Campvention 2014 Update

CAMPVENTION 2014 by DeWayne Johnston      JUST SO YOU KNOW –  The Address for the location of Campvention 2014 is Champlain Valley  Expo Center, 105 Pearl Street, Essex Junction, Vermont 05453. 2014 is a 6 night, five day rally with Sunday, July 6 included in the registration price. July 4th and 5th are available as…

Site Decorating Contest

Each year Geneseo Campground sponsors the Campvention Site Decorating Contest. For 2014 the contest theme is “Bring A Cow to Vermont,” since Vermont is famous for cheese and ice cream. Get the whole family in on the project and have fun with it. Categories are most Realistic, Colorful, Creative, and Largest. Sign up at registration…

2014 Retiree Rally Update

Retiree Rally 2014 by Barb Turner, Publicity Chair ‘Let’s Round-up the Retirees’ March 25 – 31 at the 43rd Family Campers & RVers Retiree Rally at the Canton Civic Center, Canton, Texas.  As we return to Canton, we look forward to enjoying the small east Texas town of 3,581 which swells to become Texas’ seventh…

Camping Is Contest

The 2013 Camping Is…poster and coloring contest had 28 entries representing 11 states and one province.   Congratulations to all our entries as they had to take first in their age group at the state/provincial level in order to make it to the Campvention contest.  Special congratulations to our National Contest winners, listed below: Coloring Contest…

Chapter of the Year Award

The Explorers Chapter of Omaha, Nebraska became Chapter of the Year for their work in 2012. The chapter was chartered in November of 1965.  Currently there are 15 families in the chapter.  The following describes the chapter’s activities. CAMPERS ACTIVELY MOVING PROGRAM (1-5) June2, 2012 – At our State Campvention three members did a 5…

2013 Campers Actively Moving Awards

Large Membership – State, Colorado -2292 miles Chapter, CampStars – 533 Miles, Individual, Larry Scott – 81 miles. Medium Membership – State, Kansas -323 mi. Chapter, Kanokliners -120 mi. Individual, Forrest Tennyson – 23 mi. Small Membership – State, Connecticut – 157 mi., 97 hrs. logged Chapter, Happy Wanderers -138 Mi., 94 hrs. Individual, Mark…

2013 Scholarship Recipients

Brendan Barney               Torrington, CT                    Computer Science          $1,000.00 Kara Cornwell                  Kansas City, KS                 Marketing                       $1,500.00 Sarah Duplanty                 Flint, MI                             Health Communications   $1,000.00 Alysha Funk                     Fostoria OH                       Marine Biology                $2,000.00* Alan Harrington                E. Hampton, CT                 Economics                       $1,000.00 Clay Holden                     Thornton, CO                     Criminal Justice                $1,000.00 Taylor McClelland             Lansing, MI                        Pre- Medicine                 $1,000.00 Abigail Moats                    Ames, IA                           Economics                       $1,500.00…