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  • www.KyleTheRVGuy.com Copyright 2015

    Camping World Must Have App!

    Pop Up Campers Affordable RVs.

    Camping World is a must-have app that gives RVers everything they need for life on the road or in the great outdoors, including information and driving directions to over 100 Camping World SuperCenter locations nationwide, access to the online store with over 10,000 products, a searchable

    Lets Go RVingNewsletter, Volume 1March 2015While it is reported that 8.5% of U.S. households own some form of recreational vehicle, 0.5% account for towable pop ups. Though selling less than when their sales peaked in 1998,

    they continue to be popular primarily driven by their relatively affordable price and their unique advantages. Lets look at some of the key features

    Pop Up Campers page 2

    Passing On Camping To KidsBy Cynthia BaumCamping with your kids on a regular basis is so important as it radically promotes Passing on Camping to Kids. These camping experiences as children will instill the values of camping in them, which they will hopefully pass on to their future kids. This in turn establishes family traditions, which evoke healthy and jubilant experiences for children to carry on well after you are gone (with their own offspring). It really creates a healthy lifestyle, which propels future times of family togetherness, fostering love and appreciation for one another and also for their natural environment. Camping page 2Must Have App page 4

    Newsletter, Volume 1March 2015

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    Pop Up Campers from page 1

    that pop up trailers deliver.

    Can be towed by many types of vehicles, including some front wheel drive autos.

    Light weight and low wind resistant is easy on the fuel bill.

    Easy to handle without blocking your rear view.

    Accommodates easy

    storage without being an eyesore.

    For an RV, very reasonably inexpensive to insure.

    A wide variety of amenities available.

    A wide scope of affordable costs.

    They still offer that feeling of camping as they require

    some set up and pack up at the campsite. However, stepping into one has no comparison to a tent-like atmosphere. Larger than thought floorplans, refrigerators, stoves and a commode are just a few of the amenities found in some. The elevated living quarters, as opposed to ground tenting, allows for

    more comfort in colder climates and thereby can extend the normal camping season.

    So, if you are still camping in a conventional tent, and considering moving up, check out what these versatile campers offer. The sizes and what you can get in them, may just surprise you.

    Sadly, some kids have never been camping once in their lives. Others have been camping, but only with other families and not their own. Camping is, in my opinion, a fun event that all families should experience together (ideally) every year, if not multiple times a year. It encourages family togetherness; forging bonds and creating fond memories that will last a lifetime. It also encourages time away from technology (which we all need from time to time) and fosters an appreciation for the great outdoors.

    Of all the things we do with our children, camping is the one that fulfills so many aspects that our children long for and inherently crave. They most especially want our TIME devoted to them and our undivided ATTENTION. These can both be fulfilled while camping and enjoying

    some outdoor playtime, sharing food, passing on stories and jokes around the campfire, star-gazing and playing games. Whether you play card games, board games, or take a trek through the woods; kids will eat up every second and appreciate the time with you, more than you will ever know.

    So, whether you have grand kids, nieces and nephews, or your own kids, it is time to set up a fun, memorable camping experience that will benefit everyone involved and most importantly, will Pass on Camping to Kids (for future generations).

    Camping from page 1

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    On the Lighter Side, Buying an RV!

    I thought a little humor in your day would be good. Here are some RV buying scenarios you should try to avoid!

    If you ever hear an RV salesperson say thisRUN!

    10) I wont even be able to buy my kid a new pair of shoes on this commission.

    9) I cant believe my sales manager agreed to this price.

    8) Uncle Sam will make more in taxes than I will in profitat this price.

    7) This price is ONLY good for today.

    6) Because I like you so much, were going to sell you this unit at our cost.

    5) Youre truck can tow anything on this lot!

    4) Sure the tires on this used RV are 9 years old, but look how much tread they have left.

    3) If I can get your monthly payment where you want it, will you buy the RV today?

    2) Trust me, everything on this used RV works.

    1) Your trade-in is only worth $10,000, but were going to give you $20,000 for it.

    Happy Camping,Mark Polk

    Larry Ey, Bel Air, MarylandLike the screen door of many coaches, opening our door from the inside requires sliding a plastic panel to access and pull the spring-loaded handle. This can be very inconvenient at times, especially when carrying something.

    To eliminate the sliding of the panel and make it easier to unlock the handle, I attached a nylon cord between the handle and the

    hinged edge of the door. After drilling a small hole in the handle, I wound the cord through the hole and tied it to the handle.

    The other end of the cord is attached to a screw along the edge of the screen door. The string can be easily pulled down to open the door handle from inside or outside without ever needing to slide the plastic and pull the handle.

    RV Tech Tip: I Screen, You Screen, We All Screen

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    and more. The latest version 1.3 also supports iPad and iBeacon.

    Camping World, which AppReviewDaddy.com says is nearly guaranteed to offer the comfort of home and peace of mind so that users can be completely focused on their traveling fun, leverages GPS functionality to help users spot the nearest Camping World SuperCenter as they criss-cross the country. There are over 100 locations nationwide.

    In addition, Camping World provides users with:

    Step-by-step driving directions to the nearest (or any) Camping World SuperCenter location.

    A full list of services offered by each location, along with hours of operation and contact information including emails and phone numbers.

    The ability to browse and buy from Camping World SuperCenters massive online store, which is stocked with more than 10,000 camping and outdoor-

    related items, and features detailed product information, photos, videos and customer reviews. Shoppers looking or great deals can also virtually flip through the latest sale catalog.

    The ability to search (by year, make, model and/or price) for thousands of RVs on sale nationwide. Each listing is complete with interior/exterior photos and detailed vehicle information, which can be instantly emailed, printed or shared via social media.

    In addition, Camping World lets users who visit any Camping World SuperCenter location to scan a products QR code and instantly be taken to its product page. They can also use the app to learn more about Good Sam services, which include roadside assistance, TravelAssist and more.

    And now in the latest version 1.3, Camping World features full iPad support, as well as Apples innovative iBeacon support, which automatically augments and enhances the shopping

    experience for users who visit any Camping World SuperCenter location.

    Our goal when we launched Camping World was to provide RVers with a must-have app that would give them everything they need for life on the road or in the great outdoors, at the touch of a button, commented CEO & Chairman, Marcus Lemonis. And while we had high expectations, the response weve received from users around the country has been overwhelmingly positive. And now in the latest version, weve opened up the Camping World experience to iPad owners, and the iBeacon support is truly phenomenal and something were sure our current and new users are going to love!

    Camping World version 1.3 is available now at no-cost from the App Store at https://itunes.apple.com/app/camping-world/id889297794. The app requires iOS 7 and supports iOS 8.

    For additional information or media inquiries, contact Mark Johnson on behalf of Camping World at +1 408.757.0156

    Must Have App from page 1

    Sausage and vegetables are grilled together in a foil packet. This recipe is easy

    and delicious, and perfect for a quick holiday meal or camping!

    Ingredients:

    3/4 pound fresh green beans, trimmedand halved1/2 pound red potatoes, quartered1 large onion, sliced1 pound smoked sausage, cut into 1 inch pieces1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon ground black pepper1 teaspoon vegetable oil1 teaspoon butter1/3 cup water

    Directions:

    1. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat.

    2. On a large sheet of foil, place the green beans, red potatoes, onion, and sausage. Season with salt and pepper, sprinkle with oil, and top with butter. Tightly seal foil around the ingredients, leaving only a small opening. Pour water into the opening, and seal.

    3. Place foil packet on the prepared grill. Cook 20 to 30 minutes, turning once, until sausage is browned and vegetables are tender.

    Camp Cooking!