2013 Campvention Activities

Campvention goers enjoyed the Amana Colonies area of Iowa, especially the shops and restaurants.  The level grounds of the Event Center, originally built for agricultural fairs and nestled between corn fields, was a perfect setting for all Campvention 2013 activities.  Being so close to Iowa City, several took the tour of the Iowa City Ronald…

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Miss FCRV 2012

Article by DeWayne Johnston – Photos by Barb Turner Miss FCRV 2012, Alyssa Robb Alyssa Robb, 18 of Louisville, Kentucky, has been selected as Miss FCRV for the coming year. She is the daughter of Kimberly and Chris Lile, members of the Camping Colonels Chapter which celebrates its 50th year in 2012. Alyssa has a…

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2012 Miss FCRV Teen Queen Pageant

Article & Photos By Barb Turner Eleven young ladies represented their states or province in the annual Miss FCRV Pageant in Blyth, Ontario, at the 2012 Family Campers & RVers’ 52nd Campvention. Prior to the evening competition, the FCRV band played their traditional concert. Craig Weber was back conducting the band after he missed last…

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Coupons

  from JeAnne Selby, 2013 Campvention PR Chair             Region 3 FCRVers want you to stop throwing out your unused and unwanted manufacturers’ coupons and start saving them, to be collected at the 2013 Campvention in Amana, IA, in July! Following Campvention, “Coupons for the Military” Chairs Ken and Sandy Kendall will package our coupons…

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Aluminum Collection

If you’re not already collecting aluminum tabs, Aluminum Collection Chair Mary Borton urges you to “Start saving those tabs!  We’ll again have a competition, with the top two places in the state/ provincial category and the club/individual category being recognized during Campvention.”  Mary states that the Ronald McDonald House at nearby Iowa City, IA will…

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Wildlife Education Program

WILDLIFE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM AT CAMPVENTION Al and Joanie Stone We have arranged for an educational program at Campvention this year from SOAR.  SOAR is an organization which was established in 1999 dedicated to saving our avian resources through raptor rehabilitation, education, and research.  SOAR’S goal is to return all birds to the wild.  However, not…

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Teen Activities

Teen Chairs Marty and Kristine Moats are looking forward to meeting FCRV teens at Campvention 2013! While planning and arrangements continue, the Moats already have a number of teen activities in place.  A tentative schedule follows. Teen activities begin on Sunday, July 16, with a tie-dying party and badminton tournament in the afternoon.  A murder…

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Teen Queen and King Schedule

Teen Queen Pageant Director Heather Borton asks all State and Provincial Teen Queens planning to compete in the 2013 Teen Queen Pageant to contact her at their earliest convenience.  Heather can be reached at hborton@yahoo.com. Pageant registration forms are available from your State/Provincial Teen Directors as well as from State and Provincial Directors. Heather would…

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Site Decorating Contest

As noted earlier, the theme of this year’s site decorating contest is “Heart of Camping.”  Contest Chair Jan Van Arsdall invites individual FCRV members, clubs, and states or provinces to submit entries.  A sign-up sheet will be available at Campvention in the registration area.  Jan asks contest participants to register their intentions by noon on…

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D.A.S.A.T. Activities

DASAT Chair Deanna Sellers recently announced three DASAT seminars to be offered at Campvention 2013.  She also said that the American Red Cross will be on-site for a “Heart of the Heartland” blood drive. If you are interested in donating blood, please e-mail Rob Baker, at rojopapio@cox.net or call 402-639-4837 (and leave a message if…

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