Family Campers & RVers

‘Connecting Campers Since 1949.’

  • 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 2021-2022

Retiree Rally 2022 Frony Page

Mineola Civic Center

March 29 – April 4, 2022.

Campvention 2022 Font Page

Colorado State Fairgrounds

July 10 – 15, 2022


Camping Today [October]

Dear Campers

We are very sorry that the October 2021 ‘Camping Today’ publication is so late. Due to a medical issue our editors were not able to get the PDF version done for this month’s publication. We do have the new online website version up and ready for you to read though. Instead of waiting for the PDF we thought it’s best to release one version and add in the PDF later if we are able too.

Enjoy and happy camping!

2022 Campvention and Retiree Rally Updates [October]

NCHA (FCRV) National Hank Nathan Scholarship Report 2021

The 2020/21 Scholarship year has been significantly affected by the Covid 19 pandemic. 

In 2021, the NCHA (FCRV) Hank Nathan Scholarship Inc. will award 6 scholarships, the amount of the awards will total $7,500.00. We responded to 10 requests for applications, receiving 8 at the Scholarship America office. The six recommendations were reviewed and approved by the FCRV Scholarship Board.

The value of the Scholarship fund as of March 31, 2021 was $274,000.00.  We use 6% of the value for scholarships giving us $12,500.00 to draw from.

This year we do not have a recipient of the Schu Memorial Scholarship, in conservation, ecology or outdoor activities. 

We have 6 Scholarship recipients: 

  • Benjamin Moats of Ames, Iowa will be attending University of Minnesota: Twin Cities. He will be studying Mathematics. 
  • Tara Mueller of Exeter NE will be attending Wayne State University. She will be studying Early Childhood Education.   
  • Kiley Johnson of Omaha NE will be attending University of Nebraska: Lincoln. She will be studying Elementary Ed.             
  • Kerri McHale of Carthage NY will be attending SUNY Brockport. She will be studying History Education.                              
  • Brianna Coniglio of Spring Hill will be attending John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She will be studying Forensic Science.    
  • Katie Kurburski of Harbor Springs MI will be attending Ferns State University. She will be studying Biology.                           

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2021 Campvention Recap

After a tumultuous 2020 with no Campvention and no Retiree Rally the 129 units (families, couples, singles) attending FCRV’s 61st Campvention at Elkhorn, Wisconsin welcomed the opportunity to get together with friends both old and new. Joyful greetings of “Hey, glad to see you, how have you been?” accompanied by hugs, hand shakes and fist bumps were heard everywhere. Some of the early arrivals took time to “Wander Wisconsin” as the theme suggested. Unfortunately travel restrictions still in effect in Canada prevented most Canadians from attending.

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2021 Retiree Rally Postponed Due To Covid

After careful consideration about the 2021 International Retiree Rally we have made a decision to postpone the Retiree Rally until 2022. Even though many of us have gotten vaccine shots, we feel it might still be too early to be safe. Mineola Civic Center is a more compact facility than we are used to, so we don’t feel we can social distance in the building, even though we would be wearing masks. We just want everyone to feel safe about coming and we want everyone to stay healthy.

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FCRV Event Calendar 2021-2022

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.

2021 Events

January 2021

  • Events postponed due to covid.

February 2021

  • Events postponed due to covid.

March 2021

  • Events postponed due to covid.

Arpril 2021

May 2021

June 2021

July 2021

August 2021

September 2021

Regional Events

State/Prov Campouts

Chapter Outings

October 2021

November 2021

December 2021

  • No listed events.

2022 Events

January 2022

  • No listed events.

February 2022

  • No listed events.

March 2022

April 2022

  • No listed events.

May 2022

June 2022

July 2022

August 2022

  • No listed events.

September 2022

  • No listed events.

October 2022

  • No listed events.

November 2022

  • No listed events.

December 2022

  • No listed events.