Airstream Midwest Activities Schedule

Airstream Owners – Welcome You! 
Want to attend any event?  Please contact your host.

**Local Airstream Groups links are at the bottom of this page**


VACmidwest Autumn Rally – “Down on the Farm”

Region 8 Vintage Airstream Club part of the WBCCI

Date: September 28 to October 1
Location: David & Beth McCall’s Farm 16421 McIntyre Road, Leavenworth, Kansas – MAP to follow
Boondocking weekend at the farm.  Come with full fresh water tanks and batteries, with empty gray and black water tanks. 
Spend a few nights in the country, where the deer and the antelopes…. No, no antelopes here…. where the deer and the coyotes play (And the coyotes have been really close and noisy the last few days). The nighthawks are soaring, the smell of fall is in the air, and the moon will be your only light.Activities and Meals:* We hope to be visiting a diversified fruit, vegetable and livestock farm owned by Beth’s family just down the road Friday morning.  Farmer’s market available on Saturday morning.*Time to visit historic towns in the area; not only Leavenworth, but also Atchison & Weston, all which overlook the Missouri River.*A vintage repair on Agnes, Rachel Payne’s trailer.  We need assistance in repair and lubrication of the awning arms.  Not something one person can do.*Time for games and/or puzzles.  Campfire every night.*BBQ on Thursday eve – Potluck on Friday eve – Chili on Saturday Eve – Biscuits and Gravy Sunday morning.This will be a boon docking rally.  You will be parking in the hay field south of the house.  Water will be available.  If there is rain, a tractor is available.  Our meetings and group meals will be in the barn where Moby spends his winters.  If you would like to come a day or two early or stay a day late, no problem.  Just let us know of your plans.
More details:contact our hosts.

Hosts: David & Beth McCall
Phone: 913-683-2458






Unit Officer Installations

Dates: vary by unit

Greater St Louis Unit – at Bowling Green, Mo. – October 19-20 – VP Dwight

Kansas City, Missouri Unit – at Carthage, Missouri – September 21 – 14 – President Beth

Iowa Unit – at Birmingham, Iowa – October 12-15 – VP Mike (backed up by Treasurer June)

Missouri Greater Ozark Unit – at Osceola, Mo – October 19-20 – President Beth

Nebraska Unit – at Nebraska City – October 5 – 8 – President Beth & VP Mike

North Iowa Unit – at Sac City, Iowa – October 5 – 8 – Pat Shaw (Past Region Officer)

Contact:  Beth McCall


AZ Winter Brunch/Luncheons

Date: First Thursday of the month – from  Nov. 2016 – April 2017
Brunch and Luncheon!  Note time: 10:30am
Location: Golden Corral, 1868 N. Power Road., Mesa, AZ – MAP

Hosts: Chuck & Doris Jean Cabalka
AZ Cell Phone: 480-216-8096


Caravans to the Region 8 Rally in 2018

Greater St Louis Unit – Information to follow

Kansas City, Missouri Unit – Information to follow

Iowa Unit – Information to follow

Missouri Greater Ozark Unit – Information to follow

Nebraska Unit – Information to follow

North Iowa Unit – Information to follow


Region 8 Rally – Theme:  “A Bit of Branson”

Come help us CELEBRATE our region’s 50th anniversary!!

Date: April 26 – 29, 2018

Location: Clarke County Fairground, 2080 West Mclane Street, Osceola, IA  50213- MAP   Airstream friendly driving details to follow

This rally is now 50% full.  Please fill out the registration attached to this newsletter and send it to June Ryan now to insure a spot in the beautiful Ozarks.  The registration form is attached at the back of the September 2017 newsletter.

Please be aware of these time sensitive dates.

*Last day to register is March 24.  After that date, you still may be able to stay at the RV Park but will not be able to attend the meals and activities that are planned.

*There will be a standby list.  If our reservations are full and you wish to participate, we will have a standby list if someone cancels.  You will be responsible for repaying the cancelling member for all costs.  The reservation name will then be changed.

*There are no refunds after March 24.

*Extra nights are available.  However, the nights prior to the rally will be more easily obtained than the nights after, due to the fact that another rally is coming in after us. After you have registered with June, you may contact the campground directly for the extra nights – ask for Michelle.


For those of you who are new or have forgotten –

The rally fee includes –

3 nights parking, with full hookups, cable TV and Wi-Fi

3 meals – BBQ evening meal Thursday, restaurant lunch Friday, breakfast Saturday

BBQ meal followed by welcome from local officials and games & visiting

Bus Tour of the College of the Ozarks – Friday a.m.

Matinee Show – “Sons of Britches” – Friday afternoon

Evening Show –  “The Haygoods” – Saturday evening

Sunday will be a continental breakfast & short church service


Once again, I would like to remind you that if you signed the list at the Region Rally this spring, that does not mean you have an automatic reservation.  We did the sign up to see what the interest would be.  I would like all of those who expressed interest to be able to come to the rally.

That being said, since we announced the location of our next spring rally at the International Rally, I have had inquiries from both Region 7 and Region 9.  They understand that I will give priority to our own region members.  But if there are not enough members to fill the last 30 slots, I will open registration to the other Regions beginning February 1st.

As always, if you have any questions, please contact me.  Beth

Registration in the September 2017 Newsletter

Preliminary Tours Information &  More information to follow


Unit Responsibilties

Host: Beth & David McCall

Registration: June Ryan
Phone: 480-984-38624

Membership Chair: Betty Sullivan
Phone: 316-838-4793


VACmidwest – VAC Region 8 Rally – Spring Rally – Location to follow

Region 8 Vintage Airstream Club part of the WBCCI

Date: June to follow
Location:  MAP to follow
Campground Map to follow

Email Lee for information and a great list of “Things to Do”

Hosts: to follow

Alternative contact


Caravan to the Wally Byam Caravan Club International Rally

Contact: Ed Knernschield


Wally Byam Caravan Club International Rally

Date: July 22 – 29, 2018
Location: Salem OR – website & Map to follow
Facebook Page:  to follow
A $50.00 surcharge will be assessed if you arrive on-site and have not pre-registered.

Hosts: to follow

Join us for the Region 8 Breakfast – contact Dwitght Olson


**Local Airstream Groups Links**

Iowa Unit    Iowa Airstream Schedule 2017 and Updates

North Iowa Unit      North Iowa Airstream Schedule 2017 and Updates

Greater St Louis Unit    Greater St. Louis Airstream Schedule 2017 and Updates

Kansas City Unit    Kansas City Airstream Schedule 2017 and Updates

Missouri Greater Ozark Unit    Missouri Greater Ozark Schedule 2017 & Updates

Nebraska Unit    Nebraska Airstream Schedule 2017 and Updates