Davis Monthan AFB FamCamp

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Davis Monthan AFB FamCamp

Location

Installation
Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, AZ
GPS Coordinates
32.179756, -110.860721
Location Information
Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, AZ
RV Gate Coordinates
32.191864, -110.87523

Directions

Directions
EAST BOUND: Exit I-10 N at Alvernon Way (Exit 265). You need to turn left on Alvernon Way and THEN get in the right lane. Keep in right lane as it changes names to E Golf Links Rd. Follow road about 4.5 miles and turn right on Craycroft Rd. Go thru main gate. ---- WEST BOUND: on I-10 take exit 270 at KOLB Rd. North 6.6 miles to Golf Links then left (West) to Craycroft. Left (south) into main gate. ---- ONCE ON BASE: Left on Quijota Blvd. Go about 1.1 miles to FamCamp office on right side of street (across street from the camp site).

Map

Map and Detailed Driving Directions
Map of Davis Monthan AFB FamCamp

Contact Information

Phone Number
(520) 747-9144
Mailing Address
Agave Gulch FamCamp, 6170 Quijota Blvd, Bldg 6015, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ 85707 (Not for guests mail).

Campground Information

Authorized Users
Active, National Guard, Reservists, Retired, 100% DAV, DoD civilians, Guests.
Season
Year round.
Reservations
Not accepted.
Internet Access
Free WiFi throughout the park, including the overflow area. 5 DSL hookups at the FamCamp office, open 24/7. Sprint and Verizon EVDO Broadband Card works in Broadband mode with good coverage.
Mail Forwarding
(Your name), c/o General Delivery, Tucson, AZ 85726-9999 (located 6 miles from base). -- FedEx, UPS, DHL: (Your name), c/o Agave Gulch FamCamp, 6170 Quijota Blvd, Bldg 6015, Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ 85707
Pet Information
No limitations, other than normal leash and clean-up rules. Doggie park available.
Campground Information
21 day limit when camp is full, can be renewed for another 21 days if vacancies. FamCamp office open 7 days/week from Oct - Apr and Mon - Fri from May - Sept. Hours are 0800 to 1700. However, the lobby is open 24/7. After 1700 choose available site from board outside of office. Some backin pads, most are pull thru's. ---- Twenty-five sites in the Horseshoe are available for 3- or 6-month contracts. 3-month contracts are available for $2,070, payable on check-in. 5-month contracts are available for $3,473, payable upon check-in. No reservations. Guests can stay no more that 21 days at the park before beginning their 5-month stay. After the 5-months you must leave the park for for 24 hours.
Big Rig Friendly?
Yes
Facilities
Auto shop.
Amenities
  • Dump, Sewer
  • Water
  • Electric
  • Laundry
  • Showers
  • Playground
  • Picinic Area
  • Golf
  • Library
  • Gas
  • Commissary
  • Exchange
  • Fitness Center
  • Shoppete
  • Swimming
  • Snack Bar
  • Class VI
  • Movie Theater
  • Post Office
  • Car Wash

Site Information

Type of site
Spaces
Hook-ups
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Hardstand
198
W/20,30,50A/S
$22- $27(guests)
N/A
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Overflow
Unlimited
None
$11 - $17(guests)
N/A
N/A

Other Information

Firearms Policy
If staying more than 3 days the base requires firearms to be registered with the base armory. Individuals retain possession. Forms and armory location are available to guests upon check-in at FamCamp office.
DoD Interactive Comment Evaluation

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Weather Information

A top-rated, popular military campground in the Arizona sunbelt. While it is full most of the time in the winter, there is plenty of overflow space and there is a fair rotation policy into the FHU sites. Received the Campers Choice Award for OVERALL BEST Military Campground in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 AND 2011 (Western USA)!

Photos

Davis Monthan FamCamp

Videos

360 degree Video Tour of Davis Monthan AFB FamCamp, AZ

Attachments

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  • 2016 Agave Gulch FamCamp Map
    Map of the FamCamp and base facilities.
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  • Agave Gulch FamCamp Brochure
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(Updated: May 07, 2018)
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4.7
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4.0
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5.0

May 2018

What everyone else says. It is indeed one of the better FAMCAMPS we've experienced. My only divergence from other reviews is I found internet service marginal without an extender/amplifier. Famcamp wifi kept dropping connection and wasn't all that fast - we were only one site from an antenna but there was vegetation inbetween. Usually not a problem because I can use my Verizon unlimited plan but in the middle of a very large metro area my Verizon data signal was also poor - significantly less than 1mb downloads. Up on main post had great speeds. As indicated I suspect an extender/amplifier would solve the problem but configuring my extender is problematic with web page logins - which you have to do once a day. 

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12-19 March 2018

This is a very busy famcamp with several large overflow sites. First come first served is well regulated to be fair for all. All site are desert landscaped (gravel) but well laid out with good FHU's. The laundry was good size, had eight washers and seven dryers. We will stay here again, the area has a lot to offer just outside the base.

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21 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018

Our stay was great, no surprise. We have stayed DM in the past and always enjoy our stay. Just a update, was talking with one of the employees here and he informed us that one of the overflows will be converted to FHU . 

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4.9
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5.0
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4.0
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5.0

22 Jan - 12 Feb 2018

This was our second time at DM FamCamp. Weather was great (upper 70s/low 80s) - the CG was full the whole time to include the overflow/drycamping area. Several gem shows were going on so I think this contributed. Most folks were staying 5-7 days in overflow before getting full hookups. Can't say anything bad about Agave Gulch, staff is great and process is fair to everyone. CG was kept clean and not cluttered like we've seen at other FamCamps. There were some extracurricular activities that they put on, which was a nice touch. Wish they would have a closer recycle, currently they just have aluminum can receptacles. We plan on coming back.

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2.6
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2.0

February 17, 2018

Worst experience during 7 months on the road. The park is beautiful and clean. The staff is rude and not helpful at all. We came in after hours. The available list was not correct so we chose another spot that was empty. I left my name and number; they never called. They told us we had to move but could not accurately tell us what spots were available. Campers were moving all around to different spaces; camp managers had no idea what was going on.

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5.0
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5.0
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January 19 - 26, 2018

We have stayed here on numerous occasions both winter and summer and have always come away satisfied. Current prices for retirees are $22.00 for a FHU site and $11.00 for overflow. We are a 45 foot motorhome and can fit in all the newer sites and most of the older ones. Typically the park gets full mid to late January, but this year, because of hurricane damage in Florida and some parks being closed, the FamCamp got full early. There is a pretty steady rotation so most folks will be in overflow for a week or less. They publish each night a list of the folks in overflow and how many are projected to go into a FHU site the next day. AT 11:00 each morning at the FamCamp office they total up the number of vacancies and call out the names of folks who can move into a FHU site. Sometimes they have unexpected departures so I suggest go to the office for the 11:00 AM call out the day before you expect to move as well as the day of. I initially was told 8 days in overflow, but it turned out they had some unexpected move outs, so it was only 7. Due to some electrical issues, there are a number of older sites that are 30 amp only.

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4.7
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5.0
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3.0
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5.0

July - October 2017

We love this place. It is convenient to Tucson shopping and restaurants. On base, the commissary is very good, well stocked, and there is a convenience store for after hours. The bowling alley is terrific ( we used it a lot during our stay) and it is easy to keep fit with two gyms. The laundry facilities are nice and clean as are the bath/shower rooms. The one thing I object to is that the contract workers who come over early in the morning use the campground bathrooms before going to work. I like the system at Yuma Proving Grounds where you get a key for the facilities - keeping out the civilian contractors. It is a one mile walk from the campground to where the sidewalk ends, and this path is lighted, so you can walk after dark. We were told that after October 1, prices were going up to $27/night for everyone, which we think is high for a military campground. Otherwise, this is a great place to stay and they have figured out how to make it nice for everyone. I like the no-reservation policy. If you have ever tried to get a site at Nellis, you will know what I mean. They are reserved for folks who may never show up - keeping others from getting a place for the night. 

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5.0

24 Dec 2017- ??? 2018

Just a side note. Do NOT follow Google Maps. It will get you to the base, but unless you have a VERY high clearance, don't go in the gate beside the Famcamp. Go in the front gate, and follow the directions on this site. I got there on Sunday, 23 Dec, and pulled toward the gate....realized it was locked. So had to unhook the TOAD, turn around, and rehook up to go to the Main Gate. But after going out the gate yesterday morning, I'm SOOOO glad it wasn't open when I got there. The 'bump' is probably over a foot high...I know I would have scraped. But it is a great place. I will be here every year.

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4.3
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4.0
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5.0
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4.0

24 Oct-1 Nov 2017

This is our 4th say here and not much has changed since our last one. Called ahead to check if sites were available and was told no problem. I will add that the WiFi has improved since our last stay but does slow down in the late mornings and early evenings. Other than those times it’s great. Although we never use public bathrooms and showers I did a walk-through and found those in the “new” section very clean. Same with the laundry facilities. If you have a package sent to the park the staff will call you when it’s there for pickup. Nice touch. Verizon 4g was good with 2-3 bars and DTV satellite signal is no problem in most sites. Great water pressure (reducer needed) and solid 30/50 amp power.

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5.0

September - October 2017

Excellent park, we stayed in the newer area. The staff were friendly and helpful. Not much I can say that others haven’t. Nice place to stay if you need to be in the Tucson area in the summer, and a great winter destination. Prices increased on Oct 1, 2017. Nightly rate is now 22 dollars for military. 

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July 20, 2017

This RV park is very nice. We arrived after hours and there were very clear instructions on what to do and where to park. The staff were very friendly and helpful. It's no wonder why this FamCamp is so crowded in the winter time. We would definitely come back, if the opportunity presents itself.

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Jan 10-17, 2017

Can't say much about this place that hasn't already been said - this place is an ideal winter location and a great FamCamp. I like the "no reservations" policy and the waitlist procedure; this is a fair way to do this for such a popular park. With that said, it would be nice to be able to get a full-hookups site if you're just passing through, (i.e. maybe make 5-8 full-hookup sites short term, like max 2 days). It took us 4 days in overflow area to get a full-hookups site (overflow is dry camping). Facilities are kept clean and in good shape and the park itself is kept clean and orderly. We had no issues with this park and would definitely come back. One drawback, getting to the main gate off of Golf Links Rd could be nerve-racking if you arrive during high-traffic times. We left through the Wilmont Gate to Kolb Ave and headed south to I-10 - this was much better than dealing with Main Gate & Golf Links Rd to I-10 South.

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4.2
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5.0
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3.0
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4.0
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4.0

November 16-29, 2016

This was our second visit to Agave Gulch and our first extended stay (two weeks). This is a very nice FamCamp. Our site was a semi-level gravel site (I had to do considerable blocking on the left side due to a pretty significant slope). The access roads are a mix of gravel and asphalt. All sites have nice, long concrete patios and good hookups (very high water pressure--bring a pressure reducer). There is a very nice commissary and exchange very close by with a nice gym in that same general vicinity. There were only two negatives for this FamCamp. First, the WiFi was sporadic and effectively useless to us. We home school our daughters, and WiFi is critical to that process. For our entire two-week stay, we had to spend our days at the local library to enable our girls to do their school work. The second negative is that there is no recycling on site. For a FamCamp this large, recycling bins should be available. There is a recycling center on base (south on Craycroft, left on Yuma St, and the recycling bins are about 1/4 mile down on the right), but I doubt that many folks in the FamCamp take the effort to cart their recyclables to the center. Despite the negatives, we would still stay here again if we were in the Tucson area.

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5.0

October 2016

The FAMCAMP is easy to get to from the Craycroft Gate. Newer section (200 series) provides some of the largest, sites I have stayed at. A bargain for the price. No trees for sun protection for the rig, even October is in the 90's. It is a very clean facility, well maintained. Office staff was very professional. We extended our stay. Will return again. 

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(Updated: October 18, 2016)
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0

Oct 2016

Just showed up and lots of sites to choose from, of course it was still hitting the high 90's, so not best time to visit. However, we enjoyed the park and WiFi access in the RV. They have a good thing going here and aren't allowing homesteading found in other southern tier FamCamps. We will return. Update: After I posted the above, we decided to extend our stay. When I went to the office to do so was told that their records showed us arriving on Sunday and not the Monday Holiday when we really did. On originally checking in the person handling the check-in had a hard time keeping track of the information we provided, so the documentation was wrong from the beginning (and I didn't look closely at it). We did get it all straightened out in the end but I was a bit frustrated for a while. BOTTOMLINE: Check your paperwork for correct arrival and departure dates.

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Mar 21-24 2016

Very nice park! Staff was great too! We were fortunate to get in as a they do not take reservations; just have plan B ready and call a day ahead to get an idea. Getting advance reservations is important as Tucson is a great destination spot. Nicer parks in the area are quite expensive! Fairgrounds is an option, but farther away. We will stay again if space is available. It is a popular park and fills quickly during snowbird season. We did not use the restrooms/showers/laundry.

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4.9
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June 11-15, 2016

Once again, we were here in the "off" season, also the "HOT" season. Called ahead to ensure space was available and Scott confirmed. About half of the FamCamp was closed for seasonal work, but there was still plenty to choose from. We even found a tree to camp next to :) Needed a part for my rig; it was delivered to the office well before our arrival. Notification of staff that I would be there to pick it up assured they kept it. (FedEx, UPS can be delivered to Camp Office, NOT US Mail though) Staff will give you a token for washing your rig at the RV wash - 15 minutes worth - NICE touch. Make sure all your A/C units are in top working order. They won't get much of a rest.

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(Updated: June 26, 2016)
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4.7
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5.0
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5.0
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4.0
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5.0

October 2015 - April 2016

I'll start out by saying I think Davis-Monthan FamCamp is one of the best military campgrounds. It was under the old management and it still is under the new management. Most of what makes it great is the location, the weather, the overall upkeep, and particularly under the OLD management, the fairness of it. I've been traveling for 10 years and been coming here for 9 of those. I've visited upwards of 60 other military FamCamps, and for me the thing I liked the most about this one was that you knew it was going to be fair. They posted the rules, the computer kept track of everything, and you knew where you stood. I believe claims of favoritism and cronyism under the old regime are unfounded and mostly the result of past campers that didn't get the site they wanted or thought that some people didn't have to move. My answer to that is, "Do you know that the person in that site doesn't have a medical, or maybe they just got lucky and on their due out date, there happened to be no one on the waiting list. Therefore they were allowed to re-sign up". It's just the way the ball bounces sometimes. I sincerely believe they ran it as fair as they could. I'll tell you what's unfair and it was completely out of the camp host's hands. There were healthy people who went out and got medical exceptions from a doctor just so they wouldn't have to move. Now that's garbage. Bottom line, people loved this place because it was fair and they knew where they stood. To say that all negative reviews on this site are because crony's aren't able to run the show like they did in the past is nonsense and totally unfair to those previous camp hosts who strived to do a good job. I'll say it again because it bears repeating. The computer ran the show, not the camp hosts.  It showed when people were due out, and what sites were coming open.  I think the main complaint under the NEW management was that there were way too many open sites and it seemed like there was no consistency about what time sites would be assigned. I'm not buying that all these open sites were contracted sites. First of all, most people leave something, (ie. red cone),  in their site when they leave for a short time. Second of all, I saw empty sites near me all the time, and when they were filled, it was different people that moved in. Maybe if the office knew how to work the computer system, they wouldn't have to go around to physically check sites to see if they are empty. The computer would tell them which sites were opening up for that day. By having to drive around to check for empty sites, if the person who was due out that day hadn't left yet, or they just happened to miss a site, they had no idea that site was open. That maybe why there were so many open sites. I will say it's not the office personnel fault that they did not know how to use the system or get the most out of it. They were not trained properly. Maybe before all the old camp hosts quit, the person responsible should have learned the computer system themselves.  I know for a fact on January 18, MLK Day, there were at least 9 open sites. This does not count sites that had something in them designating a contract site. And yet there was a sign on the bulletin board that said no full hookup sites available on that day. The office was closed that day for the holiday, but if they had used the computer properly, they would have known that some sites were coming open, and could have listed those as first come, first serve. The temperature that night got down into the mid 30's. I'm pretty sure, that some of those in overflow would have liked to have electric that night. This never would have happened under the old management.  I also believe that every person in that office tried to do a great job and accommodate everyone. Whenever you have a management shakeup, there are going to be growing pains. For about 10 months of the year at Davis-Monthan, running the FamCamp is probably pretty easy because the campground is not full. It gets complicated when you have 250 guests for only 200 sites or whatever the exact numbers are. I believe the current office people were not quite ready for this. I'm sure in the future, they will be much better prepared.  My next point is how does publishing a list of open sites and/or where you are on the list violate any ones Privacy Act. It may well, I just don't know how. I do know that by keeping that information to yourself, it allows you to have unlimited unaccountability. No one knows how many are on the list, what sites are open, or how it's being managed. Maybe it's just me, but I like transparency. It's obvious from the comments here, others do as well.  I have to address the previous comments from a "Pepper", who by the way sounds an awful lot like the new manager. If it isn't, I would be amazed since they know an awful lot about the previous administration and violations of the Privacy Act, etc. If it is, then shame on you for not identifying yourself as such. I have no problem with a Manager making comments about their FamCamp. They have as much a right as anyone else does and many times they can clarify issues, bring other points to light, and let the community of travelers know what is going on. But they shouldn't pretend to be a camper.  On the topic of the previous reviewers comments, and I quote, "I like the changes on the rotation to dry camp it made it fair with a quicker turn around.  The overflow policies didn't change, they just eliminated harassment throughout the FamCamp by not posting names and site numbers". Since you said that overflow policies didn't change, what is it you did that somehow made the turn around in dry camp quicker. This is absolutely hogwash. If you have a set number of sites, with a set number of people that want to move into those sites, and everyone is allowed to stay in a site 3 weeks, and then has to move into overflow and wait to come back into the park, there is nothing you can do that will change that, or make it quicker. ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! Unless you add more full hookup sites, which is outside your capacity as manager.  THE ONE THING YOU DID CHANGE, HOWEVER, MADE EVERY ONES STAY IN OVERFLOW LONGER. By allowing all sites open up to contracts, you subtracted from the number of sites available for rotation. Instead of say having 170 sites available for the 3 week rotation of people from overflow you now have 120 sites. That makes those that do not sign contracts, spend that much more time in overflow. For the last few years since they put in the new sites, no one has had to spend more than one, possibly two days in overflow. This year you were telling people 5 and 6 days in overflow. For some people just passing through, they will not get into an electric site.  This is exactly opposite of what you purported to have done. I also believe that the new manager has done many things that are positive for the FamCamp. As I said at the beginning, it was and is a great place to stay. The one thing people really like is knowing that they are being treated fairly. But when they think they are not, and there is no transparency or what appears to be consistency, there are going to be problems. And these are valid concerns.  In closing, I think Davis-Monthan FamCamp is a great place to stay and will remain so. I expect the office personnel to get more familiar with the system, and the problems of the past winter to be resolved for the most part. I really hope so, because I'll be back there.

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19-24 May 2016

Outstanding in every way, from when I called to ask for a UPS address to departure. Every member of staff was fantastic. There is so much that I've never seen at any other CG, FAMCAMP or Civilian. The welcome package is amazing...so much thought went in it. The doggie poop bags are a nice (and subtle) touch. The facilities are perfect and kept immaculate. The dog park is amazing...even a doggie activated water fountain and a dog bath area! Laundry room with large capacity front loaders. And the wifi is excellent. Cannot say too much about the camp and staff. 

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5.0

Jan - Mar 2016

Since I have been at the D-M FamCamp I have seen some major changes that have improved the overall quality of mine and other camper’s enjoyment. It’s the little things in life that make the biggest difference and quality of life.  I have traveled to many FamCamps, State Parks, County Parks, ect., and believe that other places could do well by following this camp as an example.  So I would like to list the positive changes to this campground that stand out  and makes it second to none.  Eliminating winter/summer camp host: In the past there were winter camp hosts that created a very hostile environment to other campers and staff, they had access to personal information of campers that violated the Privacy Act that they shouldn't have been privilege to as civilian volunteers and not government employees.  They spread rumors and showed favoritism  towards their select group of cronies, all of which have written negative comments on this site because they no longer have control and are allowed to run the FamCamp as they see fit.  By eliminating hosts the DM FamCamp was able to create jobs for the Base Community, in turn supporting the military family members on the base, and hiring retirees, how can you go wrong by providing jobs to the military and taking care of our warriors and their family members. The past camp hosts and their cronies spread hate and gossip around the camp for too many years, recording private information i.e., license plates numbers, due out dates, etc., keep in mind these are civilians regardless of rank, although I would think they would be more mature?  I felt they were stalking certain campers, treating them as whiners and complainers, only because of what their cronies would tell them or from one encounter, this creates a hostile environment.  Good riddance to them and their cronies who got everything and anything they wanted.  Dry Camp: I like the changes on the rotation to dry camp it made it fair with a quicker turn around.  The overflow policies didn't change, they just eliminated harassment throughout the FamCamp by not posting names and site numbers.  So you can't move from overflow to a full hookup before 10:00am, and yes they do go out and check sites at 10:00am to ensure when they assign one to you the other camper is already vacated the site, again so the campers aren't harassed by those who think they run the FamCamp.  Water and soda machine at the bathrooms was a great idea, thanks for the additions.  I would prefer giving my change to MWR then the stores down town. Creating a paper weight for all the picnic tables so they could leave flyers and other information on the table without it blowing away was a great idea.  Having the local schools to participate by painting the rocks and adding their touch shows pride not only with the MWR staff but with the local community and campers.  I would also like to thank the Flight Chief and Recreation Manager for their support of the FamCamp manager, it made possible for her make these changes and stand by them.  And to all of you who believe the FamCamp manager does not have RV camping experience, then maybe you should actually try to have a conversation instead of causing problems and making up lies to suit yourselves.

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