We have several computers and we all want to enter/retrieve
data. Can we network CAMPS?
A. CAMPS can be easily networked, so that several operators
can be entering data at the same time, and everyone can
be up-to-date with the latest information.
Q. I am not really familiar with computers.
A lot of the software I have looked at seems so complicated
and I am worried that I will not be able to run CAMPS.
A. Most of our customers are not particularly computer
literate – their strength is in running campsites.
CAMPS is specifically designed for the “not so
literate” customer. We assume that you may not
have a supporting IT Department, and handling computer
problems is not your strength. Never will you be left
with a problem unsolved.
Q. I have looked at other booking/reservation
software and they just don’t seem to fit my camping
centre environment. Our centre handles mainly groups,
and we deal with one person for lots of campers. Is
CAMPS just a modification of this type of software?
A. CAMPS has been specifically designed for the camping
industry. It is not at all a modification of existing
hotel/motel style booking software.
Q. I really need to establish a database of
customers – does CAMPS have this?
A. CAMPS does indeed hold a database of your customers.
When you enter a booking you can select from customers
already on file, or add a new one “on the run”.
Q. I would like to be able to market to my
customers, but I need to classify them, for example
by Primary and Secondary Schools – can I do this
A. Yes, CAMPS allows you to classify your clients by
a “User Group”. The categories are set by
you. You can have any breakdown of your clients. In
addition, when you want to send a mail out to, say,
all schools, CAMPS has a “Selective Mailing”
option which allows you to just print labels on a standard
letter or to Customise that letter via Mail Merge.
Q. Sometimes I make bookings two or three years
ahead. Can CAMPS handle booking that far ahead?
A. CAMPS can book any number of years ahead.
Q. I would like my Logo on my Booking Form,
receipts and Invoices. Can CAMPS include my Logo?
Q. At our centre we have both groups and individual
clients. Can CAMPS handle this?
A. CAMPS treats all customers the same, whether it is
a group booking in 100 students or a family coming for
a quiet weekend away.
Q. I have to report to a Committee each month
and it takes me ages to put together the reports. I
am so busy running the camp, that, sometimes, I have
to stay up very late to get these reports done. Has
CAMPS got reports that I could use?
A. A very frequent question! CAMPS has Income reports
and Statistical reports, all activated by a click of
the mouse. So many of our customers find that almost
this alone justifies the purchase of CAMPS – the
time saved and the lack of stress just before the meeting
are worth so much! And remember – if the report
isn’t part of CAMPS, then we will create it for
Q. As well as our group camps, we run “holiday
camps” and we need to keep records of each person
who comes. Does CAMPS come with this facility?
A. We have this module, and, for a small extra cost
you can have a system that handles both your normal
bookings and the individual campers for a “holiday
camp” scenario. What’s more, not only can
you register the camper, but you can Invoice and receipt
him/her, allocate the camper to a room, and print out
lists of camper in various forms, which can then be
given to the Camp leader, the First Aider etc.