Our RV 101 online video training courses (CLICK HERE TO VIEW) can be viewed from PCs, tablets, and smartphones. Our courses includes written text, video segments. short video segments, related articles written by Mark Polk, helpful tips & tricks, fun play & learn crossword puzzles and quizzes to help you retain the information.


RV Education 101 is a North Carolina based company that produces educational videos on how to use and maintain your RV. RV expert, Mark Polk, and his wife Dawn started RV Education 101 in 1999. Since that time RV Education 101 has helped educate millions of RV owners and RV enthusiasts on how to properly and safely use and maintain their RV.

Mark’s introduction to RVs began in 1975 when he got a job washing RVs where his friend’s dad was the GM of a dealership. With his interest in all things mechanical he soon landed in the service department, working as an apprentice RV technician. His career in the RV industry was put on hold temporarily when he joined the U.S. Army in 1978. His military career started as a wheeled vehicle & power generation mechanic and culminated as an Automotive Maintenance Chief Warrant Officer 3 in charge of large fleet maintenance operations. Mark completed airborne training in 1979 and served with some of the most elite U.S. Army Airborne units, including Service Company 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 82nd Signal battalion, 82nd Airborne Division and the 16th Military Police Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps.

After retiring from the Army in 1996 Mark took a position selling RVs for a dealership in North Carolina. During his 4-plus years there he was promoted to Sales & F&I Manager, and provided direction to the service department. Mark started RV Education 101 in 1999.

  • Writer/ Columnist/ Contributor for numerous RV consumer & RV trade newsletters and publications (RVBusiness, FMCA, RV News, RV Companion, Pop-Up Times, RV Free Wheelin’, Trail Blazer, RV Executive Today and RV Magazine)
  • RV Technical Writer for several online RV e-newsletters, ( Go RVing blog, KOA Kompass Newsletter and Blog, Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA), RV Net Expert Blog, RV University This Week, Camping World e-newsletter, RV Travel, RV Trader, and Rollin On TV website)
  • Script and host television segments for Rollin On TV
  • Scripted & hosted television segment titled RV Savvy for four seasons (52 episodes) with RVTV on The Outdoor Channel and three Canadian TV Channels.

Mark also has a degree in Industrial Management Technology and his 30 plus years of experience in maintenance includes working as an RV technician, a wheeled vehicle and power generation mechanic, an automotive maintenance technician, Battalion and Brigade level Maintenance Officer, an RV sales manager and RV Finance & Insurance manager.

RV Education 101 teaches RV consumers how to properly and safely use and maintain their RV, through RV Education 101's vast offerings of RV training material. His latest endeavor is updating their older RV online training program into what you see here; the most comprehensive and complete online RV training program available anywhere, at an extremely affordable cost to the consumer.