Rising Sun Campground

Camping On The Beautiful Tippecanoe River

Welcome to Rising Sun Campground on the beautiful Tippecanoe River.

We are located just off Highway 35 in Monterey Indiana.

COMING IN 2019: FULL HOOK-UP SITES!!

PLEASE REMEMBER WE ARE A NO GLASS BOTTLE CAMPGROUND.

Apr
20
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April 20th 1:00 PM WELCOME BACK SEASONAL CAMPERS POT LUCK!! EASTER EGG HUNT!!

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1:00 pm IN REC HALL-WELCOME BACK SEASONAL POT LUCK!!! WE PROVIDE THE MAIN DISH, WE ASK ALL OF YOU TO PROVIDE A SIDE DISH OR DESSERT TO SHARE. WE WILL DISCUSS UPCOMING EVENTS, SIGN UP FOR THE “GETTING GREENER COMMITTEE” AND “HALLOWEEN COMMITTEE. EASTER EGG HUNT TO FOLLOW MEETING WITH A SPECIAL VISITOR FROM A FURRY FRIEND!!! IF ANY CAMPERS WOULD LIKE TO DONATE EGGS FOR THE HUNT PLEASE CONTACT ANGIE OR RACHEL.

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May
10
to May 12

MOTHERS DAY WEEKEND! MAY 10TH-12TH 2019

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WHATEVER YOU DO DON’T LEAVE MOM AT HOME THIS WEEKEND!! WE WILL BE HAVING A KIDS ACTIVITY ON SATURDAY @ 1:00PM. WINE AND CANVAS FOR MOM STARTS AT 2:00PM- COST $25. WINE AND SNACKS INCLUDED. WE WILL FINISH THE WEEKEND OFF WITH OUR ANNUAL MOTHERS DAY BINGO 7:00PM. MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS TODAY!!

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May
31
to Jun 2

MAY 31-JUNE 2ND TIE-DYE WEEKEND!! TIE DYE WORKSHOPS SATURDAY JUNE 1ST 11:30 AM AND 2:00 PM.

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WE ARE GETTING READY FOR BROWNTOWN!! TIE-DYES EVERYWHERE. BRING A 100% WHITE COTTON LAUNDERED SHIRT TO THE OFFICE/STORE FRIDAY NIGHT SO YOUR SHIRT IS READY FOR THE SATURDAY WORKSHOPS. IF YOU DON’T HAVE A WHITE SHIRT THERE WILL BE SHIRTS IN THE STORE FOR SALE $5 A SHIRT. WE ARE LIMITING EVERYONE TO 1 SHIRT PER WORKSHOP. COST OF WORKSHOP IS $5. WORKSHOPS WILL BE SATURDAY JUNE 1ST AT 11:30 AND 2:00 PM. SIGN UP IN THE STORE.

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Jun
7
to Jun 9

BROWNTOWN JUNE 7TH-9TH

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HEY EVERYONE ITS TIME FOR “BROWNTOWN” WHO’S READY???!!! IT JUST KEEPS GETTING BETTER, SO BRING THOSE TIE-DYES AND GET READY FOR A MUSICAL WEEKEND! RISING SUN CAFE WILL BE SERVING BREAKFAST SATURDAY THE 8TH FROM 7-11:00 AM. TIPPI-CANOE RENTALS WILL BE RUNNING FLOATS ALL WEEKEND, SO MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS TODAY.

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Jun
28
to Jun 30

BBQ COOK-OFF WEEKEND JUNE 28-30TH-RAIN OR SHINE OR HEAT WAVE!!! JUDGING WILL BE SATURDAY JUNE 29TH AT 3:00 PM-LOCATION TO BE ANNOUCED.

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TROPHY TO BE GIVEN FOR 1ST PLACE AND 2ND PLACE. THERE WILL BE NO RESCHEDULE FOR ACTS OF MOTHER NATURE! HAVE YOUR BBQ TO DESIGNATED LOCATION BY 3:00 PM ON SATURDAY JUNE 29TH. IF YOUR NOT MAKING BBQ BUT WANT TO EAT PLEASE BRING A SIDE DISH OR DESSERT TO SHARE. RULES ARE AS FOLLOWS: MUST BRING 3 LB OF BBQ, MAY BBQ CHICKEN, BEEF, PORK OR VEGETABLES. MUST BE PREPARED AT YOUR CAMPSITE, MUST BE CAMPING WITH US. AND MOST IMPORTANT MUST HAVE FUN!!!

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Jul
12
to Jul 14

WET AND WILD WATER WEEKEND JULY 12TH-14TH

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SORRY GROWN-UPS THIS WEEKEND IS FOR THE KIDS!! SATURDAY STARTS OFF WITH A GAME OF SLIP N SLIDE KICK-BALL IN THE FIELD, THEN ENJOY A RIDE AROUND THE CAMPGROUND ON THE WATER WAGON AND DON’T FORGET YOUR WATER SHOOTERS, IT MAY BE AN ALL OUT WATER WAR!!!! SO MAKE SURE YOUR DRESSED IN YOUR SWIMSUIT AND LETS HAVE SOME FUN!!!

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Jul
26
to Jul 28

JULY 26TH-28TH PAN PAGEN FESTIVAL. DESSERT OFF ON SATURDAY 27TH.

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SATURDAY JULY 28TH: DESSERT OFF RAIN, SNOW, OR EXTREME SUNSHINE THE DESSERT OFF WILL GO ON!! PLEASE HAVE YOUR PREPARED HOMEMADE DESSERT TO DESIGNATED AREA BY 5:00 PM ON SATURDAY THE 27TH.

RISING SUN CAMPGROUND ALSO WELCOMES THE PAN PAGEN FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND. PLEASE REMEMBER THIS IS A PRIVATE FESTIVAL. IT IS CLOSED TO CAMPERS AT RISING SUN CAMPGROUND. THEY WILL HAVE SHOPPING HOURS THAT CAMPERS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THOSE HOURS WILL BE POSTED THE WEEKEND OF. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE.

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Aug
16
to Aug 18

AUGUST 16TH-18TH HARRY POTTER WEEKEND

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BRING ALL YOUR HARRY POTTER WEARS DON’T FORGET YOUR WANDS, AND JUMP ON THOSE BROOMS AND MAKE THOSE RESERVATIONS NOW!!! THIS WEEKEND IS GOING DOWN IN RISING SUN HISTORY!! CHARACTER CONTEST, TUG A WARS, MAGIC, MAGIC, MAGIC. MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW!!

ALSO GOING GREEN MEETING AT 2:00 PM AND HALLOWEEN MEETING AT 3:00 PM.

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Oct
12
to Oct 14

CAMP-O-WEEN!!! October 12-14th 2018

Friday October 12th- Movie in the field! Showing “Casper” and ” Hocus Pocus” starting at dark! So bring a blanket and enjoy some free popcorn!!

Saturday October 13th-

9am- Auction at Rec hall-Will be collecting items up until Auction time. All proceeds going for playground equipment next to swimming pool.

9am-11:30am-Homemade scarecrow contest -Please have scarecrow up to store by 11:30am, judging will be at 12:00pm. Prize to be awareded!

12:00pm-2:00pm-Kids Activities-Rec hall-Free

3:00pm-5:00pm-Trick or treat (open to public)

5:30pm-Golf cart parade-Line up to begin at 5:15pm next to store/rec hall.

6:00pm-Golf Cart Parade Judging at stage.

7pm-10:30pm-Costume contest judging ages: 0-8 years, 9-16 years, 17 and over, Free hot dogs, Night shift Band!

7:00pm-10:30pm-Haunted hayride-$1 a person all proceeds go to Culver Community Sports department. Rising Sun Campground will match donations.

9:30pm-Campsite decorating judging!

50/50 raffle-proceeds to Culver Community lunch accounts. Will draw at 7:00pm Saturday night.

Boyscouts will be selling popcorn all day Saturday.

Rising Sun Campground will be accepting all used cell phones for donation to the local Womens Shelter.

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Sep
28
to Sep 30

BBQ COOK OFF!! END OF SEASON SEASONAL MEETING.

RULES OF THE GAME: EVERYONE MUST MAKE 3 LBS OF MEAT TO SHARE, MUST BE PREPARED AT CAMP SITE. MUST BE UP TO REC HALL FOR JUDGING BY 1:00 PM SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 29TH.  IF YOU ARE NOT PARTICIPATING IN COOK OFF BUT WOULD LIKE TO EAT PLEASE BRING A DISH TO SHARE, SIDE DISH OR DESSERT. IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING COOK OFF WE WILL BE HAVING ARE END OF YEAR SEASONAL MEETING TO GO OVER 2019 CAMPING SEASON. 2019 SEASONAL LEASES WILL BE HANDED OUT AT THIS TIME. 

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Sep
21
to Sep 23

OLD FASHIONED BLUEGRASS WEEKEND!!

COME OUT AND ENJOY A FALL EVENING WITH A POT LUCK DINNER AND OLD FASHIONED BLUEGRASS MUSIC. BBQ PORK WILL BE PROVIDED WE ASK ALL OF YOU TO MAKE A SIDE DISH OR DESSERT TO SHARE. LOOKING FOR LOCAL BLUEGRASS MUSICIANS THAT WANT TO COME AND DO SOME PICKIN. ALL MUSICIANS WILL RECEIVE 1/2 OFF ELECTRIC CAMPING OR FREE PRIMITIVE CAMPING. CALL AND RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY.   

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Sep
14
to Sep 16

CHILI COOK OFF

CHILI COOK OFF!!! RULE OF THE GAME! MUST BE PREPARED AT CAMP SITE. MUST MAKE 3 LB TO SHARE. HAVE CHILI UP TO REC HALL BY 1:00 PM ON SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 15TH. PLEASE REMEMBER IF YOU ARE NOT MAKING CHILI BUT WOULD LIKE TO EAT PLEASE BRING A SIDE DISH OR DESSERT TO SHARE.

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Aug
24
to Aug 26

GOLF CART WARS!

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WELL HOPEFULLY YOU WON'T GET THIS DIRTY!!! COME OUT AND JOIN US WHEN WE TRANSFORM OUR FESTIVAL FIELD INTO AN OBSTACLE COURSE FOR GOLF CARTS. LOTS OF LAUGHS AND FUN FOR THIS ANTICIPATED CAMPGROUND WEEKEND.  DON'T FORGET YOUR GOLF CARTS. AND AS ALWAYS NO OFF ROAD VEHICLES IN CAMPGROUND. EXAMPLES: RAZORS, DIRT BIKES OR 4 WHEELERS. :) 

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Jul
13
to Jul 15

BBQ Cook-Off weekend

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Hey Campers its time to fire up those smokers and BBQers!!! Saturday- BBQ will need to be to the  judges by 3:00 pm.  May BBQ beef, Chicken, Pork or vegetables. 3 lbs to share. Have fun!! If you are not participating in BBQ Cook Off please bring your appetite and a side dish to share! DJ/Karaoke will begin Saturday night at 7:00.  Trophy for 1st and 2nd place winners. 

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Jun
29
to Jul 1

Campfire Cook-Off and DJ/Karaoke Weekend

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Saturday Campfire Cook-off-Must be prepared at campsite at the campfire! Make enough to share! Have plated dish to judges by 5:00 pm, location of judging to be announced. Those not participating in cook-off bring your appetites and side dish or dessert to share and be up at the judging for some dinner and fun!! Trophy to 1st and 2nd place. Karaoke and DJ immediately following!  

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Jun
15
to Jun 17

BROWNTOWN 9

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Limited Electric/water sites-don't miss out on a great music weekend, packed full of shopping, food vendors, yoga, fire dancers and an awesome light show!!  Make your reservations early. Ticket sales through Chester Brown, electric and water sites contact Rising Sun Campground directly. 

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Jun
1
to Jun 3

Movie night and Fishing Tournament!

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Friday night "Movie Night in the Field" Movie begins at dusk! Bring your blankets and snacks!! Saturday we will be celebrating Fathers Day with a friendly fishing tournament. $ 5 entry fee. Tournament times 8-12 noon. Prizes will be given for the biggest fish and smallest.  

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May
25
to May 28

Memorial Day Weekend

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Make your reservations today!! Come out and help us all welcome "Nightshift" to the stage! The weekend wouldn't be complete without a 54 ft bounce obstacle course for the kids! Sunday we will be having a 3-point contest, free throw contest and finish it off with a 3 on 3 basketball tournament!! And everyone's favorite BINGO!!  Meat boards and 50/50 all weekend! And YES there will be a golf cart parade Saturday at 4 pm-theme "dealers choice"!! Float trips all weekend! 

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May
18
to May 20

Spring Tie-Dye Weekend

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Spring time Tie-Dye weekend!! Bring a laundered 100% cotton white t-shirt! Drop off in office when you register for camping. Cost of tie-dye workshop is $5.00 per shirt. If you need a shirt we will have a limited supply in the store.  Workshop will be on Saturday at 12:00 and 3:00 pm. Sign ups will be available at time of registration. 

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Jun
9
to Jun 11

TIE-DYE WEEKEND!!! JUNE 9TH-11TH

Bring your 100% cotton white T-shirt to store/office on Friday night we will prep the shirt for the Tie-Dye workshop on Saturday June 10th @ 1:00 pm.  Cost of workshop is $5.00 a shirt. Please launder shirt in laundry soap only (no fabric softener)  prior to bringing it on Friday. Kids Karaoke Saturday June 10th @ 5:00 pm-7:00 pm and Adults Karaoke 7:00 pm-10 pm. 

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September 9th - 11th 2016 - 2nd Annual Bluegrass Festival
Sep
9
to Sep 11

September 9th - 11th 2016 - 2nd Annual Bluegrass Festival

Please mark your calendars for our 2nd annual Bluegrass Festival. September 9th thru the 11th. 

LINE-UP:
Kenny Stinson & Perfect Tym'n
Branded Bluegrass
Pete Nye
Leghorn
Northern Indiana Cloggers

Band competition Friday night. $150 for first place plus a booking for Saturday!! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Beer Garden, Crafters and Food Concessions.

CALL AHEAD FOR RESERVATIONS
Electric/Water Sites: $90 (Includes Festival)
Primitive Camping: $70 (Includes Festival) 

Day Passes: 
Friday $10
Saturday $10
Sunday $5
Weekend Pass - $15
Pricing for "Day Passes" is for anyone 16 yr and older. Under 16 is free with a paid adult pass.

For vending information or to reserve your camping spot for this weekend call us at 574-542-4780.

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