pitch camp

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
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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.
We pitch camp here the whole day with stones and sand to chase away the birds, if we don't do this we will end up losing all our crops,'' he said.
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.
Which means one of four possible outcomes: 1) The Easdale/Blue Pitch camp back down, withdrawing their demands now Murray has been deposed and Smith is at the helm.
I stress "venue" because some people actually got in contact with me to ask if I meant we were going to stop, pitch camp and perform a gig every night on the wall itself.
More commercially viable than "Day Night," especially given its spectacular use of locations and the presence of star Gael Garcia Bernal, pic should trek around the fest circuit and pitch camp with specialty distributors.
I STRONGLY disagree with the comments in the Mail's Our Say editorial on October 28 regarding yet another invasion of itinerant gypsies who chose to pitch camp opposite an old people's home near Fox Hollies Road, in Acocks Green.
Residents are forced to pitch camp in dark alleys as power interruptions make staying indoors unbearable.
Their quasi-counterparts appear, in Nature Demo, 2008, as Dodge and Kahn basically playing themselves (a departure for Dodge, who is usually filming); they, too, explore the riverbed, debating how to pitch camp.