Camp Style: Demetrias Brown & Her Scotty Sportsman

Camp Style: Demetrias Brown & Her Scotty Sportsman

Demetrias Brown, a Girl Camper based in Maryland, tells us about her 1968 Serro Scotty Sportsman, Tonga and describes her camp style. When and where did you purchase your Scotty? I purchased it in March 2016. It was listed for sale in the Tin Can Tourists Facebook...
Down Time? Organize Your RV

Down Time? Organize Your RV

Many of us have to put away our RVs for the winter and I like to use this time wisely to organize my RV. Starting my camping season with a freshly stocked and organized interior space is such a good feeling. I have a few things I like to do. Take Stock First step to...
Puerto Rico: El Yunque National Forest

Puerto Rico: El Yunque National Forest

It’s easy to fall in love with Puerto Rico’s gorgeous beaches (there are close to 300 of them), its almost perfect weather (average temperature is about 75 degrees) and its historic cities (Old San Juan dates back 500-plus years). But any visit should also include a...
Community as a Means for Meaning and Longevity

Community as a Means for Meaning and Longevity

By: Georgina Berbari Social connection is a vital aspect of our overall wellbeing. People with strong community support systems tend to live longer and healthier lives, according to a myriad of studies. Conversely, the stress of too much isolation has been compared to...
Aromatherapy on the Go: Essential Oils for Outdoor Wellness

Aromatherapy on the Go: Essential Oils for Outdoor Wellness

By: Georgina Berbari Outdoor enthusiasts wouldn’t trade a day in nature for just about anything. Whether you’re soaking in the beauty of the natural world, going for a hardcore hike, or planning an adventurous camping trip, it can be helpful to bring essential oils...
How solo travel boosts personal self-confidence

How solo travel boosts personal self-confidence

By Georgina Berbari For some, the thought of traveling alone can be a scary or overwhelming thing. For others, it might feel like an amazing adventure. Perhaps you’re somewhere in between: Excitement mixed with discomfort is likely where a lot of people stand in terms...
Guide to making new friends for introverts

Guide to making new friends for introverts

Article by Georgina Berbari For introverts, making new friends can feel like the most daunting of tasks. It’s a lot easier to stay in the sanctuary of your own company, a well-established comfort zone. Plus, socializing can feel downright draining at times. But there...
Gray Water Tank Conservation Tips

Gray Water Tank Conservation Tips

By Lisa Dempsey Gray Water Tank Conservation at the Campsite When I have the choice between full hook-ups with sewer access or just electric and water, I choose full hook-ups for my trailering adventures so I don’t have to worry about gray water tank...
RV Water Set-up with Girl Camper

RV Water Set-up with Girl Camper

Essential RV water system setup tips with Girl Camper’s own Kim Foley MacKinnon. This informative video features expert advice and showcases top-quality Camco Manufacturing products

Flipping the Script of the New Year’s Resolution 

Flipping the Script of the New Year’s Resolution 

As a new year begins, we have an opportunity to set new, healthy aspirations for the 12 months ahead. This year at Girl Camper, we reflected on what New Year’s Resolutions would look like if they were less about achievement and more about cultivating a supportive...
When Brakes Break

When Brakes Break

by Shari Sullivan You know what they say about nothing good lasting forever? I found that out first hand a few weeks ago and it was quite an experience. Sudden loud noises are usually a bad thing One morning after a recent December Girl Camper event I planned to take...
Welcoming 2024 from our Editor in Chief

Welcoming 2024 from our Editor in Chief

I like to look at January as the season of rest. The holiday festivities are behind us and most of us have indulged a bit too much. I say rest,  but it never lasts long with me because resting means time to meditate on new ideas and plan, plan, plan. So, while I...
Girl Camper Choice: Jayco JayFlight

Girl Camper Choice: Jayco JayFlight

Ginny McKinney shares some insights about her latest RV choice, a 2021 Jayco JayFlight SLX7 183RB, her sixth RV!  Why did you buy this particular RV?  I needed something that was lightweight and easy to tow with my aging truck. Jayco has always been a reliable...
Camp in a Ski Resort Parking Lot

Camp in a Ski Resort Parking Lot

The Pacific Northwest prides itself on rugged self-reliance and an enthusiasm for the outdoors, but did you know it was possible to camp in a ski resort parking lot? With so many Northwest ski resorts located on Forest Service land and with nearby affordable...
Delicious Cheese Soup

Delicious Cheese Soup

The ultimate cold day comfort food is soup and we love delicious cheese soup! Back in the day, some home cooks made this by just adding cubed Velveeta cheese to canned cream of cheddar soup! But it’s really easy to make from scratch and you get to control the quality...
Life is short, decorate those shoes!

Life is short, decorate those shoes!

At the North Texas Christmas campout, Ol’ Fashioned Christmas, we had a craft one afternoon that was a big hit with the attendees. And, once pictures were posted on Facebook after the event, a bunch of other Girl Campers fell in love with the project and wanted to...
Tasty & Easy Overnight Oats

Tasty & Easy Overnight Oats

When you’re in a hurry to get your day started, but want a hearty breakfast first, you can keep it simple by making overnight oats the night before. The best part is how easy it is! All you need is a jar, oats of your choice, milk of your choice and your favorite...
Create Great Campfire Memories through Creative Storytelling

Create Great Campfire Memories through Creative Storytelling

5 Tips for Creative Storytelling Think you are too old for a campfire story? I think not! Are you the kind of person who hid behind your sister when scary stories were told around the fire? Or were the first in line to be just a little spooked before bedtime? Or maybe...
Girl Camper Guide Holiday 2023 Wish List

Girl Camper Guide Holiday 2023 Wish List

Our guides have been making their lists and checking them twice. See what’s on our wish list, and you may get ideas for you or the camper in your life! Carol Thompson, New Jersey: Camco’s Little Red Portable Campfire Great to have for a campfire and also...
On the Road: Road Trip from Minnesota to New York

On the Road: Road Trip from Minnesota to New York

My husband and I took a road trip from Minnesota to New York and back home again in October 2023. I’ve always thought Minnesota had the most beautiful autumnal nature display, until this trip. The colors were amazing all the way from Minnesota to New York. Autumnal...

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