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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 brochure.

Date Event Location
April 24, 2015 - April 26, 2015 Interior RV Show Penticton Trade & Convention Centre & the South Okanagan Events Centre
853 Eckhardt Avenue
Penticton, BC
September 24, 2015 - September 27, 2015 Snowbird RV Show Tradex – Abbotsford
1190 Cornell Street
Abbotsford, BC
V2T 6H5

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 - September 1, 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 - 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.

May 19, 2015 - May 24, 2015 Canadian Camping week in May…special deals and events at select campgrounds in BC Select Campgrounds across BC

The Inaugural Canada Camping Week (May 19-24) is is expected to have over 500 campgrounds across Canada participate. Currently, BC has 25 campgrounds enrolled with the anticipation of more to come! Other provinces, such as Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick already have over 300 properties enrolled! Participating campgrounds in BC will offer promotional discount(s) or events. Click here for more.

 

June 19, 2015 - June 22, 2015 Annual RV Owners Lifestyle Seminar Okanagan College Kelowna Campus
1000 KLO Rd,

The 18th Annual RV Owners Seminar Series will be held on June 19, 20, 21 & 22, 2015. 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.

June 19, 2015 - June 21, 2015 16th Annual BC Family Fishing weekend (Father’s Day) Throughout British Columbia

British Columbians are invited to try fishing for free Father’s Day weekend. Click here for more information on the community family fishing events taking place throughout the province.

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.

Camping Week

Date Event Location Description
May 19, 2015 - May 24, 2015 Canadian Camping Week Noah’s Ark

Free Pancake Breakfast with complimentary coffee.
Nightly bonfire with free popcorn & marshmallows 7 pm – 9 pm.

May 19, 2015 - May 23, 2015 Canadian Camping Week Kimberley Riverside Campground

20% off putting golf course

May 19, 2015 Canadian Camping Week Qualicum Bay Resort

Pancake Breakfast & Movie Night

May 19, 2015 Canadian Camping Week-Riverside Resort Riverside Resort

S’mores Night

May 19, 2015 Canadian Camping Week Williamson Lake Campground

In the evening enjoy our Interpretive Rain Forest Walk.

May 19, 2015 - May 24, 2015 Canadian Camping Week Parks Canada Campground

Receive a huge $50 off the purchase of an incredible Parks Canada National Discovery Pass when you reserve a minimum two-night stay during the first-ever
Canadian Camping Week May 19-24, 2015.

Your Discovery Pass provides you with unlimited opportunities to experience over 100 Parks Canada places for 12 full months!

Reserve your camping stay at reservation.parkscanada.gc.ca and then call 1-888-773-8888 to purchase your Discovery Pass at the discounted rate.

May 20, 2015 Canadian Camping Week Loon Bay Resort

Fishing Derby (3 biggest fish will a win prize)

May 22, 2015 Canadian Camping Week

Mountainaire Campground- Outdoor children’s movie on giant screen with free popcorn, dusk May 22 (weather permitting)

May 22, 2015 - May 24, 2015 Canadian Camping Week SunLund By-The-Sea Campground Cabins

Lund Shellfish Festival (includes food, crafts, music, boat tours)

May 23, 2015 Canadian Camping Week Holiday Park Resort

Customer Appreciation Day – BBQ main rec centre, hot dogs, burgers and refreshments.

May 23, 2015 Canadian Camping Week

Quatse River Regional Park & Campground- A Wildlife Photo Contest and a bear spotting walk around the campground on May 23rd.

May 23, 2015 Canadian Camping Week Wood Lake RV Park & Marina

Scavenger Hunt and Picture Drawing Contest

May 23, 2015 Canadian Camping Week Crystal Cove Beach Resort

Pancake Breakfast 9 am – 11 am