National School of RV Park and Campground Management

RV Campground LogoThe National School for RV Park and Campground Management is an intensive two-year professional development program designed to equip prospective and current owners and managers with the tools needed to develop a thriving campground business.

Registration Now Open

Learning Objectives

The National School of RV Park and Campground Management enhances the skills of its students through a high-quality educational program focusing on business management principles and practices as applied to the RV park and campground industry. This is accomplished in a professional educational setting providing formal and informal student contact with an experienced, interdisciplinary faculty including park operators.

Year One Session Topics   Year Two Session Topics  
Business Planning Principles  Emergency Planning
Guest Service Insurance and Your Business
Recreation Operations Human Resources
Risk Management and Safety Federal, State and Local Regulations
Marketing and Advertising Boosting Your Search Engine Ranking
Managerial Accounting Managing Maintenance Functions
Leadership Park Construction/Project Management


The National School for RV Park and Campground Management also offers an exclusive graduate program. This program is only open to those who have completed the two years of the school or have 10 or more years of campground management experience. This is an intense, personalized and interactive analysis of your campground’s operation that uses case studies, open discussions and facilitated lectures.

Who Should Attend

Current owners, operators and managers of RV parks and campgrounds.

Participant Insight

When I first attended the school, I was still in the process of building the campground and I had no experience as to how to run it. When I finished my first year, I felt confident and ready.

Robin Makowski, Owner/Operator Sparrow

Future National School for RV Park and Campground Management Dates:

  • February 17 to 22, 2015

Additional Information

For more information about the program content, contact customer service at

For more information on registration and other details,  contact Oglebay Resort and Conference Center at