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"Here, then, is Scouting in a nutshell: 
A game for boys under the leadership of boys with the wise guidance and counsel of a grown-up who has still the enthusiasm of youth in him. A purposeful game, but a game just the same, a game that develops character by practice, that trains for citizenship through experience in the out-of-doors."

 

[emphasis in the original attributed to Lord Baden Powell by Green Bar Bill Hillcourt 1936]

 

 
 
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  • Occoneechee Council Camps - [Camp Durant, Camp Reeves & Camp Campbell] Information, reservation forms and maps. This page contains links to BSA high adventure bases, the Guide to Safe Scouting and Tour Plan information.
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  • Eluwak Chapter Order of the Arrow, Our District chapter page with information and calendar links
  • Camping Gear - A backpacking checklist along with links to REI workshop calendar, Scout Direct, Great Outdoor Provision Co., Cabela's and other camping gear retailers.
 
 ................Upcoming Events.................
 
Council Camporee October 10 - 12 2014
 
IGNITE the Spirit!
 
 
Mawat Spring Camporee
 
May 1-3 2015
 
Camp Campbell Va

 

...................Past Events...................
 
Revised Camporee 2014 flyer 12-17-13
 
TROOP 400 and Troop 39 from Shakori District hosted a
 
 
MAY 2nd THROUGH 4th 2014
 
Over 350 people attended
  
Occoneechee Council
 
‘Where the Wild Things Are’
 
April 25-27, 2014 Camp Durant
Over 1300 people attended
 
 
 
 
 
2013 Fall Camporee Patch print lg - Copy 385x640
 
 
 
 
 
Fall Camporee
October 11-13 2013
 
Camp Campbell
 
A scout skills camporee, come compared to compete in your favorite scout skill events.
 
Theme is
 
YOU CAN DO IT II
 
 
 
 
2013 Mawat Spring Camporee
 
May 3 - 5 2013
 
Camp Campbell Va
 
 
 
2012 Mawat Spring Camporee

 Link to camporee page

Camp Reeves | Occoneechee Scout Reservation | Carthage, NC

April 27th to 29th 2012

The "Iron Scout" Camporee

Events included: Canoe Handling, Obstacle Course, Rifle Shooting, BMX Course, Orienteering and more!

Link to pictures of our Camporee

 

  •  New  Program for Summer Camp in 2015 at Camp Durant

      AN EXPERIENCE OF A LIFE TIME - JOIN US -

    WHO              Boy Scouts, Venture Scouts and Leaders

    WHAT:           Camp Durant Program High Adventure Event           

     

    WHEN:                     Summer camp 2015

  • WHERE          The Summit, Beckley West Virginia

    WHY:             For the most fun - EVER

    COST:             Youth:         $550.00

                            Adults:        $550.00 Can participate in activities

     

    Three days of program at The Summit -  to include

    • Repelling thru the tree canopy
    • 1400 foot zip line
    • Cope course
    • Climbing wall
    • Skate boarding
    • Mountain Biking
    • Whitewater rafting (New River)
    • Stand up water boarding
    • Open evening activities

    Campers will check-in at Durant on Sunday afternoon.   Medical forms will be collected and swim checks will be conducted at this time.  Sunday will include dinner, vesper service and campfire.  You will leave for The Summit after breakfast on Monday - traveling to West Virginia and arriving mid afternoon.  Programming begins on Tuesday morning and runs thru Thursday evening.   Check-out and return to DURANT Friday after breakfast.  You will check out from Durant either Friday evening or Saturday morning.

  • Contact Council office for more information

 

  Annual Kevin Bruce Memorial Cub-o-ree &

 Mawat District Webelos Crossover

Due to the Council Cuboree being held so near our annual date we have the event under review

A great weekend for Family camping. Bring your skits to the Boy Scout Campfire on Saturday night.

Hiking and fishing are available. 

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Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014 20:07
 

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