“Come and Go” Caravans
Shorter “come and go” caravans allow participants to join, leave and/or re-join the caravan at any point. This ideal for working members or those with limited time. Members of units in adjoining states may choose to join a short caravan as it nears their home state.
Participants may be responsible for their own campsite reservations at state parks, thereby taking responsibility for cancellation. They also pay individualized rally fees based on the activities in which they participated.
Spreadsheets and a shorter time period make this easier for caravan leaders to calculate.
FOLLOWING ARE DESCRIPTIONS OF SHORT CARAVANS AVAILABLE TO JOIN
WHAT A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO GET OUT AND TRAVEL! MARION PEMBER
2015 WBCCI Region and Unit Caravans - This caravan information was collected from unit and region websites. Additional unit and region caravans may be scheduled that are not listed here. Please keep us informed of any short caravans our search has missed.
Northern Virginia Unit NORVA Caravan Starts: May 4, 2015 Ends: May 16, 2015 Location: Begins Exchange Park Ladson SC Piedmont NC Unit Tasting North Carolina (TNC) Unit Caravan May 31, 2015 - June 16, 2015 Location: Leaders: Bob & Marge Bennett Florida Unit (027) North Florida Kayak/Canoe Caravan Starts: August 4, 2015 Ends: August 5, 2015 Location: http://floridaunit027.wbcci.net/files/2013/05/North-Florida-Kayak-Canoe-Caravan.pdf
Florida Treasure Coast Unit
The Florida Treasure Coast Unit will host a SHORT UNIT CARAVAN to the Region 3 Rally in Ladson, SC (Charleston area). The caravan will leave the FTCU Spring Rally at Blueberry Hill RV Resort, Bushnell, FL on Sunday morning, April 26, 2015, spend Sunday night near Jacksonville (approx. 150 miles), Monday and Tuesday nights near Savannah (approx. 150 miles) and arrive at the Region 3 Rally (approx. 90 miles) on Wednesday afternoon. Monday night we will enjoy dinner at one of the Savannah area’s fine restaurants. On Tuesday we will tour the historic area of Savannah, GA, and have lunch downtown. If touring Savannah is not your “thing” there is a Tanger Outlet Mall a few miles north of the campground near Hilton Head, SC. Activities and meals are voluntary. If you would rather do something else on Tuesday that would be fine. We will collect a kitty fee (TBD) to cover camping expenses. Meals and tours are on your own.
The FTCU rally is open to any WBCCI member. If you plan to caravan with us we encourage you to enjoy our rally beginning on Thursday, April 23, 2015.
NEW YORK CITY Caravan, Sun, May 31, 2015, 12am – Fri, June 5, 2015, 12am
Location: Liberty Harbor Marina, 11 Luis Munoz Marin Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07302, United States
Ores Shores Waters and Lights National Caravan, August 30 - Sept. 7 2015
Location: Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Central Indiana Unit
Caravan to Alumapalooza, Starts: May 25, 2015 Ends: June 1, 2015
Location: Camp May 25 at White River Campground and depart for Alumapalooza, Jackson Center, Ohio.
Contact Lana Russel (317) 410-4750.
Caravan to Swiss Festival, Starts: September 20, 2015 Ends: September 29, 2015
Location: Sugarcreek, Ohio: Contact Lana Russel (317) 410-4750 (We are still confirming these dates.)
Unit Caravan to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Glen Arbor Michigan
June 05 – June 13, 2015
Caravan to Farmington International Rally
Plans are well underway for the Silver Trails to New Mexico Region 7 caravan. Caravan is limited to 15 units and will start June 12, 2015 at the MN Airstream Park with #1 Driver’s meeting. We will leave Sat. June 13 for Worthington, MN, which will be our 2nd meeting place for units from Wisconsin, ND, SD. I have 2 long travel days planned thru “nothing country” (361 miles and 348.6 miles) all easy travel days. This will give us more time at Angel Fire, NM with lots of tour and events out of the Monte Verde RV Park (owned by Airstreamers). I hate to split these 2 travel days up so please let me know if this is OK with you.
Stops (leaving ASP Clear Lake MN) 1. Worthington, MN 2. Minden, Nebraska 3. Dodge City & Fort Dodge, KS 4. Angel Fire, NM 5. Farmington, NM
FISHING CARAVAN May 3-15, 2015 Eastern Washington Lakes, Leader: Darlene Leslie
Caravan to the Hiawatha Trail – The Daze of Wine and Roads Starts: August 14, 2015 Ends: August 31, 2015
Hosts: Ron & Kathy Kelemen / Craig Bowcock & Bonnie Schaefer
Northern California Unit
Caravan to Farmington, NM for WBCCI International Rally. (Details to be determined.)
Greater St Louis MO Unit (08-058) Sponsors“EARLY WORKERS CARAVAN 2015”To International Rally, Farmington, New MexicoJune 8 - June 13, 2015
Caravan Leaders: Ed Knernschield (9559) 573-480-5441 and Jo Ann & Ray Kolley (4383) 314-330-0736What is your authorized Parking Date at International? If it is later than June 13, Join the caravan anyway. You can park from June 13 to your authorized parking date and pay WBCCI $25 for each night of earlyparking. ALSO: Telephone the caravan leaders -- they are looking for early worker help and can possibly give you an earlier parking date than the one assigned by Jackson Center. Being there early means you can enjoy the local and regional sights before the WBCCI crowd. Call the caravan leaders if you have any questions. Or tour the localarea in your RV until your assigned parking date. Join the Caravan and travel with Airstreamers!
Mon June 8 Miami, OK Rendezvous siteTue June 9 Clinton, OK Guided tour Oklahoma Route 66 MuseumWed June 10 Tucumcari, NM Guided tour Mesaland Dinosaur MuseumAfter Dinner drive the old Route 66 in Tucumcari and view the 3 story tall Route 66 Sculpture, a chrome & tail lights-on-fins homage to Route 66; view many original Route 66 neon signs that your ancestors sawThur June 11 Albuquerque, NM Tour Albuquerque International Balloon Museum. We might see hot air balloons risingFri June 12 Farmington, NM Overnight at Rally site bullpenSat June 13 Rally site parking******************************************************************************************Register Before May 8, 2015And Deduct $5 per person from Registration FeeTotal Kitty Fee: 2 in RV: $155.00 1 in RV: $130.00 Guest in RV: $25.00Kitty Fee includes 4 campground nights & tours listed. All meals on your own.REGISTRATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED By June 1, 2015Cancellation Policy: Any reservation deposit not refunded plus $5 admin fee will be deducted.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -RESERVATION COUPON GSL Unit “Early Workers” CARAVANYour Name: _____________________________ Spouse/Guest: ________________________Street: ____________________________ City: ________________State: ______ ZIP: _____WBCCI Unit: __________ WBCCI # ___________ House Phone: ______________________Your Cell: ____________________________ Spouse/Guest Cell: ______________________Your CB Handle: ______________________ Spouse/Guest CB Handle __________________EMAIL: ________________ Airstream Length: Trailer ___ Motor Home ___ # Slides ______Make Check Payable To: WBCCI GSL CaravanOn Memo Line Write: “Early Workers” CaravanRV w/2 $155 _____RV w/1 $130 _____ Mail To: Ed KnernschieldEach Guest $ 25 _____ P. O. Box 127Holts Summit, MO 65043-0127Total: $_____ Less $____($5 per person if registering before May 8) = $____enclosed
The Revolutionary War in theHudson River Valley
A Caravan from July 15-25, 2015Unit/Region Caravan No. U-417led by Debbie and Mark Hammer Metro NY Unit
This exciting, family friendly caravan will take it’s participants from Fort Stanwix and the Battle of Oriskany, one of the bloodiest of the Revolutionary War, through the changing fortunes of Fort Ticonderoga, the Battles of Saratoga that decided the fate of General Burgoyne’s army and the strategic situation of West Point on the Hudson River. There will also be a day trip into NYC to visit colonial sites and explore downtown Manhattan. At each stop costumed guides and re-enactors will meet us and explain tactics and strategies and bring a human element to the conduct of war.
Along the way there will be time to drive through the Adirondack Park and down the Hudson River Valley and explore the towns of Warrensburg, Lake George, Saratoga, Newburgh and Kingston as well as to enjoy the amenities of the campgrounds we will visit.Social events will include happy hours, dinners, cookouts and lunches at West Point and Fraunces Tavern.All campground fees (except as noted), tours, welcome dinner, final banquet, cookout, and West Point lunch are included in the kitty fee.
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