Camp


Camp

Camp or encampment may refer to:

Outdoor accommodation and recreation

* Campsite or campground, a recreational outdoor sleeping and eating site
* Resources camp erected for logging, fishing, mining, etc.
* Summer camp, typically organized for groups of children or youth
* A term used in New England, Northern Ontario and New Brunswick to describe a cottage

Gatherings of people

* Camp meeting, a Christian gathering which originated in 19th century America.
* Temporary settlement of a band of hunter-gatherer peoples
* Displaced persons camp

Areas of imprisonment or confinement

* Concentration camp
* Death camp
* Labor camp
* Prisoner of war camp
* Relocation camp
* Refugee camp, a temporary encampment for displaced people

Geographical locations

* Camp (Falkland Islands), a term used in the Falkland Islands to refer to any part of the islands outside of the islands' only significant town, Stanley.
* Câmp, Romania, a town
* A village on the Dingle Peninsula, in the Republic of Ireland

Entertainment

* "Camp (film)", a 2003 independent film, written and directed by Todd Graff, about an upstate New York performing arts summer camp
* Camp Records, a 1960s record label that specialized in producing gay-themed novelty records and singles

Military

* Cantonment
* Military camp

Other uses

* Camp (style), an ironic appreciation of that which might otherwise be considered outlandish or corny
* cAMP, Cyclic adenosine monophosphate

ee also

* Camp Coffee
* Camp (surname)
* CAMP, the acronym
* CAMPS, missile defense system for civilian aircraft
* Camper
* Camping (disambiguation)
* Campus
* BarCamp, a sleep-over unconference
* FooCamp, an invite-only unconference
* Kemp


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  • camp — [ kɑ̃ ] n. m. • fin XVe lit de can; forme normanno picarde ou provenç. de champ; lat. campus I ♦ 1 ♦ Zone provisoirement ou en permanence réservée pour les rassemblements de troupes de toutes armes, soit pour des manœuvres, des exercices (camp d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • câmp — CÂMP, câmpuri, s.n. şi (1, astăzi mai ales în expr.) câmpi, s.m. 1. Întindere vastă de pământ fără accidente însemnate de teren; şes, câmpie; spec. întindere de pământ cultivată, semănată; totalitatea ogoarelor din jurul unei comune. ♢ Munca… …   Dicționar Român

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  • Camp — (k[a^]mp), n. [F. camp, It. campo, fr. L. campus plant, field; akin to Gr. kh^pos garden. Cf. {Campaign}, {Champ}, n.] 1. The ground or spot on which tents, huts, etc., are erected for shelter, as for an army or for lumbermen, etc. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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