2019 Activities/Campouts

2018 Activities/Campouts

September Campout – Arrowhead Acres Campgrounds
                       Clinton, IL

Illiniois Good Sam State RALLY – Aug. 30 – Sept. 4, 2018
        Marshall/Putnam Fair Grounds, Henry, IL


Campout for Charity 2018 – Crescent City, IL
June 8-10, 2018 – Last Campout for Charity

Campout for Charity 2018 4

Camp Lakewood Campground – Effingham, IL
      May 18-20, 2918


2017 Activities/Campouts

Campout for Charity 2017 – Crescent City, IL

          June 9-11, 2017

Camp Lakewood Campground, Effingham, IL
              May 19-21, 2017


  2016 Activities/Camp-outs

Chamco Sams 45th Anniversary Event
          September 23-25, 2016
Champaign Sportsman Club – Mahomet, IL


Illinois Good Sam State Rally – September 2-5, 2015

Chamco Sam decorated the stage with the theme “Happy Trail” also decorated table for hospitality with western theme.

Chamco member helped fill Welcome Bags- Chamco made bags with trail mix the sign that said “Happy Trail to you from Chamco Sams Chapter”


Chamco was incharge of Registration at the 2016 State Rally. 

Received Certificate for our 45th Anniversary.
Chamco Sams was 2nd Chapter in the State to
organize on May 1971. Carol Froeschl & Carol Johnson

Carolyn Schaefer, Illinois Good Sam Director.  Congratulations
on a great 2016 State Rally.


4th of July Parade

Chamco Sams Chapter participated in the 4th of July Parade in Seymour, IL.  John Durbin drove one of his antique tractors in the parade.  Robert and Lynn Myers dressed in their patriotic costumes for the parade.  Fun time for the chapter members and our purpose was to promote Good Sams and Chamco Sams Chapter.

 April 29, 2016 Campout – Host Illinois Good Sam State Meeting

IMG_0005     IMG_0014

 April 29, 2016 Campout – Champaign Sportsman Club
Chamco Sams Chapter was host to the Illinois Good Sam State Meeting.  The Chapter served Saturday breakfast and lunch.  Wayne and Jackie Wolf received a special plaque for their 17 years being in charge of the hospitality room at the Illinois Good Sam State Rallies.

    2015 Activities/Camp-outs

October Campout – Oct. 16, 2015

Champaign Sportsman Club – Field trip to John Durbins to see his antique tractors and dinner at Mahomet Family Restaurant.

Illinois Good Sam State Rally – Sept. 4-7, 2015

5 rigs of the Chamco Sams Chapter began a caravan from the Champaign Sportsman Club on Fri. August 28, 2015 on their way to Elpaso for a delicious breakfast at Woody’s Restaurant where we met up with the Schaefer’s and Patty and Jerry and guests Rich and Sherry Wieland from Riverton, IL.  Then all caravaned up to Marshall Putnam Fairgrounds in Henry, IL for our monthly weekend camp-out.  Chamco Sams had a total of 11 rigs attending the 2015 Ralley.  Chamco Sams Chapter had their monthly campout at Henry IL the weekend before the State Rally. Carol, Everett and Joyce were hosts for the weekend with serving a delicious breakfast Saturday morning and served pull pork sandwiches for Saturday evenings potluck.  Sunday morning was served Honey Buns before church service by Carol Johnson.

Chamco members on Saturday helped with cleaning/setting up for the State Rally and Monday morning. Our Chapter was in charge of decorating the Stage for the Illinois State Rally with the theme “Honoring the Red, White and Blue”. We were in-charge of the Rally registration and table decorations for the hospitality room. 

                                                2015 State Rally, Henry IL

Chamco Sams Chapter Monthly Charity Donations

During April, May, and June 2015 – each member brought donations for the
Champaign County Humane Society.  Donations taken on June 30, 2015.

Chamco Donations Humane Society #2 004  0722 2015 Chamco Donations to humane society

Prairie Pines Campgrounds – Rantoul,IL
        June 26-28, 2015      RAIN RAIN Go Away!
Only three members, Carol, Patty and Jerry were able to get into the Campgrounds before it was closed for the weekend because of so much rain.

Prairie Pines Campgrounds June 2015 #2Prairie Pines Campgrounds June 2015

Members putting together gift bag items from Chamco Sams Chapter for 2015 Illinois Good Sam Rally at our June Campout that was moved because of rain to the Champaign Sportsman Club for Saturday night Potluck and meeting.

IMG_2194 IMG_2195 - Copy

Campout for Charity – May 29 – 31, 2015 – Iroquois County Fair Grounds –
Crescent City, IL


Chamco Members relaxing in
the Shade –
18 members attended
Campout for Charity 2015


Carole K, Patty J,
Sue C. and Carol F.
                                      Guest, Joyce G., Carol J. and Ruth D.

IMG_2172          IMG_2143            Robert, Carol and John                                          Ruth, Joyce, Carol J. and Sue
Lucky Winners of Door Prizes?                            Checked out Craft Exhibit & Flea Market

Camp Lakewood – Effingham, IL – May 15-16-17, 2015

IMG_2028IMG_2025  IMG_2023
                             Delicious Breakfast served by Patty

 IMG_2034             IMG_2033
                 Ladies Day of Travels:   The Cross at the Crossroad at I57/70

 IMG_2039  IMG_2030
Tour of Hodgson Mill –                     Shopping – Garage Sales

IMG_2037  IMG_2044       Chamco Sams Camp Lakewood May 2015
     Everett, Jim and Gerry  =       Great Weekend at Camp Lakewood

       2014 Activities/Campouts

 Chamco Sams Banner
In June 2014, Chamco Sams Club had a Banner
made for the Chapter.  Robert Meyer designed
our banner. 

Chamco Sams Chapter 2014 039

 Wagon Wheel Pumpkin Farm near Clinton, IL
                        October 2014
Sue, Carol J., Joyce and Carol F. at the Pumpkin Patch for
a light lunch and to see the many many varieties of pumpkins,
squash and gourds.  Enjoyable day.

Chamco Sams Chapter 2014 053Chamco Sams Chapter 2014 051

Chamco Sams Chapter 2014 052November 2014 meeting at Ryan’s Buffet in Champaign.  Guest were Harold and Peggy Copas, Illinois Good Sam State Directors.  Dale and Vernell Myers are celebrating the 66th wedding anniversary – Congratulations!  Other Chamco members enjoying their lunch and fellowship.

 Chamco Dec. 2014 (2) Chamco Dec. 2014 (1)
December 2014 gathering at Ryan’s Buffet.  Chamco members who didn’t go South for the winter are enjoying the lunch and Illinois weather.  Ed and Pauline Durbin are celebrating their 63rd wedding anniversary–Congratulations!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s