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WCM Show Taking Week Off, to Resume on Sept. 13

WCM’s Outdoor Hospitality Update will not be airing an episode on Sept. 6 due to the Labor Day weekend holiday. The show is set to resume the following week at 3 p.m. on Sept. 13. You can watch last week's episode that featured Jennifer Mercer, the director of...

‘Green Acres Campground’ is Growing & Improving

Labor challenges, rising gas prices and other expenses don’t seem to be impacting park owners too much and Green Acres Campground near Redding, Calif., is a prime example. WOODALLSCM.com (WCM) spoke with co-owner Steve Davis, who runs the family-owned business with...

Starved Rock Campground Celebrates Grand Opening

The Starved Rock Family Campground in Utica, Ill., is hosting a grand opening this Saturday (Sept. 3) from noon to 3 p.m., according to Shaw Local. Starved Rock Family Campground was recently established by Mark and Ashley Voss. The property, formerly known as Hickory...

Colorado KOA Fully Booked Ahead of Labor Day Wkd.

Campgrounds in Colorado Springs, Colo., are gearing up for a busy weekend as families and new campers rush to campsites to celebrate Labor Day Weekend, according to KRDO. The Colorado Springs Kampgrounds of America (KOA) Holiday sees a spike in attendance for the...

S.D. Priv. Parks Meet Demand of Pandemic Increase

With Labor Day weekend fast approaching, campgrounds across South Dakota say they’re at or near capacity, meaning the options for a holiday procrastinator looking to camp in a state park are limited in most cases to the first-come, first-served spots, according to the...

Nat. ARVC Award Nomination Deadline Now Sept. 7

The deadline to submit nominations for the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds’ (National ARVC) Awards of Excellence has been extended to Sept. 7, according to an email sent to WOODALLSCM.com. The awards are distributed annually during the Outdoor...

‘Sunland’ Prepares for ‘Season of Giving’ Campaign

Sunland RV Resorts, a company that owns seven parks across California, has selected Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego as the beneficiary of its “Home for the Holidays” season of giving campaign, according to a press release. The company will donate 10% of...

RV Shipment Forecast Sees 499K in ‘22, 419K in ‘23

RV wholesale shipments are projected to reach 498,800 units by year-end 2022 and 419,000 units in 2023, according to the Fall 2022 issue of RV RoadSigns, the quarterly forecast prepared by ITR Economics for the RV Industry Association (RVIA). “This new forecast...

Consumer Conf. Up in Aug. After Falling for 3 Months

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased in August, following three consecutive monthly declines, according to a report by The Conference Board. The Index now stands at 103.2 (1985=100), up from 95.3 in July. The Present Situation Index — based on...

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