camporee
noun Etymology: camp + jamboree Date: 1927 a gathering of Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts from a given geographic area

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  • camporee — ☆ camporee [kam΄pə rē′ ] n. [ CAMP + (JAMB)OREE] a gathering or assembly of Boy Scouts on the regional or district level: distinguished from JAMBOREE …   English World dictionary

  • Camporee — A camporee is a local or regional gathering of Scouting units for a period of camping and common activities. Similar to a camporee, a jamboree occurs less often and draws units from the entire nation or world.Boy Scouts of AmericaIn the Boy… …   Wikipedia

  • camporee — /kam peuh ree /, n. a small camp gathering of boy scouts or girl scouts, usually from a region or district (distinguished from jamboree). [b. CAMP1 and JAMBOREE] * * * …   Universalium

  • camporee — noun A gathering of Scouts in which accomodation is in tents …   Wiktionary

  • camporee — cam·po·ree || ‚kæmpÉ™ riː n. boy scout or girl scout camp out …   English contemporary dictionary

  • camporee — camp·o·ree …   English syllables

  • camporee — camp•o•ree [[t]ˌkæm pəˈri[/t]] n. a small camp gathering of boy scouts or girl scouts, usu. from a region • Etymology: b. camp I and jamboree …   From formal English to slang

  • camporee — |kampə|rē, aam noun ( s) Etymology: camp (I) + jamboree : a gathering of boy scouts or girl scouts especially from a given geographic area, usually in a camp, for purposes of contests or exhibitions in scoutcraft or campcraft compare jamboree …   Useful english dictionary

  • Michigan International Camporee — Owner Chief Okemos Council Location …   Wikipedia

  • Pathfinders (Seventh-day Adventist) — Pathfinders is a community service oriented youth organization of the Seventh day Adventist Church, open to all children from ten to sixteen years and upwards. It was founded in 1907. The first camp was held in Town Line Lake, Michigan USA in… …   Wikipedia

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