camporee

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camp·o·ree

 (kăm′pə-rē′)
n.
An assembly or gathering of Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts on a local or district level.

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camporee

(ˌkæmpəˈriː)
n
a local meeting or assembly of Scouts
[C20: from camp1 + (jamb)oree]
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camp•o•ree

(ˌkæm pəˈri)

n.
a small camp gathering of boy scouts or girl scouts, usu. from a region.
[b. camp1 and jamboree]
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Each year, many districts within Scouts BSA, formerly Boy Scouts, host spring "camporees," which are group camping experiences for Scouts.
Webb said he thought the idea would be a little different from some past camporees.
Back in December, at a troop meeting, we were discussing what we were going to do for Spring Camporee," said Chris Webb, who also serves as scoutmaster of Christopher's Troop 156B.
He joined Scouts five years ago, earned 22 merit badges and attended Camp Baker, Camp Meriweather and various district camporees.
Camporees are held semi-annually, and each is planned around a theme.
RUTLAND - It was Boy Scout camporee time at Treasure Valley, and the troops, it seemed, were ready.
He has earned 32 merit badges, attended seven Camporees, received the three-year perfect attendance record and has recruited more than 10 Scouts.
He traveled to several places with Scouts to hike and camp including Treasure Valley, Camp Richard, Nantucket, Cape Cod , Mount Greylock, Mount Washington, winter Klondike campouts, Mass Jams, Camporees and other areas local to Berlin.
He was nominated for the Home Cooking column by the Girl Scouts of Service Unit 611 (Southeast Hills, Western Rivers Council) because he has been providing "home cooking" for their "camporees" for the past three years.
"This spring he made a fabulous luau dinner for nearly 200 people," Camporee Director Diana Olson wrote.
Not seeing his face in the trading post area at Boy Scout camporees is going to be strange.
He said he was notified by Big Muddy district that they were having difficulty finding a location for their camporee, and the two districts decided to join together.