The 2017 National Scout Jamboree - Pacific Harbors Council

2017 National Scout Jamboree
Pacific Harbors Council Jamboree Contingent

Live Scouting’s Adventure

The 2017 National Scout Jamboree
at The Summit Bechtel Scouting Reserve,
West Virginia, July 19 - 28, 2017

2017 National Jamboree Information:
Find out more about attending the 2017 National Jamboree at The Summit Bechtel Scouting Reserve!   The 2017 theme, “Live Scouting’s Adventure”, speaks both to Scouting’s century-old tradition of creating adventures that develop young people into the leaders of tomorrow and to the developing adventures of the next century of Scouting.

The “Live Scouting’s Adventure” theme and logo symbolize the adventurous spirit and exciting high-adventure and outdoor opportunities available to youth and adult members in the Scouting program.

Pacific Harbors Council will be sending one 40 member Scout Troop and one, 10 person Venturing Crew to the 2017 National Scout Jamboree.  Youth Participant registrations are now being accepted, see below for details and qualifications.


Be a part of history! 

Join over 40,000 Scouts from around the country to be part of the second National Jamboree ever to be held at the Summit Bechtel Scouting Reserve in West Virginia, the new permanent home of the National Scout Jamboree.

Sneak Preview of the 2017 National Jamboree:


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Want to go? 
Here's How to Register:

Step 1. Register with
Pacific Harbors Council

Step 2. Pay your $200 deposit*

Step 3. Visit BSAJamboree.org register and create a profile.

Step 4. Download a "Request to Attend" form, and have your Scoutmaster approve it.

*A $200 deposit is required to register for the Jamboree.  The full price of the Jamboree trip has not yet been finalized, but is expected to be $2100**. 
A payment plan will be established.  Scouts, Venturers and Adult Leaders must meet the Jamboree Qualifications.

Pacific Harbors Council, Tacoma, WA 
Contact Wayne Agness at 253-355-2584 or via email for more info

Jamboree Staff positions are also available, for youth and adult staff positions. 
Visit SummitBSA.org to find out more about staffing opportunities.

Jamboree contingent Leadership Announced!
The National Jamboree leadership team has been selected, and your 2017 Contingent leaders are as follows:

  • Scoutmaster - Richard Waterman
  • Asst Scoutmaster - Michael Friend
  • Asst Scoutmaster - Rex Welter
  • Asst Scoutmaster - Jerry Montiel
     
  • Venture Advisor - Angela Crespo
  • Venture Advisor - Sean Earp

What is a Jamboree?


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Overview of 2017 Jamboree Activities:


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Summit Overview Video


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Sneak Preview slideshow
of The Summit Shakedown event

SCOUT PARTICIPANT QUALIFICATIONS

Scouts and team members must have a current BSA membership with a Boy Scout troop or Varsity Scout team.

  • Must be at least First Class Scouts.
  • Must be at least 12 years of age by the first day of the jamboree or an 11 year old that has graduated the 6th grade, but has not reached their 18th birthday by the last day of the jamboree.
  • Be approved by the unit leader and local council.
  • MUST have appropriate parent/guardian to complete the online parental consent. (An email will be sent to the parent/guardian during the application process.)
  • Participate in pre-Jamboree training experience with local council and unit leader.
  • 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.)
  • Submit all registrations fees per the local council’s payment schedule.

VENTURING PARTICIPANT QUALIFICATIONS

Crew members must have a current BSA membership with a Venturing crew.

  • Be approved by the unit leader and local council.
  • MUST have appropriate parent/guardian to complete the online parental consent. (An email will be sent to the parent/guardian during the application process.)
  • Participate in pre-Jamboree training experience with local council and unit leader.
  • 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.)
  • Submit all registrations fees per the local council’s payment schedule.

 


Troop Sites | Skateboarding Park | BMX Track | Mountain Biking
Challenge Course | Whitewater Rafting | Rock Climbing |
Zipline Canopy Tour!


What will be happening at the Jamboree?
  • 3-D Archery
  • BMX
  • Brownsea Island
  • Buckskin Games
  • Zipline Canopy Tours
  • Challenge Courses
  • Climbing
  • Competition Archery
  • Conservation Trail
  • Exhibits & Displays
  • Fly Fishing
  • Geocaching
  • Highland Games
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Merit Badges
  • Military Experience
  • Mountain Biking
  • Orienteering
  • Photography
  • Pioneering
  • Rappelling
  • Rifle Shooting
  • Scuba
  • Shotgun Shooting
  • Skateboarding
  • Sporting Arrows
  • Sporting Clays
  • Swimming
  • Technology Quest
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Zip-lines
  • View detailed listing


View Photo Gallery of some of the things you'll see at the Jamboree

 

Jamboree Staff positions are also available.
Visit www.BSAJamboree.org to find out more about staffing opportunities.

 



60 Second Jamboree Promo Video

Pacific Harbors Council will be sending two Scout Troops and one, 8 person Venturing Crew to the 2017 National Scout Jamboree.  Youth Participant and Adult Leader registrations are now being accepted, see below for details and qualifications.


The Summit - Scouting's Biggest Showcase
Information about the site of the 2017 National Jamboree.


Map of The Summit
and New River Gorge

Close Up of The
Summit Property
Summit Aerial View
Aerial view of the Jamboree grounds
Jamboree Fee Info
**A $200 deposit is required to register for the Jamboree. The full price of the Jamboree trip is expected to be approximately $2100.
 
The $2100 fee (including an estimated airfare cost and other travel related costs) includes the following:  lodging, motor coach travel, all meals, all Troop and Patrol gear,  a day pack, and a jamboree duffle bag.
 
The Jamboree fee is estimated to be a minimum of $2100, however airfare and other related costs cannot be locked in at this time, and may change the total cost of the trip. Jamboree fees are non-refundable, and if you cannot attend the Jamboree due to unforeseen circumstances, you must find a replacement participant to take your place, and assume your fee obligations. This refund policy applies only to the 2017 National Jamboree and supersedes the normal policy.

Find out more about the Jamboree here:
www.BSAJamboree.org

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