Starts in New York Where It All Began

in 1936 for the 85th Anniversary

APWS 2021 Convention Tentative Dates

Are Presently September 14 – 17 2021

Post Trip Starts September 18, 2021

September 14, 2021 – Early Arrivals – Hotel TBA Albany NY  (1 Night)

September 15, 2021 – Morning Tour Clyde and Ewa Robinson – Ballston Spa, NY
Lunch at Schodack Diner Castleton, NY

Afternoon Tour Ron and Chris Murray – Castleton, NY

(Head to Hotel near Bradley International Airport in CT – Stay 3 Nights) – Dinner on the Way to Hotel TBA

September 16 , 2021– Tour, Lunch (TBA), Wildlife Biologist Speaker at Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy – Litchfield, CT (Afternoon Tour (TBA) 

Remainder of Evening on Own and Dinner TBA

September 17, 2021 – The Big E – Eastern States Exposition The largest Agricultural Event on the Eastern Seaboard and the Sixth-Largest Fair in the Nation. Springfield, MA Please Note – Veteran Get in Free. You must have your Veteran ID or your DD214 in able to get in with Veteran Discount. All others will be $10/pp.


For those wishing to continue with the Post Trip after attending the Big E we will stay 1 more night in CT Hotel then contine early morning of the 18th.

If  you do not wish to attend the Big E you may wish to fly home on the 17th.

Those wishing to fly home at this timewe will be close to a Hotel/Airport.


Post Road Trip to Maine ~ Lobsters, Loons and Lighthouses

September 18, 2021 – Post Road Trip Starts – Hotel/Place TBA (We will stay at 1 place 4 Nights)

Tour – Tony Tirone – Seabrooke, New Hampshire

Lunch at Alisson’s Restaurant

Tour – Norman Waycott, Saco, Maine 

Dinner TBA

September 19, 2021 – Wildlife, Sealife and Lighthouses Tour,  Boothbay Harbor, ME

September 20. 2021 – Maine State Prison Thomaston Showroom Gift Shop. It is quite interesting! Other stops of Scenic Interest. Check them out on Facebook!

Tours – Other Points of Interests and Dinner TBA

September 21, 2021 – TBA – Possibly Downtown Old Portland

September 22, 2021 – End of Post Trip Farewells

**Remainder of the Trip To Be Announced – Check back for Updates


Please Note: Registrations will not be mailed as normal this year. You will have the ability to download a Registration Form once finalized from the Website to mail or you can contact Janet at
JanetTrader@darlenestravelservices to obtain a copy by email or mail.

This will be a ROAD TRIP which will be full of fun and adventure! Unless we get a large amount of participation in registrations, we will not have a charter bus due to expenses.

**If You Would like to Participate in the Road Trip

Please Contact: Janet Trader, APWS Convention Chair

********Must Be Registered To Attend********



APWS 2018 CONVENTION ~ Montreal and Québec Canada
September 30 ~ October 5, 2018 ~ Hosts: Clément Pagé and Jean Bourassa

The entire APWS Group at Jean Bourassa’s