The word camp is a noun. Camp means (1) temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers, (2) temporary lodgings in the country for travelers or vacationers, (3) a prison for forced laborers, (4) a site where care and activities are provided for children during the summer months, (5) shelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs, (6) something that is considered amusing not because of its originality but because of its unoriginality, (7) an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose, (8) a group of people living together in a camp.
Camp is also a verb that means (1) give an artificially banal or sexual quality to, (2) establish or set up a camp, (3) live in or as if in a tent.
Camp is also an adjective that means (1) providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities.
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Founded in 1910, the American Camp Association (formerly known as the American Camping Association) is a community of camp professionals who have joined together to share their knowledge and experience and to ensure the quality of camp programs. In their role as camp professionals, they advocate quality, developmental experiences for children, youth, and families.
Visit this beds retailer directory for information about bed retailers in the United States. The photograph on this web page depicts simple cots at a summer camp dormitory.
Members of the Trump administration have been providing support to a political sect that aims to topple the Iranian regime in Tehran. Around 2,000 of its members live in a camp in Albania. ...
Spiegel Online. Monday, 18 Feb 2019 15:55:00 +0100.
A teenager who joined the Islamic State group in Syria but now wants to return to Britain on Sunday gave birth in a refugee camp, as European governments grapple with what to do with returning jihadists ahead of a US troop pullout. ...
Yahoo. Sunday, 17 Feb 2019 11:08:49 -0500.
Ichiro Suzuki fluidly went through a variety of stretches on the floor in the Seattle Mariners clubhouse even before going onto the field. Once outside, ...
Japan Times. Sunday, 17 Feb 2019 11:41:02 +0900.
When the pitchers and catchers of the San Francisco Giants reported to camp a few days ago, president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi assembled the group for a meeting. ...
Andy Mccullough. Los Angeles Times. Saturday, 16 Feb 2019 15:20:00 PST.