- Nonprofit, volunteer run.
- 100’s of organized campouts held yearly.
- Chapters spanning across the Continental USA and Canada.
- Membership discounts for campgrounds, RV insurance, & camping/RV products.
- Youth, teen, adult and retiree programs.
- Wildlife and conservation programs.
- Scholarship opportunities.
- New members receive SIX MONTHS FREE when buying any tier membership.
Upcoming National Events 2023-2024
FCRV Event Calendar 2021-2023
FCRV holds 100’s of inclusive events per year in the form of chapter, state, regional and national events. From summer to winter we are out there doing what we love most, CAMPING! Our camping events range in size from just a few families to hundreds of like minded campers getting together.
[Info on local chapter events can be found by contacting your state/regional directors or the National Office.]
December 2022 – February 2023
- [SC] Jan 16-19. South Carolina – Fall Campout Retiree. Barnyard Campground RV Park. Lexington, SC
- [CT] Jan 22. Connecticut – Winter State Meeting. Hemlock Grange Hall. Portland, CT.
- [OK] Feb 17-19. Oklahoma – Monthly State Campout. Bell Cow Lake Chandler. Chandler, Ok.
- [CT] Feb 17-21. Connecticut – Springfield Camping/RV Show booth. Eastern States Expedition. West Springfield, MA
March 2023 – May 2023
- [OK] March 17-19. Monthly State Campout. Bell Cow Lake Chandler, Oklahoma. Chandler, Okla
- [OK] April 14-16. Oklahoma – Monthly State Campout. Greenleaf State Park. Braggs, OK.
- [IN] April 21-23. Indiana -State Spring. Wayne County Fairgrounds. Richmond, IN
- [UT] 21-23. Spring State Campout. Utah Lake State Park. Provo, UT
- [MI] Apr 28-30. Michigan – District. Springfield Oaks County Park. Davisburg, MI.
- [IL] Apr 28-30. Illinois – State Campout. Giant City State Park. Makanda, IL
- [NC] April 28-30. North Carolina – Spring Statewide Event. Denton Farm Park. Denton, NC.
- [MO] May 5-7. Missouri – State Campout. Great Escapes RV Park. Great Escapes RV Park. Higginsville, MO
- [MI] May 5-7. Michigan – District. PT. HURON TWP RV RESORT. Port Huron, MI
- [CT] May 8-14. Connecticut – State Conservation Campout. Army Corps of Engineers Campground. North Grosvenor Dale, CT
- [SC] May 17-21. South Carolina – Spring State. Barnyard Campground RV Park. Lexington, SC.
- [CO] May 18-21. Spring Fling – State. Morgan County Fairgrounds. CO
- [ON] May 19-22. Ontario Spring 2023 Provincial. Harriston Community Complex Harriston, Ontario
- [MI] May 19-21. Michigan – State Spring. St. Lorenz Lutheran Campground. Frankenmuth, MI
- [IL] May 19-21. Illinois – State Campout. Okaw Valley Kampground . Brownstown, IL.
- [SC] May 21-25. South Carolina – Spring Palmetto Retiree. Barnyard Campground RV Park. Lexington, SC.
- [NY] May 26-29. Herkimer County Fairgrounds, Frankfort, NY.
- [CT] May 26-29. Connecticut – Spring State Rally. Goshen Agricultural Society Fairgrounds. Goshen, CT
June 2023 – August 2023
- Campvention 2023. July 9-14. Wayne County Fairgrounds & Expo Center. Richmond, Indiana.
- 2023 FCRV Campvention Travelong Info.
- [MO] June 18-21. South Central West Regional Campout. Treasure Lake RV Resort. Branson, Missouri
- [GA] June 22-26. Southeast Regional Campout. River Rest Campground. Chatsworth, GA
- [KS] Aug 4-6. Heartland Regional. Sycamore Springs Whitetail Ranch. Sabetha, KS
- [NY] Aug 25-27. North East Regional Rally. Herkimer County Fairgrounds. Frankford, NY
- [IL] May 12-14. Illinois – State Campout. St. Francis State Park in Missouri. Bonne Terre, MO
- [OK] May 19-21. Oklahoma – Monthly State Campout. Lake Murray State Park. Ardmore, OK.
- [MI] June 2-4. Michigan – District. Gladwin County Fairgrounds. Gladwin, MI.
- [CO] June 5-9. Colorado State Retiree Rally. Falcon/Colorado Springs KOA. Peyton, CO
- [OK] June 9-11. Oklahoma – Monthly State Campout. Taylor’s Ferry Campgrounds. Wagoner, OK
- [OK] July 7-9. Monthly State Campout. Little Axe State Park. Norman, Okla
- [SC] Aug 10-16. South Carolina – Palmetto Retiree. Currahee RV Park. Toccoa, GA.
- [UT] Aug 22-26. Utah State Campout. Village of the Trees RV Resort. Declo, ID
- [OH] Aug 26-28. S.E.R.V.E. Scholarship Committee Campout. Streetsboro KOA. Streetsboro, Ohio
September 2023- November 2023
- [ON] Sep 1-4. Ontario Fall Provincial Campout. Brigden Fairgrounds Brigden, Ontario.
- [MI] Sep 1-4. Michigan – State Campout. River Country Campground. Evart, MI.
- [MI] Sep 5-9. Michigan – State Retiree. St. Louis Campground. St Louis, MI
- [UT] 8-10. State – DAT Rally. Willard Bay State Park. Willard, UT
- [IL] Sep 8-10. Illinois Fall State Campout. Marshall Putman Fairground. Henry, IL.
- [CO] Sep 10-14. Southern Retiree State Campout. Pueblo South/Colorado City KOA. Pueblo, CO.
- [CO] Sep 14-17. Fall State Campout. Pueblo South/Colorado City KOA. Pueblo, CO.
- [NC] Sep 15-17. North Carolina – Fall Statewide Event. Mayberry Campground. Mount Airy, NC
- [OK] Sep 15-17. Oklahoma – Monthly State Campout. Point Campgrounds. Sulphur, OK.
- [MI] Sep 15-17. MSA State Fall Campout. Branch County Fairgrounds. Coldwater, MI.
- [CT] Sep 15-17. Connecticut Fall Rally. Stafford Springs. CT.
- [MO] Sep 22-24. Missouri – Fall State Campout. Lazy Day Camp4ground. Danville, MO.
- [MI] Sep 22-24. Michigan – District. Eastern Michigan Fairground. Imlay City, MI.
- [IN] Sep 27- Sept 28. Indiana – Retiree Rally. Amishville Campground. Geneva, IN
- [IN] Sep 29 – Oct 1. Indiana Fall Invitational. Amishville Campground. Geneva, IN
- [KS] Sep 29 – Oct 1. Kansas Fall State Campout. Walter Johnson Park. Coffeyville, KS
- [OK] Oct 6-8. Oklahoma – Monthly State Campout. Natural Falls State Park. Colcord, OK.
- [OK] Oct 6-8. Oklahoma – Monthly State Campout. El Reno City Park. El Reno, OK
- [SC] Oct 12-16. South Carolina – State Fall Campout. Barnyard Campground RV Park. Lexington, SC
- [OK] Nov 3-5. Oklahoma – Monthly State Campout. Citizen Potawatomi Nation Campgrounds. Shawnee, OK.
Camping Today [September]
“By all these lovely tokens, September days are here. With summer’s best of weather and autumn’s best of cheer.”
Your September online and PDF versions of ‘Camping Today ‘can be found here: https://fcrv.org/camping-today-september-2023/
‘Camping Today’ Staff’
Wildlife Refuge Inc. Annual Report 2023
By Deb Swanson, Past Comptroller
Beginning balance 7/1/22 – $78,146
End balance – $80,148
The 2023 Wildlife Grants are awarded to:
Sempervirens – https://sempervirens.org/
Sempervirens protects 56 square miles of Redwood Forest and created the first California State Park: Big Basin Redwoods. Their work affects wildlife from large mammals to endangered species such as red-legged frogs, coho salmon, and marbled murrelet. They received $1,000.00
Hobbitsee Wildlife Refuge – http://www.hobbitstee.com/
Is a repeat recipient. They will use the funds to complete their new wildlife hospital. They will receive $500
Dakota Zoo – https://www.dakotazoo.org/
Is a repeat recipient. Their funds will be used to purchase meds for the rare species of Penguins that are in their care. They will receive $500.
We did a Wildlife Photo Contest this year:
- The 1st place winner was Bob Kalberer
- 2nd place Pat Cohee
- 3rd place Ron Cohee.
NCHA (FCRV) National Hank Nathan Scholarship Report 2023
Beginning balance 7/1/22 – $284,493
End Balance – 6/30/23 $245,687
The scholarship committee is proud to announce the 2023 scholarship winners as follows:
- Susie Valderrabano $1,500
- Cassandra Coniglio. $1,500
- Grace Carey. $2,500
Congratulations to all of this year’s recipients.