2017 National Jamboree


2017 National Jamboree
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Who:                     Any Scout or Venturer who is 12 years old or older by the start of the Jamboree
 
What:                   The 2017 National Jamboree
 
Where:                The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in Beckley, WV
 
When:                  July 19-28, 2017 - our Council contingent will leave on the 17th and return on Saturday the 29th
 
Why:                     The National Jamboree is a once in lifetime experience.  It only occurs every 4 years, and it is generally recognized as one of the best Scouting Adventures that a young man or young woman, in the case of venturing, will ever have in his or her scouting experience!
 
About The Summit Bechtel Family National Scouting Reserve:
In 2009, the BSA purchased 10,600 acres of property adjacent to West Virginia’s New River Gorge National River area in order to create the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve. The Summit is the new home of achievement, adventure, and innovation in Scouting. With world-class facilities and a focus on outdoor action sports.  Participants will have the chance to do.  Whitewater rafting, kayaking, rock climbing and bouldering, and mountain biking are just a few of the activities offered at the Summit. There’s also skateboarding, BMX, shooting sports, and zip-line challenge courses. And that’s just the beginning.   There are Merit badges, Arena shows with professional headline bands, exhibits, and much more.  For more information, go to the Summit website atwww.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/overview/
 
About the Greater Yosemite Council Contingent:
The Council is sending 1 Troop of 36 boys and 3 leaders as well as 1 Venture Patrol of 6 Venturers and 2 leaders.  The cost is $2500 per person.  The fees include transportation, meals, lodging, The pre jamboree tour of Washington DC and the Jamboree itself. 
 
What if I can’t Afford to go?
If a family, troop or Crew has interested boys, but they are concerned about the fees the council is offering a special program.  If a family can provide a minimum of $500 to attend the Jamboree, and they are willing to Actively Participate in Fundraising, the council is offering a fundraising program that will allow the Scout or Venturer to raise the remaining $2,000.
 
How Do I Sign Up?
Use the registration form bellow.
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Cost
$100.00 per Participant
Cancellation Policy
All fees are non-refundable but may be either transferred to another registrant or transferred to a future event (to be used within the 12 months following this event). Please direct all questions/concerns to the Council (209)545-6320.