Campground Rules

 

Campground Rules:
Sparrow Pond is a family-oriented campground. Any indecent and/or inappropriate behavior, or activities deemed as such by the camp management, will not be tolerated. Campers will be removed immediately without refund and will not be permitted re-entry. Any illegal behavior will be reported to the State Police immediately.
Registration
Our rate is for one family (2 adults and 2 children), two vehicles, and one camping unit per site.  We DO NOT allow trailers, boats, etc to be parked at campsites. Additional fees of $5 per person must be paid for extra adults/children/visitors.  All Visitors/Guests/Vehicles must be registered at the front office.  Any Visitor/Guest/Vehicle not properly registered will be removed immediately from the property.  Maximum 8 people per site.  Extra cars are to be parked at the discretion of the management. No Parking on camp roads or on the grass.   Check-out time at 1:00 PM. Campers must leave the property at check-out time. If site is available, campers may stay until 5:00 PM for a late check-out fee of $10.00. Check in time begins at 3:00 PM until close daily. No refunds upon early departure. All visitors must register and pay the fees. Visitors must leave the property by 9:00 PM. Visitors are not allowed to bring pets. CAMPERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR GUESTS. Display your Parking Pass whenever you are on the campgrounds.
Courtesy
QUIET HOURS are from 11:00 PM - 8:00 AM. they are enforced. Use only the table and fire ring on your site. Do not walk through other campers’ sites. Put all garbage in a sealed bag and dispose of at nearest garbage collection site. All mail and messages will be held at the office. Emergency messages will be delivered to your site.
Safety
SPEED LIMIT is 5 MPH. Watch for children. Keep campfires small. Do not burn trash in fire rings. All burning wood must be within the fire ring. Firewood may be purchased at the camp store. No fire should be left unattended. Extinguish your fire before vacating the site. No clotheslines on campsites. FIREARMS, FIREWORKS AND HOVERBOARDS ARE PROHIBITED! Pool rules are enforced. Swim at your own risk. No lifeguard on duty. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. No unlicensed motor vehicles of any kind are permitted on the property. Dirt bikes, Go Carts, Mini Bikes, ATV’s, Hoverboards or Motorized Skateboards are NOT permitted.
Environment
Dishwashing or laundry is not to be done in the restrooms. Utility sinks are available for your use. No mats or carpets are permitted on grass areas. Fishing is catch and release only and is for registered campers and their guests. No swimming or wading in the pond. Do not move any fire rings. No vehicle washing is permitted. Please do not dig any holes or trenches.  No Clotheslines permitted.  Cutting standing trees, dead or alive, is prohibited. Do not remove branches from standing trees. By order of PA state law, gray/waste water must be disposed of in the dump station. It is illegal to release it on the ground.
Children
Children and teenagers are NEVER to be left unsupervised; an adult should be on the campground at all times. Children under 16 MUST be supervised by an adult at the pool or fishing pond. Anyone under 18 must be at their campsite by 11:00 PM. In the restrooms, children 6 and under must be supervised by an adult. Bicycles are to be ridden on camp roads only. Riding is not permitted after dark. Children under 12 must wear a helmet.
Pets
Pets are permitted if on a leash at all times. Pet owner assumes complete liability for any injury inflicted by their pet.  Proof of Rabies and copy of Certificate of Rabies must be presented at check-in!  Pets must not be left unattended. If pets are tied up, they must on the owner's site. Owners must clean up after their pets anywhere on the campgrounds. Pets are not allowed in any building, on the playground, or at the pool. Barking dogs are annoying and will not be tolerated. No pets allowed in rental cabins or pavilions.
Golf Carts
You must be at least 16 years old and have a valid driver’s license in your possession to operate your own golf cart. We allow ELECTRIC GOLF CARTS only with Proof of Insurance upon check-in. Rental Golf Carts are not to be driven by anyone under 18 and must have a valid drivers license in their possession. Violators will be fined $75.00 and/or loss of golf cart privileges within Sparrow Pond Campground. All passengers must be fully seated at all times. Golf carts operated after sunset must have lights on. Golf carts cannot be operated during quiet hours (11:00PM – 8:00AM). Golf carts must be operated properly. Horseplay, racing or other misuse of cart will not be tolerated. Golf carts are to be operated on campground roadways only. No driving through campsites or other restricted areas.
Anyone who fails to observe these rules or whose conduct does not respect others will be evicted from the campgrounds without refund. We reserve the right to refuse our facilities to any person or group. The management of Sparrow Pond Campground is not responsible for damage, injury, or loss by accident, theft, or fire to either the property or person of a camper or their guest.


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