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Great American Campout

Great American Campout

Jun 23 2015

 Marshmallows by the fire.

At System Pavers, we love the great outdoors, whether it's a national treasure such as Yellowstone Park or your own backyard, which is why we're proud to help promote the Great American Campout. This June 27th, you can help the National Wildlife Federation by pledging to camp out, with sponsors of the event giving $1 for every camper who takes the Great American Campout pledge for a total of up to $100,000 to help support the NWF's efforts to protect the great outdoors of America. This event is a part of the NWF's ongoing Great Outdoors Month in June and is a fantastic way for anybody to get involved.

From those planning to bust out their camping skills at large public events to those planning smaller backyard events, anybody is welcome to join the Great American Campout. Those interested in hosting a public event can email the NWF at their site, while those simply interested in joining other campers in the Great American Campout can find more information about events in their area on the NWF website. Find information on the costs of attending, what you will need to bring, and other requirements on the site's listings.

Because this event is largely intended to help educate people on camping out and better understanding America's backyard, many of these events are tailored toward beginning campers, with some events available for first-time campers, including equipment rentals. Those who are interested should take the time to contact event organizers to learn more or to register for a wonderful, unforgettable evening.

Of course, not everybody has the time or means to take a large camping vacation, but if that's the case, don't despair – you can still join the thousands of other Americans who have taken the pledge to camp out by hosting a campout in your own backyard! A tent, a campfire or a grill, some snacks and other treats and a love of the great outdoors are all you need to make your backyard camping event special, whether you plan to camp out on your own, with a loved one or want to spark a love of camping in younger family members.

Are you ready to camp out? If so, take the pledge at Great American Campout!

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Whether you plan to host a camping event for others to join in on or simply to host a campout for friends and family in your backyard, this is a fantastic way to support the NWFs efforts to protect this nation's wildlife for future generations. The site is a great resource for learning more about camping, understanding what you will need to make a camping trip safe and fun, and fun activities to make your camping trip (or backyard camping even) even more enjoyable.

And don't worry if you can't camp out on June 27th – simply take the pledge to camp out before this date, and enjoy your night out under the stars at any point this summer.

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