camping area

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n camping area a site where people on holiday can pitch a tent
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Usage

In literature:

For a place to make camp he halted near a low area of rock that lay like an island in a sea of grass.
"The Rainbow Trail" by Zane Grey
Because that was what it was, at least in the area where they were camping.
"Legacy" by James H Schmitz
Camp Area Comdt., Ma'gil, 14th July, 1916.
"With a Highland Regiment in Mesopotamia" by Anonymous
The spot where I had "landed" chanced to be one of the least conspicuous in the whole area of the camp.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
I was in the approximate area of the first team's camp.
"Attrition" by Jim Wannamaker
The adjacent area was now known as "South Camp" and was destined for occupation by the 2nd Division.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
We now received orders to retire to the rest area about Ondank, and on October 26 I was sent to take over a camp for B.H.Q.
"Q.6.a and Other places" by Francis Buckley
For the area still gleamed semi-molten from the stupendous blast that had wiped out Kendrick's camp.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, August 1930" by Various
Several days were given to moving camp a few hundred yards north or south within a small area.
"With Manchesters in the East" by Gerald B. Hurst
The call which took them to the Camp Hill area justified Dalton's condemnation.
"Take the Reason Prisoner" by John Joseph McGuire
There were 724 dwellings or "camps" among the Wyomings, located within an area of about fifteen square miles.
"Armageddon--2419 A.D." by Philip Francis Nowlan
He said that he wouldn't be surprised if they were cooled in the can for a few days, and then confined to the camp area.
"Asteroid of Fear" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
About a month after we arrived at our forest camp, logging crews moved in and cut the commercial timber near our area.
"Birds from North Borneo" by Max C. Thompson
Off to one side was the camp of the Inca war-captain and his army, covering a great area.
"The Spanish Pioneers" by Charles F. Lummis
They were the first observed in the area where we began camping on August 9.
"Birds Found on the Arctic Slope of Northern Alaska" by James W. Bee
In addition to the billeting accommodations in every village, the area contained several large camps of importance.
"A Jewish Chaplain in France" by Lee J. Levinger
A few miles northward, as we saw, was a promising area for a camp.
"My Attainment of the Pole" by Frederick A. Cook
Camping is limited to 30 days in any area each year.
"Sequoia [California] National Park" by United States Department of the Interior
At Camp 1 we found evidence of the former occurrence of gophers in an area now largely covered by active beach dunes.
"Vertebrates from the Barrier Island of Tamaulipas, México" by Robert K Selander
Over the sultry area of the mobilization camp went the roar and activity of war-preparation.
"The Code of the Mountains" by Charles Neville Buck
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In news:

Ventura County Tries New Approach To Clearing Out Homeless Camps In Ventura River Area.
View full size Pacific University (Joe Lang) Thirty area seventh and eighth grade girls completed Pacific University's second annual Girls Gather for Computer Science camp.
Man, woman in June visited camping area in Yosemite National Park.
Area high school students are invited to explore their interests and begin developing their future at the 2nd annual Youth Housing Careers Day Camp Aug 1-3 at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.
Guernsey Soil and Water Conservation District has been offering a day camp for area youth for more than 20 years.
With so many great camps in the NYC area, our guide will help you find one (or more) that's a good fit for your child.
More than 200 area children attend WinShape Camp.
Staff from Atwood Center went to the Park District's Time 2 Play summer playground sites along with other summer camp sites on July 23 to educate area youth about how to hydrate trees at home using plastic milk jugs they decorated.
Increased bear activity closes camping areas at Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
The Mill Run Recreational Area is expected to close this week, while the Tub Run Camping Area will more than likely close next week.
The Boston Celtics opened training camp with three specific areas of focus: limiting turnovers, pace of play, and rebounding.
Increased bear activity closes camping areas at Great Smoky Mountains National Park .
For over 30 years, the Northwest Jersey charity has offered the chance for area youngsters to have the same summer camp experience as every other kid their age.
Daniel Boone loved to hunt in this area, and Boone's Branch Camp is located in the valley.
The environmental group Santa Barbara Channelkeeper says its new study shows that homeless camps on the lower Ventura River, in the Ventura area, are responsible for massive pollution problems.
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In science:

Early in 2007 the first production antenna will arrive at the Contractor’s camp for assembly before it moves to the pro ject testing area in mid-2007.
ALMA Capabilities for Observations of Spectral Line Emission
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