Camps

Corporal Patrick Coyne
Camp No. 1

Wichita

Camp Commander: James H. Graves

Corporal Patrick Coyne Camp No. 1 is located in Wichita. The Camp is currently meeting on the 4th Thursday of every month at 7:00 PM at The Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 8021 W. 21st St. North in Wichita. The camp does not meet in the months of July, August, and December.

Contact Thomas E. Schmidt PDC/Secretary of the camp about joining.

Thomas E Schmidt
P.O. Box 486
Eudora, KS 66025
Email: tschmidt2264@yahoo.com  
Contact: 316-265-9655


Sergeant Samuel J. Churchill
Camp No. 4

Lawrence

Camp Commander: Dennis Lawrence, PCC

Sgt. Samuel J. Churchill Camp No. 4 meets at The American Legion Post # 14 at 3408 W. 6th Street in Lawrence, Kansas at 6:30 pm. Camp meetings are held at 6:30 pm on the third Tuesday of the month.

Contact Alan L. VanLoen, PCC/Secretary of the camp about joining.

Alan L. VanLoen, PCC
1280 N 1108 Road
Lawrence, KS 66047
Email: avanloen@sunflower.com
Contact: 785-331-9565


Franklin Camp No. 5

Olathe

Camp Commander: Bill Stoker, PCC

Franklin Camp No. 5 meetings are held the fourth Thursday of each month at Pegahs Family Restaurant, 12122 West 87th Street, Lenexa, Kansas.   The camp does not meet in July, August, or December.

Contact Lane D. Smith, PCC/Secretary of the camp about joining.

Lane D. Smith
7411 W 100 Place
Overland Park, KS 66212
Email: lane@smithinsurancegroupinc.com  
Contact: 913-207-7591


Humboldt Camp No. 9

Humboldt

Camp Commander: Bridger P. Keys

Humboldt Camp No. 9 meets quarterly in Humboldt, Kansas on the third Thursday of January, April, July, and October. The meeting is held at the Humboldt Museum, 416 North Second Street, Humboldt, Kansas at 7:00 pm.

Contact Dean Dillard/Secretary of the camp about joining.

Dean Dillard
23 S. Garfield Ave.
Chanute, KS 66720
Email: ddillard04@gmail.com  
Contact: 620-212-0786


John N. Eckes Camp No. 10

Winfield

Camp Commander: Kent Melcher, PDC

John N. Eckes Camp No. 10 is located in Winfield Kansas.  The Camp meets at the Cowley County Historical Museum, 1015 Mansfield St., Winfield, Kansas, on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm.

Contact Kent Melcher, Camp Commander, about joining.

Kent Melcher
1625 E. 7th Ave.
Winfield, KS 67156
Email: 115thillinoisinfantry@gmail.com 
Contact: 785-806-0299


Old Abe Camp No. 16

Topeka

Camp Commander: Gary Kraus, PCC

Old Abe Camp No. 16 is located in Topeka. The Camp meets at Perkin’s Restaurant, 1720 S.W. Wanamaker Rd., Topeka, at 6:30 PM on the first Thursday of each month. Named and numbered after the original SUVCW Camp in Topeka, Old Abe Camp’s members are presently undertaking several projects in the area, both on individual and the Camp level. The camp schedules work projects on the fourth Saturday of each month (March through October) at the Topeka Cemetery.

Contact Rocky L. Bartlow/Secretary of the camp about joining.

Rocky L. Bartlow
125 NW Courtland Avenue
Topeka, KS 66606
Email: lubrdink@gmail.com 
Contact: 785-817-1540