Laughter, great music, and helping kids with cancer at the same time: it is all happening this week with the annual Care Camps auction and online gala event.

Care Camps, the camping and RV industry charity that helps kids with cancer find the healing power of the outdoors, has just launched their national online silent auction at The silent auction event will culminate with the annual Care Camps gala video event to be held online Thursday, November 19 at 1PM Eastern/10AM Pacific.

This year’s auction features some fantastic gifts for the holidays and experiences to forget the COVID blues, including a Nascar “Driver for a Day” experience, a 4-day stay at the Terramore Outdoor Resort in Maine, gift certificates to Smith Optics, outdoor dining sets, a Jump Pad, glamping tents, fabulous warm getaway vacation packages to Florida and Bermuda, a Weber grill, a $2,000 gift certificate for Outdoorsy, cooking classes, a painting by multi-media artist Amy Burkman, and much more. New items are being added daily and shipping is included. The week-long auction closes at 1:30PM Eastern time at the conclusion of the gala event.

The 2020 Care Camps gala event will include lots of laughter by entertainer and campground owner Clint Bell, performances by musicians Stephanie Quayle and Howard Livingston, and you can see and hear some updates from Care Camps kids about the amazing work that is continuing on at Care Camps everywhere amidst COVID.  As always, the public will have the chance to make a tax-deductible donation to a great cause and help a child with cancer find hope and healing in the outdoors.

To join the fun, check out the online auction available right now and mark your calendars to join Care Camps for the 30-minute event on Thursday, November 19 at 1PM Eastern to raise money for this great cause and hear about the amazing successes by Care Camps all over the country. The video will be broadcast on the auction page at, as well as on the Care Camps Facebook page as a live event. Make sure to check out all the new auction items being added daily and get your max bids set before the event begins! You can also watch the thermometer rise as you make your donations to this great cause.

The Care Camps 2020 Auction and Online Gala Event is possible thanks to presenting sponsor, Kampgrounds of America and Gold Sponsors: Independence Bank, AGS, Tengo Internet, Utility Supply Group, Wilcor Outdoors, TentMasters, and The Jump Pad.

To learn more about the organization read the RV Lifestyle Magazine article Care Camps Call on Outdoor Industry for Support in Challenging Year or visit

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