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National/World Jamboree


Can’t attend the 2017 National Jamboree? Sign up for the USA Scouter Tour, a four-day trip that includes a visit to the National Jamboree.

The trip, July 20-24, starts and ends at Cradle of Liberty Council in Valley Forge, Pa. For more details, view the tour brochure.

Day passes for the National Jamboree are also available through the Jamboree website.

2017 National Jamboree. Live Scouting’s Adventure.

National Jamboree Patch Set Order Form

There’s no greater Scouting experience than the National Jamboree! From high adventure, to stadium shows, to patch trading, the jamboree has everything your Scouts and Venturers are looking for. The 2017 National Jamboree takes place July 19-28, at the Summit in Mt. Hope, W.Va.

Travel Dates: July 17-30
Cost: $1,775

The 2017 National Jamboree takes place Wednesday–Friday, July 19-28, at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scouting Reserve, Mt. Hope, W.Va. Ron Gjerstad, a Scouter with more than 25 years of experience, has been appointed to serve as our council contingent leader. The jamboree is open to active youth members and adult volunteer leaders in BSA programs. To learn more about the 2017 National Scout Jamboree and the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve, please visit

Registration for the National Jamboree can be completed at To submit a new application, you will need your My.Scouting username and password.  If you do not have a My.Scouting account, please go to and follow the directions to create an account. Scouts and families should begin saving now for this memorable trip. The cost is $1,775 per Scout. A limited number of camperships are available for youth participants. Fill out an application here.

Scouters interested in serving as contingent leaders should apply online at and submit a resumé to Steve Hammonds, jamboree staff adviser, at the MacArthur Service Center by mail, 4568 West Pine Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108; or email, Adults not selected during the interview process may apply for jamboree staff-at-large positions.

For more information, contact Ron Gjerstad at; or Steve Hammonds at or 314-256-3040.