camporee

noun
camp·o·ree | \ ˌkam-pə-ˈrē \

Definition of camporee 

: a gathering of Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts from a given geographic area

First Known Use of camporee

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for camporee

camp + jamboree

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