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15880 Interurban Rd

Platte City, Missouri

Themed Weekends


We are open year-round but activities run from April 1 – November 1.

Embark on a festive weekend at Basswood Campground and get ready to meet our lively Easter bunnies! Join in the egg-citing hunt for candy and prizes, and hop around to enjoy all the fun activities happening throughout the park this weekend. It’s an eggstravaganza of joy and adventure for the whole family!

Experience special pricing this week as a token of our gratitude for our valued guests. Engage in contests, games, and crafts designed just for you. This weekend is dedicated to celebrating you and expressing our sincere appreciation for your presence at our campground!

Delve into the mysteries beyond our atmosphere as we embark on an exploration of outer space. Join us to unravel the secrets of the cosmos, and who knows, we might catch a glimpse of some UFOs! Get ready for a weekend filled with celestial wonders and cosmic discoveries.

Immerse yourself in a weekend dedicated to sports enthusiasts! Engage in basketball, dodgeball, and a variety of other sports games and crafts. It’s a perfect opportunity for everyone to embrace their love for sports and enjoy a weekend filled with active fun.

Join us for a cosmic-themed weekend as we celebrate “May the 4th Be With You” at the campground! It’s a showdown between good and bad as we engage in thrilling games to determine the ultimate ruler of the galaxy. Test your Star Wars knowledge in the ultimate quiz that spans galaxies far, far away. May the force be strong with you as we embark on this intergalactic adventure!

Join us as we celebrate Mother’s Day in the great outdoors! Enjoy a weekend filled with games, crafts, and special moments to honor the incredible moms in our lives. It’s a time to show appreciation and create lasting memories with the wonderful women who make our lives so special.

Embark on a weekend adventure filled with creativity at LEGO MANIA! Unleash your imagination while constructing with Lego bricks. Join in on games, contests, and crafts specially designed for our Lego mania enthusiasts.

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with an unforgettable patriotic extravaganza! Join us for a weekend of honor, remembrance, and camaraderie as we pay tribute to the brave heroes who have sacrificed for our freedom. Engage in a series of meaningful activities, from flag ceremonies and memorial services to patriotic arts and crafts. Revel in the spirit of unity and gratitude, and enjoy moments of reflection and connection with fellow participants. Let this Memorial Day Weekend be a heartfelt salute to those who have served, creating cherished memories in the company of friends and family.

Embark on a weekend of scientific wonder at our MAD SCIENTIST event! Dive into the captivating world of science as you join our team of scientists for a hands-on exploration. Engage in thrilling science experiments that will spark your curiosity and leave you in awe. Unleash your creativity with themed crafts that bring out the mad scientist in you, and participate in games that challenge both your intellect and imagination. It’s a weekend filled with discovery, laughter, and a touch of madness. Come and be part of the scientific excitement!

Embark on a wild adventure at “WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE” weekend! Immerse yourself in the enchanting realm of exotic creatures from around the world. Get up close and personal with captivating avian wonders as you hold and interact with exotic birds. Feel the thrill of touching and handling fascinating reptiles that will ignite your sense of wonder. Join us for an extraordinary experience, and witness the incredible diversity of the animal kingdom. Let your curiosity run wild as you encounter these amazing creatures—where the wild things truly come to life!

Celebrate Father’s Day with a weekend dedicated to honoring the remarkable men who are fathers! Join us for a heartwarming and fun-filled experience, starting with a spirited donut-eating contest that adds a touch of sweetness to the festivities. Take part in the joyous atmosphere as families come together to celebrate the paternal figures in their lives.

For a unique and memorable moment, seize the opportunity to participate in our special “Shave Dad” event, where you can engage in a lighthearted and bonding experience. Whether you’re a dad yourself or celebrating with your father, this weekend is all about creating cherished memories and expressing gratitude for the wonderful fathers in our lives. Join us for a Father’s Day celebration filled with love, laughter, and delightful moments.

Step into a nostalgic time capsule with our “BACK TO THE 90’S” themed weekend! Relive the glory days of the 1990s as we immerse ourselves in the iconic culture of that era. Get ready for a blast from the past with games, crafts, and music that defined the 90s. Dust off those flannel shirts, combat boots, and scrunchies as we encourage everyone to dress up in their best 90s attire.

Engage in friendly competition with our “Best Dressed 90’s” contest, where participants can showcase their most authentic and creative 90s-inspired outfits. The weekend is a celebration of the trends, tunes, and memories that defined a generation. Join us for a journey down memory lane as we remember and revel in the spirit of the 1990s. It’s a weekend filled with throwback fun, so don’t miss out on the chance to relive the magic of this memorable decade!

Join us for a heartfelt and honoring weekend as we express our gratitude to the heroes among us during FIRST RESPONDERS WEEKEND. To show our appreciation, all first responders, including EMS, firefighters, law enforcement officers, military personnel, nurses, and doctors, will receive a special discount on their stay.

Get ready for a patriotic extravaganza at our “RED, WHITE, AND BOOM CELEBRATE THE USA” weekend, where we come together to celebrate America’s birthday in style! Deck out your golf carts in festive colors or dress in your most patriotic attire as we honor the land of the free and the home of the brave.

As the sun sets, join us for a dazzling display of fireworks over the frisbee course. Bring your own fireworks to contribute to the spectacle, and let’s light up the night sky in a grand celebration of freedom and unity. It’s a family-friendly event that promises fun, camaraderie, and a shared love for our great nation.

Escape to the tropical paradise of “HAWAIIAN TIME” for a weekend filled with island vibes and relaxation! Whether you’re a seasoned hula dancer or a complete novice, join us for a laid-back experience that captures the essence of the Hawaiian Islands.

Experience the enchantment of the holiday season with a twist at our “CHRISTMAS IN JULY” weekend! Santa has chosen to make Basswood his summer vacation destination, and he’s bringing the festive spirit with him. Embrace the merriment by donning your Ugly Christmas Sweater and transforming your campsite or golf cart into a winter wonderland for a chance to win fabulous prizes.

Gather around the firepit for heartwarming caroling sessions and revel in the joy of the season. Don’t miss the festive golf cart parade, where creativity and Christmas cheer collide in a dazzling display of holiday spirit. Brace yourself for delightful surprises as Santa himself makes special gift deliveries, spreading joy and laughter throughout the campground.

Immerse yourself in the wizarding world with the opportunity to capture moments with your favorite Hogwarts teachers and residents. Pose for pictures, share your magical experiences, and revel in the camaraderie of fellow wizards and witches. From spellbinding crafts to whimsical adventures, this weekend is a celebration of all things Harry Potter.

Step into a world where everything is larger than life, and the fun knows no bounds. Whether you’re a seasoned player or a casual gamer, BIG TIME GAMES offers a unique and entertaining twist to familiar classics. Engage in friendly competition, strategize with your team, and enjoy the laughter and camaraderie that comes with supersized gaming.

Join us for a memorable weekend where getting messy is not just encouraged—it’s the main event! Bring your sense of humor, a change of clothes, and a willingness to embrace the slimy side of life. SLIME TIME is all about making memories, creating laughter, and reveling in the joy of playful chaos!

Saddle up for a boot-stompin’ good time at our COUNTRY JAMBOREE weekend! Step into the heart of a country music celebration where the tunes are twangy, and the atmosphere is down-home friendly. Join us for a weekend filled with the soulful sounds of classic and contemporary country music.

Gear up for an exciting weekend as we bid farewell to summer and welcome the school year at our BACK TO SCHOOL extravaganza! Join us for a chance to win essential school supplies through engaging contests, ensuring a fun and fruitful start to the academic season.

Celebrate Labor Day with a blast from the past at our “LABOR DAY & LET’S CELEBRATE THE 60’S” weekend extravaganza! Join us for a trip down memory lane as we immerse ourselves in the groovy vibes of the 1960s. Get ready for a weekend filled with nostalgic activities that capture the spirit of the swinging sixties.

Embark on a prehistoric adventure at our “CRAZY ABOUT THE JURASSIC PERIOD” weekend! Join us as we delve into the wonders of the Jurassic era for a weekend filled with dino-mite activities. Get ready to travel back in time and unearth the excitement of the prehistoric world.

Step right up and join us for a thrilling weekend filled with laughter, games, and prizes at our Carnival Extravaganza! Get ready to unleash your competitive spirit as you compete in a variety of exhilarating carnival games. From ring toss to balloon darts, there’s a game for everyone!

Indulge your sweet tooth and embrace the delicious chaos at our “We Are Going to Get Messy!!!” weekend extravaganza. Dive headfirst into a world of chocolatey delights as we kick things off with a thrilling chocolate slide that promises both excitement and messiness. But that’s just the beginning! Immerse yourself in the joy of a cascading chocolate fountain, where you can dip and delight in a variety of tempting treats.

Rev up your engines and get ready for a weekend of high-speed thrills at our “Build-a-Racetrack” extravaganza! Unleash your creativity as you and your friends design and construct your very own racetracks, complete with twists, turns, and exhilarating challenges. Compete head-to-head in a friendly race to see whose creation reigns supreme. It’s a test of skill, speed, and ingenuity that will have you on the edge of your seat!

Prepare for an epic battle as we invite you to don your battle gear, grab your Nerf guns, and dive headfirst into the ultimate showdown at our action-packed weekend event! Join us for a thrilling adventure where camaraderie meets competition in an exhilarating Nerf battle like no other.

Get ready to splash into a world of vibrant hues at our Colorful Color Run weekend! Lace up your sneakers and join us for a lively and energetic run that’s more about fun than finish lines. Be prepared to be showered in an explosion of colors as you traverse the course, creating a kaleidoscope of joy with every step.

Get ready for a spine-tingling weekend of thrills and chills at Basswood – where the frights are as plentiful as the fun! This weekend promises to be a frighteningly good time as we embark on a chilling adventure that will leave you both spooked and smiling.

Dress to impress in your most haunting costumes and join us for a night of site-to-site trick-or-treating. Explore the campground and gather treats from fellow campers who have transformed their sites into eerie wonders. It’s a ghoulishly delightful way to connect with neighbors and share the spirit of the season.

For those seeking an extra dose of terror, brave a visit to our haunted site. Beware of the spine-chilling surprises that await as you navigate through a realm of darkness and mystery. It’s an experience that will send shivers down your spine and leave you with tales to tell around the campfire.

Feeling creative? Decorate your own site to join the competition and stand a chance to win great prizes! Let your imagination run wild as you transform your campsite into a Halloween masterpiece. The spookier, the better!

Join us for a weekend of frightful delights, where the spirit of Halloween comes to life at every turn. From trick-or-treating to haunted encounters and site decorating, it’s a celebration of all things spooky and spectacular. Pack your courage, don your best costume, and get ready for a hauntingly good time at Basswood!