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Camp in. Camp out. Camp on!

There’s never been a better time to safely and responsibly connect with nature.

From the belly of a dense forest reached only on foot to the edges of a canyon best traversed by RV, there’s a campground for every kind of adventure. One amenity that every campground offers, though? A ticket to nature.

Connecting to nature isn’t just good for the views – it’s good for our wellbeing, too. Spending time outdoors has been proven to reduce stress, boost our moods, and even help us sleep better. And after the year we’ve had, who doesn’t need that?

Maybe this is the year you get your glamp on with a luxury treehouse stay, or perhaps you’d rather “rough it” in a classic tent. However you camp, take the pledge and be a part of the summer-long celebration. You may even win a free prize for your next campout!

The National Wildlife Federation advises following the latest government and local policies regarding COVID-19. Follow your state’s mandated guidelines for area-specific updates concerning outdoor activity. Find your state or territorial health department here.

The Great American Campout™ is part of the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable’s Great Outdoors Month each June, a month designated to highlighting the many kinds of outdoor activities that strengthen our bonds with nature. To learn more, visit the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable’s website.