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February 23, 2024

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Boy Scouts of America Camporee Set for Sept. 10

Fire trucks, food trucks and helicopters, OH MY!

The Williamson County Boy Scouts of America Camporee is set for Saturday, Sept. 10 at Franklin First United Methodist Church (located at 120 Aldersgate Way). The annual event attracts hundreds of scouts, prospective scouts and families for weekend of citizenship-themed displays and activities.

Celebrating citizenship is the theme this year and the public is invited from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The midway will feature numerous displays including local fire and EMS trucks, equipment from the Tennessee National Guard and citizenship-themed booths and activities.

Food trucks and ample parking will be available on site at the church. In addition to the county’s first responders, the event will feature:

  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Williamson County Animal Center
  • Island Hoppers Scuba
  • Williamson County Parks and Recreation
  • other local scouting partners

Recruitment is open now for the 2022-2023 scouting season! There are 56 active Cub Scout Packs, Scout Troops, Venturing Crews, Sea Scout Ships and Exploring Posts in the Natchez Trace District.

For questions about Boy Scouts of America in Williamson County, or about more fall events open to prospective Scouts, email Strickland at For more information, visit


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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.