The Camping Appreciation Weekend, celebrated annually across Canada, is expected to promote outdoor hospitality and the best camper experience. The event is set for September 6 to September 8.
According to the British Columbia Lodging and Campgrounds Association (BCLCA), the camping appreciation will showcase a heartfelt thank you from privately operated campgrounds to their summer patrons. It will bring together individuals from various backgrounds, fostering a sense of community and promoting outdoor activities as a healthy lifestyle choice.
The Canadian Camping and RV Council coordinates the Camping Appreciation Weekend, ensuring the coast-to-coast acknowledgment of the vital role campers play in sustaining the industry.
The Camping Appreciation Weekend promotes the essence of camping as an affordable, family-friendly activity that strengthens community bonds and encourages exploration of Canada’s rich landscapes.
For campground owners and managers, the weekend is expected to highlight their offerings and connect more deeply with their guests. It also serves as a valuable platform for exchanging best practices and innovative ideas in campground management.
In addition, the event will highlight outdoor recreation and tourism, showcasing the camping industry’s commitment to facilitating connections with outdoor enjoyment and nature.
Participating campgrounds can engage in activities showing the importance of preserving natural habitats and advocating for eco-friendly camping practices, aligning with the growing global emphasis on environmental responsibility.
According to the event’s website, operators also donate from their booking revenues to help with fundraising events to promote healing in the outdoors.
As the outdoor hospitality industry evolves, the Camping Appreciation Weekend provides a unique opportunity for campground owners and campers for the best outdoor experience. For more information about the event, visitors can check the British Columbia Lodging and Campground Association (BLCA) website.
Next year, the Camping Appreciation Weekend is set for September 5 to 7, 2025. The early date will provide more time for outdoor enthusiasts to prepare for the much-awaited event.