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Camping is a popular hobby or holiday alternative for many people because it is usually cheap and it is a good way to connect with nature and the basics of life.
The Grammar of Camping
Notice that we say:
Have you been camping?
I went camping.
They are different verbs. One is formed from “to be” and one is formed from “to go”.
Going and Being – To Go and to Be
Have you been … ?
Have you gone … ?
He has gone camping.
He went but he has not come back.
He has been camping
He went and he returned.
to camp out
Have you ever camped out?
Let’s make camp.
find a campsite
Let’s find a campsite before dark.
Let’s find a campsite before it gets dark.
Do you want to camp in the forest or at the camping ground?