Daily Activities

Here is a quick list of what is going on at The Villas at Tree Tops & Fairway®. When you check-in you will receive a Resort Guide that includes all the details for each activity along with times.

February 2017

MONDAY:
PLEASE sign up for ALL activities in advance by calling ext. 4239. Activities may be cancelled if there are not enough participants.

Monday, February 20th ONLY – 9:00 Water Aerobics at Fairway Indoor Pool. Join Maryann for your morning workout.

10:00 Staff Choice at Activity Central. Join the recreational staff for a fun activity.

11:00 Love Bug Valentine Card at Activity Central. Make a special card for your Valentine.

12:30 Nature Wreath at Activity Central. Make your own wreath using pine cones, acorns, and anything from nature.

2:00 Just Dance at Activity Central. Show off your dance moves as you rack up the points.

3:30 Candy Bingo at Activity Central. It’s always great when the prize is sweet.

Monday, February 20th ONLY – 7:00 Mix and Mingle Party at Wintergreens Patio Grill. Join host Shawn Harvey as you dance to music provided by DJ HotSause. FREE to resort guests. Adults 21+ only.

TUESDAY:
PLEASE sign up for ALL activities in advance by calling ext. 4239. Activities may be cancelled if there are not enough participants.

Tuesday, February 21st ONLY – 9:00 Water Aerobics at Fairway Indoor Pool. Join Maryann for your morning workout.

10:00 Valentine Craft at Activity Central. Make a craft for someone special.

11:00 Owl Candy Bag at Activity Central. You’ll have a hoot with your very own candy bag.

12:30 Zumba at Activity Central. Exercise along with a heart-pumping video.

Tuesday, February 21st ONLY – 1:00 Nigel the Ventriloquist at Wintergreens Patio Grill. Enjoy a show by Nigel the Ventriloquist with music by DJ HotSause. Doors open at 1:00 pm and the show starts at 2:00 pm. FREE to resort guests; all are welcome.

2:30 Paint at Activity Central. Express your creativity through paint.

4:00 Staff Choice at Activity Central. Join the recreational staff for a creative activity.

Reminder: Please sign up in advance for tomorrow’s Winter Wine Tour by calling 570-977-7731. Also, sign up for tomorrow’s Tie Dye and Ice Cream Social by 5:00 pm today by calling ext. 4239.

WEDNESDAY:
PLEASE sign up for ALL activities in advance by calling ext. 4239. Activities may be cancelled if there are not enough participants.

Wednesday, February 22nd ONLY – 9:00 Water Aerobics at Fairway Indoor Pool. Join Maryann for your morning workout.

10:00 Bird Feeder at Activity Central. Birds will love this homemade birdfeeder.

10:45 Winter Wine Tour at Check-In Center. Bus leaves promptly at 11:00. The cost is $45.00 per person with group discounts available. The trip includes two vineyard visits. Packages include transportation to and from the vineyards and an afternoon of tours and tasting. Children under 16 are not permitted on this trip. Sign up in advance by calling 570-977-7731 by 5:00 pm Tuesday. (Fee Required)

11:00 Cat in the Hat at Activity Central. A special way to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

12:00 Tic Tac Toss at Activity Central. A new twist on tic-tac-toe.

1:30 Tie Dye at Activity Central. Please bring a new white garment to be dyed; no undergarments please. We have a limited amount of t-shirts for purchase for $10.00. Sign up in advance by calling ext. 4239 by 5:00 pm Tuesday. (Fee Required)

2:30 Ice Cream Social at Activity Central. $3.00 buys 3 scoops with all the toppings. Sign up in advance by calling ext. 4239 by 5:00 pm Tuesday. (Fee Required)

4:00 Yoga at Activity Central. Come bend and stretch along with an instructional video; we supply the mats.

6:00 Brain Freeze Trivia at Wintergreens Patio Grill. Test your brain and try to win prizes. Hosted by local personality Gary in the Morning. Ages 21+ only.

Wednesday, February 22nd ONLY – 8:30 Ja-Tun Sings at Wintergreens Patio Grill. Enjoy a night of R&B music presented by Ja-Tun. Hosted by Shawn Harvey. Doors open at 8:30 pm, and showtime is at 9:00 pm. FREE for resort guests; all are welcome.

Reminder: Please sign up in advance for tomorrow’s Day Trip to NYC by calling 570-977-7731. Also, sign up for tomorrow’s Not-So-Newlywed Game by calling ext. 4239 by 5:00 pm today.

THURSDAY:
PLEASE sign up for ALL activities in advance by calling ext. 4239. Activities may be cancelled if there are not enough participants.

7:00 am Day Trip to NYC. Bus leaves promptly at 7:00 am. Begin with a tour of the historic 9/11 Museum then board the Express Liberty Boat Cruise to the Statue of Liberty, or split off from the group to go on your own NYC adventure. Bus leaves NYC to return at 5:00 pm. For tickets and price information, call 570-977-7731. (Fee Required)

Thursday, February 23rd ONLY – 9:00 Water Aerobics at Fairway Indoor Pool. Join Maryann for your morning workout.

10:00 Staff Choice at Activity Central. Join the recreation staff for a fun activity.

11:00 Make a Penguin at Activity Central. Make a cool penguin to display at home.

12:00 Make a Groundhog Mask at Activity Central. Make your very own groundhog mask and predict the arrival of spring.

1:30 Wii Darts at Activity Central. Play virtual darts with friends and see who gets the highest score.

2:30 Candy Bingo at Activity Central. It’s always great when the prize is sweet.

3:30 Not-So-Newlywed Game at Activity Central. Play against other couples to compete in a fun game. Sign up in advance by calling ext. 4239 by 5:00 pm Wednesday.

Reminder: Please sign up in advance for tomorrow’s Family Feud by calling ext. 4239 by 5:00 pm today.

FRIDAY:
PLEASE sign up for ALL activities in advance by calling ext. 4239. Activities may be cancelled if there are not enough participants.

10:00 Staff Choice at Activity Central. Join the recreation staff for a new activity.

11:00 Winter Picture Frame at Activity Central. Make a seasonal keepsake frame to take home.

12:00 Kids Charades at Activity Central. Act out clues without speaking.

1:00 Open Board Games at Activity Central. Play game of your choice.

3:00 Zumba at Activity Central. Exercise along with a heart-pumping video.

4:00 Family Feud at Activity Central. Compete against other families and have tons of fun. Sign up in advance by calling ext. 4239 by 5:00 pm Thursday.

5:00 – 9:00 pm Frugal Fridays at White Lightning Snowtubing Park. Enjoy all-you-can-slide tubing for $24.00 per person. Includes tubing tickets and $5.00 food credit for Wintergreens Patio Grill. Special will not be available on Friday, February 24th. (Fee Required)

8:00 – 11:00 pm Classic R&B Night at Wintergreens Patio Grill. Enjoy DJ HotSause playing your favorite R&B songs. FREE to resort guests.

Reminder: Please sign up in advance for tomorrow’s Winter Wine Tour by calling 570-977-7731. Also, sign up for tomorrow’s Winter Kids Camp, Ice Cream Social, and Tie Dye by calling ext. 4239 by 5:00 pm today.

SATURDAY
PLEASE sign up for ALL activities in advance by calling ext. 4239. Activities may be cancelled if there are not enough participants.

Saturday, February 18th & 25th ONLY – 9:30 am – 12:00 noon Presidents’ Day Breakfast Buffet at Wintergreens Patio Grill. Price for adults is $12.99 plus tax; price for children (12 and under) is $6.99 plus tax. (Fee Required)

10:00 am – 2:00 pm Winter Kids Camp at Activity Central. For children ages 5-13; $15.00 per child. Price includes pizza and juice, craft, indoor and outdoor activities, depending on the weather. Please dress your children accordingly for outdoor play. Sign up in advance by calling ext. 4239 by 5:00 pm Friday. (Fee Required)

10:45 Winter Wine Tour at Check-In Center. Bus leaves promptly at 11:00 am. The cost is $45.00 per person with group discounts available. The trip includes two vineyard visits. Packages include transportation to and from the vineyards and an afternoon of tours and tasting. Children under 16 are not permitted on this trip. Sign up in advance by calling 570-977-7731 by 5:00 pm Friday. (Fee Required)

2:00 – 6:00 pm Family Karaoke at Wintergreens Patio Grill. Perform with your family to your favorite songs.

3:00 Tie Dye at Activity Central. Bring a new white garment to dye; no undergarments please. We have a limited amount of t-shirts available for purchase for $10.00. Sign up in advance by calling ext. 4239 by 5:00 pm Friday. (Fee Required)

4:00 Ice Cream Social at Activity Central. $3.00 buys 3 scoops with all the toppings. Sign up in advance by calling ext. 4239 by 5:00 pm Friday. (Fee Required)

Saturday, February 18th ONLY – 9:00 pm – 1:00 am An Evening with DJ HotSause at Wintergreens Patio Grill. Celebrate the weekend with DJ HotSause. FREE for resort guests. Adults 21+ only.

10:00 Comedy Jam at Wintergreens Patio Grill. Experience the #1 adult-only comedy show in PA with host Shawn Harvey. Showtime starts at 10:30 pm. Adults 21+ only. Limited advanced tickets are $10.00 and tickets are $15.00 at the door. Includes after party with DJ HotSause. Call 570-982-6950 for tickets. Will not take place on Saturday, February 18th. (Fee Required)

Reminder: Please sign up in advance for tomorrow’s Winter Wine Tour by calling 570-977-7731. Also, sign up for tomorrow’s Winter Kids Camp by calling ext. 4239 by 5:00 pm today.

SUNDAY
PLEASE sign up for ALL activities in advance by calling ext. 4239. Activities may be cancelled if there are not enough participants.

10:00 am – 2:00 pm Winter Kids Camp at Activity Central. $15.00 per child; price includes pizza and juice, craft, indoor and outdoor activities, weather permitting. Please dress your children accordingly for outdoor play. Sign up in advance by calling ext. 4239 by 5:00 pm Saturday. (Fee Required)

10:45 Winter Wine Tour at Check-In Center. Bus leaves promptly at 11:00 am. The cost is $45.00 per person with group discounts available. The trip includes two vineyard visits. Packages include transportation to and from the vineyards and an afternoon of tours and tasting. Children under 16 are not permitted on this trip. Sign up in advance by calling 570-977-7731 by 5:00 pm Saturday. (Fee Required)

10:00 am – 12:00 noon Zip Before Your Trip. Head to Pocono Zip Racer before your trip back home. Pay just $20 to receive two zip line rides for the price of one. Show your Villas at Tree Tops & Fairway or Fernwood Resort guest card, White Lightning or Pocono TreeVentures armband to receive the special discount. Must be same rider. (Fee Required)

3:00 Staff Choice at Activity Central. Join the recreational staff for a fun activity.

4:00 Yoga at Activity Central. Bend and stretch along with an instructional video; we supply the mats.

Sunday, February 19th ONLY – 10:00 Comedy Jam at Wintergreens Patio Grill. Enjoy a night of laughter with host Shawn Harvey. Showtime starts at 10:30 pm. Adults 21+ only. Limited advanced tickets are $15.00 and tickets are $20.00 at the door. Call 570-982-6950 for tickets. (Fee Required)

*Please note some activities are age specific, may require your own materials, special clothing, and may have a cost associated with them. Activities are subject to change without notice – please consult the Resort Guide for details and times.

2016 Renovations / Upgrades

This past spring, we have focused on resort-wide improvements to The Villas at Tree Tops and Fairway and Fernwood Resort. This includes enhancements to interiors such as new bedding, laminate flooring, flat-screen televisions, and kitchen upgrades, as well as exterior improvements such as new roofs, beautiful gardens, courtyard refurbishing, siding, repainting and paving.
 

Exterior renovations & upgrades continue at The Tree Tops & Fairway Villas.      Interior renovations & upgrades continue at The Tree Tops & Fairway Villas.

 
We have been adding to our ever-growing list of year-round amenities over the past season; we have added a new trampoline attraction, two children’s ropes courses, and a new zip line course at Pocono TreeVentures. These attractions join our other amenities, such as an 18 hole par 71 golf course, Pocono TreeVentures aerial ropes adventure course, Blue Lightning all-season tubing, Pocono Zip Racer dual racing zip lines, Wintergreens Patio Grill with live entertainment, canoeing on the Delaware River, horseback riding, massage, mini golf, paintball, indoor and outdoor pools, bumper boats and Valley Station video game area.
 
We will continue to expand our amenities and upgrade our facilities to provide outstanding vacation ownership experiences and memories.

Welcome our New COO - Chuck Donnelly

Chuck Donnelly - COO

Chuck Donnelly – COO


We welcome Chuck Donnelly as our new Chief Operating Officer who joined the team in February 2016. His full focus is on improving the operations, cleanliness and maintenance of The Villas, and he has wasted no time jumping right in. If you get out and visit us this spring, you will see a great deal of activity all over the Resort with construction and renovations taking place on over half the villas. New flooring, roofs, furniture, beds, bedding, entry stairs, kitchen appliances and flat screen televisions are being installed. There will also be improvements at Wintergreens Patio Grill and we replaced half of the sand bunkers on the golf course last year and are continuing that project this season. You will see Chuck out and about supervising staff and construction and when you do, be sure to say hello.

Bushkill Group Inc. Completes $3 Million In Resort Renovations

BUSHKILL, PA (SPRING 2016) – Bushkill Group Inc. owners of The Villas at Tree Tops and Fairway and Fernwood Resort have announced the completion of a $3 million dollar Resort renovation project overseen by the company’s new Chief Operating Officer, Chuck Donnelly. Andy Worthington, President and CEO of Bushkill Group Inc., stated, “Our continued strong business performance has helped us make the decision to increase our reinvestment in improvements to the Resort, implemented by our new COO Chuck Donnelly.” He continues, “We have been expanding our property over the past two years with the addition of all season tubing, an aerial ropes adventure course, zip lines and a new Check-in Center. This spring we focused on resort-wide improvements to our villas and infrastructure which includes a trampoline attraction, two new children’s ropes courses and a new zip line course at Pocono TreeVentures.”

  Improvements to villas included changes and upgrades to interiors that installed new bedding, flooring, flat-screen televisions, and kitchen upgrades. Exterior changes saw new roofs, courtyard refurbishing, siding, repainting and paving. Worthington continues, “We are one of the largest independent award-winning timeshare properties in the country, welcoming over 500,000 visitors to our villas and amenities throughout the year. As our vacation ownership sales continue to be on track to be the best in the history of our Resort, we are committed to keeping up with the demands of our customers.”

  The Villas at Tree Tops and Fairway encompass a 400-acre Resort that borders on the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation area. It offers accommodation in 650 one-to-four bedroom fully furnished villas. In addition, it offers an extensive list of year-round amenities that include an 18 hole par 71 golf course, Pocono TreeVentures aerial ropes adventure course, Blue Lightning All Season Tubing, Pocono Zip Racer dual racing zip lines, White Lightning Snowtubing with a Tiny Tot Play Area, horseback riding, paintball, Wintergreens Patio Grill with live entertainment and lakeside dining, canoeing trips on the Delaware River, massage, mini golf, indoor and outdoor pools, bumper boats, and Valley Station video game area.
The property employs over 500 and is one of the largest tax payers in the county. Worthington concludes, “We will continue to expand our amenities and upgrade our facilities to provide exceptional vacation ownership experiences. These new improvements have set the stage, our employees create the magic. I am thankful we have such a dedicated staff, led by Chuck and our management team, who are committed to our vision of providing lifelong vacation memories set against the backdrop of the Pocono Mountains.”

The Villas at Tree Tops and Fairway and Fernwood Resort are located on Route 209 in Bushkill, PA adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. For timeshare ownership information, call 888-337-6966 or go to FernwoodResortPoconos.com.
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Contact: Gina Bertucci – 570-588-6661 x2118 – gbertucci@bushkillgroup.com – 6/01/16

Owners' Travels

The Villa Voice – Volume 15 No. 1
The Villa Voice – Web Site

Mountain View

Our RCI Point Owners have been taking full advantage of their memberships this past summer for memorable vacations.

While many members still continue to enjoy Florida destinations, others are travelling all across the country to many great locations such as Port O’Call in Hilton Head Island in South Carolina, Kings Creek Plantation in Williamsburg, Virginia and Water’s Edge Resort and Spa in Connecticut.

One member used their points for a 2-week vacation. They spent one week at WorldMark Wine Country Sonoma County in California, where they enjoyed horseback riding through the vineyards. For their second week they went to Rockaway Beach Resort in Oregon and enjoyed whale watching and fishing.

Another member booked a trip using Last Call Vacations at the Westwind Club in the Bahamas for a full week for less than $700.00. They enjoyed the private beach at the resort. They also rented a sailboat and spent the day snorkeling.

Some other great travel destinations that owners have traveled to are:

  • Grande Villas Resort in Florida
  • Morritt’s Grand Resort in Jamaica
  • Dolphin Beach Club in Daytona, Florida
  • Mountainside Resort at Stowe in Vermont
  • Oceancliff in Rhode Island
  • Bluegreen at Atlantic Palace in New Jersey
  • Ocean Villas Beach Resort
  • Wolf Creek Village in Utah
  • WorldMark Schooner Landing in Oregon
  • Magic Tree Resort in Kissimmee, Florida
  • Quail Hollow Village in Drums, Pennsylvania
  • Villas of Ocean Pines in Maryland
  • Summer Place in Delaware
  • Harbour Lights in South Carolina
  • Sea Mist Resort in Maine
  • The Sands Resort at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire
  • Island Manor Resort in Rhode Island
  • Lake Placid Club Lodges in Lake Placid, New York
  • Chalet High North in Virginia
  • Shenandoah Crossing in Virginia
  • Shenandoah Wilderness Traveler in Virginia
  • A Place at the Beach III in North Carolina
  • Wyndham Resort at Fairfield Mountains in North Carolina
  • Fairfield Plantation in Georgia
  • Lorley in Georgia

There are many great vacation destinations just waiting for you. Call or log onto your RCI account at RCI.com and start planning.

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Villa Renovations Continue with a Projected $3 Million Budget

CEO Andy Worthington talks to Pocono Record Business Editor Wayne Witkowski on the subject of villa renovations and the launch of new amenities.

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