Re: Anyone there? Camporee Ideas Needed
Cesar Martinez Payan (cmartine@LEO.UACJ.MX)
Tue, 5 Dec 1995 17:32:36 -0600
* * * JOHN: NO CAMPOREE IDEAS.
On Thu, 30 Nov 1995, John Pannell wrote:
> Now that Doug Nunnally has embarrassed me by asking again about camporee
> ideas *g*, I thought I would suggest a kernel of an idea...
> In 1993, my former council held their first council camporee (the council
> was formed in '92 by a merger) at the North Carolina Zoo. They are
> returning there again next April.
> Part of the registration fee included a pass to the Zoo for the weekend.
> Scouting events were held throughout. I believe camping space was provided
> elsewhere and NOT in the zoo proper. ....although I know a few kids that
> sure act like wild animals at times! *bg*
> The leaders in my former area are resistant to this idea... but they are
> resistant to anything that sounds like a camporee, is planned by council and
> not in "The Mountains." They also didn't like the scheduling for this
> event: the weekend after Easter. In NC the "beach season" unofficially
> starts on Easter and many families go away that week since schools are
> Anyway... there's my 2 cents on camporee ideas!
> John Pannell
> Unit Commissioner, Three Fires Council, IL
> I used to be a buffalo... (SR-92, working ticket)
> ...but I will always be an Eagle (1981)
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