Climate Friendly Camping in Hesse

Climate friendly camping – these are holidays with a future! The project helps to improve energy efficiency and climate protection in the Hessian camping industry.

Goals and Content

  • Increasing awareness and enthusiasm of camping businesses, campers and the public for improved energy efficiency and climate protection on holiday and in their daily lives
  • Continuous improvement in climate protection on camp sites and reduction in operational CO2 output per overnight stay by an average of 10 per cent
  • Training camping businesses and their employees on energy and climate issues
  • Providing climate protection and energy efficiency advice relating to the business
  • Development of an “CampingKlimaPlus” package for campers and training the camping businesses on this package
  • Presenting an “Klimafreundlicher Betrieb” award to particularly dedicated Hessian camp sites including a reduction in operational CO2 output per overnight stay of an average of 90 per cent by the end of the project

Up to 20 campsites can participate.

Project duration: January 2013 – December 2014


An ECOCAMPING e.V. project.


Project partner: Verband der Campingwirtschaft in Hessen e. V. (VCH)

Funded by: Hessisches Ministerium für Wirtschaft, Verkehr und Landesentwicklung mit Mitteln des Europäischen Fonds für regionale Entwicklung