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National Jamboree

The biggest event in Scouting

The National Jamboree is a gathering of some 40,000 Scouts, leaders, and staff held only every four years at The Summit Bechtel Family National Reserve.

Scouts, Venturers, and Sea Scouts at the 2021 National Scout Jamboree will enjoy more than 5 miles of zip line and challenge courses, 36 miles of mountain bike trails, and 13 acres of shooting sports ranges, on a sprawling 10,600-acre site in West Virginia designed for excitement! Try out world class venues for kayaking, rock climbing, bouldering, skateboarding, BMX, plus enjoy arena shows and more.

Scouts who want to go to the National Jamboree have to register as individuals through the National Jamboree website. Once registered, Scouts from our area will be assigned to one of the council’s contingent units going to the Jamboree.

Youth registration for the 2021 National Jamboree is not yet open.

Here are the prerequisites for youth to attend the Jamboree:

Scouts BSA Scouts 

  • Must be at least a First Class Scout and at least 12 years of age by July 17, 2021 or an 11 year old that has graduated the 6th grade, but have not turned 18 by July 28, 2021
  • Participate in pre-Jamboree training experiences in our council, file a BSA Health and Medical Record by deadline and submit all fees by the council payment schedule

Venturers and Sea Scouts

  • Must be registered with a Venturing Crew or Sea Scouts Ship and be at least 14 by July 17, 2021 or 13 and have completed 8th grade but have not turned 21 by July 28, 2021
  • Participate in pre-Jamboree training experiences in our council, file a BSA Health and Medical Record by deadline and submit all fees by the council payment schedule

Leaders

Registered adult members in our council may apply to serve as assistant unit leaders for our contingent troops and/or crews. If you are interested, please read the letter linked below then print and fill out the application linked below. Scan your completed application and email the scanned version to [email protected] by May 17, 2019.

2021 National Jamboree Contingent Adult Leader Applicant Letter

Application for 2021 National Jamboree Contingent Adult Leader Positions


Staff

The Boy Scouts of America wants the best, most motivated youth and adults to serve on the National Jamboree Staff. CLICK HERE to find out more.