Competitive events are some of the most exciting events at Camp-O-Ree. It is our desire to provide competitions that are both exciting and unique, while encouraging a spirit of teamwork and confidence.
Competitive events fall into three categories: individual, team, and chapter. Individual and team events focus on skills useful in leadership and personal development; chapter events recognize overall achievement and performance in chapter organization and growth.
We invite you to check your Event Schedule or Camp-O-Ree Handbook for times and locations of each of the following events.
Be sure to visit our "Forms" page for helpful tips on some of these events
Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey one that’s filled with mystery, intrigue and action? Well hang on to your hats explorers; because there’s a big mission ahead. All that is needed are some adventurous volunteers willing to accept the challenge of "Mission Quest"!
Deuteronomy 11:18 (KJV) Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they may be as frontlets between your eyes
Got a gabby kid? Well, enter him into the Speak-Out competition
Survival of the Fittest
Survival of the Fittest is probably one of the more popular outdoor team competitions at RA Camp-O-Ree. It is comprised of several obstacles and challenges that will test any team of any age.
RA Racers have always been a staple of the Royal Ambassador program. Well at Camp-O-Ree, we carry on that tradition. In fact, our racer competition is not just for the boys. It's for everyone!
Archery is the great equalizer! Gender, size, background or ability doesn't matter; anyone can do archery. At RA Camp-O-Ree archery is an event that is enjoyable for all ages.
Target Shootings, whether with a bow or rifle is an exciting way to test your skill.
The Compass Competition uses basic orientation techniques taught in the "Map and Compass" section of the new Campcraft Manual.
The Knots Competition is a "Timed Event" and uses several basic knots taught in the Campcraft Manual.
The Log Saw Competition This is a timed event where participants are required to simply cut a log in half using a bow saw.
Cross Cut Saw
Cross-Cut Saw Competition Cutting trees the old-fashioned way. Older boys will get to experience the way our forefathers did, using a long cross-cut saw. It’s harder than you think! Rhythm, timing and team work is the key.
The Log Pull Competition Timed team event which requires tying a "Timber Hitch" knot around one end of a log and then entire team pulling (dragging) the log around a predefined course. Clock stops when they cross the finish line.
For thousands of years, man's ability to create fire has become almost like a "Right-of-Passage". Well, at Camp-O-Ree, we want to do our part to contribute to the male ego.
Howdy partner, Welcome to the RA Camp-O-Ree Camp-Chef cooking competition. We are excited, but mostly hungry; to see what kind of vittles you‘re capable of whipping up for us at the judges tent.
Camp Site Inspection
We know how hard it is to set up camp and we also know how many groups take a lot of pride in their pioneering savvy. Well, at RA Camp-O-Ree, we want to give credit where credit is due.