you live in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex and
enjoy camping in your RV, we'd like to invite you to be our guest
and camp with our Good Sam Chapter. Our members live anywhere from
Gainsville to Ft. Worth to Hillsboro and everywhere in between.
of the Garland Sams is to promote good fellowship and general social
activities for members and guests with recreational vehicles; to
promote camping, outings, rallies and caravan trips; and travel,
fun, and fellowship for members and guests.
We camp the
second weekend of each month and a typical meeting weekend would
Members sign up to host a
weekend (usually 2 rigs co-host each month), who then plan the
weekend as to type of meal, special entertainment, theme, etc.
- Friday evening many go
out to dinner together followed by games in the clubhouse and
fellowship around a campfire or on the front porch (coffee is
always on and there is usually a wide assortment of snacks)
- Saturday morning the
Officers/Board of Directors meet at 9:30 followed at 10 by the
- The afternoon may be
shopping, games, an outing to a local attraction or something
special planned by our hosts
- Saturday evening is a
planned meal (usually potluck) followed again by something
planned by our hosts or games and fellowship
- Sunday morning a
non-denominational devotional is held for those who wish to
Camp sites are
chosen by our Wagon Master and are within a radius of approximately
There are many
times that a member is planning a trip, mentions it at a meeting,
and then is joined by others wishing to tag along. Recently 14 rigs
went to Branson, MO; 7 or so went down to Choke Canyon; and there
are always a number going to various Samborees.
of joining a Good Sam Chapter are the support we give one another,
the fellowship, and the fun and games. We learn about the care and
maintenance of our rigs by sharing information and we have a family
feeling about one another. We hope that you will visit us and enjoy
a weekend of camping and fellowship.
I will stop and give aid to fellow Good
Sam members where
safety and traffic conditions permit. I
will NOT attempt to stop and give aid on turnpikes, freeways or
but instead will give three short blasts on my horn to indicate that
reporting the breakdown to the nearest highway patrol, toll gate or
If I am broken down on the expressway, I
will raise the hood
of my vehicle to indicate I am in need of assistance and stay with
until help arrives.
I will keep my recreational vehicle in
safe condition at all
times, and give special attention to brakes, tires and running
I will drive within the law and with
I will watch following traffic on
upgrades and pull off the
road as soon as possible whenever I am causing a slowdown.
I agree to observe, and cause to be
observed, all posted
rules and regulations for the betterment of the enjoyment of outdoor
I will leave my campsite in BETTER
condition than I found
I will try to wear a smile (like Good
Samís) and promote the
objectives of the Good Sam Club wherever I meet other RV owners.