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Campground weekend themes?

What's up at the campground?

Every few week we have a theme at the campground. Put on by the campers not the campground.

We do the regular things like Christmas in July, thanksgiving, and Halloween, but we also do the theme thing like last weekend was Seafood buffet. Which consisted of dishes cook over a fire. Steamed Mussels in a broth, scallops, shrimp, and steamers. sides of salads and veggies. And of coarse vodka and beer.

It ranges from 15 to 30 people as an average. Sometimes more.


this weekend is deserts. Not my forte so I will sit on the side with a Martini and just enjoy the people.

Upcoming will be a pig roast, a night of mixed drinks, and a night of wine tasting that the women go to tasting and bring back there favorites and have our own tasting. Speaking of spirits, pudding shots and jello shot flow.

I want to note that there is a lot of booze mentioned here but not drank to excess. Just available, most people know there limits.

So what do you do at your places???
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Things have changed from when I went camping with mom & dad as a kid using a 10 yo car to pull a 10 yo trailer and that was after years of tent camping.


Does anyone use tents or pop ups now days or are they all 30+ ft TT or big motor homes?
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I tent camped a couple years ago with my wife and I've been camping with the Boy Scouts for the past 16 years in a tent. I still have 4 tents but I suspect that I'll start divesting them.

My travel trailer (a toy hauler) is 22' long + the length of the tongue, so it's no behemoth as far as length goes. Height and width? Well, it's big in those dimensions.
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Things have changed from when I went camping with mom & dad as a kid using a 10 yo car to pull a 10 yo trailer and that was after years of tent camping.


Does anyone use tents or pop ups now days or are they all 30+ ft TT or big motor homes?
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The answer is yes. I see all types of tent and popups. There are usually tent areas in campgrounds.

There still is the "Progression" that occurs:
1) tent
2) pop-up
3) travel trailer
4) 5th wheel or toy hauler
5) bus

By the way my 5th wheel is 37 ft. long 13' 2" tall and weight between 11,000 to 14,000 lbs. and cost a lot more than the tent I started with. lol
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