Definition of camporee in English:



North American
  • A local or regional camping event for Scouts.

    • ‘Are there any councils out there that have those type of camporees or have they just become a fond memory?’
    • ‘Many counselors who come to camporees are not really ready for the experience.’
    • ‘If you have a camporee idea or documentation related to a successful camporee, please let us know so that we can share your successes with other Scouters.’
    • ‘Webelos Scout dens are encouraged to visit Boy Scout district camporees and Klondike derbies.’
    • ‘Our district camporees always have separate programs for Webelos Scouts.’
    • ‘The Toqua District holds two camporees each year, in the Spring and Fall.’
    • ‘Learn the keys to successful camporees: communication, program, and safety and risk management.’
    • ‘Many of the camporees were at Camp Wauwepex, but others were held at places such as Eisenhower Park in East Meadow or the abandoned Mitchell Field Air Force Base, now Nassau Community College.’
    • ‘In March 1979, they decided to have the camporee at Camp Billy Gibbons, and except for a couple of years when district camporees were held, the camporee has been held there.’


1960s: blend of camp and jamboree.