Kiwi Country Day Camp, Mahopac NY

The Muddy Puddles “Mess Fest” is a huge, annual event hosted by the Ty Louis Campbell Foundation. The “Mess Fest” event is similar to a carnival with various tented areas and a wide range of fun family activities – from splatter paint to pie throwing (and of course, muddy puddles). Our ninth annual Muddy Puddles “Mess Fest” is scheduled to take place on August 6, 2022 at Kiwi Country Day Camp (Mahopac, NY).

For COVID safety, tickets are limited.

Join us for these great activities: MEET PEPPA PIG • the giant mud pit • splatter paint • the “SLOPSTACLE” course • pie tosses • food fights • water balloons • slime time • kiddie car wash • beauty tent • zip lines • climbing walls • paddle boats • bounce houses • music • games, prizes and so much more!!

Volunteer OpportunitiesREGISTER HERE

It takes a village to make this event a success!  We have both Friday and Saturday shifts available for those interested in lending a helping hand.

The DIRTY DUNK is an opportunity for kids and adults to jump in the mud while fundraising for childhood cancer research. All registrants are granted FREE ADMISSION to Mess Fest 2022.

Dirty Dunk has a $100 minimum fundraising goal. All ages are welcome to participate.

To begin fundraising, click the link below, then click “Start Fundraising”. You will have a choice to join an existing team, join as an individual or create a team for others to join. Once you register, you will have an opportunity to personalize your fundraising page.

Once your page is approved, you will receive a confirmation email with a link attached for you to share with family and friends to donate to your Dirty Dunk fundraiser.

If you have questions, please contact Laura at

Thank you for getting muddy at Mess Fest!


We need your help to make Mess Fest 2022 as messy as possible! If you would like to donate supplies, please consider shopping our AMAZON WISHLIST. Be sure to shop via AmazonSmile at and select Ty Louis Campbell Foundation so we can earn cash back for every purchase as well! Click the link below to help check some items off our list.


Media Sponsors

  • NBC-NY
  • The Journal News
  • 100.7 WHUD-FM
  • Macaroni Kid
  • Mahopac News
  • Somers Record
  • Yorktown News
  • Putnam County Times
  • News 12

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  • Morgan Stanley
  • DC Engineering, PC
  • George Apap Painting
  • Christ Church Nursery School
  • Eastern Hay
  • Elmsford Sheet Metal
  • BW Events
  • Williams Lumber
  • Pawling Family Quick Stop
  • Best in Backyards
  • Fossati Plumbing and Heating
  • Pine Bush Equipment
  • B.A. Beauty
  • Stewart’s Shops
  • Stop & Shop
  • Hannaford’s
  • Poirier Web Design