2013 National Plaque Recipients

The National Plaque is the highest award given by the organization and are awarded only to member individuals or families who have contributed outstanding service to Family Campers.  A maximum of five plaques can be give per year.  This year’s award committee selected two member families for this honor: Jim & Priscilla Paul Jim &…

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…

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…

2012 Campvention Activities Report

Having done it 5 times before, FCRV’s Region 7 Canadian members used their experience to put on a fine 52nd annual Campvention July 13 – 20 at Blyth, Ontario. 314 families (292 on grounds, 14 camp passes, 8 day passes) including 60 first timers enjoyed an activity-packed week with community involvement, both giving and receiving.…

2012 Scholarship Recipients

By Herb & Marie Petersen, National Scholarship Directors NCHA (FCRV) Scholarship, Inc. has awarded 11 scholarships, up from 8 last year. The total amount of awards is $12,000. 29 applications were sent out with 15 returned to Scholarship Management Service. All selections were reviewed by the FCRV Scholarship Board with a few changes made. No…

2012 Chapter of the Year – Alf Campers

Illinois chapter Alf Campers of the greater St. Louis Area earned the honor of “FCRV Chapter of the Year for 2012.”  The award goes to the chapter that excels in participation in programs of Family Campers & RVers, community activities, and publicity. The chapter did various conservation projects throughout the year such as Adopt-a-Highway, Cardinals…

2012 National Plaque Winners

  Plaques are the highest award given by the organization. Plaques are awarded only to member individuals or families who have contributed outstanding service to FCRV.  This year’s recipients are: Jack & Sonya Smye from Hamilton, Ontario, have been members since 1980. Most recently Jack has been on the Board of Trustees for the past…

2012 National Citation Winners

National Citations are second to the highest award given by the organization. Citations are awarded to member individuals or families who have contributed beyond the normal call of duty to members or chapters in their area. This year’s winners are: Carol & Mike Burns (NY) Carol & Mike Burns from Nelliston, New York, have been…

2012 Lifesaving Award – Dale Berg

Dale Berg, Wisconsin It is many people’s idea of a worst-nightmare car crash: – No real signs of an accident, save for the fresh skid marks that most drivers would barely even register as they drive over them on their morning commute. Those who did see them, might ask themselves, “Were those there before?” or…