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Campfire Cooking Secrets from a Girl Scout Leader

12/28/2011 | Cook

  Hey—we all know that campfire cooking isn’t easy; in fact, it can be downright tough. Who hasn’t tried to roast a hot dog only to have it come out charred on one side and raw on the other? Or attempted to get a perfect golden glow on a marshmallow, only to have it burst […]

RV Education 101 RV Quick Tip – Maintaining Your Awning Fabric

12/28/2011 | KOA

Keeping your RV awnings sparkling clean and in top shape is important. Mark Polk’s tips will help you do just that. Awnings are a great feature to have on your RV. There are several different types of RV awnings and they serve different purposes. Window and door awnings provide shade and keep rain away from […]

RV 101: Water Leaks?

12/24/2011 | KOA

Looking for a quick and easy way to test your RV plumbing system for leaks? Try these simple steps: 1. Turn the 12-volt water pump on when there is water in the fresh water holding tank. 2. Allow the system to pressurize and shut off. 3. Monitor the system closely. The system should shut off […]

5 Reasons Camping is Good for You

12/21/2011 | KOA

If you’re reading this, odds are you enjoy camping. Maybe it’s just the chance it gives you to escape from every day life. Maybe you like the smell of a crackling campfire. Maybe it’s being able to lay back on the ground at night to see the stars. Or maybe it’s just because it makes […]


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This Month's Recipe: Armadillo Eggs

12/21/2011 | Cook

A little spicy, a little cheesy and a whole lot of good! Make ’em this holiday weekend or take ’em with you the next time you head out camping. Ingredients: 1 lb. pork sausage 2 c. all-purpose baking mix (like Bisquick) 2 c. shredded jack cheese 2 c. shredded cheddar cheese 1 T. salt 
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Keeping Your RV Secure

12/19/2011 | KOA

Your RV is your home away from home. Keep it safe by following a few simple rules. The RVing lifestyle is one enjoyed by a lot of us. After all, it gives you all the freedom of hitting the open road and staying at your favorite campgrounds, combined with all the great conveniences of home. […]