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Inaugural Canadian Camping Week Launched Today and First National Economic Impact Study on the Camping Industry in Canada

Date: May 19, 2015

Fort Camping, BC. The first ever Canadian Camping Week is now underway May 19 – May 24, 2015. Over 435 campgrounds from coast to coast are participating in this inaugural event that showcases all that Canadian camping has to offer. The week has been proclaimed by the Province of British Columbia. Canadian Camping Week is…

BC Coast Mountain Circle Tour

Date: October 18, 2012

The Camping and RVing BC Coalition was pleased to support writer, Catherine Roscoe Barr on a recent media trip to experience the Coast Mountain Circle Route of BC. Catherine and her friends drove a 26-foot RV, 600 kilometers from Vancouver to Harrison Hot Springs, making stops along the way in Hope, Lillooet, Pemberton and Whistler before…

When Camping Meets Pampering

Date: September 21, 2012

– By Lucas Aykroyd Based on Morgan Westcott’s story, The Accidental Camper, camping “off the grid” requires some real planning and is not everyone’s cuppa. In fact tent camping of any sort is still a foreign concept to some, but there always other outdoor accommodation options if one knows where to look. Lucas Aykroyd’s recent…

The Accidental Camper: Going “Off the Grid” in British Columbia’s Camping Wonderland

Date: August 3, 2012

Morgan Westcott Want to make the transition from “car camper” to backpacker? Let my adventures as an accidental off-the-grid camper teach you to plan your next expedition to BC’s camping treasures. It was a turning point in our relationship. Perched on a cooler at the trailhead, my boyfriend of two years checked out the terrain…

Tow Story

Date: June 22, 2012

By Suzanne Morphet Imagine if you were flying to a tropical island surrounded by coral reefs and colourful fish, but you couldn’t take your snorkel and mask with you. Ditto for your underwater camera. It would sure spoil a lot of the fun of being there. People heading into B.C.’s spectacular parks and wilderness would…

Don’t Spare the Rod – Spoil Yourself

Date: September 8, 2011

                            Don’t Spare the Rod – Spoil Yourself by                      Fishing and Camping in British Columbia this Fall   Vancouver, BC, September 7, 2011 – Camping and fishing go hand in hand and as the summer crowds disperse the fall season is the perfect time for both the novice and the seasoned angler to take…

All We Need Are Campsites, And There Are Plenty To Choose From, From Scenic Provincial And Federal Parks, To Fully Serviced, Strategically Placed Private Sites. We’re Giddy With Endless Choices And Wide-Open Spaces

Date: August 25, 2011

COAST AND CANYON, A B.C. CIRCLE ROAD TRIP By Cherie Thiessen For Travel Writers’ Tales The snow-cloaked Coast Mountains elbow the Skeena River, dripping long, silvery waterfalls, and there’s a tang of cottonwood wafting through the campervan window as we dawdle down Highway 16 from Prince Rupert to Prince George. Also known as the Yellowhead…

Go Out and Play This BC Day

Date: July 28, 2011

Vancouver, BC, July 26, 2011 – Rain or shine British Columbians rarely wait for the perfect weather to get out and play. Despite a slow start to the summer season the Camping and RV BC Coalition (CRVBCC) suggests the best way to celebrate the upcoming BC Day long weekend is by getting outside for some…

95, 96, 97… Can You Find Them All?

Date: June 29, 2011

COMOX VALLEY – What do you get when you bring together treasure hunting, wireless devices, parks and the internet? How about 100 different reasons to get outdoors this summer? BC Parks and the Geocaching Association of B.C. have placed 100 geocaches in parks around B.C., with prizes for those who find them first. A geocache…

Earning Camping Stripes, The Easy Way

Date: June 27, 2011

Earning Canadian camping stripes, the easy way.  The News’ Alan Campbell learns what it takes to be a Canuck – but takes the path of least resistance You’re really not Canadian until you’ve been camping, says The News’ Alan Campbell,  with a sparkling 24-foot recreational vehicle (RV), booked from Westcoast Mountain Campers in Richmond, packed…

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