The Federal Association of the Camping Industry in Germany e.V. (BVCD e.V.) was founded on 10 November 2000 as an umbrella organisation and lobby group for campsite and motorhome site operators to promote camping tourism in Germany. The seat of the association and the office is Berlin.
The federal association is organized analogous to the federal system of the Federal Republic of Germany. Members of the BVCD e.V. are 11 camping associations of the federal states as well as a pitch and campsite association. In total, the federal association represents more than 1,200 campsites in Germany.