Dedicated scouts survive weekend ‘Mudaree’ during annual Camporee

DANA MERRYDAY/ THE CHRONICLE - It takes more than mud and rain to dampen "scout spirit" during the annual Camporee event in Oregon.

Over the weekend of May 13-15, local scouts gathered at Oregon Trail Council’s Camp Murname for a weekend event known as a “camporee.” In the history of scouting, this style event was called into being through a suggestion from a Greek scout leader to Baden-Powell in an effort to invoke the newly reorganized world Olympic games.  

The first world gathering of scouts took place in London in . . .