“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.  

For additional information on "come and go" caravans contact the ECC at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


 

To advertise your short caravan, send information to Marion Pember at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

FOLLOWING ARE DESCRIPTIONS OF SHORT CARAVANS AVAILABLE TO JOIN.

WHAT A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO GET OUT AND TRAVEL!  MARION PEMBER

 

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ILLINOIS LINCOLNLAND UNIT

May 4 - May 7, 2016
 
     The Illinois Lincolnland unit will again conduct a caravan and rally starting on May 4 through May 7, 2016. Previous caravans were held in 2007 and 2013. The caravan will depart Peoria, IL on May 4 and drive to Pella, Iowa where Pella will celebrate its 81st annual Tulip Time Festival. The 3 day event (Thursday through Saturday) includes a queen coronation, 2 parades a day, access to a working windmill build in Holland, dismantled and shipped to the Pella site and reassembled about 10 yrs. ago, tickets to the Pella Historical Village, several group meals, and unique Dutch entertainment. Caravan & rally participants will receive 4 days of camping with full hookups at a county park. The caravan & rally fee is $225 with $100 payable by December 1, 2015 and the balance by January 1, 2016. The event size is 25 units and we will also have a standby list. Participants not wishing to drive to Peoria for the caravan may travel directly to the rally site if they choose. It is NOT limited to just members of our unit as we already have 3 reservations from the Southern Illinois Unit.
     I have planned and led this caravan on the 2 previous occasions and it was great except for the snow we had in 2013. Everyone still had a good time even after many events were cancelled. I can be contacted by phone at 309-657-3102, or postal mail at John Green, 1466 Church Rd., Eureka, IL 61530-9440. I will be in Rockport, TX from 12/1/15 through 3/31/16, however, mail to my home address is forwarded to me weekly. I can furnish my Texas address upon request. Please let me know if you have any questions.
 John Green, WBCCI #4432
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                NORVA CARAVAN


            MAY 27-JUNE 8 2016


Caravan leaders Jackson and Mary Ann McBroom


The general plan is to visit the homes and learn about the lives of 7 of the 8 Virginia-born presidents (Zachary Taylor born in VA but not a resident for any appreciable part of his life) and explore Jamestown (1607 first colony in America) 
Our objectives are not limited to simply visiting these places but are intended to augment the historical perspective of the caravaners who join us in ways to include: the influence these presidents wielded in forming our great nation, their writings and quotations, their personalities and physical characteristics, and the experiences that shaped them as well as the challenges they faced. Many Americans have been to Williamsburg and Jamestown as children but few have a deep awareness of the influence and evolution of these two historic places (as well as nearby Yorktown, VA) as lynchpins of our founding. We hope to take an approach that remedies some of the gaps in appreciating the impact exerted by these communities on the beginnings of the United States of America. Plenty of reference reading/notes will be available ... but no quizzes or tests!

The phone number for the caravan leader is 757-345-0060. His name is Jackson McBroom.  The details for the caravan are on the website.  Northva.wbcci.net.

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Wine Tasting on the California Coast 
 
June 12-July 1; Santa Barbara to Monterey California
 
 WE STILL HAVE ROOM ! ! !
Our Caravan is centered around wine tasting and related food and activities.
South Coast California Unit
About $2,300 kitty fee
Leaders:  Phil and Lynda Terhorst, #9759
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Philip J. Terhorst, AIA
949.903.1356 mobile
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 QUÉBEC/ LEWISBURG   UNIT # 125  SHORT CARAVAN

                                                             JUNE 20 - JUNE 26, 2016

The Québec Canada unit #125 will conduct a caravan  and rally starting on June 20th through June 26th, 2016.

Day 1/ June 20th, driving from their own towns : caravaners will meet and stay at Bromont KOA Qc. (full hookups) We will have a unit dinner and first timer meeting. Driving distance 264km.

Day 2/ June 21st, the caravan will depart Bromont, Qc. and drive to Saugerties/ KOA, NY. (full hookups). We will tour the region and do some shopping. Driving distance 488km.

 Day 3/ June 22nd, the caravan will depart Saugerties, NY. and drive to Elizabethtown/ Hershey KOA, PA. (full hookups) We will be in the area for 2 days visiting many tourist attractions including the Hershey Chocolate World, Amish Village, etc. etc., including  caravanners' birthday dinner and activities. Driving distance 258km.

Day 4/ June 23rd, visit to Hershey sites; several group meals and activities.

Day 5/ June 24th, the caravan will depart Hershey, PA. And drive to Gettysburg / Battlefield KOA, PA. (full hookups) We will be in the area for 2 days visting all the historic sites and more. Group meals and activities. Driving distance 70km.

Day 6/ June 25th, more visits to Gettysburg historic sites.

Day 7/ June 26th, caravan will depart Gettysburg, PA. and drive to our final destination; Lewisburg, West Virginia to attend the 59th  International Rally 2016 ( 10 Units) (full hookups).Driving distance 347km.

The caravan will consist of 10 units.

No registration fees due to uncertain currency exchange rate.

1/ You will have to make your own reservation at the listed KOA campgrounds.

2/ You will pay for all of your own  expenses.

3/ All WBCCI members are welcome.

4/ If you wish to join us; make your own reservations at the listed   KOA campgrounds.

5/ You will be responsible for your own expenses.

6/ Please contact : Robert DionThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - 450 469-5226

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Central Indiana Unit Caravan

A Taste of Limestone Country Oct. 7 - 16, 2016

Please join us for the 2016 Central Indiana Unit “hop-on hop-off” caravan as we visit Indiana’s limestone country from Bloomington to Corydon.
•    Join and leave the caravan as your schedule permits. There will be a separate “rally fee” for each day, which will be collected on the last day when all costs are known.
•    You will need to make your own reservations at the campgrounds.
•    We have planned many activities for the group and many more alternative things for you to see and enjoy on your own.

Stop 1 – Bloomington, Indiana
Paynetown State Recreation Area
4850 South State Rd 446, Bloomington, IN 47374
6 nights Friday Oct. 7 – Wednesday Oct. 12

Our home base is on Lake Monroe with opportunities for hiking, biking, and boating.  Bloomington offers selections for a wide variety of “tastes” – limestone architecture, museums (fine art, history, geology), WonderLab Museum of Science Health and Technology, Tibetan culture, international food, wineries, and even the Kinsey Institute!

In Spring Mill State Park we’ll visit the pioneer village with its limestone grist mill plus the Gus Grissom museum. Bedford offers quarries, caves, cemeteries with beautiful limestone carvings, plus a display of vintage tools and photographs of carvers as they worked on various national landmarks built from Indiana limestone.

Stop 2 – Corydon, Indiana
O’Bannon Woods State Park
7234 Old Forest Road SW, Corydon, IN 47112
3 nights Thursday Oct. 13 – Saturday Oct. 15

Visit the territorial capitol for the Indiana Bicentennial!  Lots of historic places including the Corydon Capitol State Historic Site and the site of the only Civil War battle in Indiana. There are three more caves, more wineries, a glass studio and spectacular scenery along the Ohio River. There will be free time for antiquing, hiking, biking, fall festivals, and more.


Register online at  http://centralind.wbcci.net/
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