DMAN there's a lot of stuff out there! Problem with buying a quick'n'easy package is that when you get more ambitious you have to buy more s'ware.
Never buy any video editing package from Pinnacle. Try googling for Ulead. Your best bet though is Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0. Take a good look at the Adobe user forum for this product - it's one of the best forums on the web and its FAQs will answer all your questions.
I'm assuming that your camcorder is digital? If not then you'll need an analogue/digital converter - even that's mentioned in ther FAQs,