ARVC Sponsors Summer Video Contest

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June 2, 2011 by   - () Leave a Comment

In Smokewood Entertainment and Relativity Media’s soon-to-be-released movie, “Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer,” in theaters June 10, a young girl sets out on a quest to make this summer one she and her family will never forget.

The creators of are similarly motivated to make this summer a memorable one for families across America, according to a news release.

So, with this in mind, has partnered with El Monte RV to co-sponsor the ‘Not Bummer Summer Go Camping America Video Contest’ to find America’s best camping trip video.

“We’re looking for 2 to 3 minutes of your best camping video,” said Kera Tomlin, director of marketing for “The only requirement is the video be family- friendly, that it capture the essence of having a ‘not bummer summer’ and that it be taken at a campground, RV park or resort featured on the GoCampingAmerica website.” features more than 3,300 parks across the United States, most of which are located in popular vacation destinations.

Campers are invited to submit their entry forms at and upload their video on GoCampingAmerica’s YouTube channel. All videos must be taken and submitted between June and Labor Day (midnight Sept. 5).

Video entries will be voted on through the ‘favorites’ option on YouTube between June 1 and Sept. 5. The top two videos with the most "favorite" votes that best depict a "Not Bummer Summer" Camping getaway and most carefully follows the rules and regulations, will then be entered into a drawing and the first randomly drawn will be selected as the grand prize winner and the other entrant will be awarded the first runner up. The third-prize winner will be selected amongst the remaining top five "favorite" votes and entered into a drawing and selected at random. An entrant may recommend to its camping guests, friends and families to "favorite" the entrant’s video on YouTube.

The grand prize winner will receive a weeklong trip in an RV, courtesy of El Monte RV, and free camping at campgrounds. Other prizes include seven days and six nights of lodging at any GoCampingAmerica park, a $100 Camping World gift certificate, plus a $100 movie ticket certificate and other Judy Moody movie related promotional items.

"Judy Moody and The NOT Bummer Summer"  is a movie based on the bestselling book series by Megan McDonald and stars Jordana Beatty, Heather Graham, Parris Mosteller, and Jaleel White. The film is directed by John Schultz and produced by Smokewood Entertainment’s Sarah Siegel-Magness and Gary Magness. Executive producers are Bobbi Sue Luther and Andrew Sugerman. For more information about the movie please visit

For more information about the contest, please visit

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