We think our customers are pretty awesome people. This year we're thowing a spotlight on some of the folks that inspire us. Meet Casper Reininga.... Read More
3/14/17 9:34 PM
1/11/17 4:37 PM
Have you ever wondered where the Sibley tent comes from?
No longer! Read all about it here!... Read More
10/4/16 10:14 PM
This is why you should be camping in canvas instead of plastic.... Read More
Every so often CanvasCamp has the privilege to get a peek into the extraordinary stuff our tents are used for. Patrick Hanlon, branding master with a bio longer than this blog, recently wrote about his experience under canvas in Forbes that pulled back the curtain and reminded us why we do what we do.... Read More
9/6/16 7:31 PM
You’ve seen it on that last slice of bread, creeping up the bathroom wall, or dusting the outside of a fabulous dry-cured sausage accompanied by an exquisite French cheese. Good or bad, mold is an intractable part of the world we occupy. It can also destroy your stuff.... Read More
7/20/16 8:26 PM
Ready to Burn? CanvasCamp 100% cotton canvas tents for the playa, free shipping to anywhere in continential US, and now available for pick up in Reno!... Read More
7/5/16 8:33 PM
Acme Tent and Canvas now CanvasCamp USA's Certified Repair Shop!... Read More
4/27/16 11:46 PM
Firefly, Bonnaroo, Burning Man, or Electric Forest, whatever your pleasure here’s our top gear picks to elevate your music festival camping experience.... Read More
4/23/16 6:27 PM
For WinterCamp 2016 we took out the brand new Orland Camp Stove to put it to the test at 9000 feet in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. Here’s what we found:... Read More
4/12/16 8:24 PM
For WinterCamp 2016 we set out to test our gear, knowledge, and resolve at 9000 feet in the heart of the Rockies. Here is what the mountain taught us about pitching a 500 Pro in 3-4 feet of sugary snow:... Read More
3/8/16 5:34 PM
Winter camping can be a magical experience. Here is what you need to know about snow load before the flakes start to fall.... Read More
2/4/16 6:23 PM
A straight forward comparison of the CanvasCamp single pole Tipi, the Sibley Bell Tent, and Traditional Wall tent on ease of use, weather resistance, space, stove adaptability, and durability.... Read More
2/1/16 4:17 PM
Designed specially for Sibley tents, the Orland stove is the realization of a long-awaited dream; a truly portable luxury camping stove. Being able to watch the relaxing dance of the flames inside the firebox is not only mezmerizing, but is a marvel of modern glass technology. However, operation of a wood stove, particularly a sophisticated stove like our Orland comes with a learning curve.... Read More
1/25/16 5:26 PM
From historic to hilarious, run down the list of noteworthy tents and tell us what we left off!... Read More
1/7/16 8:47 PM
Travel more, and spend less. 2016 could be your most adventurous year yet! How to turn your weekends into expeditions on the cheap.... Read More
12/31/15 11:19 PM
10 ways nature will make you a better human in 2016.... Read More
12/14/15 10:04 PM
CanvasCamp receives many questions about wood stoves, and not without good reason. Winter camping with a wood stove takes us back to a time when the hearth was the center of a living space. The soft glow of embers and the hypnotic dance of flames is something that people gather around; it becomes the hub of all activity.... Read More
11/16/15 7:29 PM
The inspiration for the Sibley Twin comes from the classic "double bell wedge tent", one of the greatest tent designs in European history.... Read More
11/2/15 9:19 PM
... Read MoreWhether for luxury or necessity, raised platforms offer a nice alternative to pitching your tent directly on the uneven or sloped ground, however, platforms also pose a series of design questions.
11/2/15 6:07 PM
Turn Your CanvasCamp Into Revenue
The ‘glamping’ trend is exploding across the country. Capitalizing on the growing popularity of providing unique outdoor experiences is an easy way for any CanvasCamp owner to earn some extra cash. Whether you are looking to offset your mortgage payment, start your own glamping business, or just fill up the tank for your next adventure, we’ve got some tips to help get you started.... Read More
10/15/15 5:36 PM
As we head into the fall camping season of 2015, CanvasCamp is proud to announce that it has become a Seal of Cotton Trademark Licensee!!... Read More
9/30/15 4:02 AM
Wine country knows a thing or two about creating value through experience. Who will be the first to create the ultimate up close and personal experience amongst the vines?... Read More
TomorrowWorld is just around the corner! Here are 8 things to keep in mind about the Chattahoochee when selecting the perfect shelter for Dreamville.... Read More
8/27/15 4:05 PM
Post a photo of (you and) your favourite canvas tent to the CanvasCamp Facebook page and win a complete canvas cleaning set!... Read More
8/20/15 4:02 PM
A dot of orange, a splash of blue and flowers – flowers everywhere. To me, summer equals lounging around in the garden and sleeping under the stars. Even though I like my tent’s sand-colored jacket, I sometimes wonder what she would look like wearing a different pattern. Or with a tiny, yet well perceptible personal touch. My tent as my very own blank canvas.... Read More
8/11/15 3:32 PM
Add the Tipi of your choosing to the shopping cart and use the codes TIPILOVE400, TIPILOVE500 and TIPILOVE600 to get a discount of up to $150 on the Tipi Ultimates.... Read More
8/11/15 1:13 PM
The ever charming Tipi Ultimates have more than one advantage over other (canvas) tents. Beside their unrivalled wind resistance, there's 5 more reasons to go with a teepee.... Read More
8/7/15 1:24 PM
You want a group tent to be spacious. And durable. More importantly, perhaps: you have to be able to use it both as a sleeping and play area, as the weather does not always agree with your plans.... Read More
7/22/15 3:04 PM
The days are getting longer and the temperature’s rising. This can only mean one thing: the festival season is approaching! Just like last year, our Sibley tents are most welcome guests at festivals in Belgium and abroad. Not only are our Bell tents are great for festivals, our Flex tents also have a lot to offer when it comes to dressing up a party. Their biggest achievement so far? It’s hard to pick but one, yet I bet you’ve heard of their success at the Burning Man festival last year!... Read More
3/3/15 3:02 PM
Although canvas tents are much more durable than their nylon or polyester counterparts, cotton does not withstand everything nature throws at it.... Read More
2/23/15 1:35 PM
As another Valentine’s Day has gone by, there is no need to do away with romance and wait until next year to re-enact your favourite romantic comedy.... Read More
2/10/15 1:25 PM
In a society awash with disposable items, even enjoying the outdoors with friends creates trash in the form of disposable tents made from oil-based plastics.... Read More
1/22/15 11:13 AM
As a natural plant-based organic fiber, cotton rapidly absorbs water. This has given cotton a bad name in the outdoor garment industry where light non-durable garments have become the norm.
12/22/14 1:18 PM
The new year does not only come with new hopes and resolutions, it also brings a new load of beautiful Sibley PRO tents – which we believe to be of similar importance to many of you.
12/22/14 11:38 AM
The Christmas holidays are approaching, and so are our closing days. Our office will be closed from Wednesday 24th of Dec until Monday 5th of Jan.... Read More
11/17/14 2:23 PM
Camping is often considered a summer activity, taking place at a romantic setting; a tranquil meadow with tall grass, dandelions and daisies. But even in fall and winter it is very romantic to go on a camping trip.... Read More
11/17/14 1:59 PM
Enjoy free shipping until late 2015!
11/14/14 10:32 AM
10/20/14 11:14 AM
One of the primary benefits of canvas is it's ability to breathe, thereby releasing the moisture that is always accumulating inside a tent. This becomes particularly pronounced in cooler weather when water begins to condense inside a tent. A wood stove is the perfect solution for this situation, driving moisture out while keeping its occupants warm and toasty while giving them the ability to cook food,warm water and dry their gear out.... Read More
9/26/14 2:39 PM
Fall 2014 video contest!!!
Between now and November 1st, post a nice 2-4 minute video of your Canvascamp tent for a chance to win BIG *prizes!... Read More
9/26/14 2:38 PM
Fall 2014 photo contest!
Between now and November 1st, submit a stunning photo of your CanvasCamp tent for a chance to win *prizes and have your photo featured in our gallery!... Read More
3/5/14 2:22 PM
From December 2013 till the end of February 2014 CanvasCamp has held a photo competition for her loyal customers. By e-mailing us a photo of your CanvasCamp tent (stove) or a personal report on the tent (stove), you could win one of the following prizes:
- a Swag Tent at choice
- a CoolAir at choice
- a chandelier at choice
1/24/14 10:51 AM
Camp and enjoy your garden in style. Enjoy the benefits of sleeping under beautifully made, qualitative cotton canvas, in a unique, simple, comfortable, elegant, and above all, durable design.
It only takes about 10 minutes to pitch a Sibley Tent! Watch the video below and find out how.
1/24/14 10:46 AM
If you mainly use your tent as a secure, enclosed sleeping area or if you aim to use it especially during wintertime, we recommend you to opt for a Deluxe Tent.
How to pitch a Sibley 500 Deluxe Tent: Watch the video below.
1/24/14 10:36 AM
Cotton Tents have a much longer life span and are easier to maintain than their nylon or polyester counterparts. The cotton canvas itself can be easily retreated for water repellence, mould resistance and ultra violet radiation. There are plenty of easily applicable products on the market today.
Read on if you want to discover all the advantages of cotton tents.