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    Friday, October 11th to Sunday, October 13th - Lighthouse Field, Philadelphia


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    It’s been over 40 years since the last Philadelphia City Camporee.  Join us as we bring Scout camping back to Philadelphia with the First Annual Philadelphia Encampment!

    All Philadelphia Scouts and Scouters are invited to participate in a great program of scout skills (you can see, learn and compete in each skill):
    • Pioneering
    • Camping
    • Cooking
    • Fire building
    • Woods Tools
    • Nature
    • First Aid
    Take part in the great campfire on Saturday night and earn a Commemorative Patch and T-shirt.

    Help build a pioneering lighthouse!  
    Ride the Ferris Wheel!

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    When is it?   Friday 11 October to Sunday 13 October

    Where is it?   (click on the map to open in Google Maps)
    At Lighthouse Field, corner of Front and Erie Streets, across from St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Hunting Park.  

    Take A Tour of Lighthouse Field

    This is a terrific spot for a camporee in the city, with plenty of space for camping and all the activities that are planned.  Wait till you see it!

    Who can come?   Registered Scouts and leaders from Philadelphia, Second Year Webelos, ScoutReach scouts, and any boy interested in Scouting.

    What will it cost?
       $10 per Scout and adult.  This cost includes a patch, a shirt, and lunch on Saturday.