Camping Schedule

2019 Camping Schedule 

There will be no luncheon meetings in January and February since there are so many Chamco members gone South for the winter.  If desired, any of you who are spending the winters in Illinois could get together on your own.

Before each campout, please call the Wagon Master
if you are going to camp by the 10th of the month so he/she will have an idea who will be camping.
                 ALL BREAKFASTS WILL BE AT 8:30 a.m.

March 16, 2019
       Luncheon at 12:00 noon at Urbana Gardens Family Restaurant , Urbana

                                            April 26, 27, 28
Campout at Champaign Sportsman’s Club, Mahomet, IL
302 N Lake of the Woods Road

DIRECTIONS:  Across from Lake of the Woods.  Friday night dinner (Restaurant) at 5:30 p.m..  Potluck Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. followed by a Business meeting.  Sunday church services at 9:00 a.m.
HOST:  John & Ruth Durbin

                                          May 17 – 19
Campout at Camp Lakewood Campground
1217 W. Rickelman, Effingham, IL

DIRECTIONS: From I-57 & I-70, take exit 162, turn right, go one block, turn left, then follow signs, 2 ½  miles.  Friday night dinner (Restaurant) at 5:30 p.m. Potluck Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. followed by a Business meeting.  Sunday church services at 9:00 a.m.  PLEASE call campground 217/342-6233 and make your own reservation and be sure to tell them you are with Chamco Chapter – 10 spots reserved.  Camping is $39 a night.
HOST:  Patty Jayne & Jerry Feldman

                                        June 21 – 23 – Note date 3rd weekend
           Campout at Sangchris Lake State Recreation Area, Rochester, IL
Call Reserve America – Senior Pass – Sites 31-41

DIRECTIONS:   Traveling from the East, take Westbound I-72 West to Springfield, then I-55 south to Exit 96A Route 28 to Rochester turn right at the 4th stoplight, Cardinal Hill Road, at the Sangchris Lake sign.  Travel south 5.5 miles to a 4-way stop, New City.  Turn left at park sign and travel 3 more miles. Camping at Hickory Point Campgrounds sites 31-41.  Friday night dinner (Restaurant) at 5:30 p.m.  Potluck Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. followed by a Business meeting.  Sunday church services at 9:00 a.m.  Call after April 1, 2018 to make reservations.
HOST:  Rich & Sherry Wieland

                                             June 28, 29, 30, 2019
Illinois Good Sam RV Rally
Place: Marshall-Putnam Fair Grounds, Henry, IL          

July 19 – 21 – Note date 3rd weekend
Campout at Forrest W. Bo Woods Lake Shelbyville
Illinois Route 32, Shelbyville, IL 62565

DIRECTIONS:    Go South on I-57 to Arcola, then West on 133 to Route 32 South.  Follow Route 32 South through Sullivan and Bo Woods on the right OR Go South I 57 to exit 192 (CR 1000) (just past Arcola). Take 1000 West (15 miles) to Rt 32, turn right on 32, go over bridge and Bo Woods on left.
Friday night dinner (Restaurant) at 5:30 p.m.  Potluck Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. – followed by Business meeting. 2019 DUES ($35) due SEPTEMBER 1.  Sunday church service at 9:00 a.m. In order to all camp together, we will all need to reserve at same time.  Use Reserve American to make reservations –   217/774-3951 –Senior Pass –select sites 68-76
HOST:  Open

July 26, 27, 28, 2019

Campout with Friends
Kentuckiana Kampground
27585 Kentuckiana Rd., Mackinaw, IL

DIRECTIONS:  Take I-74 to Bloomington.  Take exit 160 for US-150/IL-9/Market St. toward Pekin.  Turn left onto IL-9 W/US 150W.  Continue on
IL- 9 & straight onto E 1400 North Rd/County Rd 1400N. Left onto Co Rd 2700E/Hopedale Rd and lefton Kentuckiana Rd.
Call to make reservations – phone:  309/840-2234 between 9am-4pm.  No cost to reserve. Tell them you will be with Prairie State Sams & the Camping with Friends weekend.  Questions, call Vicki  vickieregnier@sbcglobal.net or 815/383-4835.

August 22 – 25
             Campout at Mark Twain Cave Campgrounds
300 Cave Hallow Rd., Hannibal MO
1-800/527-0304
DIRECTIONS:  Take I-72W to Hannibal.  Take Exit 157, then turn left on MO 79S/US36 BUS.  Turn right on County Road 453.
Friday night dinner (Restaurant) at 5:30 p.m..  Potluck Saturday evening at
5:30 p.m. – followed by Business meeting.  A nominating committee appointed.  Sunday church at 9:00 a.m.
 PLEASE PAY 2020 DUES ($35) BY SEPTEMBER 1st
HOST:  Robert & Lynn Myers
                              

September 27 – 29
                  Campout at Arrowhead Acres Campgrounds,
3315 Weldon Spring Road, Clinton, IL

DIRECTIONS: Apple & Pork Festival in Clinton.  Take I-74 to Farmer City,
Rt 54 to Rt 48 South to Rt 10 turn right. Off Rt 10 at sign for Weldon Springs.  Follow to “T” intersection, turn left.  Make the curve and go on south.  Campground is on West side of the road.  Arrowhead Acres Campground 217/935-8442.  Friday night dinner (Restaurant) at 5:30 p.m.   Potluck Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. followed by Annual Business meeting, also election of officers.  Sunday church service at 9:00 a.m.
PLEASE PAY 2020 DUES ($35).
HOST:  Jim & Carole Kirby – Bill Piggott

October 18 – 20
Campout at Champaign Sportsman’s Club, Mahomet, IL
302 N. Lake of the Woods Road

DIRECTIONS:  Across from Lake of the Woods.  Friday night dinner (Restaurant) at 5:30 p.m..  Saturday evening meal at 5:30 p.m. Board
members will furnish soup
, members bring veggies, crackers or dessert to share.  Business meeting to follow.  Sunday church services at 9:00 a.m.
NEW CHAMCO BOOKS HANDED OUT.
HOST:  open

November 16
Luncheon at 12 noon at Mahomet Family Restaurant

Members not spending the winter in Illinois may want to get together
for lunch during December, January and February.

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2018 Camping Schedule

     Before each campout, please call Sue Chapman (Wagon Master) 217/621-0080 to let hrt know if you are going to camp by the 10th of the month so she will have an idea who will be camping.
ALL BREAKFASTS WILL BE AT 8:30 a.m.
March 17, 2018
    Luncheon at 12:00 noon at Mahomet Family Restaurant
Mahomet – on Rt. 150 east of Mahomet.

April 27, 28, 29, 2018
Campout:  Champaign Sportsman’s Club
302 North Lake of the Woods Road, Mahomet

DIRECTIONS:  Across from entrance to Lake of the Woods Golf Course.  Friday night Weiner Roast.  Saturday at 5:30 p.m.– followed by a Business meeting to follow.  Sunday church services at 9:00 a.m.
Monthly Charity: Developmental Service Center
HOST:  John & Carolyn Schaefer & Robert & Lynn Myers
   
May 18-20, 2018
Campout at Camp Lakewood Campground, Effingham, IL

DIRECTIONS: From I-57 & I-70, take exit 162, turn right, go one block, turn left, then follow signs, 2 ½  miles.  Friday night Weiner Roast.  Potluck Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. – followed by a business meeting.  Sunday church services at 9:00 a.m.  PLEASE call campground 217/342-6233 and make your own reservation and be sure to tell them you are with Chamco Chapter  – 10 spots reserved.  Camping is $36 a night.
Monthly Charity: Champaign County Humane Society
HOST:  Patty Jayne & Jerry Feldman

June 9 – 11, 2018
12th Annual Campout for Charity

 Iroquois County Fairgrounds, Crescent City, IL
11390 East 2000 North Road, Watska, IL 60970
HOST:  Prairie State Sams

 June 22-24, 2018
 Campout at Prairie Pines Campground, Rantoul, IL
711 W. Perimeter Rd., Rantoul, IL  – 217/893-0438

DIRECTIONS:    Campground is located at the South end of former Chanute Air Force Base.  From Urban, take Rout 45 North to Chandler (1st stop light) turn right, go to Leonard Avenue.  Friday night weiner roast at 5:30 p.m..   Potluck Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. followed by a Business meeting.  Sunday church services at 9:00 a.m..  Call and make a Reservation after April 1, 2018.
Monthly Charity: Eastern Illinois Food Bank
HOST: Jim & Carole Kirby and Bill Piggott & Audrey Denmark

July 13, 14, 15, 2018
Illinois Good Sam State Meeting
Champaign Sportsman Club, Mahomet, IL

July 27 – 29, 2018
Campout:  Forrest W. Bo Woods – Lake Shelbyville
Illinois Route 32, Shelbyville, IL 61565

DIRECTIONS:  Go South on I-57 to Arcola, then West on 133 to Route 32 South.  Follow 32 South through Sullivan and Bo Woods on the right OR Go South I-57 to exit 192 (CR 1000) just past Arcola.  Take 1000 West (15 miles) to Rt 32, turn right on 32, go over bridge and Bo Woods on the Left.   Friday night Weiner roast at 5:30 p.m..   Saturday evening, Pot luck at 5:30 p.m. followed by a business meeting.  Sunday church services at 9:00 a.m. 2018 DUES ($30)due SEPTEMBER 1, 2018. In order to all camp together, select sites 99-113.  USE RESERVE AMERICA to make reservations – 217/774-3951 – Senior Pass.
Monthly Charity:  Developmental Service Center (DSC)
HOST: TBA

August 24 – 26, 2018
Campout:  Marshall/Putnam Fairgrounds, Henry, IL
915 University Avenue, Rt 29, Henry, IL

DIRECTIONS:  Take I-74 towards Bloomington, take exit 164 onto I-30 towards Rockford.  Take I-39 to Exit 35 (Rt 17 West).  Turn left on Rt. 17 and follow to Lacon, IL.  Turn right on Rt. 29 to Henry.  Fairgrounds on Rt. 29.  Friday night weiner roast at 5:30 p.m. Potluck Saturday evening at 5:30 p.m. – followed by Business meeting.  Appoint nominating committee.  Sunday church at 9:00 a.m.
Monthly Charity:  Champaign County Humane Society
            PLEASE PAY 2018 DUES ($30) BY SEPTEMBER 1st
HOST:  Carol & Everett Johnson

August 31 – September 3
Illinois Good Sam State Rally, Henry, IL
Marshall/Putnam Fairgrounds, Henry, IL.

DIRECTIONS: Take I-74 towards Bloomington, take exit 164 onto I-39. Take exit 35 turn left on Rt. 17 West continue to Locon, IL and turn right on Rt 29 to Henry and the Fairgrounds is on Rt 29 .       Theme: “Family Fun at the Carnival

September 28-30, 2018
Campout:  Arrowhead Acres Campgrounds, Clinton, IL

DIRECTIONS: Apple & Pork Festival in Clinton.  Take I74 to Farmer City, Rt 54 to Rt 48 South to Rt 10 turn right. Off Rt 10 at sign for Weldon Springs.  Follow to “T” intersection, turn left.  Make the curve and go on south.  Campground is on West side of the road.  Arrowhead Acres Campground 217/935-8442.  Friday night weiner roast.  Potluck Saturday evening  at 5:30 p.m. – followed by Annual Business meeting, also election of officers.  Sunday church service at 9:00 a.m.  PLEASE PAY 2018 DUES ($30). Annual board meeting of retiring and incoming new officers after business meeting.
Monthly Charity:  Champaign County Humane Society
HOST: John & Ruth Durbin

October 19 -21 – 2018
Campout: Champaign Sportsman’s Club, Mahomet

DIRECTIONS:  Across from Lake of the Woods.  Friday night on your own.  Saturday at 5:30 p.m. board members will  furnish soup, bring veggies, crackers or dessert to share. Business meeting to follow.  Sunday church services at 9:00 a.m.
2019 CHAMCO  Sams Chapter BOOKS HANDED OUT.

November 17, 2018
 Luncheon at 12 noon at Urbana Gardens Family Restaurant,                                                                        810 W. Killarney St., Urbana, IL

                                     CHAMCO SAMS CHAPTER
Champaign, IL                                                                                                                                          Chamco Sams Chapter 2014 002

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