Metacomet Spring Camporee and Scout Show


May 17, 2019 to May 19, 2019



Franklin County Fairgrounds
87 Wisdom Way
Greenfield, MA 01301


Metacomet Spring Camporee and Scout Show

2019 Spring Camporee Information

  • Date: May 17-19, 2019
  • Unit Check-in Time: 6pm Friday
  • Location: Franklin County Fairgrounds, 87 Wisdom Way, Greenfield, MA 01301
  • Theme: SCOUT SHOW (work with your patrol to create an exhibit to display)
  • Cost: $15 per-person
  • Online Registration: Scroll down to register
  • Facebook Event Page
  • SPL Manual Updates
    • 04/25/2019: gateway rules, page 9 
      • "Poles less than 4 feet long are counted as 1/2 of a pole and poles longer than 10 feet count as two."  is changed to "Poles less than 5 feet long are counted as 1/2 of a pole and poles longer than 12 feet count as two."
      • "Adults participating in construction is cause for disqualification." is changed to "Adults participating in construction other than verbally is cause for disqualification."

Community and Hobby Group Exhibits will include:

  • Greenfield Fire Department
  • Franklin County Radio Control Club
  • Northfield Dive Team
  • Franklin County Sheriff K-9
  • and more!

Some ideas units might use are:

  • Pioneering construction: Monkey Bridge, Friction Bridge, tower, tepee, etc.
  • Basic skills: knot display, lashing display, tool handling, fire starting, fire building
  • First Aid:
  • Badge, patch, and uniform display
  • Model campsite
  • Cooking
  • Rescue
  • Skill games
  • Cub fun: raingutter regatta, pinewood derby, fishing game.

File Name Description
SPL Manual Updated: 4/25/19, changes made to Gateway rules regarding pole lengths and adult participation on page 9 Download