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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh RSS FeedEAA's Camp Scholler Opens Friday

A sure sign of just how close we are to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2008, EAA’s Camp Scholler officially opens at 8 a.m. on Friday, June 27. In the days leading up to the start of “The World’s Greatest Aviation Celebration,” tens of thousands of people will create an “Aviation City,” whose residents enjoy the unique camaraderie at EAA’s drive-in campground. Early camper registration takes place off the Forest Home Avenue entrance, just south of the main gate.
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Camp Scholler, along with the fly-in camping areas for aircraft, creates an atmosphere unlike anywhere else. EAA members and their guests from around the world gather to form a community who share a passion for flying. Many visitors have set up camp on the EAA grounds each year for more than two decades, developing lifelong friendships and priceless memories.

Camp Scholler Opens
The AirVenture 2008 season officially began with the opening of Camp Scholler on Friday, June 27.
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“While many EAA AirVenture participants stay in hotels throughout the region, as well as college dormitories and private housing, others believe that camping at EAA AirVenture is the best way to get the real flavor of the event,” said EAA President Tom Poberezny. “After a busy day on the flight line at Oshkosh, those who camp on-site find it easy to make friends as they share memories around a campfire or cookout. Their experiences become even more memorable as they take part in this aviation-minded community that springs up at Oshkosh.”

Camping is also an easy and inexpensive way to enjoy EAA AirVenture, whether you bring a tent or camper. Rates are only $20 per day for each camp space, and open to any EAA member and their guests. Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and Camp Scholler always has plenty of room to welcome all AirVenture participants. For complete camping details, visit the EAA AirVenture website.


FUTURE AIRVENTURE DATES: 2014: July 28-Aug. 3; 2015: July 20-26; 2016: July 25-31; 2017: July 24-30
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