In case anyone is wondering or thinking about volunteer hosting at State CG's, we've got a "blog about that!". We've hosted for the past four summers, first two in WNC but that is on another blog, last summer we spent July-Oct in Vermont and this summer a wonderful month in Michigan and all of the experiences have been different and lots of fun. Our blog site is:
It includes our hosting experiences as well as the trips we took to get to the destinations.
I get A LOT of information from this forum IRV2 so thought I'd pass this along.