A VIB – Very Important Bear – Experience is your very own VIP experience with your choice of any of our Yogi Bear and FriendsTM characters. On any given weekend we offer over 35 activities (opportunities for FUN!) at our ** 5-time Park of the Year** award-winning park! We are committed to giving you the VERY BEST experiences. What better way to do that than to give you the VIB treatment!?
1. Meet and Greet with Yogi Bear and Boo Boo.
This VIB experience comes with a Yogi Bear or Boo Boo plush, photo opportunity, and personal delivery from the Bears. This cuddly experience is included with our Ultimate Activities Pass (read more on that here) or is available separately for purchase ($25). Meet and Greets are scheduled for Wednesday (June 7-August 19, 2021) and Saturday (all season) afternoons. To purchase, you may add on while booking your stay or sign up with an activities team member.
2. Bedtime Stories with Yogi Bear
In this unique VIB experience, Yogi Bear arrives at your site just before bedtime. The Kozy Rest team member accompanying Yogi Bear will read a short bedtime story to your family around the campfire. There will be opportunities for photos and high fives! This VIB experience is limited to Wednesday (June 7-August 19, 2021) and Saturday (all season) evenings with only a limited number of spots available. It is $20 and you may sign up in the office, or purchase as an add on when booking your stay.
3. DIY Donut Delivery with Cindy Bear
Donut Delivery with Cindy Bear is NEW at Jellystone Park at Kozy Rest for 2021!! Rise and shine and have donuts with Cindy Bear on a Thursday (June 7-August 19, 2021) or Sunday (all season) morning – she will be by bright and early at 8 AM with breakfast! This sugary-sweet VIB experience includes personal donut delivery from Cindy Bear (to see her is a RARE treat!), photo op, and 4 DIY donuts. **icing and sprinkles included separately so that you may decorate them to your liking** Additional donuts with icing and sprinkles are available for $1 each. You may sign up for DIY Donut Delivery with Cindy Bear in the office ($11) or purchase as an add on when booking
4. Milk and Cookies with Boo Boo
Who doesn’t love milk and cookies?! Boo Boo loves them! For only $5, Boo Boo will personally deliver your child a small carton of milk and a bag of chocolate chip cookies! What better way to end a fun-filled day! This VIB experience is available on a Wednesday (June 7-August 19, 2021) or Saturday (all season) evening. You may sign up in the office or purchase as an add on when reserving your spot.
5. Junior Ranger Program with Ranger Smith
Our Junior Ranger Program – which launched in 2020 – is a great way for your child to learn some basic camping skills! Pricing ranges from $25-$75 depending on your program choice (read more here). Then on Thursday (June 7-August 19, 2021) or Sunday (all season) morning, Ranger Smith will meet you and your child at the flagpole. There, the pinning ceremony, Pledge of Allegiance, and photos will take place. Ranger Smith will present each Junior Ranger with a certificate of completion and a badge. Don’t miss this opportunity for your child to learn and grow with us! Sign up for this VIB experience in the office or purchase as an add on when booking your stay.
6. Birthday Parties
To wrap up our VIB experience summary, we must include our Yogi Bear and Friends Birthday Parties! These are so much fun and with pricing from $35-$150, there is something for everyone! We offer a wide range of packages including balloons, cupcakes, t-shirts, Hey rides and more – all included with a personal visit from Yogi Bear or Boo Boo. Read more about our birthday party packages here. We ask that birthday parties be scheduled at least a week in advance – and can be held any day ending in “Y”. You may schedule a birthday party by calling the office at 724-735-2417 or purchasing as an add on when booking your stay.
For more fun and exciting park activities please consider our Field Trips at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park TM at Kozy Rest.