General Manager LOVES fishing and he’s pretty darn good at it. Come join him, perhaps you’ll learn a thing or two! Grab a rod or bring your own to catch a fish. Prizes to be won.

General Manager’s “Saturday Seasonal Shootout” Fishing Derby

Saturday, July 1, 2023

Our annual fishing derby is hosted by our General Manager and fishing guru Brad de Wolde. We will have prizes for 1st and 2nd biggest fish in the bass and walleye categories

Volleyball Tournament

Saturday, July 8, 2023

Sign up in teams of 4, 5 or 6 and battle it out to see who will be the champion of Sandbanks RCC 1st volleyball tournament.

Wine and Cheese Sharing

Saturday, July 15, 2023

Socialize and get to know others while sampling delicious wines and foods.

Bob Leland Poker Run – Pirate themed

Saturday, July 22, 2023

Decorate your vessel and start your engines because this Saturday it’s the East Lake Poker Run, followed by the card reveal where we’ll determine who has the winning hand. Prizes to be won!

Poker Run on the River – Pirate themed

Sunday, July 23, 2023

Paddle your canoe, kayak, floatie or other non-motorized vessel to the five stations along the river and collect your poker hand. Prizes to be won, especially if you’re dressed like a pirate!

Pirate Ship Building (and floating) Competition

Build: Saturday, July 22, 2023

Race: Sunday, July 23, 2023

Build your vessel out of only cardboard and tape and race it to the finish line hoping you stay afloat!

Christmas in July

Saturday, July 29, 2023/h3>

At Sandbanks River Country, we love Christmas! It wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit from Santa! Enjoy a Christmas parade headed by the Jolly man himself. Campers can enter a decorated “site” and the best one will win a prize.

Live Music – The Reasons

Friday, August 4, 2023

“The Reasons” will be entertaining us with Rock n’ Roll and Classic Rock from the 50s to the 90s. Grab a chair or your dancing shoes and have a fun filled night with good friends and good music!

The Not-So-Newlywed Game

Saturday, August 5, 2023

Join us for some laughs seeing if the seasonal couples “really” know each other.

Halloween in the County

Saturday, August 12, 2023

Start off Halloween by decorating your site to join in the festivities and you’ll have a chance to win a prize. Saturday evening, we will be trick or treating around the park!

Horse Shoe Tournament

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Join us, in teams of two, for this old-fashioned past time turned into a Sandbanks RCC competition!

Corn Hole Tournament

Saturday, August 26, 2023

Sandbanks RCC is taking this loved backyard game and having a tournament. Who will win the coveted corn hole crown?

Corn Roast

Saturday, September 2, 2023

The most anticipated event of the season … the annual CORN ROAST and dance is a campground tradition. Enjoy free food, music and dancing put on as a thank you for a wonderful camping season.

Thanksgiving Potluck

Saturday, October 7, 2023

As we are in our last few days of the camping season, with very few opportunities left to gather, Sandbanks RCC hopes you will join us with your favourite Thanksgiving dish.

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