2017 National Jamboree

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The 2017 National Scout Jamboree will take place July 19 – 28, 2017 at the Summit in the New River Gorge area of West Virginia and REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Jamborees are one of the Boy Scouts of America’s coolest traditions. They’ve been around since 1937, are held every four years and just get better and better.

Registration for the 2017 Jamboree happens online. Follow this link:
http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/jamboree-registration/

and follow the on-screen instructions. You will need to link your BSA membership ID number to your Summit account. To do so you will need your last name, date of birth and BSA member ID number.

SCOUT PARTICIPANT QUALIFICATIONS:

ท Scouts MUST:
ท Have a current BSA membership with a Boy Scout Troop.
ท Be at least a First Class Scout.
ท Be at least 12 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree or be an 11 year old that has graduated the 6th grade. Must not have reached their 18th birthday by the last day of the Jamboree.
ท Be approved by the unit leader and local council.
ท Have their parent/guardian complete the online parental consent (an email will be sent to the parent/guardian during the application process).
ท Participate in pre-Jamboree training experience with local council and unit leader.
ท Filed a BSA Health & Medical Record with their council within one year of attending the Jamboree (the local council will provide specifics closer to the Jamboree)
ท Submit all registrations fees per the local councils’ payment schedule.

To give you an idea of the size of this event, here’s some stats about the number of participants from the 2013 Jamboree:
Total attendees: 30,037 youth and adult participants! Of that: 2,782 Scouting adult leaders,
2,118 Venturing participants, 455 Venturing leaders and 24,682 Boy Scout and Varsity Scout youth participants.

Please open the attached slideshow so you can see for yourself the excitement that is in store for those who attend!

So, don’t miss out an adventure of a lifetime! For questions and information, please contact Dave Ames via email at eagledave107@gmail.com2017 Jamboree Presentation

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