The Spirit of George Washington Encampment at Mount Vernon will offer the nearly 1,000 Scouts and 150 adult leaders marvelous opportunities to learn more about George Washington during the different phases of his life. Activities on the evening of Friday, November 5, 1999, will focus on the establishment of campsites by provisional units representing each of the National Capital Area Council's 22 districts, while the following Sunday morning will consist solely of the breakdown of campsites and a thorough clean-up of all areas the Scouts have occupied. Throughout the intervening Saturday, however, campers will participate in a full and varied program featuring visits to the Mount Vernon mansion and other sites on the plantation, a special salute to George Washington, and an evening campfire.
Following is the tentative program as it has been presented to the Program Chairs of the NCAC's districts. Links provide access to pages that highlight some of the places where program activities will occur.
Friday, November 5
Saturday, November 6
Sunday, November 7
Return to NCAC "Salute to
|This site is provided as a service to Scouts and Scouters by the Colonial District, NCAC, BSA, which includes George Washington's Mount Vernon. Although not an official site of the NCAC, BSA, or Mount Vernon, the site is maintained by Tom Baerwald, who has been appointed by the NCAC to direct the Mount Vernon Encampment, so information should be reasonably accurate.|