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break camp

To pack up one's belongings and leave a campsite. We need to break camp and head back to town before nightfall.
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break camp

to close down a campsite; to pack up and move on. Early this morning we broke camp and moved on northward. Okay, everyone. It's time to break camp. Take those tents down and fold them neatly.
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break camp

Take down a tent and pack up other gear; also, leave a place, move out. For example, The landlord has to return my rent deposit before I'll break camp. Originally camp denoted a military encampment, but by the mid-1500s the term had been transferred to temporary outdoor sites used by hunters and the like. By the 19th century, the current term was in use. Thus, "It is the hunter's rule to see that the fire is extinguished ... before breaking camp." (F.H. Guillemard, Cruise of Marchesa I, 1886).
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break camp

To pack up equipment and leave a campsite.
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Register for Triangle Table Tennis' Spring Break Camp, visit TriangleTableTennis.com.
From Dunfermline's summer break camp in Magaluf,Yorkston confirmed that Milne had been in contact late Monday afternoon.
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Burr, Frare and Fry -- who all pitched for the Sox last season -- will break camp with a team for the first time.
School Break Camp: Will be offered when local school districts are not in session i.e.
Zayed Sports City (ZSC) is gearing up to welcome students and kids at various educational levels to its Spring Break Camp.Aa The programme will include sports and educational activities conducted by specialized teachers and assistants in this area.Aa Participating students will be able to enjoy all Zayed Sports City facilities such as football, softball, tennis, bowling and Ice-skating.Aa Kids will also participate in activities such as drawing, arts, crafts, dance, drama, badminton, taekwondo, cycling, and roller blading, amongst many others.
"Just because you break camp doesn't mean the camp mentality is over with," center Dan Koppen said.
The cooperation of the Sunday school and music committee has spawned numerous activities, including a child and youth-only Christmas cantata, a March break camp focused specifically on mission, a community-oriented summer vacation bible school, monthly activity days for church and community children when classes are cancelled, music camps that prepare youth to lead worship, and monthly youth and child-led worship services.
And even now it's not completely settled with the Cubs preparing to break camp Tuesday.
Girls basketball: The South Eugene Girls Basketball Club will hold a three-day spring break camp March 23-25 at Oak Hill School for girls in fifth to eighth grades.
Considering he's all but a lock to break camp with the varsity because of his draft status, probably the most important thing for Wheatley to accomplish over the next month is building trust with the coaching staff and his peers.
Spring Break Camp; Nature's Architects: 9:30 a.m.-noon Wednesday, March 27, and Thursday, March 28, Crabtree Nature Center, 3 Stover Road, Barrington Hills.
ETFC soccer: Early bird registration ends Sunday for the Eugene Timbers Futbol Club spring break camp March 24-26 at Lane Community College.
Escalona and Jeroloman should break camp with the team, while Justin Edwards and former Tornadoes infielder Jeff LaHair are also looking to earn jobs.
Jimenez should be added back to the roster and break camp with the White Sox after the deal is done.