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Guide for District Unit Leaders

This guide has been developed to assist adult leaders who are bringing provisional units from National Capital Area Council districts to the Spirit of George Washington Encampment at Mount Vernon from November 5-7, 1999.

This guide is current as of Monday, October 18, 1999, but is subject to change, so unit leaders should check back to make sure that they have the most current information.

Click here to access a Word 97
version of the Unit Leaders Guide

Special thanks go to Mike Bowman and
the U.S. Scouting Service Project for hosting
this downloadable file.



I. Introduction
II. Program
A.  Encampment-based activities
B.  Group activities for campers
C.  Relationship of encampment activities to those for day visitors
III. Encampment logistics
A.  Registration
B.  Transportation and parking
C.  Campground and campsite layouts
D.  Campground facilities and practices
E.  Security
F.  Emergency contact information
IV. Additional items
A.  Behavior of all participants and staff
B.  Uniforms
C.  Quiet hours
D.  Proper use of knives
E.  Prohibited substances
Attachment 1:  Directions to Mount Vernon
Attachment 2:  Accessing the Drop-Off and Pick-Up Points
Attachment 3:  Target District Drop-Off and Pick-Up Times


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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.