September Fall Festival

In September we attend the New York Fall Festival September 25-27 at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds in Frankfort, NY.

Check the NY Good Sam Website here:  www.newyorkgoodsam.com for details as they become available.

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October 2015 Campout

West Canada Creek Campsites
October 3rd through 5th 2015
Hosted by Harold & Teresa

– Make your own reservations with the campground –
https://westcanadacreekcampsites.securelink1.com/reservations.asp
or call 888-461-2267 or 315-826-7390
Be sure to tell them you are with Center State Sam’s when you  make your reservation.

More info TBA.

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2014 Charities

In 2014, Center State Sams, donated money we raised throughout the year to two different charities.

They were the Catholic Charities Foodbank and the Herkimer County Fairgrounds.

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Sumthin Sams Campouts for 2015

Sumthin Sams is another Chapter of Good Sam that some of our members have created and are trying very hard to get rolling.  All Center State Sams members are invited to attend their campouts and meetings as well and we have agreed to publish their events on our website as well.  Here are their plans for 2015 so far
SUMTHIN SAMS CLUB
2015 Campouts
contact Al or Mary Smith (518) 661-7637  /   almarysmith@gmail.com
-April 11th– Spring meeting C.P.’s Hagaman
-May 8th -10th – Broken Wheel Campground, Petersburg
-June 12-14th – West Canada Creek, Poland
-August 6-9th – Thornbush Acres, Indian Lake (not confirmed)
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July 2015 Campout – NY Samboree

Rather than hosting a July campout we attend the New York Samboree July 10-12 at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds in Frankfort, NY.

Check the NY Good Sam Website here:  www.newyorkgoodsam.com for details as they become available.

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June 2015 Campout

June 5 – 7, 2015
Hosted by Glen & Linda

Hide-A-Way Campsites
107 Janice Lane
Central Bridge, NY 12035
518 868-9975
www.hideawaycampsites.com

50 AMP, Water $32.00 per night
5 or more rigs 30.00 per night
10 or more rigs 28.00 per night

You can register directly with the campground between March 1st, 2015 and May 1st, 2015 to be guaranteed a site. Any registrations after May 1st, may not get a site. Call the campground at the number above to register.

We will have hot dogs available for you to roast over the campfire after you arrive and get set up on Friday night along with campfire pork ‘n’ beans. Saturday breakfast will be cooked by the men as usual. Saturday night will be the pot luck. The cost for Friday night and Saturday’s breakfast will be $15 per couple.

Please let us know by May 15th if you are coming and if you will be joining us for the meals.  You can call 315 894-3907 or e-mail to glgasstrom@gmail.com. You can pay for the meals at the campout, if not before.

Directions: From Cobleskill take Rt. 7 East. Go past Howe Caverns and make a left on 30A North. After approximately 1 mi. make a left onto Grovenors Corners Road (Cty. Road 10). Make a right on Woodman Road and go 1/4 mi. to Janice Lane on your left. Watch for campground arrows.

There is a lot to do and see near this campground – Howe Caverns, Secret Caverns, an Indian Museum and a grist mill

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May 2015 Campout

West Canada Creek Campsites
May 1st to the 3rd 2015
Hosted by Harold & Teresa

– Make your own reservations with the campground –
https://westcanadacreekcampsites.securelink1.com/reservations.asp
or call 888-461-2267 or 315-826-7390
Be sure to tell them you are with Center State Sam’s when you  make your reservation.

More info TBA.

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CSS – Standard Operating Procedures

CENTER STATE SAMS CHAPTER

CHAPTER STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES

This organization shall be known as the Center State Sams Chapter of the New York State, Good Sam Club. The fore mentioned Chapter shall recognize the Good Sam Club Constitution and By- Laws as the ultimate body of rules.
The Chapter will promote the Good Sam pledge as stated here:
 ” As a member of the Good Sam Club, I pledge to give aid to others in need, respect nature and the environment, give back to the community and those less fortunate, treat others with dignity and respect,to wear a smile (like Good Sams and Samanthas) and promote the pledge of the Good Sam Club to others.”
The Chapter will establish ” Standing Rules” as needed to govern their day-to-day operations.
Updated – 1/14/15

 

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August 2014 Campout

campgroundAugust 1-3rd
Hosts: Pete & Tricia and Ron & Carolyn
Location: Cider House Campground—6769 State Route 20, Bouckville, NY
Check in is after 2pm and Check Out is at 11 am.
Their website is www.ciderhouseantiques.com/campground.html

Please call the campground to make your reservation at 315-825-8477 by July 18th.
– The first night charge is $30 and it is $25 for each night after the 1st,
– They also offer a 10% Good Sam Discount and they accept credit cards for payment
– Tell them you are with Center State Sam’s when you make your reservation.

The campground is having a Christmas in Key West Weekend while we are there, there will be many activities we can participate in if we like including a site decorating contest. The town is very close and there are several antique shops to browse nearby.

Schedule:
Friday—arrive and set-up, we will be serving grilled hot dogs and fixings with salads and chips on the side starting at 6pm, please RSVP for dinner and bring a dessert to share. Approx $4.00 per person please RSVP Stay to play games and visit following dinner.
Saturday– Full breakfast at 8am cooked by our men as usual! Approx $4.00 per person please RSVP. Lunch will be on your own. 1pm—Meet for Beanbag Baseball. Dinner will be at 6pm for our traditional potluck dinner followed by games and visiting.
Sunday– Coffee provided and bring your own breakfast or bring something to share before departing for home.

Please email tricia.ricotta@gmail.com by July 18th to let me know you are coming and with your RSVP for dinner on Friday and breakfast on Saturday so we can purchase the appropriate amount of food. Actual cost of dinner on Friday and breakfast on Saturday will be determined at that time.

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July 2014 Campout – New York Samboree

Rather than hosting a July campout we attend the New York Samboree at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds in Frankfort, NY.

You can download your registration form here:  http://www.newyorkgoodsam.com/resources/New+York+Good+Sam+2014+Samboree+Registration.pdf

Or visit the NY Good Sam Website here:  www.newyorkgoodsam.com

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