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Play day and camping weekend at O’Connell’s Yogi Bear RV Resort

May 14, 2022 May 15, 2022

Play day and camping weekend May 14-15, 2022

Kelley – Front Office Manager – 815-857-3860 (Call in reservations only: mention you are with the club for 40% discount both on cabins and RV spots.)

Event Parking: 
Monty 815-503-3882

Event Coordinators: 
Carol Bowser 815-739-2001 
Roy Izzo 614-395-0424 
Debbie Izzo 614-949-7818

Pre-registration is recommended, however all are welcome! Pre-Register Here

You can also find us at the site. We have a Beaver Contessa Motorhome that has Ohio plates R Jacks and is white with gray and bronze stripes. Please call or stop by; we all want to help with any questions you might have.

Most of us will be parked in the Oasis area. When that area is booked there will be discounted parking near the pet walk area. There are discounted pet-friendly units available also if you don’t have an RV or tent.

Phone Service in The Park

Phone service in the park is not always very great. Based on past events here we have found that text messages tend to have a better result.

 Bark in the Park 

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park has its “Bark in the Park” weekend. Saturday night Yogi has a band scheduled to play at their pavilion.  The Jerry Menzel Band is a local favorite that plays oldies, rock and roll, and blues. We will be selling 50/50 raffle tickets to benefit our club. The winner will be announced during the band’s break. Please see any Board Member or event coordinator for tickets. We will be also selling tickets during the concert and after racing.

Friday – Check-in after 3pm CST

  • Check-in after 3pm CST
  • 4:00 Setup
  • Post-setup casual gathering and get-together
    • Bring a lawn chair and your choice of beverage(s) to enjoy a camp fire

Saturday–Racing demo day for Yogi Bear Jellystone Park

  • 9:00 Jellystone Park Gate Opens (No admission for JRTC racing participants)
  • 10:00 Pre-Event Racing practice 
  • 11:30 lunch is on your own…(Yogi has a nice concession stand located in the convention center)
  • 12:00 Check-in
  • 12:30 gather and organize for the racing show
  • 1:00 racing event for Yogi Bear campers…Please only experienced racers at this event. We are the entertainment. We will have puppy racing..everyone loves puppies!!!
  • Approximate Time 5:00 pm – Pot luck for club members…the club will provide hamburgers, hotdogs and basic condiments, please bring a dish to share. The grill will be set out at our site 5104 in the oasis area.
  • This is a free participation day

Sunday (Club Members–$10.00 per dog all day)
              (Non-members–$20.00 per dog all)

  • 8:00 am Early access for playdays racing participants 
  • 9:00 am racing (Race til they drop)
    • Track tear down by participants
  • Noon to 1:00 lunch is on your own
  • 1:00 pm Go to Ground (Pet walk area)
    • Track tear down by participants
  • 3:00 pm – Jellystone Park Checkout
  • Pot luck will be after everything is packed away and for anyone still staying. Please bring a dish to share

Attn participants: Please, please help with track set up and track tear down


May 14, 2022
May 15, 2022

O’Connell’s Yogi Bear RV Resort

970 Green Wing Rd
Amboy, IL 61310 United States
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