pitch camp

pitch camp

1. Literally, to set up everything one needs for a functioning campsite. This looks like a good spot to pitch camp. We'd better start pitching camp soon or we'll be doing it in the dark!
2. By extension, to settle into an area in which one plans to reside for a period of time. They pitched camp outside of the arena nearly 12 hours early to make sure they got great seats for the concert. The paparazzi have pitched camp outside of the actor's home, hoping to get pictures of his private life.
See also: camp, pitch

pitch camp

to set up or arrange a campsite. We pitched camp near the stream. Two campers went ahead of us to pitch camp while it was still light.
See also: camp, pitch

pitch camp

If someone pitches camp, they settle somewhere for a period. As the scandal broke, reporters pitched camp outside the family home in Faversham.
See also: camp, pitch
References in classic literature ?
It was within an hour of dusk--none too much time to allow in which to pitch camp in the tropics, where night follows day suddenly--when a halt was called, as a turn of the river showed a little clearing on the edge of the forest-bound river.
Convinced that it would take a long time to overhaul the raider, and that the chances of engagement made the outcome extremely questionable, Mourak, none too unwillingly, abandoned his plan and gave the necessary orders for his command to pitch camp where they were, preparatory to taking up the return march toward Abyssinia the following morning.
The Uber Pitch team will then evaluate all applications and announce selected startups from each city that will go on to the first round called the Pitch camp.
The Uber Pitch team will then evaluate all applications and announce selected startups from each city that will go on to the first round called the Pitch camp. During this phase, trainers and mentors from the School of Leadership and Uber, respectively, will help the selected startups practice and polish the art of delivering a business pitch.
The unbearable situation has compelled both male and female teachers to abandon the structure and pitch camp at the school's library, as several promises by the Municipal Assembly and other stakeholders to provide decent and befitting accommodation facility for the teachers has not materialised.
The performance came with a lot of goodies with the management promising the team a week-long trip to South Africa where they are expected to pitch camp in preparation for the CAF matches and the league season.Bandari patron Daniel Manduku, who is also the KPA managing director, also gave the players a Sh500,000 token on the final day of the season after promising to buy the team a new club bus exclusively for team travels.
Kiambu Town MP Jude Njomo, who spoke a few days before the governor appeared before the senate committee, called on the EACC and the DPP to pitch camp at the Kiambu county offices.
Uber will then announce the top 20 startups from Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and Quetta, each, that will go on to the first round, called the PITCH camp. During this phase, mentors from both NICs and Uber will help the selected startups practise their business pitch.
A merry party of young girls, accompanied by Miss Mary Sillman, left this morning for Fountain Bluff, near Grand Tower, in Jackson County, a choice pleasure sot of nature where they will pitch camp and spend the remainder of the week.
The trekkers pitch camp before sunset at night they sleep in desert tents under the stars.
Those accepted will also attend a pitch camp on Thursday, Nov.
Both Clinton and Trump will pitch camp here Tuesday, fittingly since both have New York roots.
Supporting facilities are a fun leisure pool, an indoor play centre, a central hub building with waterside restaurant, changing rooms, reception and retail area, a 100 pitch camp site, and landscaped grounds with external play facilities.
"We decided to pitch camp and decided to pitch camp and W hoped to crack on the next day but in the morning he was feeling a bit worse.
Hodgson will then have a maximum of four matches to decide his final 23 before he and his squad pitch camp at their chosen Rio hotel at the start of June.