Events

Events

Throughout the year, Camping and RV BC members attend Consumer RV and Lifestyle shows located in British Columbia and Alberta. At the shows our members provide information about camping in BC by answering questions, giving out complimentary camping guides (Super Camping and Go Camping), maps and brochures.

Date Event Location
September 17, 2015 - September 20, 2015 Portland Fall RV Show Portland Expo Centre
2060 N Marine Dr,
97217
September 17, 2015 - September 20, 2015 Tacoma Fall RV Show Tacoma Dome
2727 East D Street,
98418
September 24, 2015 - September 27, 2015 Snowbird RV Show Tradex - Abbotsford
1190 Cornell Street
Abbotsford, BC
V2T 6H5
October 16, 2015 - October 18, 2015 Women’s Show Tradex - Abbotsford
1190 Cornell Street
Abbotsford, BC
V2T 6H5
January 22, 2016 - January 24, 2016 Vancouver Motorcycle Show Tradex - Abbotsford
1190 Cornell Street
Abbotsford, BC
V2T 6H5
January 28, 2016 - January 31, 2016 Calgary RV Show BMO Centre
Calgary, Alberta
February 11, 2016 - February 14, 2016 Edmonton RV Show Edmonton Expo Centre
April 8, 2016 - April 10, 2016 Vancouver Island RV Show Arbutus Meadows Equestrian Centre, Nanoose Bay
Nanoose Bay, BC
April 22, 2016 - April 24, 2016 Interior RV Show Penticton Trade & Convention Centre & the South Okanagan Events Centre
853 Eckhardt Avenue
Penticton, BC

The Super Camping guide lists over 250 private campgrounds and RV Parks and the Go Camping magazine provides campers with over 340 provincial campgrounds to choose from located throughout British Columbia. To pick up your complimentary printed guide(s) visit your nearest British Columbia Visitor Information Centre located in communities around the province.

Programs and Events

Camping and RV BC members host a variety of programs and events designed for campers, Rvers and outdoor enthusiasts ranging from how to camp, provincial park passport challenge, educational and fishing programs to chilli cook-offs!

Date Event Location Description
March 7, 2015 - September 5, 2015 Learn To Fish At municipal, regional and provincial parks throughout BC

Learn to Fish with the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC this year. This hands-on program for kids 5 to 15 is held at lakes throughout British Columbia. All equipment and tackle is provided. Parent supervision is required. The program is offered at municipal, regional and provincial parks throughout British Columbia. Click here  to find an event near you.

 

May 15, 2015 - August 31, 2015 BC Camping Story Contest Online

Share your best BC Camping story for a chance to win a prize!  The grand prize is an RV rental with a 4-night stay at any private campground listed in Supercamping of your choice. Other prizes are stays at BC Parks campgrounds, or Porteau Cove Cabins, and much more. Total value of all prizes is $3,000!  This contest is being hosted by Camping and RV BC Coalition (CRVBCC). Click here for more contest details.

May 16, 2015 - September 15, 2015 BC Parks Kids Art Contest

Calling all kids aged from 4-12 years old for the chance to win some cool BC Parks prizes! Simply draw, colour, or paint your favourite BC Parks to enter the Kids Art Contest by September 15, 2015 .  Click here for more details.

May 16, 2015 - December 31, 2015 BC Parks Passport Program At over 200 participating sites throughout British Columbia

The BC Parks Passport is a two year program designed for both locals and visitors to BC and is poised to generate fun and excitement throughout the province. Passport holders are encouraged to experience over 200 sites to collect stamps and stickers towards prizes. To pick up your passport and more information visit BC Parks website.

June 20, 2015 - September 13, 2015 Learn To Camp- Parks Canada Parks Canada- • Gulf Islands National Park Reserve • Fort Langley National Historic Site • Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site

Learn how to pitch a tent, start a fire and stay safe around wildlife, while making new friends and enjoying incredible, breath-taking scenery.
2015 Event Locations and Dates
• Gulf Islands National Park Reserve in Sidney : June 20-21
• Fort Langley National Historic Site in Vancouver: June 27-28
• Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Site in Victoria: July 18-19
• Fort Langley National Historic Site in Vancouver: September 12-13

Cost: $ 44.00 per participant, $ 22.00 per child aged 3-5, FREE for children under 3.

For more information and to register: 1-888-773-8888
parkscanada.gc.ca/learntocamp

July 18, 2015 - July 18, 2015 Parks Day! Celebrated in all levels of BC Parks.

Canada’s Parks Day celebrates the natural beauty of parks and reminds us of the important role parks play in conserving healthy and resilient ecosystems, and contributing to human health and well-being. Biodiversity walks, themed cultural hikes, kid’s nature games, marine exploration, scavenger hunts and of course, a visit from – Jerry the Moose – will be taking place across BC.This is a perfect time to get outside and spend a day immersed in nature, exploring and enjoying the wonder of BC Parks. For provincial park events visit www.bcparks.ca
or ask a local park operator.

September 11, 2015 - September 12, 2015 Fall Camping Appreciation Weekend Campgrounds across British Columbia

Mark the weekend of September 11th and 12th on your calendar, as campgrounds coast-to-coast will participate in the Fall Camping Appreciation Weekend as a thank you to campers for camping in British Columbia. Campers will be offered a special rate of two nights (Friday and Saturday) at $50.00 + GST. Click here to find campgrounds and more information.

June 24, 2016 - June 27, 2016 Annual RV Owners Lifestyle Seminar Okanagan College Kelowna Campus
1000 KLO Rd,

The 18th Annual RV Owners Seminar Series will be held on June 24-27, 2016. This event is proudly hosted by the Recreation Vehicle Department of the Trades and Apprenticeship Office of Okanagan College and the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association of BC.

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