VW Camper Family

A camping forum for VW bus and camper owners.

VW Camper Family

 

WELCOME
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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NEWS UPDATES!

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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VanAlert App - New! 2 Replies

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Merry Christmas to all

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Latest Activity

John LaTorre commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"So it looks like: #4  JLT/share #14 Bruce/Gene #15 Joe, Corey, & Sophie/Some British bloke #17 Ruben & Linda/? #16 WestyWoman/Alison #18 Kris/? #19 Shari/share *20 Laura May/?"
Thursday
Kris Hansen commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"I got the spuds covered, and will bring the cutting board and knife for the guest of honor"
Thursday
Allison Freeman commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"I'll make my dressing in a crockpot. "
Thursday
John LaTorre commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"I will gladly accept westywoman's donation of a turkey for my grill. As for me, I'll bake some bread on-site. We'll need spuds, salad, and maybe dressing."
Thursday
Allison Freeman commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"We also have Laura May. She's temporarily lacking some wifi out there in the boondocks ...or she'd add herself :) She's in Site 20!"
Thursday
westywoman commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"BTW, it is time start the turkey talk. I am willing and able (as of this moment) to prepare and bring the turkey for the ritual grilling by John on his Weber."
Thursday
westywoman commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Allison is officially sharing with Westywoman. Goddess help both of us."
Thursday
Allison Freeman commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"I'm working on Double Trouble... Laura and Shelby...will see what I can do!"
Thursday
Allison Freeman commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"LaTorre -I'm sharing with WestyWomen. Can't wait to see you guys!! xo"
Thursday
Joe commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Allison has hinted that she may come, but that Joe is away for work. What about Laura? Shelby? Others? Invite a friend! Show them that buses and gluttony well go together."
Thursday
Allison Freeman 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
Thursday
Don Carruth 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
Oct 7
KampnKing might attend 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
Sep 28
KampnKing commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"Hi. Sorry, won't be able to make this one. I'll really miss hanging out with y'all. And all the tasty vittles! Cya, Ralph aka KampnKing"
Sep 28
Craig & Barbara posted a status
"Upcoming campouts and VW events: Why is Bus City X and train spotting 9 still listed as upcoming events?"
Sep 25
Shari G-E commented on John LaTorre's event 10th Annual Thanksgiving Warm-Up and Food Fest
"There is a new guy in Wheatland with an early 70s  tin-top Westy . . . . "
Sep 25
 
 
 

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