By Senators Erwin and Bauer


         WHEREAS, Thousands of Washingtonians say that RVing and camping are their number one vacation choices; and


         WHEREAS, RVing and camping are great fun and can be outstanding forms of recreation for individuals and families alike; and


         WHEREAS, The Evergreen state is a fabulous place to camp and RV, whether by backpack, horseback, recreational vehicle, or car; and


         WHEREAS, Thousands of citizens in this state are unaware of the joys and lifestyle of RVing and camping and the excitement of exploring the beautiful forests, rivers, mountains, and urban delights of this state; and


         WHEREAS, A national information program called "Go Camping America" has been instituted to introduce people across the country to the fun and adventure of camping in national, state, and private campgrounds and recreational vehicle parks; and


         WHEREAS, The state can become a full participant in this national program to increase the awareness of the citizens of this state concerning camping opportunities in Washington;


         NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Senate recognize the month of May as "Go Camping America" month; and


         BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the Department of Parks and Recreation work with the camping and RVing industry to promote the enjoyment of camping and RVing to the citizens of Washington.


I, Marty Brown, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1993-8641,

adopted by the Senate April 25, 1993.





Secretary of the Senate