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Sat, August 2
with Dayle Hodge

with Kurt Gollhardt
& Dave Decot
with guest callers

St Andrews United
Methodist Church

7:30-9:30 pm

St. Louis, MO
May 22-25, 2015

Toronto, ON
July 1-4, 2016

El Camino Reelers at IAGSDC's 2014 Convention in Salt Lake City.

ECR Summer Advanced & Challenge Series begins July 15

ECR will be holding a summer series of 8 Tuesday evenings of A2 and C1 dancing, beginning July 15 and running through the Tuesday after Labor Day. Kurt Gollhardt and Dave Decot will be the principal callers; there may be guest callers as well.

This is a subscription series. The cost is $56 for 8 sessions, or $8 for a single evening. There are still a few minor details to work out; look for updates on ECR-talk.

Tuesdays at St. Andrews, 7:30-9:30 pm.

ECR Summer Club Nights begin July 16

We are pleased to announce our summer line-up of guest callers. While Rich Reel takes a well-earned break, the following local callers will fill in at our Wednesday club nights.

Alternating Plus and A2 tips except for the 5th Wednesday Dance on July 30.

  • July 16: Bob Elling
  • July 23: Michael Levy
  • July 30: 5th Wednesday Dance: Rich Reel & other local callers.
    Plus dancing with an A2 star tip at the end of the evening.
    Admission: FREE! Bring some snacks to share!
  • August 6: Kurt Gollhardt
  • August 13: Tork Clark
  • August 20: Dave Decot
  • August 27: Vicki Woods
  • Sept 3: Michael Levy

Wednesdays at St. Andrews, 7:30-9:30 pm.

ECR at San Mateo Pride

We had a great time dancing at San Mateo Pride again this year. As you can see in this article, we were the hit of the festival! After an introduction by the mostly fabulous Pollo Del Mar, we revved up the laid-back crowd with our high-energy dancing, got some good press for the club, and maybe got a few people interested in our fall beginner class.

Photos by Ken Seibert
Kicking it up at San Mateo Pride

More coverage on the Raging Grannies web site

Jan and Oliver flying blindfolded into a flawless Touch a Quarter
PLUS Class Graduation

On Wednesday June 11, El Camino Reelers welcomed our two new Plus Class grads into the club with cake, speeches, diplomas, the traditional blindfolded dance, and more cake.

We gave a great big thank-you to class instructor Rich Reel for another year of inspired teaching and calling.

Photo by Lynn Ashmall
Graduates Ken and Rene and proud instructor Rich smile for the camera

Congratulations to ECR's Advanced Class
Photo by Kim Harris
They danced, they got their diplomas, ate cake, and danced some more!
ECR's hard-working A2 Class graduated with full honors Tuesday April 29.

By popular demand, A2 dancing with Kurt and Dave will continues through the end of June. If you dance Advanced, get some practice before Convention! 7:30 Tuesdays at St. Andrews.

Black And White And Fun All Over

On February 22, Reelers and friends dressed up (or down) in their snappiest black and white outfits to dance to Vic Ceder at ECR's Black & White Ball. A splendid time was had by all!

More photos
Photos by Ken Seibert



EL CAMINO REELERS is a modern Western Square Dance club, formed by lesbians and gay men in order to meet people, have fun, and learn to square dance. We dance to live callers using the Callerlab Mainstream, Plus, Advanced, and C1 programs.

LEARN TO SQUARE DANCE! It's a great way to meet active, open-minded, intelligent, and sometimes very silly people.

We would be glad to welcome you to our club. Send a note to and let us know you're interested.

El Camino Reelers is a member of

International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs (IAGSDC), an LGBTQ* Organization.
* = Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning,
and their friends!

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