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Minn. Campgrounds Award Scholarships

The Minnesota Resort and Campground Association (MRCA) announced that it has awarded scholarships totaling $3,000 to five students for the 2015-16 school year. The recipients are children of MRCA resort/campground owners or have been closely affiliated with a member...

Campground Tornado Cleanup Continues

Monday night’s (June 22) tornado left substantial damage to the Woodhaven Lakes camping resort in Sublette, Ill., and with the possibility of more storms on the way, crews are working tirelessly to get the area cleaned up, television station WIFR reported. Driving...

Mich. Music Festival Has Camping, Jams

A new three-day music festival in Chocolay Township in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, mixing camping, grilling and jamming out will include some local favorites, television station WLUC reported. Gitche Gumee Campground will host the inaugural Woodstack Music Fest....

Child's Make-A-Wish Dream: Go Camping

Make-A-Wish will be granting a 14-year-old’s wish to have a tent trailer during a June 27 presentation event at the Calaway Park Campground in Calgary, Alberta. Make-A-Wish is partnering with ArrKann Trailer & R.V. Centre, which provided the RV for Taras and his...

Campground's Dam Was A Federal Crime

It turns out that you can’t dam a creek to make it better for campers, at least not without a bevy of permits. Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler said Glencoe CampResort II LLC of rural Meade County, S.D., and Sean Clark from Hacienda Heights,...

Time's Up For Md. Campground Violators

Less than 20 residents of Indian Acres, a campground in southern Cecil County, Md., remain out of compliance with an agreement signed five years ago ordering them to find permanent housing elsewhere. Cecil County Director of Planning and Zoning Eric Sennstrom said...

18-year-old Drowns At Ind. Campground

A teenager who couldn’t swim drowned at a Greenfield, Ind., campground after he slipped beneath the water in the site’s man-made lagoon Wednesday afternoon (June 24), according to a story by the Greenfield Reporter. Rescuers were called to the Heartland Resort around...

Charity Event To Be 15th At Campground

The 15th annual Chinese auction will be held on Friday (June 26) and Saturday at Christmas Pines Campground in Auburn, Pa., but the charity it benefits has been switched, the Pottsville Republican reported. “This year’s recipient of our profits is Keystone Wounded...

Flooded River Returns To Normal In Mo.

The Meramec River between the St. Clair, Mo., and Sullivan areas is back closer to normal after a weekend of flooding, the Missourian reported. According to statistics from the National Weather Service, the river levels receded to below flood stage during the day on...

Mountain Lion Closes Ariz. Campground

The Arizona Department of Fish and Game is investigating a possible mountain lion sighting at Spencer Canyon Campground on Mt. Lemmon in the Tucson area, television station KOLD reported. Officials said they received a call early Tuesday morning (June 23) about a...

Utah State Park Adds New Rental Option

Utah’s Scofield State Park is giving campers new alternatives with the recent addition of a 28-foot RV trailer available for rent, television station KSL reported. The park has a variety of camping options including two teepees available for rent that have...

Champion CEO: Quality, Satisfaction Key

Keith Anderson, the new president and CEO of Champion Home Builders Inc., has a specific goal in mind. He wants the Troy, Mich.-based producer of modular and manufactured homes and park model RVs by its Athens Park subsidiary, to become “known as the best manufacturer...