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 eleventh annual Muddy Puddles “Mess Fest” is scheduled to take place on August 3, 2024 at Kiwi Country Day Camp (Mahopac, NY).

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 Opportunities – Check back as event gets closer

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.

Press Kit – Available in 2024

We will need your help to make Mess Fest 2024 as messy as possible! If you would like to donate supplies, please consider shopping our AMAZON WISHLIST. Click the link below to help check some items off our list (link will be available as the event gets closer).

Raffles are a fun and popular activity at Mess Fest. If you would like to contribute to our raffle basket prizes, please click below to sign up and for a list of suggested baskets (link will be available as the event gets closer).

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 2024.

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

To begin fundraising, click the link below, then click “Fundraise” to customize your fundraising page.

If you have questions, please contact

Thank you for getting muddy at Mess Fest! (Link will be available as the event gets closer).


Media Sponsors

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

More Supporters

  • 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