Re: Jambos / International camps
Chris Haggerty, Sierra Vista, Arizona (CHAGGERTY@ARIZBPA.BITNET)
Sat, 2 Oct 1993 13:19:00 MST
The 1994 XVII Pimaree Boy Scout International Camping even is slated to be
held in the State of Sonora, Mexico on July 18-24, 1994. The Pimaree is an
International Scouting event held in cooperation with the Asociacion de
Scouts Mexicana (ASM).
For this even, troops are formed containing two Mexico Scout Patrols and
two US Scout patrols. Since Mexico is the host this year, events will tend
to follow their design. For example, in 1990 the obstacle course went
right up the middle of a stream for one part (and the stream had water in
In the past, it was a campling experience mostly for the Boy Scouts in
Catalina Council in Southern Arizona. In recent years we have not been
able to match the Mexican Scout numbers (notice troop structure above) and
have been actively seeking participation from outside the council. If you
are interested, they are keeping a list of interested parties at the
Catalina Council Office, phone 602/750-0385.
You can say Chris Haggerty told you about it (they do not expect calls from
out of council-except from maybe the Phoenix area).
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more."
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City