VW Camper Family

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Latest Activity

Bryce & Kathy commented on Joe's event 4/20 campout
"Greetings, is there anyone with a site who'd be willing to share with Kathy and myself? We'd certainly pay for our share of it. We'd be in our '67 tintop Westfalia. Likely we'd use a tent for sleeping, but we also have a…"
yesterday
Bryce & Kathy might attend Joe's event
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4/20 campout at Lake Solano County Park

April 19, 2019 at 2pm to April 21, 2019 at 11am
Join us on 4/20 day!We will be camping again at Lake Solano County Park campground, which is technically in Winters, but somewhat closer to Vacaville. You'll need to try and reserve a site for yourself (and maybe your pal) in the range of sites from #39 to 45. That's the main VW area.If those run out, then consider snagging sites 8,9,10 or 11. PLEASE SHARE YOUR SITE. Or don't. No worries.This campground is easy to get to, has a swell nature center, fishing opportunities and has unabashed roaming peacocks. Saturday night will feature PANTRY-RAID CHILI!!-----------------------------------------------------------------------Important notes: PLEASE READ!(1.) This campground LOCKS ITS GATES at 9:00 pm. If you do not arrive before they lock the gates, you will be camping outside the gate until the following morning.(2.) Although this event occurs on 4/20 day, it must be pointed out that all Solano County Campgrounds are smoke-free and they're quite serious about that.Discretion…See More
yesterday
KampnKing commented on John LaTorre's event Annual Soup Or Bowl Campout
"So the current line-up is: 3  Marlows 4  John - Party Central 14  Gene & Bruce 15  Corey, Sophie & Joe 19  Kampnking"
yesterday
Gene Burris commented on Joe's event 4/20 campout
"Is Eye of Newt considered a spice or an ingredient?"
Saturday
Joe commented on John LaTorre's event Annual Soup Or Bowl Campout
"Site 15 for Corey, Sophie & Joe The VALUABLE PRIZES are beginning to roll in. Bring your best efforts!"
Dec 11
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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
Dec 11
Joe commented on Joe's event 4/20 campout
"8 Susan & Marcia 9 Kris 10 KampnKing 11 Claire & (willing to share) 39  Corey, Sophie & Joe + The Marlows 40 JLT & Mr. & Mrs. Freeman 41 ?? 42 Peter 43 John C 44 The Russells 45 Westywoman & Alf"
Dec 10
Joe commented on Joe's event 4/20 campout
"8 Susan & Marcia 9 Kris 10 KampnKing 11 Claire & (willing to share) 39  Corey, Sophie & Joe 40 JLT & Mr. & Mrs. Freeman 41 ?? 42 Peter 43 John C 44 The Russells 45 Westywoman & Alf"
Dec 9
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TrainSpotting 10-2019: Northern California at Twain, CA off Highway 70 near Quincy

May 31, 2019 to June 2, 2019
For information on the Hallsted campground, the recreation.gov link is below:https://www.recreation.gov/camping/hallsted/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70560The Historic Feather River Railroad route runs on the opposite side of the river from the campground. Trains climb and descend the grade at all hours-you will be falling asleep to the rumble of the diesel engines and the squeal of steel wheels on the tracks. If you have never driven through the Feather River Canyon, it is a real treat!100 FREE things to do in Plumas County:http://plumascounty.org/documents/100_things_plumas.pdfThose looking for hot springs can find them a couple miles up the road. Formerly known as "Woody's", they are now associated with an RV and cabin establishment. I think you need to call ahead and there is…See More
Dec 9
westywoman commented on westywoman's event TrainSpotting 10-2019: Northern California
"Ralph- If you want electric, book 16 or 12 or 4. They are all really nice. If you don't want electric stick with 3. 3 is near where the loop begins, on they highway side. 4 is positioned similarly. 12 and 16 are at the other end of the loop. I…"
Dec 8
westywoman commented on westywoman's event TrainSpotting 10-2019: Northern California
"Ralph- If you want electric, book 16 or 12 or 4. They are all really nice. If you don't want electric stick with 3.3 is near where the loop begins, on they highway side. 4 is positioned similarly. 12 and 14 are at the other end of the loop."
Dec 8
KampnKing commented on westywoman's event TrainSpotting 10-2019: Northern California
"Hi. Tried to make a reservation, but there's no map of sites. Will have to wait for the site to fix it. Thanks, Ralph aka Kampnking"
Dec 8
KampnKing commented on Joe's event 4/20 campout
"I'll be there! Site #10 again. Looking forward to another great campout and chow! Cya, Ralph akaKampnKing"
Dec 8
KampnKing commented on John LaTorre's event Annual Soup Or Bowl Campout
"I'm in! Site 19 this year. Looking forward to seeing Y'all. --Ralph aka KampnKing"
Dec 8
Profile IconKampnKing and Richard von Bristol might attend Joe's event
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4/20 campout at Lake Solano County Park

April 19, 2019 at 2pm to April 21, 2019 at 11am
Join us on 4/20 day!We will be camping again at Lake Solano County Park campground, which is technically in Winters, but somewhat closer to Vacaville. You'll need to try and reserve a site for yourself (and maybe your pal) in the range of sites from #39 to 45. That's the main VW area.If those run out, then consider snagging sites 8,9,10 or 11. PLEASE SHARE YOUR SITE. Or don't. No worries.This campground is easy to get to, has a swell nature center, fishing opportunities and has unabashed roaming peacocks. Saturday night will feature PANTRY-RAID CHILI!!-----------------------------------------------------------------------Important notes: PLEASE READ!(1.) This campground LOCKS ITS GATES at 9:00 pm. If you do not arrive before they lock the gates, you will be camping outside the gate until the following morning.(2.) Although this event occurs on 4/20 day, it must be pointed out that all Solano County Campgrounds are smoke-free and they're quite serious about that.Discretion…See More
Dec 8
westywoman commented on westywoman's event TrainSpotting 10-2019: Northern California
"We have wrapped up some real estate, thanks everyone! 7 Laura 11 Melissa 13 Corey, Sophie & friend, likely Joe 14 Melissa (the pull-through site, reserved to thwart the fifth wheels and large RVs) 15 John/share"
Dec 8
 
 
 

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