Campground Management

How to Establish and Operate Your Campground
Campground Management
ISBN/ISSN:978-1-57167-382-4
Copyright:1999
Edition:2nd
Pages:330
Dimensions:7 x 10
Format:Paperback
Author(s): Rollin B. Cooper
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"...an industry classic that should be on the bookshelves of every park operator, university library, and recreation student, " raves the National Campground Owners Association on Campground Management. With over 20 years experience working with campground operators and associates, Cooper presents all of the basics of campground management in a thorough and easy-to-read way. Divided into three main sections, this book covers topics such as feasibility studies and business plans, marketing, personnel management, park design, budgeting and finances, and retail operations. Campground Management provides the information needed to understand the key aspects of park management and a framework with which to pursue further study.

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Rollin B. Cooper

Rollin B. Cooper received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in resource economics. After teaching economics and marketing courses at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for six years, he joined the University of Wisconsin-Extension Recreation Resources Center in Madison. As a recreation economist, he conducted applied research, planned and taught workshops and seminars, and counseled private and public recreation enterprise operators, specializing in the campground industry. Cooper was recognized twice by the Wisconsin Association of Campground Owners for leadership in the development of Wisconsin’s camping industry. He has authored numerous published articles in Woodall’s Campground Management. In addition, Cooper has served as advisor to the Certified Park Operator (CPO) programs of the National Campground Owners Association.

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