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Colonial/Old Dominion/Patriot District 20th Anniversary Celebration Camporee and Webelos-o-Ree

September 21, 2018

Colonial/Old Dominion/Patriot Districts

20th Anniversary Celebration Camporee and Webelos-o-Ree

October 19-21, 2018

Gunston Hall,10709 Gunston Rd, Lorton, VA 22079

We will be camping at Gunston Hall to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the creation of Colonial, Old Dominion, and Patriot Districts from the great George Washington District, and to remember that great district from which we came.  Scouts and Webelos will celebrate by participating and competing in fun activities from the days of George Washington and from Scouting’s fun and adventure.

Scout Troops and Venturing Crews will be camping.  Webelos will be visiting on Saturday to participate in the activities and campfire, and to visit camps upon invitation.  Scout Troops and Venturing Crews are challenged to set up a campsite gateway that that honors and tells something about George Washington, or Colonial times, or the Old Dominion, or Patriots such as George Mason, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, Paul Revere, Thomas Pain, John Adams, or James Madison.  The gateways will be judged as part of the campsite judging by the Commissioners.

Former members/alumni of the Great George Washington District, to include George himself, will be visiting and recognized at the campfire,

There will be a variety of fun activities for all Scouts and Webelos to participate in such as archery, BB gun shooting range, tomahawk throwing, climbing wall, horse shoes, marbles, lashing, pancake cooking, surveying, relay races, nail driving, hatchet chopping, STEM challenges, and many more – up to 18 in all.  There will also be some opportunities for Scouts to tour George Mason’s mansion and opportunities for all to see Archeology in action.

See registration information below.  Registration fees cover costs for camping, program supplies, council fees and a patch for each participant.

Check-in begins at 5:00 pm on Friday evening.  Events will be conducted on Saturday morning and afternoon.  Campfire in the evening.

On Sunday morning, the Scouts will conduct a service project for Gunston Hall and plan to depart by noon.

How Much:

  •             $25 per person for Scout and Venturing youth and leaders
  •             $15 per person for Webelos youth and leaders

Register by:   October 5, 2018

Registration Link:    https://scoutingevent.com/082-20yrcamporee#

Information Packet:  GW Camporee Guide Fall 2018

Health Forms: Everyone that attends the camporee must have Parts A and B of the Annual BSA Health and Medical Record http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/healthandsafety/ahmr.aspx

Activity Consent Form:  http://www.scouting.org/filestore/pdf/19-673.pdf

 

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