Issue #156 [Archived Newsletters] May 1, 2018


Site registration for Wilderness State Park, Michigan, began in April. If you are coming, best reserve your site soon. Lake side sites are all gone. More information...

If you are going on the Road Trip South in November, 2018, and plan on making the first stop, Spring Mill State Park in Mitchell, IN, reservations begin May 2! Read more...

Calhoun Falls in SC filled up fast. This is Memorial weekend, 2019. If you are going to this one, better reserve ASAP. It may already be too late! See more...

The NSSO will return to Pennsylvania for the first time since 2012 in September, 2019. I know that is a ways off, but be thinking now about coming so you can make your reservation for this event as soon as we can begin making them, October 11, 2018.

Tim and Susan Viall have been named the California representatives for the Tin Can Tourists. And, you will begin seeing some California events being planned. NSSO is invited so our more western members, keep your eyes peeled. There is already one scheduled for Sept. 27-30, 2018 in Fallen Leaf Lake, CA. Check the Events tab in the NSSO Facebook group for more information.

Camping Opportunities

Welcome new members!


  • Ann Sherrill, Decatur


  • Michael Brooks, Hoboken

New York

  • Jay Carter, Amsterdam

North Carolina

  • Carlene Burge, Supply

Ontario, Canada

  • Emma Wickett, North Bay

South Carolina

  • Donald Mitchell, Greer


  • Robert Brock, Powhatan


  • Ray Fesemyer, Wisconsin Dells

Looking to buy a trailer?


Scotty Restorations

We won't recommend any particular restoration shop. But we do provide guidelines to help your search. See our guidelines...

Other Cool/Retro/Trailer Sites

Weather did not cooperate last fall so Mabel did not get her latest project, Gerta the Rear Door Not-a-Scotty finished and will be camping Fall Creek Falls in her new Scotty aqua tent!

Skidaway Pruss was out and about!

And Mom and Dad got new toys!

Boyd Prestige's Scotty teardrop and matchine VW bus. Beautiful!

The Quails are out and about and Benelli has a new HiLander to ferry her about.

Dakota got out and about in her newly rebuilt Scotty. Kudos to Dad Mike Travis for getting it finished. Dakota likes!

The Franks are yard camping

Scott Simpson's 1968 HiLander and 1948 Plymouth Suburban. VERY nice!

Suzy Wilkerson out and about

Zach and Jenn and their Beagle Boys got out for some boondocking

The Waldrops were out and about

Archipelago Breeze, working on an 18' HiLander "Trunkback"

Bryan Maynard working on cabinets



Scotty Newsletter is an electronic publication of the National Serro Scotty Organization.
Editor and NSSO Founder/Administrator: Nancy Kroes