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General Camping Guidelines



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Refund Procedures

Refunds are issued as you exit the campground in your vehicle. Refunds may be processed at Camp Scholler Camper Registration, South Gate (located at Stits & Ripple roads).
  • Vehicle pass issued with credential must be surrendered to receive a refund. You will be refunded unused days, less the three-day minimum. Unused days are calculated from purchased arrival date.
  • No refunds are issued on Camp Scholler electric & water campsites.
  • Checkout is noon daily. Campers leaving after noon will be charged for that day. There is no grace period.

Refund Locations
Camp Scholler Camper Registration
Friday, July 19 to Saturday, July 27: 6 a.m.-midnight 
Sunday, July 28: 6 a.m.-noon.

South Gate (located at Stits and Ripple roads) Wednesday, July 24 to Sunday, July 28: 6 a.m.-noon. 

North 40, Showplane, and Homebuilt Registration
Thursday, July 18: noon-6 p.m., Friday, July 19 to Saturday, July 27: 7 a.m .-6 p.m. Sunday, July 28: 7 a.m.-noon.
After hours, use drop box. 

Gate Hours 
West Gate: 24 hours
Camp Scholler Camper Registration Gate: 24 hours South Gate: 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
East Gate: 24 hours
Gate hours are subject to change. 

Basic Campsites

  • Only EAA members are permitted to purchase a basic campsite in Camp Scholler. EAA members may purchase only one site.
  • All basic campsites are on a first-paid, first served basis. Sites may be purchased by going online at www.AirVenture.org or by coming to the Camper Registration Building during open hours. Sites cannot be secured over the main Camper Registration phone. EAA members pay from their arrival date through the end of AirVenture and may not stake out a spot in advance of the arrival date selected.
  • On or after the arrival date, EAA members must check-in at the Camper Registration building to receive their camping credential.
  • Basic sites are not marked or assigned. Once credential is issued, the member may locate and stake out an unoccupied spot in the campground.
  • Individual basic campsites are not marked out but are to be sized to accommodate your camping unit and one transient vehicle with a 5’ perimeter. Camping units must be a minimum of 10’ apart. Any campsite deemed too excessive will be resized by EAA Security.
  • All camping units and vehicles must be located behind the fire lanes. Fire lanes are marked as burn lines in grass or with signage.
  • Camping credentials are not valid in EAA Public Parking Lots.
  • Camping credentials must be visibly displayed on both on your camping unit and transient vehicle.
  • Additional vehicle and visitor parking passes of the overflow lot (S Lot) may be purchased at the S Lot or the Camper Registration building. S Lot parking passes are not sold online.
  • Camping credentials and campsites may not be transferred from one EAA member to another individual.
  • Unused days calculated from the arrival date through the Monday after AirVenture, less a three-day minimum, may be refunded upon checkout.
  • Any roped off unoccupied site without proper credentials.

Water and Electric Sites

  • Only EAA members are permitted to purchase a water and electric campsite in Camp Scholler. EAA members may purchase only one site.
  • All water and electric campsites are on a first paid, first served basis. Sites may be purchased by going online at www.AirVenture.org or by coming to the Camper Registration building during open hours. Sites cannot be secured over the main Camper Registration phone.
  • Payment for a water and electric site is calculated at the daily camping rate from the date the site is secured through the end of AirVenture. A campsite tag will be place on the site to indicate it has been purchased.
  • On or after the date the site is secured, EAA members must check-in at the Camper Registration building to receive their camping credential.
  • Camping credentials must be visibly displayed on both the camping unit and transient vehicle.
  • Additional vehicle and visitor parking passes for the overflow lot (S Lot) may be purchased at the S Lot or Camper Registration. S Lot parking passes are not sold online.
  • Camping credentials and campsites may not be transferred from one EAA member to another individual.
  • Camping credentials are not valid in EAA public parking lots.
  • Abandoned water and electric sites are not available for resale.
  • There are no refunds on unused days.

Generators

  • No generators will be operated between the hours of 10:30 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. (except in designated 24-hour use area).
  • All camping units in 24-hour generator area must be positioned perpendicular to fire lanes. Fire lanes are marked as burn lines in the grass or with signage.
  • No tents are allowed in the 24-hour auxiliary power area.

Handicap Access

  • A RV/Handicap camping area for those requiring 24-hour operation of auxiliary generators is available on a first-come, first-served basis .
  • Handicap accessible restrooms are available at three campground shower facilities .
  • A handicap accessible bus circulates throughout the campground .
  • Handicap placards must be displayed on camping unit .

Courtesy

  • Courtesy quiet time begins at 10:30 p.m.
  • Please leave campsites the way you found them (fill in any holes from campfires, etc .) and place all waste in appropriate receptacles.
  • Campsites purchased to place non-camping units (i.e. a central meeting location) must be used in a way that supports only those camping in Camp Scholler.
  • Events that require catering, security, or hosted alcohol, and/or are by invitation to the general public are not permitted.
  • No commercial operations are permitted in Camp Scholler; this includes exhibiting, advertising, demonstrating goods or services, or soliciting.
  • Non-commercial advertising, demonstrating, or soliciting must be approved in advance by EAA.
  • Flying objects, i.e. radio-controlled aircraft, Chinese lanterns, drones, Frisbees, etc, are prohibited in Camp Scholler.
  • Plugging into any EAA building to run power to a campsite is strictly prohibited.

Campfires & Firewood

In an effort to reduce the risk of emerald ash borer introduction and spread in Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources asks that all campground firewood be left at home and purchased near your campsite location. Firewood should be obtained within 10 miles of where you plan to use it. Fines for transporting firewood across state lines are heavily enforced.

  • Firewood is available for purchase at the campground stores and local convenience stores.
  • Do not leave campsite areas without completely extinguishing campfires.

Personal Transportation

  • Unlicensed motorized vehicles including motorbikes, motor scooters, or motorcycles are prohibited.
  • Roller-skating, skateboarding, rollerblading, or use of self-balancing scooters is prohibited.
  • A valid driver’s license is required to drive any type of vehicle in Camp Scholler.
  • Bicycles and personal transportation devices, such as Segways, are allowed in Camp Scholler only (except that the following are allowed everywhere on the EAA grounds: a. One person electric/handicapped convenience vehicles; and b. Other Personal Disability Mobility Devices, such as Segways, when required because of the individual’s mobility disability and when operated in a safe manner, consistent with 28 C.F.R. 36.311(b)(1).).
  • Bicycle corrals are located in three locations: Theater in the Woods (near the East Gate), Bus Park, and North 40 Gate.

Pets

AirVenture is not a safe environment for animals due to the heightened sights and sounds. When possible, finding safer arrangements for your pet is highly recommended; however, if you decide to bring your pet, please follow these guidelines for everyone’s enjoyment and safety:


  • Pet camping is available in Camp Scholler only.

  • Pets left unattended must be kept in well ventilated camping unit.

  • Pets must be on a lead at all times.

  • Leads may not be longer than 8 feet.

  • Clean up after your pet .

  • No pets are allowed on the AirVenture convention site.
  • Pets found loose will be turned over to the Oshkosh Police Department.

  • Campers are subject to relocation or expulsion should staff receive complaints due to excessive pet noise or any other pet guideline violation.
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