Events and Press
At Camp Addict, we love doing what we can to help you, the RVer. We are honored to contribute to relevant organizations with blog posts that teach different topics, do talks here and there, guest talk on radio shows and podcasts, and sponsorships for events we believe in.
Here we put together what we have accomplished in the short time that Camp Addict has been a thing.
Interviews / Contributions / Presentations
December 2018: Xscapers Blog - Winter Boondocking Tips
Marshall (and Kelly) loves to boondock and was asked by the Xscapers to write a blog post providing winter boondocking tips. He discusses where to boondock, how to get water, how to get power and more.
November 2018: Full-Time Freedom Week Sponsor
Cool times! Our readers have been so good to us that we are now able to start sponsoring RVing events that we believe in and want to back. So we started with Full-Time Freedom Week, started by friends of ours. Other names sponsoring this online FREE event are Camping World, Battle Born Batteries, Snap Pads, Winnebago, and more!
Link to the sponsors for FTFW is HERE.
November 2018: Xscapers Blog - Dating as a Full-Time RVer
Kelly has been full-time RVing for 3.5 years as a single female. She's tried dating while traveling full-time and was asked by the Xscapers to write a blog post on her experiences. Kelly gives advice on dating as a nomad, dating other nomads, and how online dating works out for full-timers.
June 2018: Interviewed by Camping World
Camping World reached out to interview Kelly of Camp Addict. What's in the chat? She discusses: How and why did Camp Addict get started? What it's like to be a full-time boondocking RVer? What it's like to be a solo female RVer? Is it safe?Answers below in Camping World's new podcast page featuring Camp Addict Kelly.
Listen below the contents.
2:20- Why exclusively boondock?
7:09- Safety on the road
15:03- Best aspects of boondocking
20:05- Kelly's RV
29:35- Opportunities created by the road
34:14- Camp Addict
38:00- Banff and Mad Max stories
March 2018: Interview with Joni of The Galavan
We met Joni Zander in Quartzsite at the big Xscapers event this year. We think this solo chick has the raddest van ever. We got to know her and we all ended up caravanning for over a month. Joni has a fast-growing Youtube channel and asked to interview us about Camp Addict, as well as life on the road.
March 2018: The RV Show USA
Yay, we were again invited to be on the RV Show USA with Alan Warren! We talked in more detail about how and why Camp Addict was created and how there is no other RVing website like it. It was really nice to have some callers call in during the show to ask some questions. We were able to answer both of them (WHEW!)? Listen to the full hour below.
February 2018: Interview with 'RV To Freedom- Learning To Live In An RV' Full-Time RVing Training Course
Hey, we are here with our good friends Brandon and Kerensa, live on Facebook. They have the #1 course on helping people transition to full-time RV life. Here we discuss full-time boondocking. We also will 'myth bust' about how "it's so lonely on the road", and "You can't run a business off the grid". Our boondocking full-time lives are plenty busy with both of those things.
January 2018: Speakers at the Xscapers Bash- Boondocking 101
Are you an Xscaper or an Escapee? We were in Quartzsite in January, and we were excited to be presenters at the Xscapers Annual Bash! We covered all things that are scary or seem prohibitive about boondocking so that you can learn how-to without being afraid of giving it a try. You get to camp for free, free of neighbors, in some of the most scenic places in our beautiful country! Watch the presentation video below.
Jan/Feb 2018 Issue Escapees Magazine: "Heirloom Of RVing"
Turns out that RVing now runs in the family. Kelly's mom has been living in her RV full-time for two decades. Escapees magazine did a little background story... on our stories! Click HERE to view the article.
Jan/Feb 2018 Issue Escapees Magazine: "Fearless Boondocking"- Venture Into The Wild
If there's one thing we know, it's boondocking. In this article by Kelly, the basics are covered as far as 'how-to' boondock with simple tips on safety, finding spots, getting power, and more. 2 years of exclusive boondocking can teach a girl a few things! Click HERE to view the article.
December 2017: The RV Show USA
Camp Addict founders Kelly and Marshall were invited to be on the RV Show USA with Alan Warren. We talked more about the evolution and the inspiration behind Camp Addict. Callers and commenters had some personal questions for us and we discussed what the future holds for the website as well as you, the consumer as far as where Camp addict is headed. Listen below.
December 2017: RV Entrepreneur Podcast- Marshall discusses why you should not start a business you're not passionate about.
Heath invited Marshall to chat about, well, the subject is above. Trust us, it's NO fun trying to create a business that you have no passion for. We know by experience. In this podcast, Marshall touches on making friends through Instagram, using SEO strategies to improve your Google ranking, and finding a project you're passionate about. Have a listen HERE.
November 2017: The RV Show USA- Kelly talks solo full-time boondocking RV life as a single chick.
Alan Warren, the amazing host of this syndicated nationwide radio show about RVing, asked me (Kelly) to come onto the show for the first time. In the podcast of the show, I talked about life on the road as a single female and how I boondock exclusively. We also covered a little about Camp Addict and how it came to fruition. Have a listen to the podcast below.
September 2017: RV Life Magazine Article
We were delighted when Rene Agredano asked to do an article on Camp Addict after seeing our popular 'Hold-Your-Hand-Guide to Boondocking without Fear'. She covered both Kelly and Marshall's journey into becoming full-time RVers, how we met, and how and why Camp Addict came to be. Read the article HERE.
July 2017: 'Rv Nomads' Chooses Kelly Beasley (Rv Chickadee) to join the Rv Nomads Documentary
What a kick! Kelly and Camp Addict will be featured in the upcoming documentary-style movie featuring the exploding full-time RVing movement. (www.openroadrvnomads.com) Kelly will be one of the full-time RVers featured in the movie. The storyline will follow our lives and showing how we live on the road, and WHY we are remodeling the American Dream. Click HERE to find out more about Kelly's journey in the movie.