frequently askeD QUESTIONS

What is the Great American Campout?

The Great American Campout is an invitation only and BYOB event bringing together fun people for a weekend of live music, camping and friendship when it has never mattered more.

What is the Careity Foundation?

Careity Foundation exists to provide direct care that saves lives, gives hope, eases pain, and allows cancer patients and families to focus on healing.

Since its inception, Careity Foundation has set the platinum standard in the nonprofit community. Careity Foundation was the first in the nation to offer oncology massage in the chemotherapy room to relieve the side effects of drug therapy in patients.

Do I have to overnight camp to attend?

Absolutely not.  There are several hotel options listed on the event info page  If you are interested in camping, please request a campsite when purchasing your tickets online.  Campsites are first reserved, first served with event sponsors given priority.

When should I arrive?

Feel free to arrive as early as 9AM to start setting up your award winning campsite, throw some meat on the grill or enjoy a morning cocktail.  We will have music playing up to the first live music act starting at noon.

Can I purchase alcohol at the event?

No.  This event is 100% BYOB so please come prepared.

Will there be hookups for my RV or trailer?

No.  Please be prepared with your own generator, water, etc. to serve the needs of the unit.

What about my kids?

This is a family event and we hope you bring your kids.  Kids 18 and under are free.  There will not be scheduled kid activities.  Plan on your kids running free on the property and entertaining themselves while hopefully being a little mischievous.

What happens on Sunday morning?

There are no formal plans for Sunday morning.  Sleep as late as you can and plan to head out no later than 11.  Event sponsors can enjoy coffee and light snacks in the VIP hospitality room.

Is there seating at the music pavilion and throughout the property?

While there is limited seating available the intent is that guests bring their own lawn chairs.  Campers can move their chairs to and from their campsites throughout the day.