VW Camper Family

A camping forum for VW bus and camper owners.

VW Camper Family

 

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Hey everyone! If you found this, you found the online home of some very offline people - The VW Camper Family. People into VW bus and van camping. Get involved in the forum or check out the upcoming events. If you are into VW buses, vanagons, eurovans and camping, you should hang out with us. Really, you should.

HOW TO USE THIS SITE:
Post an event: Post an event that you are organizing or know about. People can RSVP right in the event. Please make any comments about the event on the event's page.

General Forum:
This area is for threads of interest to any VW camper.

Groups:
PLEASE JOIN THE GROUPS YOU ARE INTERESTED IN! THAT'S WHERE THE EVENT PLANNING HAPPENS! Groups can be created as specific needs come up. Things that are a help to all people, like "campground reviews", are perfect for this category. Or groups in a specific location.

RULES:
Just two so far:
1. Be nice.
2. Keep the content specific to VWs and camping. All other threads, photos, videos, etc will be removed.

 

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Upcoming VW campouts & events:

Bus City X

May 18, 2018 at 3pm to May 20, 2018 at 1pm

TrainSpotting 9-2018: Northern California

June 8, 2018 to June 10, 2018

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Shari G-E commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Yep. Rio Vista and I’m on swings at the Yuba Sutter Domestic Animal Disaster Assistance (YSDADA) at the Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds again Sun, Mon, Tues. Then I have to go home for a couple of days. Then I will go back for another round."
yesterday
Laura May commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Sonoma/Napa Pet Rescue and Reunification. Now Camp afire. Are you up there?"
yesterday
Shari G-E commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Hey Laura, who are you volunteering with? "
yesterday
Laura May commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Hi everyone. I’m not going to make it to the camp out this weekend. After moving 1,000 lbs of pet food yesterday up at the staging area in chico - this girl needs a break. Heading up to do pet rescue in the fire zone tomorrow. Have fun and be…"
yesterday
Laura May commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Hi everyone. I’m not going to make it to the camp out this weekend. After moving 1,000 lbs of pet food yesterday up at the staging area in chico - this girl needs a break. Heading up to do pet rescue in the fire zone tomorrow. Have fun and be…"
yesterday
Corey Jaseph is attending John LaTorre's event
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Annual Soup Or Bowl Campout at Sandy Beach Park, on the Sacramento River

February 1, 2019 at 1pm to February 3, 2019 at 2pm
Our annual escape from Superbowl Madness. It will be our usual set-up .... wine, food, companionship (bring the wine and bring or buy the wood). Also, musical instruments are welcome, and maybe we can jam a little.Friday night is pizza night ... bring your little Coleman camp ovens or use ours, and make and bake an 8" pizza. (You provide ingredients, of course.)Saturday will probably bring the return of our culinary potluck/contest with anything eligible that is usually served in a bowl ...chili, soup, whatever.Party Central will be spot #4.  As usual, it will be rain or shine, and if it's rainy, the Tent of Doom, the Annex of Despair, and possible a few TOD clones will keep us all dry.See More
Saturday
Corey Jaseph is attending John LaTorre's event
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10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest at Sandy Beach Park, Rio Vista, CA

November 16, 2018 at 2pm to November 18, 2018 at 2pm
The big #10! Who'd have thought we'd be doing it this long...We are going back to Sandy Beach in Rio Vista, CA. This is our annual practice run and food fest  before Thanksgiving. Reserve sites soon as they may go fast if the sport fishermen/women come back this year.Party Central will be back at site #4. Bring food, wine, and wood (although wood may also be available on-site). See More
Saturday
Allison Freeman commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"My stuffing and I will be there in the morning. See you then! "
Friday
John LaTorre commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Update: according to the Clear the Air site, The air quality index for Yolo-Solano counties should be under 100 by Saturday: http://www.sparetheair.com/forecast.cfm In fact, it might be the cleanest air around. I'll be heading for the site…"
Friday
Joe commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Handsome, though it is all brine, no brains."
Friday
westywoman commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"The Perssons are not coming, but their site #25 is available to anyone who wants it. The bird is prepped and marinating. I'm not sure exactly when the bird will arrive, it depends on the AQI readings. It is a very delicate fowl."
Friday
John LaTorre commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"I'm bringing three boxes of scrap wood left over from various projects. It's all dry, dry, dry, and should burn cleanly. PM 2.5 count is expected to be 169 in Yolo/Solano Counties, ank keep dropping slowly over the weekend. But all…"
Thursday
Joe commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Corey, Richard the Brit, Sophie and I are still planning on attending and we will bring masks for ourselves. (Their masks are the approved N95 ones, mine is a Ninja Turtle mask that I got at the Halloween store) The smoke should be somewhat better…"
Thursday
westywoman commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Current conditions: unhealthy for all in Rio Vista. Forecast in my comment above. Current Conditions"
Thursday
Laura May commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Looking for an update from the field. How are the smoke conditions at camp?"
Thursday
Brett Link commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Can't wait to see you all!"
Thursday
 
 
 

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