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Campground Raises $500 for Juvenile Diabetes

Pine Acres Family Camping Resort, a family owned operation in Oakham, Mass., recently raised $500 for the Worcester chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. On Oct. 11, Pine Acres staged a haunted house for its Columbus Day weekend guests. For a small...

Die-Hard Branson Campers Defy Economy

Nothing can stop them, the die-hard campers, who, despite bad weather, the failing economy or high fuel prices, keep traveling to Branson, Mo. “The economy hasn’t stopped us from camping,” said Ronnie Dunigan, of Tulsa, Okla. “We don’t come quite as often as we did...

Maryland Assn. Lobbies for GuestReviews

In today’s electronic environment, it’s easy for negative criticism of an RV park or campground to find its way quickly onto the Internet. That’s a good reason why park operators should avail themselves of the new GuestReviews program sponsored by the National...

Die-Hard Branson Campers Defy Economy

Nothing can stop them, the die-hard campers, who, despite bad weather, the failing economy or high fuel prices, keep traveling to Branson, Mo. “The economy hasn’t stopped us from camping,” said Ronnie Dunigan, of Tulsa, Okla. “We don’t come quite as often as we did...

Campground Raises $500 for Juvenile Diabetes

Pine Acres Family Camping Resort, a family owned operation in Oakham, Mass., recently raised $500 for the Worcester chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. On Oct. 11, Pine Acres staged a haunted house for its Columbus Day weekend guests. For a small...

Maryland Assn. Lobbies for GuestReviews

In today’s electronic environment, it’s easy for negative criticism of an RV park or campground to find its way quickly onto the Internet. That’s a good reason why park operators should avail themselves of the new GuestReviews program sponsored by the National...

12 Park Model Builders to Display in Louisville

Twelve members of the Recreational Park Trailer Industry Association (RPTIA) will be displaying new products at the National RV Trade Show Dec. 2-4 in Louisville, Ky. The manufacturing firms divvied up some 18,900 square feet in the Broadbent Arena at the Kentucky...

12 Park Model Builders to Display in Louisville

Twelve members of the Recreational Park Trailer Industry Association (RPTIA) will be displaying new products at the National RV Trade Show Dec. 2-4 in Louisville, Ky. The manufacturing firms divvied up some 18,900 square feet in the Broadbent Arena at the Kentucky...

Minnesota Owners Ponder E-Marketing

If a candidate for the U.S. presidency can announce his running mate’s identify via text message to his supporters, why couldn’t a campground operator alert the RVing public in the same way to some last-minute campsite availability on an upcoming holiday weekend? This...

Minnesota Owners Ponder E-Marketing

If a candidate for the U.S. presidency can announce his running mate’s identify via text message to his supporters, why couldn’t a campground operator alert the RVing public in the same way to some last-minute campsite availability on an upcoming holiday weekend? This...

Campgrounds Push for Later School Start

Save Indiana Summers, a non-profit, statewide coalition of parents, teachers and community members disappointed with the ever-earlier start to the school year, has made some progress in reaching its goal. Jim Keller, governmental relations manager for the Indiana...

Iowa Parks Survive Flooding, Look to Future

Like “A Tale of Two Cities,” business in Iowa’s private RV parks and campgrounds in the summer of 2008 was the best of times and the worst of times. A 500-year flood struck the eastern half of the state in July, forcing four campgrounds to close and many others to cut...