KOA Chincoteague Early Opening Care Camps

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**From: ** Jeff Davis KOA Chincoteague Island 6742 Maddox Boulevard Chincoteague Island, Virginia 410-916-4835 jeff@thecyphersagency.com

Chincoteague Island KOA Starting 2017 Season Early to Raise Funds for Children with Cancer

Care Camps ‘Big Weekend’ Official Start to KOA’s Summer Season

CHINCOTEAGUE, Virginia (March 6, 2017) - The management of Chincoteague Island KOA announced today that the campground will open two weeks early - the new date is the May 12-14 weekend - to participate in Kampgrounds of America’s 14th annual Care Camps Big Weekend, a national fundraiser to help children with cancer.

Campers who stay at the Chincoteague Island KOA on Friday, May 12 as paying guests are eligible to receive a $10 night of camping on Saturday, May 13. Funds raised from the May 13 stay will go toward the KOA Care Camps Trust, which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support 125+ medically-supervised summer camps for kids with cancer throughout North America.

The annual KOA Care Camps Big Weekend event is the official start to KOA’s 2017 summer camping season and is being offered at participating KOAs throughout North America. Learn more at koacarecamps.org or KOA.com.

Donations raised during the May 12-14 weekend will all go to benefit KOA Care Camps, a network of more than 125 specialized, medically equipped summer camps throughout North America that offer children batting cancer a true summer camp experience at no charge to their families.

To reserve a site at Chincoteague Island KOA for this special weekend, call 800-562-7730 or go to koa.com/campgrounds/chincoteague/. Seasonal and monthly rates are also available.

About Chincoteague Island KOA

The newest addition to the 503-location Kampgrounds of America system in North America is the Chincoteague Island, Virginia KOA. The 200-acre camping facility has more than 400 sites for recreational vehicles and tents, and is adding 10 new deluxe cabins for the 2017 season. Each deluxe cabin includes its own bathroom and kitchen, flat screen TV, screened porch and a view of the wetlands marsh. Other major upgrades planned for the campground include new bathhouses, a remodeled store and new recreational areas, as well as newly paved roads and plenty of 50-amp full-hookup RV sites. Formerly known as the Maddox Family Campground, it is located at 6742 Maddox Boulevard on Chincoteague Island, Virginia.

Kampgrounds of America is celebrating its 55th Anniversary in 2017. KOA, the world’s largest network of family-friendly campgrounds with more than 500 locations in North America, was born on the banks of the Yellowstone River in Billings, Montana in 1962. For more information, go to www.KOA.com or visit the KOA Pressroom at www.koapressroom.com.

About Blue Water Development Corporation

Founded by Jack and Todd Burbage in 2002, Blue Water Development Corporation is a real estate developer specializing in commercial and hospitality properties operating mainly in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Blue Water’s diverse portfolio includes three luxury RV resort properties: The Resort at Massey’s Landing in Millsboro, Del., Chincoteague Island KOA in Chincoteague, Va., and Sunset Beach RV Resort in Cape Charles, Va.; four hotels: Bethany Beach Ocean Suites, The Commander Hotel in Ocean City, Md., Aloft Hotel in Ocean City, Md., and Fairfield Inn & Suites on Chincoteague Island; and three recreational venues: Blue Water Golf, Maui Jacks Waterpark in Chincoteague, Va., and Sea Rocket in Ocean City, Md.

Raising the bar in the real estate industry, Blue Water has earned a stellar reputation for its commitment and dedication to the development and constant improvement of superior properties known for their sophisticated designs, gracious floor plans and superior amenities. For more information visit www.bluewaterdevelopmentcorp.com