Campers Village

May 07, 2009 16:18 ET

Campers Village Kicks Off Their Grand Reopening and Proves Camping Is the Ultimate Recession-Proof Summer Activity

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 7, 2009) - Despite the current business recession, the West End Campers Village has expanded and is about to celebrate the completion of their much-anticipated renovations.

Many people have typically turned to the outdoors for a respite from tough economic times, or perhaps because of them, said Ron Bryant, President of Campers Village. Reconnecting with the outdoors provides the opportunity for an affordable vacation - particularly for families. That's the great thing about camping and outdoor activities - people can choose their own adventure from a wide range of activities - whether hiking in the mountains or roasting hotdogs in your local park or campground.

To kickoff another summer of outdoor adventures and celebrate the grand reopening of the West End Store, Campers Village is hosting an entire weekend of excitement for both Edmonton locations on May 9th and 10th. They'll be dressing up the parking lot just like last year's successful South Side Grand Opening event - with trees, rocks and other elements of the outdoors. Besides hotdogs, soft drinks and a crew of Girl Guides helping out, Campers Village staff will be spending the night, camping out under the stars right in the parking lot.

To polish off the event, Campers Village is giving away their Heli-Camping Adventure for two. The two-day, all expenses paid trip to Mount Assiniboine Lodge, located in the scenic Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, comes with a $1000 Campers Village gift card so the winners can purchase the necessary clothing, footwear and accessories needed. All of the necessary ground and air transportation, including helicopter transport to and from Mount Assiniboine Lodge, is included. The approximate retail value of the Campers Village Heli-Camping Adventure Grand Prize is $4,500.00 CAD. After the success last year with Mr. and Mrs. Normey enjoying a weekend full of adventure at the Lodge, Campers Village is excited to reward another pair of avid campers the prize.

About Campers Village

Campers Village is part of the Norseman Group, a locally owned company originally founded in 1921 as North West Tent & Awning. Open since 1963, Campers Village has always encouraged affordable ways to enjoy recreation and leisure time with the family. While camping remains its core business - over the years Campers Village has expanded its product offering into apparel, footwear and travel making it today much more than a camping store.

Contact Information

  • Campers Village
    Ron Bryant
    (780) 451-6828