Whether your inspiration comes from a Pinterest photo of a great vintage trailer, an Instagram feed that you’re addicted to or a friend recounting her Girl Camping adventures, once the bug bites you, you will need practical steps to take to make it happen for you.
Different people will have different obstacles on their road to becoming a Girl Camper. Over the years I have tried to address the objections most commonly related to me. Towing is the most mentioned and strikes fear into the hearts of wannabes. Well, fear not, towing is just a skill set you haven’t learned yet.
Listen to the podcasts below and if the obstacle that is stopping you hasn’t been addressed here, drop me a note and I will cover it!
Check out Massachusetts Girl Camper Guide Kim Foley MacKinnon's recent conversation with the founders of Walden Campervans. https://girlcamper.com/massachusetts/walden-campervans-q-a-with-owners-mike-susie-patrick/
With so many camping places to find, rivers and lakes to lazily float or paddle around, I’ve spent more time outdoors than inside!
Girl Camper has teamed up with the folks at the National RV Training Academy in Athens, Texas to offer the first ever NATIONAL CAMPER COLLEGE! Come get personal training on how to operate and maintain your own camper. The first module in the four part series will be...
From Chapter Guide, Resa Leppert: My favorite part is being able to walk through Dancehall Cave from one side of the park to the other. I love to start on the south side and walk through to the north side. See her complete article here:...
From Chapter Guide, Teresa Willis, a fun and useful craft you can do at the campground. On a recent road trip to visit my grands in Colorado, I brought along instructions from a 2011 Family Fun magazine issue for Hoola Hoop Rug and Basket Weaving. It was great because...
The latest news about camping and developments in North American campgrounds and RV parks from Janet Groene. https://www.rvtravel.com/campground-news-june-26-2021/
The caves, yes real caves, were once the hideout for the likes of outlaws Jesse James and Belle Starr. We visited the nature center and there were exhibits including detailed history of the good guys and bad guys during those times.
To see event details, you need to be signed in to your account and need to have paid the one-time $10 safety vetting fee. Kentucky: https://girlcamper.com/events/a-mammoth-adventure/ New Mexico: https://girlcamper.com/events/the-high-road-campout-nm/ Iowa:...
Located right along the beach outside of Lake Jackson on the gulf, in between surf side beach and the Galveston island. Beach and bay-front resort location with all sites having views of the beach or wetlands.
I had just moved to a new town and was invited by a classmate to join her Senior Girl Scout Troop. I’d been in Girl Scouts since I was a Browne, but the troops I was in had never really camped a lot. That all changed when I became a member of Mrs. Boyd’s senior troop! My life as a Girl Camper had begun!
Has it been worth it? Yes!! The experience, meeting locals, and coming home with goodies from the sites I traveled to, totally makes up for the annual membership fee. I would not trade them for anything!
This is an interview I had with Andy from General RV and we discuss some of the important questions you should consider when you are a first time RV buyer.
Drive through with your vehicle. Get comfortable and prepare yourself for 3.5 miles of driving, Ooooh, Look! and Awwwww, experiencing hundreds of animals.
The pandemic rush on RV sales continues. Campgrounds are full and people are on wait lists to purchase RV's. The Today Show turned to our Camper-in-Chief, Janine Pettit, for insights on camping in 2021 and 2022. See the Today Show segment here:...
This little alarm packs a 130db siren and a seriously bright, flashing strobe light.
I now know why my Wyoming gal pals never encouraged us to camp here…..they wanted to keep it all to themselves. And I don’t blame them.
I think I am my grandmother reincarnated.
Don’t wait to get your tickets for July events! Girls in all Chapters are ready to get together for some fun times!
“This campground worked well and is very close to all the attractions of the Wisconsin Dells without being in the middle of things. “
To see event descriptions listed on the EVENTS page on the Girl Camper website, you need to pay the one-time only safety vetting fee of $10. Prompts for the safety fee will pop up if you haven't paid it yet. Take care of it now so you don't have to deal with it when...
They host festivals, family events, educational tours, and more. It is referred to as “living laboratory” and boosted as one of the “most pristine and healthiest forest in the country”.
I’ve always had a spirit for uplifting people, constantly reminding them to remain positive no matter the situation.
Open up your camping apps and plot your next road/camping trip on one of these scenic drives recommended by Reader's Digest: https://www.rd.com/list/most-scenic-drives-in-america/
When I am going solo, my motorcycle will always be my first choice.
In business for 50 years, Maple Park has a ton of loyal families who return year after year, as well as plenty of seasonal renters, who spend full summers parked here.