The end of the world happens NOW! So when contemplating what your costumes and camping gear will entail, you have access to all the materials of the current day and age. The activities take place in a recovering world 50 years in the future. So, much of the technology has fallen into disrepair, and anything we would consider modern luxuries are now mostly just trinkets, though a many items in the hands of crafty individuals find a new life in a re-purposed form. Clothing made from scraps of old cloth, leather and rubber. Armor made from the eternal car tires and aluminum street signs. Camp sites built up from old car parts, reclaimed metals, and other items left behind from the time before the fall. EoD events have a costume aesthetic that we build towards. Exact guidelines can be found HERE.