8/2/2021: August Newstream Published & Welcome New Members!

The August issue of the Newstream, SEMAC’s bi-monthly newsletter has been published.  SEMAC members will find it in the Members Only section: here (password required)

SEMAC is pleased to welcome the Haven family to our Club.  We look forward to welcoming you into our “family” in person at one of our activities!  An updated Membership Directory with their full names and contact information has been posted in the Members Only section: here (password required)

7/4/2021: Welcome New Members!

SEMAC is pleased to welcome the DeVol, Bryant, Jones, and Bliss families to our Club.  We look forward to welcoming you into our “family” in person at one of our activities!  An updated Membership Directory with their full names and contact information has just been posted in the Members Only (password protected) section of our website.

5/29/2021: Updated SEMAC Bylaws and Policies Posted!

The SEMAC Executive Board recently approved some minor changes to the SEMAC Bylaws and SEMAC Policies and Procedures documents to bring them into alignment with the changes to the SEMAC Constitution that were ratified by the SEMAC Membership on 4/17/2021.

The updated SEMAC Bylaws and SEMAC Policies and Procedures documents are now posted in the Members Only area here (password required).

5/27/2021: June Newstream Published!

The June issue of the Newstream, SEMAC’s bi-monthly newsletter has been published a bit early due to some upcoming rally deadlines!  SEMAC members will find it in the Members Only section: here (password required)

Please take note about the August Lazy Days Rally in Durand Michigan, as the deadline for our club members to sign up is June 15.  At that time, it is being opened to Region 4 members and then the sites we’ve reserved will be released to the public on July 1.

The Halloween Rally, October 15-17 is the final SEMAC camping opportunity for the year and is in nearby Tecumseh.   All sites will also be released to the public on July 1.

Please consider joining us for one of these weekends of friendship.

5/19/2021: WBCCI Lifetime Membership News

Are you aware that you can purchase a WBCCI Lifetime Membership and never pay WBCCI dues again?  (You will still need to pay your SEMAC dues each year, though.)  The WBCCI Lifetime Membership Fee is going up on August 1, 2021, so if you are interested, now is the best time to act and save several hundred dollars!  You also qualify for certain discounts as a WBCCI Lifetime Member.  You can learn more about the benefits and costs of a WBCCI Lifetime Membership on Page 27 of the May Blue Beret magazine or by following this link: https://airstreamclub.org/lifetime.  You can even apply online.

5/13/2021: August Rally Registration Deadline Approaching!

The registration deadline for the SEMAC Lazy Hazy Crazy Days Rally is fast approaching!  This rally is scheduled for Aug 12-15 at the Walnut Hills Family Campground in Durand, MI, but our reserved sites are only being held until June 1st, so contact the campground by June 1st to guarantee a spot!  A Rally Flier has been added to our Activity Schedule page here.

Or to go directly to the Rally Flier:    We hope to see you at the Rally!

5/3/2021: Welcome New Members!

SEMAC is pleased to welcome the Swartzell, White, Bode, Adams, and Cassis/Morales families to our Club.  Some are are returning members and some are “first time” new members.  We look forward to welcoming you into our “family” in person at one of our activities!  An updated Membership Directory with their full names and contact information has just been posted in the Members Only (password protected) section of our website.

4/17/2021: The Revised Constitution is Approved!

The latest SEMAC Constitution, as adopted today, 4/17/2021, has been posted in the Members Only area here (password required).

This revised SEMAC Constitution was ratified by the SEMAC membership during the brief Membership Meeting held before today’s Luncheon in Bloomfield Hills.  The most significant change is adding a 2nd Vice President and two (2) Trustees as SEMAC Officers to allow more members to be involved with the decision making for the club.  These new Officer positions will remain open until the next election cycle.

4/16/2021: More Historical Airstream Movie News!

The following additional movie has been added to the Historical Airstream Movies page that now contains links to 15 movies!!!  That page can that can be directly accessed here.

  • 1963-64 – A Short Clip of the 1963-64 Around the World Caravan in Afghanistan

Additionally, a direct link to the Historical Airstream Movies has no been added to the menu at the top of any page on our website to make it easier to find these movies quickly.

4/14/2021: New Historical Airstream Movies Added!

We have been busy trying to make this website useful to members and visitors!  Links to the following three vintage movies have been added to the Historical Airstream Movies page that now contains links to 14 movies!!!  That page can that can be directly accessed here.

  • 1957 – Silver Caravan (Narrated by Wally Byam!)
  • 1962 – Short Clip of the 1962 Western Canada Caravan
  • 1982 – Airstream: The Quality Continues (Showing Airstreams being built and tested in 1982)

A link to Historical Airstream Movies page can always be found near the bottom of our Links page.  The Links page can always be accessed in the menu at the top of any page on our website, or by clicking here.

4/6/2021: Back Issues of the Newstream Added!

As an aid to current SEMAC members, all 2013 thru 2018 issues issues of our Club newsletter, the Newstream, have been added to the Members Only section of of website here (password required).

We hope that you will find this resource helpful and hope it will prevent you from needing to search for thru old emails or paper Newstream copies to find information about past activities and other items that might be of interest to you.

3/31/2021: April Newstream Published!

The April issue of the Newstream, SEMAC’s bi-monthly newsletter has been published a day early!

A version, slightly modified to remove certain personal information such as member phone numbers, etc., has been returned to the Newstream page to allow visitors to our website to get a better feel for our club and hopefully want to join us!  That version can be seen here (no password required).

The full, unmodified version of this issue has been posted for SEMAC members in the Members Only section: here (password required)

Note:  The Members Only password has changed.  Check your email for the new password.

3/30/2021: Sad News!

It is with a heavy heart that we learned of the passing of Dorothy Sills on January 27, 2021.  Dorothy and her husband of 73 years, Richard, were founding members of our Club.  Over the last few years, Dorothy was an active member of the North Texas Airstream Club.  If you wish to send a note of remembrance send to the family care of:  North Texas Airstream Club, 200 Walnut Hill #1, Hillsboro, TX 76645.  Dorothy’s obituary can be found here:    https://www.marshallandmarshallfd.com/obituary/Dorothy-Sills

Please keep Richard and their family in your thoughts and prayers.

3/22/2021: Welcome New Members!

SEMAC is pleased to welcome the Beards, Steeles, Sherers, and Liebleins to our Club.  We look forward to welcoming you into our “family” in person at one of our activities!  An updated Membership Directory with their full names and contact information has just been posted in the Members Only (password protected) section of our website.

3/21/2021: Website & April Luncheon Updates!

Exciting changes are happening with our website!  We are making it easier to find information. We’ve updated the Home Page to better describe Who We Are and What We Do and provide direct links to our Activities.  We’ve updated the Activity Schedule page to provide key information about a full year’s worth of activities in a “easy to read” table format with links to More Information when appropriate.  Finally, the have added this Latest News “blog” page to help you easily find the newest information, whether it be a website update, an approaching activity registration deadline, a change of venue for an activity, or anything else your Club Leadership wants you to know about.  Better yet, use the Subscribe to Blog via Email area below to sign up for email notifications whenever a new blog post is added.  Each email will provide a link to allow you unsubscribe or to change the frequency of the notification emails you receive.

April 17 Luncheon Venue has Changed!  Please update your calendar to meet us at 11:30am on Saturday, April 17, at the Moose Preserve in Bloomfield Hills for our Luncheon and Business Meeting.  See the Activity Schedule page for details.  We have arranged to have their outdoor patio, weather permitting.  Afterward, if the weather is nice, we’ll head to Cranbrook for a tour of their gardens.