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RV Shipments Close Out 2015 Up By 4.9%

Wholesale shipments to retailers of all RVs finished up 2015 quite strongly, rising to 28,025 units in the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA’s) December survey of manufacturers, 4.8% ahead of the final month of 2014 and the largest December...

New Vendors Are Sign Of The Good Times

The following Editor’s Notes column by Woodall’s Campground Management Editor Justin Leighty appears in January’s WCM. While the 2015 boost has been well documented in statistics and anecdotes from various private campground providers across North...

Surf & Stream Unveils '16 Event Schedule

Surf & Stream Campground in Toms River, N.J., has released its updated calendar of events for the 2016 camping season, posted on the park’s website. The calendar includes activities beginning in April through September. Guests can look forward to drive-in...

Fla. RV Resort Hosting Pickleball Tourney

Silver Palms RV Resort, one of South Florida’s premier five-star RV resorts, announced  that it will serve as host of the 2016 Big Lake Pickleball Tournament from today (Jan. 29) through Sunday. A portion of event proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen foundation. In...

Mich. RV Resort Owner May Add Racetrack

Thursday night (Jan. 28) people weighed in on the possibility of a new car racetrack in Kalkaska County, Mich., television station WWTV reported. The property for a new proposed track is in Boardman Township near Vista Green RV Resort. During Thursday night’s Boardman...

Work Slowly Continues On Lake Tahoe Site

Work is continuing on a proposal for a campground within the Lake Tahoe Basin on the North Shore — despite a recent presentation informing the public otherwise, the Sierra Sun reported. At Tuesday’s (Jan. 26) Placer County (Calif.) Board of Supervisors meeting in...

Calif. RV Resort Hits Quarter-Century Mark

Imperial County, Calif., celebrated Wednesday (Jan. 27) the 25th anniversary of the Sunbeam Lake RV Resort in Seeley, the Imperial Valley News reported. District 3 Supervisor Michael Kelley and RV Park Manager Ed McGrew addressed a crowd of 150 resort residents in...

Cavco Industries Sees Q3 Earnings Boost

Cavco Industries Inc. announced its financial results for its third fiscal quarter, which ended Dec. 26, and the park model RV and manufactured housing maker saw big jumps in net revenue, net income and pre-tax income. Part of the boost came from Cavco’s 2015...

Jay Nixon Given Coleman Outdoors Award

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon received the 2015 Sheldon Coleman Great Outdoors Awards at a ceremony in Jefferson City, Mo., today (Jan. 28). Recreation leaders from the private and public sectors joined the American Recreation Coalition (ARC) and the Coleman Co. as Nixon...

CampgroundViews' Koep Joins Outdoorsy

Campgroundviews.com founder and CEO Mark Koep announced that he has joined the Outdoorsy.co founding team to guide the start-up company’s internet search presence and search-engine optimization (SEO) strategy. Koep brings more than a decade of local SEO...

Indiana Gov. Will Speak At Power Breakfast

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will keynote the first half of this year’s 4th Annual RV Industry Power Breakfast, a fast-paced, information-rich event catering to early-rising recreational vehicle industry constituents along with civic and business leaders. The Power...