2017 National Jamboree. Live Scouting’s Adventure.
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.
Learn more about this once in a lifetime trip including costs, transportation, activities, and contingent leadership during one of our jamboree open houses:
Sunday, January 15 | 1 – 2:30 PM
Beaumont Scout Reservation
6480 Beaumont Reservation Drive
High Ridge, MO 63049
Sunday January 22 | 1 – 2:30 PM
Buchheit Logistics, Inc.
600 Daugherty St.
Scott City, MO 63780
Travel Dates: July 17-30
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 www.bsajamboree.org.
Registration for the National Jamboree can be completed at summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/jamboree-registration. 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 My.Scouting.org 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 summit.scouting.org 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, firstname.lastname@example.org. Adults not selected during the interview process may apply for jamboree staff-at-large positions.
- Now: Scouts, Venturers, potential troop leaders, and youth and adult staff register online. Scouts and Venturers go through the local, regional, and national approval process.
- Early 2016: Troop leader candidate interviews conducted and leaders selected.
- Spring 2017: Jamboree troop meetings with Scouts and adult leadership take place.
- July 17, 2017:Troops depart for Jamboree