SORP Webinars

The recording and slides from the last webinar are posted below.  The recordings from older webinars are an exclusive benefit of SORP membership and are posted on the member-only side of this website.  Members, click here to login.

SORP 2017/2018 Webinar Series

Developing Campgrounds for Today's Visitor

The nature of camping and the camping consumer continues to evolve. To keep you up to date on trends, SORP has created a five part webinar series providing cutting edge research and best practices on an array of camping and campground topics. Each of the webinars will involve professionals who have a depth of experience in the subject matter. 

The series will commence on October 18, 2017 with information from the North American Camping report. Future webinar sessions will continue through first quarter of 2018. Join us for this unique webinar series with information outdoor recreation professionals can use to improve and enhance the camping experience for their visitors.

Webinar 1: The Changing Face of Camping (video posted below)
Webinar 2: Understanding RV Consumer and Product Trends - Scheduled for January 24, 2018, 11am-12:00pm Pacific
Webinar 3: Best Practices in Cabin, Glamping and Bike Camping - Scheduled for February 14, 2018, 11am-12:00pm Pacific
Webinar 4: Best Practices in Campground Design
Webinar 5: Developing the Business Case for Your Campground

Last Webinar

The Changing Face of Camping, October 2017
The video is free to view, but you will be asked to provide your name and email.
     Webinar Slides (PDF, 3.4 MB) 
     2017 North American Camping Report (PDF, 21.6 MB)
     Questions and Answers from Webinar (PDF)

Webinar Archive

The following videos and slides are posted on the member-only side of this website.

  • Partnering for Relevancy and Inclusion:  A regional approach, August 2017
  • Environmental Education and Outdoor Recreation: Strategies for Impact, February 2017
  • An Interagency Approach to Visitor Use Management, November 2016
  • Best Practices for the Production of Recreation and Management Planning Documents, June 2016
  • Making the Case for Parks and Trails, January 2016
  • Long Distance Trails: think regionally, implement locally - October 2015
  • Trail Towns: Bringing Outdoor Recreation and Communities Together - July 2015
  • Evolving Market Trends for Outdoor Recreation Professionals - February 2015
  • Creating “Best of the Best” OHV Recreation Experiences - November 2014
  • GIS Applications in Outdoor Recreation Planning - June 2014
  • International Outdoor Recreation Planning Perspectives - February 2014
  • An Alternative Development and Analysis Exposé - November 2013
  • Collaboration and Public Participation in Outdoor Recreation Planning - July 2013
  • Keys to Effective Surveys - May 2013
  • Best of SCORP - August 2010