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Camelback Mountain Opens Thursday

December 13, 2016

Best Ski, Splash & Stay Package in the U.S.A

Camelback Resort will open for day and night skiing and snowboarding on Thursday, Dec. 15, officially launching its 53rd ski season. The Snowtubing Park, the largest in the nation, will open on Saturday, Dec. 17. Operating hours, ticket pricing, trail and lift status, web cam and snow report are available at Camelbackresort.com.

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Camelback Ski Season to Start Early

November 21, 2016
With Cold Temperatures, Natural and Man-made Snow 
Officials Hope For an Early Opening

Tannersville, Pa. – November 21, 2016 – Snow, both natural and man-made, is blanketing the slopes at Camelback Resort, a favorite ski and winter fun destination in the Pocono Mountains. Officials are hoping to open for winter ski season in the very near future.

In the hopes of beckoning an early winter this past weekend, Camelback Resort’s season pass holder pre-season celebration included a sacrifice of skis via bonfire to the Norse mythological winter God, Ullr (pronounced Ool-er). It worked. Saturday night, five inches of powder fell across Camelback Mountain. With colder temperatures, early snow, and the resort’s snowguns in full operation, Camelback Resort is anticipating an early and long season, welcoming thousands of skiers and snowboarders in the Tri-State region.

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Holiday Grand Arrival Parade

November 16, 2016
SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO....
CAMELBACK LODGE & AQUATOPIA INDOOR WATERPARK

Camelback Lodge is kicking off its second Holiday Season with a very grand entrance by Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016. Camelback Lodge guests and the community are invited to welcome Mr. and Mrs. Claus as they arrive in style via horse drawn carriage for Camelback Resort’s Christmas Parade. Warm up your vocal chords and get ready to sing along with holiday music led by the Pocono Mountain East Show Choir. 

Throughout the Holiday season, Camelback Lodge guests can enjoy a myriad of festivities including visits with Santa and his elves, appearances from the Lodge’s mascots Cliff & Cami Camel, story time with Mrs. Claus, donut decorating, crafts and games.

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Winter Fun in the Pocono Mountains

November 4, 2016

CAMELBACK RESORT THE IDEAL DESTINATION FOR BEGINNERS,
ADVANCED, AND ADAPTIVE SKIERS 

 Tannersville, Pa. November 4, 2016 – Camelback Resort, the popular ski destination in the Pocono Mountains, will welcome more than half a million guests during the 2016-2017 winter ski season. Located less than two hours from New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia, Camelback Resort, now in it’s 53rd season, is hailed in the industry for converting new skiers and snowboarders in the Northeast to lifetime snowsport enthusiasts and serves as an important feeder to Western ski resorts. 

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Leaf Peepers and Thrill Seekers

October 5, 2016
EXPERIENCE CAMELBACK'S FALL FOLIAGE FROM THE TREETOP FLYER SCENIC LIFT
AND THE NEWLY LAUNCHED 
KARTRITE’S KURSE HAUNTED HOUSE

 TANNERSVILLE, Pa. – The days are getting shorter, the air is getting crisper and the leaves are slowly beginning to change. In the weeks to come, many will embark on scenic car rides through the Pocono Mountains to enjoy the seasonal fall foliage and kids will be daydreaming about this year’s Halloween costumes. Camelback Resort delivers big on fall fun for all, offering stunning views to witness the changing leaves from the TreeTop Flyer Scenic Lift, and the launch of the regions most epic, kid-friendly, haunted house, Kartrite’s Kurse.

 

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Mummy's Oasis Debuts At Camelbeach

June 17, 2016

The Newest Attraction at Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark is Now Open

Tannersville, Pa. - Mummy’s Oasis, an interactive family water fun zone, is now open at Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark in the Pocono Mountains, the biggest outdoor waterpark in Pennsylvania.

A fully themed family fun zone, Mummy’ …

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World's Largest Swimming Lesson at Camelbeach

June 8, 2016

Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark to serve as Official Host Location for the World's Largest Swimming Lesson; New World Record attempt planned for June 24, 2016

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On Friday, June 24th, 2016, tens of thousands of kids and adults at aquatic facilities around the world will unite for the seventh year in a row to make noise that Swimming Lessons Save Lives™. A global event, The World’s Largest Swim Lesson™ (WLSL), will take place over the course of 24 hours at an estimated 500 locations in more than 20 countries. For the sixth year, …

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Camelbeach Media Fact Sheet

May 27, 2016

#ThisIsMyBeach

Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark, located in the Pocono Mountains at the base of Camelback Mountain, serves as Pennsylvania’s largest and most exciting waterpark destination. Families and waterpark enthusiasts will be submerged in unparalleled summer fun and entertainment with 37 rides, slides and water attractions including the acclaimed FlowRider surfing simulator ride, and Vortex and Spin Cycle bowl rides. Coupled with Camelback Mountain Adventures, with Soaring Camel, North America’s longest twin 4,000 ft. zip-flyers, Appalachian Express Mountain Coaster and Freefall airbag attraction, Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark delivers a combination of thrill and relaxation in a clean, safe, family-friendly mountain setting.

LOCATION: Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark is only 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Philadelphia in the Pocono Mountains at 301 Resort Drive, Tannersville, Pa 18372. Phone: 570.629.1661


GET READY
: Pennsylvania’s largest outdoor waterpark 

  • 37 rides, slides and attractions
  • New in 2016! Mummy’s Oasis Family Interactive Water Zone
  • Beautiful natural mountain setting versus a typical steel and concrete waterpark
  • Recipient of the 2014 and 2013 TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence
  • Regular and Premium Speed Pass options available, eliminating the need to wait in line on the most popular slides:
    • Speed Pass Timer Watch reduces wait time by up to 50%.
    • Guests select attractions at the reservation kiosk; watch alerts guest when it is their turn on the designated attraction 
    • Regular Speed Pass: Reserves guests’ space in line equal to the current wait time 
    • Premium Speed Pass: Grants faster access (up to 50%) to designated attraction without having to stand in line 
  • Fourteen different food outlets and concessions offer ice-cream, Italian specialties backyard homemade BBQ and more
  • Key and Electronic Lockers, strollers, wheel chairs and cushions available for rent
  • Water temperature maintained consistently between 78-80 degrees

PLAY IT SAFE: More than 200 Lifeguards and Waterpark Attendants 

  • Lifeguards trained and certified through Jeff Ellis & Associates, the industry leader in aquatic safety
  • Recipients of the Jeff Ellis & Associates Aquatic Risk Management Safety Award for more than 15 years for exceeding scheduled and unscheduled Safety & Response Audits 
  • Complimentary Coastguard approved lifejackets are free and available throughout our park

CHILL OUT:

  • 41 Private Cabanas in two styles available for advance rental 
    • Includes morning fruit basket, afternoon desserts and wait service
    • Deluxe Cabanas: Located at the Kahuna Lagoon Wavepool; accommodates up to 10; features comfortable lounge chairs, ceiling fan, and refrigerator stocked with cold bottles of water
    • Regular Cabanas: Located at the Olympic pool and Pharaoh’s Phortress; accommodates up to six
  • 225 Picnic table’s available for advance rental 
    • Designated in-park area to accommodate guests bringing in a picnic lunch; accommodates up to eight people

THRILL & FAMILY RIDES

FLOWRIDER

  • Current-generated surfing simulator offering an endless, perfect wave
  • 40-foot inclined, tensioned composite membrane surface to soften any wipeout
  • First time? A great way to learn to ride in a safe and controlled environment
  • Already a Pro? A fun way for more experienced flow boarders to sharpen skills (and show off a little)
  • Center divider allows two boogie boarders to ride simultaneously
  • Boogie board sessions included in the admission price; FlowBoarding an additional fee
  • Spectator friendly with great photo opportunity potential
  • Exclusive Morning Lessons available
  • 42" height requirement for Boogie Board; 52" for stand up FlowBoarding

SANDSTORM

  • Family raft ride - only double tantrum funnel ride in the US
  • Up to four-person tube – so bring your friends!
  • Minimum of 42” tall to ride. 42” - 48” must be accompanied by a responsible chaperone 

DUNE RUNNER

  • Family raft ride
  • Three dips ending in a plunge to the splash pool below
  • Up to four-person tube 
  • Minimum of 42” tall to ride. 42” - 48” must be accompanied by a responsible chaperone

TRIPLE VENOM – COBRA, SERPENT & VIPER 

  • Three six-story tall body slides
  • Offering the greatest view
  • Cobra – fully enclosed and pitch black 
  • Viper – mostly enclosed and translucent
  • Serpent – fully open
  • High thrill factor: whipping turns, plunging drops and breath-taking speed
  • 48”Minimum height requirement

VORTEX & SPIN CYCLE 

  • Only duo bowl slides in the Northeastern US
  • Vortex - One of the most popular rides! 
  • Up to four rotations in the bowl
  • High speed, sharp turning single body slide (fastest slide in the park!)
  • 48”Minimum height requirement
  • Strong swimming ability is required
  • Spin Cycle 
  • Up to three rotations
  • One and two- …
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Camelbeach Opens New Attraction - Mummy's Oasis

May 9, 2016
Camelback Resort Announces New Summer Attraction

Mummy’s Oasis Interactive Water Zone To Debut at Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark

Tannersville, Pa. (May 9, 2016) –  This summer, Camelback Resort, located in the Pocono Mountains, will debut a new exciting attraction at its popular outdoor destination, Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark: Mummy’s Oasis family water fun zone.

Mummy’s Oasis, a fully themed family fun zone, new to Camelbeach in the summer of 2016, is designed specifically for the youngest of adventurers and their “Mummies.” The three-story fortress of fun will offer hours of exploration, where little squirts can have a blast, far from the older daredevils. Featuring pint-sized slides, a miniature tipping bucket for tiny explorers, and more than 25 water features including sprinklers, bubblers, geyser jets, water wheels, canons, and interactive antiquities galore. Parents can comfortably keep a watchful eye on their children as they soak in plenty of fun in the sun, lounging in built-in seating along the shallow beach entry.

A vast departure from the typical concrete waterpark environment, Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark boasts 37 rides, slides and water attractions including the acclaimed FlowRider surfing simulator ride, …

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Camelback Resort Announces New Summer Attractions

May 9, 2016
Mummy's Oasis Interactive Water Zone To Debut at Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark

Tannersville, Pa. – This summer, Camelback Resort, located in the Pocono Mountains, will debut a new exciting attraction at its popular outdoor destination, Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark: Mummy’s Oasis family water fun zone.

Mummy’s Oasis, a fully themed family fun zone, …

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