Remember National Public Lands Day, 'Go. Play.' 'Go. Discover.' 'Go. Help.' - Sat., Sept. 30
"America's state and national park systems are popular destinations for RV trips," according to the Campfire Canvass survey of RV owners by the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association. Of the RVers surveyed, "77% percent will visit a state park, and 74% plan to visit
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Habitat for Humanity looking for active RVers
Disclaimer: I have been a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity since the early 1990s. It is a wonderful organization where one can give back and get in shape at the same time. As we know, RVers as a group are very generous and active people. Habitat's RV Care-A-Vanner
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Author Jaimie Hall Bruzenak's favorite RV holiday memory -- hiking Big Bend trails
RV author and blogger Jaimie Hall Bruzenak has spent many holidays on the road. One favorite was Christmas 2005 at the Big Bend National Park in Texas where her husband, George Bruzenak, was volunteering in the Castolon Visitor Center. On Christmas Day, Hall and an
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Habitat's RV Care-A-Vanners looking for construction safety trainers
Mary Vandeveld, RV Care-A-Vanner Coordinator for Habitat for Humanity sent an e-mail recruiting "Care-A-Vanners who may have had safety training in a previous job, are experienced on a construction site, have experience as educators, or who just have an interest in s
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Larry and Susan Dach host at Dragoon Creek public campground near Spokane, Wash.
We were looking for a place to camp near Spokane, Wash., and heard that a local favorite, Dragoon Creek Campground, had recently reopened after being closed for most of four years because of funding issues and lack of camp hosts. Operated by the State of  Washingt
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Fulltime solo RVer Joyce Caudell volunteers for another summer at Oregon's Wallowa Lake State Park
Fulltime RVer Joyce Caudell will be spending this summer "surrounded on three sides by 9,000' tall snow-capped mountains and a large, clear lake" volunteering at Wallowa Lake State Park in northeast Oregon. "Wallowa Lake is in a remote location that is a jump off to
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Full-time RVers Robert and Paige Riewe creating new holiday memories building with NOMADS
Robert and Paige Riewe, full-time RVers from Minnesota are creating new holiday memories this year by volunteering to lead a construction build with NOMADS (Nomads On a Mission Active in Divine Service) for a United Methodist church in central Florida. “We don’t
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Solo RVer Carole Paulett, volunteers each autumn
I am constantly amazed by the number of absolutely incredible people one meets while RVing around America (or for that matter, in almost any local campground). Carole Paulett is such a person. This independent gentle soul wraps herself up in a U.S.F.S. volunteer jack
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RVers help out on the road
A number of worthy charity groups  actively recruit the muscles and brains of RV volunteers. One such non-profit is Habitat for Humanity that seeks to "eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and acti
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Fulltime RVers Cheryl and Rich LeBrake volunteer as RV Care-a-Vanners
RVers Cheryl and Richard LaBrake volunteer with Habitat for Humanity's RV Care-a-Vanner. They 'dropped in' to the Sebring, Fl., build in December; then returned in January for a full two-week Care-a-Vanner build. The LeBrakes have been fulltimer RVers for more tha
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