These are our Weekend Themes for the 2019 Season.

We will continue to add specific events as they become available.
Fire & Flix, Bingo and Pot Luck will be returning. We will post their schedules when we receive them.


Opening Weekend

May 3-5, 2019

Welcome back to Hillside. The camp will open at 10 am on Friday, May 3rd.
This weekend will feature seeing old friends, making new ones, and raking lots and lots of leaves.


There will be a bonfire on both Friday and Saturday nights.

Pajama Party

May 10-12, 2019

2nd week of camp, and it may be warm, may be cold. Either way, after getting more settled, wear your favorite PJ’s, Teddy Dolls, nightgowns, union suit or nothing at all to the bonfire on Saturday night. Who knows, there may even be prizes.

There will be a bonfire on both Friday and Saturday nights.

It’s All Drag

May 17-19, 2019

As the great showperson RuPaul once said, “It’s all drag honey”. Wear whatever makes you feel good. Uniform, dress, kilt, mu mu, burqua … even camouflage. Just be you.

Once again, Hillside will offer a clean up weekend event. Take this opportunity to discard those old “treasures” taking up room on your site. A dumpster and pick up rounds will be made available as you help us to beautify camp for the season.

Meatballs: The Party will take place on Saturday, and will feature food that is, you guessed it, round. More details soon.

There will be a bonfire on both Friday and Saturday nights.

Memorial Day

May 24-27, 2019

Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial beginning of summer. 

Friday Night Drag Bingo will get you in the festive weekend mood. Stick around for the bonfire and dance the night away. 

Saturday evening brings the Cumalot Party.

Sunday afternoon at the Rec Hall is the Memorial Day Party and Show.

Bears in the Hills 1

May 31-June 2, 2019

The bears are coming out to play.

Saturday afternoon will be the Jockstrap Pool Party & Contest.

Saturday night features a Toga Party Disco @ Club Inferno. Wear your toga proudly for a chance at a prize.

Hillside Pride

June 7-9, 2019

We are busting out in Pride. Decorate your sites with whatever makes you proud.

Saturday morning will be our annual Pride Parade starting from the Village Circle.

Saturday afternoon will be the Pride Games 2019.

Leather Weekend 1

June 14-16, 2019

Leather Weekend 1 promises to be a kinky weekend. The theme for the weekend is Daddies & Boys, so for all of you Daddies out there, cum bring your boys, or you Boys, cum find your Daddy. More info coming.

The annual Harness Party will take place Saturday June 15, 8-10 pm in the Memorial Loop.

Fantasy and Fetish 1

June 21-23, 2019

Always a big fun weekend, Fantasy weekends are your chance to let your hair (and underwear) down.

The Men of Lavender Lane and friends will be hosting snacks and munchies, while the volunteers of the Memorial Gardens will be running the Duck Derby. Beer and root beer provided by the campground. While having great food and beverages, form a team and head over to the duck table to pick out your favorite ducks. Root for your ducks from the bridge as they head for a ride over the falls. $5 donation per duck with all proceeds to be donated to the Memorial Garden Fund.

Bears in the Hills 2

June 28-30, 2019

The bears and cubs are back for another frolic in the hills.

The Hillside Art Festival returns on Saturday. Wander down to the cafe for brunch, and take in the sights of the artwork at the Rec Hall. Contact Jimmy Lewis for info or to enter your artwork.

Saturday evening brings the annual Purple Party, sponsored by the men of Hillside Heights. Wear your best purple for a chance at prizes, and enjoy good food and good company.

July 4th Spectacular

July 4-7, 2019

July 4th is a BIG weekend at Hillside.

The Annual Debutante Ball takes place Saturday on the Landing Strip at 5 pm.

The July 4th Stage Show will be Saturday @ 8:30 pm at the Rec Hall.

Latin Weekend

July 12-14, 2019

It’s Hillside’s time to celebrate all things Hispanic. Final details are still being worked out, but as of now we will be having:

Volleyball Tournament on Saturday.

NNS Clothing-Optional  Social from 1-4 pm at NNS.

2 Pool Parties

A special Guest DJ

Country Western

July 19-21, 2019

Get out your boots, your cowboy hats, and your denim. This year’s Country Western is sure to be big. Final plans are underway, so check back.

Saturday afternoon will be the 1st Annual Landing Strip Party, featuring Foods of the World.

Club Inferno will of course be spinning country tunes, and we are planning dancing classes and much more.

Fantasy and Fetish 2

July 26-28, 2019

Fantasy weekends at Hillside are your chance to enjoy a “rules relaxed” weekend in the hills.

The Annual Village People Party will be on Saturday from 1-3 pm in the Village Circle. Featuring a theme of “A Leather and Lace Christmas Story”, we’re bringing you a kinky Christmas in July. Wear your sexiest (or funniest) Christmas gear. Prizes for Best Santa; Best Ms. Claus, and Best Elf.


August 2-4, 2019

The first, and still the best. Welcome to the busiest weekend of the camping season – Illumination. It is time to show off your creativity and lighting skills to decorate your site and your men.

On Friday, start the evening off with Bingo, then see the Memorial Garden lit up in memory of our Hillside Family that are no longer with us. The beautiful display is produced by a dedicated group of volunteers that preserve the beauty of the Garden and keep the memories alive.

Saturday the camp will be busy with activity with everyone setting up their sites for the evening display. Get your site decorated in a theme using candle light, battery light and lots of bright colors.

Start lighting up your site and the luminary bags at 8:00 pm. Get your men all decorated and ready to walk around the camp as dark approaches at 8:30 pm. Meet at the bonfire and share your favorite sites.

Uniform Weekend

August 9-11, 2019

Yes, sir! Whatever uniform turns you on, you’ll likely see it this weekend.

Saturday afternoon will be the Butt Pirates Beer Bust, location TBD. 

Saturday evening brings a Stage Show at 8:30 pm.

Bears in the Hills 3

August 16-18, 2019

The Bears are back in camp. 

Friday night at 8 pm is the Big Deck Party at Bears Cum Inn on Smith Lane.

Saturday afternoon is the Bear Rock Pool Party. Come enjoy rock music, beer and snacks.

Saturday evening is our annual Cabaret at the rec hall, 8pm.

Fantasy and Fetish 3

August 23-25, 2019

Another weekend of rules relaxed fun in the hills.

Saturday is the Annual Mad Hatter Party, Smith Lane, 1-4 pm. Enjoy food, music and refreshments as you stroll Smith Lane and enjoy the varied hats and costumes. Wear your best creation and enter the contest.

Cocktails by the Pool

August 28, 2019

Bring a treat to share, wear your best summer frock or swimsuit, and mix up your favorite cocktail. Enjoy music, merriment and men at our poolside party. Frolic in the sun or chill in the shade….there’s fun for all!!

Labor Day Weekend

August 30 – September 2, 2019

The “unofficial” end of summer features 4 days of fun at Hillside.

Friday night at 7 pm brings back Drag Bingo at the rec hall.
The annual Crossroads Party takes place on Saturday afternoon. Food, drinks and hot men.
Saturday at 8:30 pm is the Labor Day Stage Show at the rec hall.
Sunday at 1:30 pm gives us the afternoon Stage Show at the rec hall.

The final Super Bingo of the season is on Monday at 1 pm in the rec hall.

Leather Weekend 2

September 6-8, 2019

But we’re not acting like it’s the end of summer. Grab your pups, your handlers, your puppy bowls and leashes and join us for our first ever Pup themed weekend.

Final events are still being planned, so check back!

Masquerade Weekend

September 13-15, 2019

The return of a classic. Fall is in the air, and we’re ready to eat and dress up.

The Annual Turkey Dinner takes place Saturday at 5 pm at the rec hall.

Saturday night brings the Final Masquerade Ball at the bonfire. Wear your best? cutest? sexiest? kinkiest? costume for a chance to win prizes.

It’s All Drag 2

September 20-22, 2019

Ah, the nights are cooler, there’s a nip in the air. Or not. Either way, wear YOUR best “drag” to the bonfires.

Saturday night we are featuring the Flannel Show. Make it warm, make it sexy. Just make it Flannel.

Closing Weekend

September 27-29, 2019

Sorry, but yes this comes every season.

Time to say goodbye to Hillside for another season. Pot lucks are a great way to get rid of that extra food and liquor.

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