Here is your opportunity to see the club in action as activities and functions are planned. Members are encouraged to get involved in the club as this is YOUR club. 

Our membership meetings are held on the Sunday of our event weekends followed by a breakfast brunch starting at 11:00 a.m. (Location TBD).  We will even provide the coffee to get you going! 

Other meetings will be scheduled as needed and members will be notified via email of date/time/location.

What do The Backwoods Bears Do?

Who are the Backwoods Bears?

The Backwoods Bears is a non-profit organization with charitable intent. The BBC provides social and other events to raise funds for charity.  These events are directed especially at bears, bear friends, and bear admirers. Our members come from all around the state and the world. The home of the BBC is the famous Sawmill Camping Resort in Dade City, Florida.

About Us

The Backwoods Bears Club, Inc. is a 501c3 not for profit charitable group that holds its meetings and events at Sawmill Resort at Dade City, Florida.  

Many times a year, auctions are held to benefit various organizations like Central Florida Life Resources, Nature Coast Humane Society, Francis House, Friends Together, and Island Coast Aids Network (ICAN).  We are delighted to be of service to their functions of providing food, life support and home care that would otherwise go wanting.  Since 2005 our club was privileged in sending more than $160,000 to these needy social services.

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