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Arlington becomes Iowa ARVC executive director

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(April 21, 2017) -- "She’ll be reaching out to all Iowa campground owners as she also works to enhance our benefits package for 2018," he added. "Also, having her aboard lets the association’s leaders return to our primary efforts at our own campgrounds," said Smith. Read More »

What it’s important to keep great books

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(April 21, 2017) -- You didn't go into the campground business to keep great books. You're a people person. No campground owner truly enjoys keeping the books. Most do it out of necessity. Therefore, campground owners struggle with keeping great books and using that information to help their business grow. Read More »

WI: Can self-sustaining funding model work for state parks?

(April 21, 2017) -- In 2015, Governor Scott Walker eliminated state support for the state parks operating budget, mandating that they become self-sustaining. The move eliminated $4.7 million (28 percent) of the system’s $16.7 million budget for items such as staff, programming, maintenance and education. Read More »

MA: Camping or glamping here, there and everywhere

(April 21, 2017) -- Located a half mile from Goose Rocks Beach, the campground — formerly known as Salty Acres — had a $5 million-plus makeover that features resort amenities mixed in with an authentic Maine camping experience, including a rustic general store, lobster pound, farm stand, old fashioned ice cream cart, family-centric outdoor activities and more. Read More »

IL: Celebrate Earth Day at historic campground

(April 21, 2017) -- Shift2Green and the Des Plaines Park District are hosting the 10th Annual Earth Day Celebration this year at the 156-year-old Historic Methodist Campground, near River and Algonquin roads, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 22 in Des Plaines. Read More »

CRS offers RV parks tips to maintain inflatables

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(April 20, 2017) -- Commercial Recreation Specialists today offered tips regarding seasonal maintenance of waterfront inflatables that will help campground owners avoid unnecessary repairs and significantly extend the life of their investments. Read More »