Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An assembly or gathering of Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts on a local or district level.

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  • n. A gathering of Scouts in which accomodation is in tents

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

camp1 + (jamb)oree.

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Blend of camp and jamboree

Examples

  • Stark said the council is holding a community "camporee" this spring.

    Press of Atlantic City: Editorials

  • Clark sez, The MPAA monstrosity is an activity patch or temporary insignia - these denote that a scout has participated in a special event or activity; a couple of common examples of activity patches are those issued to scouts who have attended a weekend camporee or a week at summer camp.

    Boing Boing

  • [Text] Our Commander in Chief Fidel Castro held a lively meeting with the outstanding pioneers in the country gathered at the 6 July camporee held at

    CASTRO EXHORTS PIONEERS TO PREPARE FOR FUTURE

  • "The whole thing wraps up with our camporee," Savignano said.

    BangorDailyNews.com - News

  • Recently, our local council of Boy Scouts of America honored veterans as part of their centennial camporee and National Military Appreciation Month.

    Spokesman.com: Latest stories

  • In my Feb. 11 column about killing a hog at a camporee, I got it all screwed up.

    Sedalia Democrat : News

  • The camporee was held at the Marshall Junction Wildlife Area.

    Sedalia Democrat : News

  • This fall they attended the Catholic Scout retreat, camped and hiked at Mount Cardigan, attended the District camporee where they placed fifth out of 18 troops, and held an overnight for Webelos at Camp Whip-O-Will.

    CabinetPress.com | Web Feeds

  • The Mason-Dixon Council conducted a winter camporee at the Stanley Farm near Hancock from Jan. 9 to 11 with more than 200 Boy Scouts and leaders in attendance.

    The Herald-Mail Online

  • I can’t speak for reenactors, but I just ran a Civil War camporee for our local Boy Scout council and we were told we couldn’t use the design which is usually associated with the “Confederate flag” on patches diagonal stripes and stars on a red background, whether the oblong naval jack or the square battle flag.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Better Excise Confederate Flags from Any Civil War Images You Have in Your Office,

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