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FAQ

As luck would have it, in addition to being amazing at event planning and camping, we are also amazing at reading minds. You’ve got questions, we’ve got questions.

It's Homecoming, can I still come if it's my first time?

Yes, it's for All campers, both old and new. This will be a great time to make new camp cousins and visit with the ones you already know.

What is dry camping? And is it hard?

Not at all. Just bring your own water and electricity (power bank, inverter, or generator) and you are all set. The great news is that if you are tent camping, you probably already have all the items you need around your house.

Are generators allowed?

Yes.  Other options for electricity include your power bank, inverter, battery jump pack, or generator.

Are there showers and bathrooms available?

Yes, there are bathrooms and showers available.

Are there refunds? How do transfers work?

All deposits and payments are non-refundable. Please consider adding the purchase protection option to your ticket for that added assurance. In addition, you can transfer your package to another person. Transfers and name changes are $35 per transfer.

Log-in to your registrant account to make all transfers.

***Any changes made to the reservation through email/phone will incur a $45 fee.***

What airport should I fly into to get to the campground?

The nearest major airport is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL / KATL), which has international and domestic flights from Atlanta, Georgia and is 2.5 hours from Wrightsville, GA. You can also fly into SAV (Savannah Hilton Head Airport). It's 119 miles from the Retreat Center.

Where do I park?

A free parking pass comes with each registered space (not by each weekend activitiy pass).  Additional passes can be added on for $25 per space.  All vehicles will be parked in the designated areas.

Can I bring or rent my own RV?

Yes, you can bring your own RV.   If you choose this option, you are responsible for properly disposing the gray water/waste water.

Are meals included?

Meals are not included. But a meal plan can be purchased.

Is there security?

Your safety is important to us so we hire security officers for the camping event.

When is the deadline to purchase? And does the price change?

Purchase early!   Your early cooperation is greatly appreciated  and helps us secure vendors, accommodations, activities, etc.

Can I arrive early?

Yes, you can arrive early on Thursday. There are no official Melanated Campout activities planned for Thursday, but feel free to come early to pre-game/tailgate with the Melanated Campout staff, volunteers and your camp cousins.

Can I pay the campsite directly?

No, we are in a private event.  Melanated Campout wristbands will be strictly enforced.

Is there a payment plan available?

Yes,  we offer 2 installments.  You can put down a deposit to secure your spot.  The date for the remaining balance payment will be provided at the time the deposit is made.  All deposits are non-refundable.  All payments are non-refundable.

Is there Vendor Space available?

Yes!  We love minority-owned businesses!  You can vend for free as long as you plan to camp with us by purchasing a camp package.  Spaces are limited and will be first come first serve. Please register on our Vendor page.

Are there parties and drinks included?

Yes, all packages include party and open bar passes (at designated parties).  You are encouraged to bring your preferred beverages of choice to enjoy at other times throughout the weekend.

My friends and I are celebrating.  Do you offer special VIP event set-up?

Yes, we would love to help you celebrate!  Please see our VIP add-on cake or bottle options.  If you would like to customize your celebration, please send an inquiry to info@melanatedcampout.com

Can I bring my kids?

Sorry, no kids allowed.  All campers must be at least 21 years old.

Can I bring my pets? Horse?

Sorry, no pets or livestock allowed.  But don’t let that stop the party. Let’s get it!

How old do I have to be attend?

You must be 21 and over to attend.

What if I have additional questions?

We want you to have the best experience as possible at the Melanated Campout.  Please send questions to info@melanatedcampout.com.

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