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Mid-Summer Fest - Jaanipäev

June 17 - June 19, 2016

Big Bear Lake, California


The event will take place in Big Bear Lake, California for our festivities at Buttercup Campground to accommodate everyone.  This is a group campground with great open space to accommodate everyone, room for kids to play, close to hiking trails, large fire pit, barbecue and tables.  Whether you are coming for the day, a night or the weekend,  Celebrate Mid-Summer/Jaanipäev in a traditional setting of forest, lake and mountains.  Bring friends, a light jacket or sweater, as the night time temperatures can drop down in to the 40's at night, with day time temperatures in the mid 70's or so.

Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 310.383.7893 if you would like to stay at Buttercup Campground. The cost is $5 per person per night, children 12 and under stay free.

If anyone wants to volunteer to organize group hikes, bike rides, boating, helicopter rides, volleyball games, team sports or anything else that would be fun, contact Robert.

The campground is walking distance from Snow Summit Ski Resort (ski lift is open) and you can enter from the resort side or follow THIS LINK

There are other campgrounds, cabins and hotels to stay for a night or the weekend, visit www.bigbear.com or contact the club for suggestions.


Things To Do in Big Bear Lake

Boating and Water Sports - http://www.bigbear.com/things-to-do/recreation/boating-and-water-sports/

Golf and Alpine Slide - http://www.bigbear.com/things-to-do/recreation/golf/

Helicopter Rides - http://www.bigbear.com/things-to-do/recreation/helicopter-flights/

Parasailing - http://www.bigbear.com/things-to-do/recreation/parasailing/

Zoo and Petting Zoo - http://www.bigbear.com/things-to-do/recreation/zoos/

Hiking - http://www.bigbear.com/things-to-do/recreation/hiking/

Biking - http://www.bigbear.com/things-to-do/recreation/mountain-biking/

There are numerous activities, tennis, zip lining, bowling, walk around the village and of course, enjoying spending the weekend with friends, old and new.  For a complete list of things to do in Big Bear Lake, visit http://www.bigbear.com/things-to-do/


Let us know if you would be interested in participating in volleyball games, hiking or any other activity and we'll try to organize these events with others.  If you would like to perform (sing, dance, tell stories, recite poems, provide music, .....) in the evening, let us know that as well

5:00 PM - ? - Games and Mid-Summer fire at Buttercup Campground.  Stop by anytime beginning at 5:00 PM.  The campground is located on a forest service road between Summit Blvd and Elm Street,   Due to limited parking, if you are staying overnight at the campground, please park along Summit Blvd and walk toward the resort and turn left on the forest road (last road before the fence) and follow it for a few minutes to the sign for the campground.  Bring a flashlight.


You are on your own to explore the area and you might find others to join you.  If anyone needs a place to hang out for the day before driving home, you are welcome to stop by Big Bear Mountain Cabin located at 43578 Yosemite Road http://bigbearmountaincabin.com/

Any questions, comments or reserving a space at Buttercup campground contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


There are numerous other activities to do in Big Bear Lake, especially for children, swimming, water slide, bob sledding, boat tours, play a round of golf, visit the animal park, petting zoo, zip lining, walk around village and best of all, enjoying friends and relaxation.  To find out what else there is to do, check out http://www.bigbear.com/

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