2023 National Jamboree

The National Jamboree is coming up in 2023! This is an exciting event with more than 30,000 Scouts and Scouters gathered at the Bechtel Summit in West Virginia. 

 

When is the Jamboree:  The Jamboree takes place July 19-28, 2023. Our contingent leaves on July 17th for a day at Six Flags amusement park and a day in Washington DC on our way to the Jamboree.

Where is the Jamboree:  Summit Bechtel Reserve

How much does it cost: $2450.00  The fee includes the Jamboree, travel, hotels, food, park admissions and some personal items. You will be responsible for your own uniforms, toiletries, sleeping bag, etc.  

Click here to see the Suffolk County Council contingent's proposed itinerary (Subject to change).

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Space in the council contingent is

LIMITED TO 124  YOUTH and will sell out quickly.

 

REGISTER TODAY!

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS TO ATTEND JAMBOREE

YOUTH PARTICIPANT

  • MUST have a current BSA membership.
  • MUST be at least 12 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree but has not reached their 18th birthday by the last day of the Jamboree.
  • Be approved by the local council.
  • MUST have appropriate parent/guardian to complete the online parental consent.  (An email will be sent to the parent/guardian of any applicant currently 17 years of age or younger during the application process.)
  • Participate in pre-Jamboree training experience with local council and unit leader.
  • Submitted BSA Annual Health & Medical Record using the on-line Jamboree submission process.  The AHMR must be dated on or after July 1, 2022.
  • Submit all registrations fees per the local council’s payment schedule.

YOUNG ADULT PROGRAM

  • MUST have a current BSA membership.
  • MUST be at least 18 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree but has not reached their 21st birthday by the last day of the Jamboree.
  • MUST be housed as an adult due to chronological age, while allowed to participate in program consistent with a youth participant.
  • Be approved by the local council.
  • Participate in pre-Jamboree training experience with local council and unit leader.
  • Submitted BSA Annual Health & Medical Record using the on-line Jamboree submission process.  The AHMR must be dated on or after July 1, 2022.
  • Submit all registrations fees per the local council’s payment schedule.

All youth & young adult participants must register with BOTH the Suffolk County Council and the National Jamboree. Participants will be directed to the National Jamboree registration page upon completion of the council registration form. Scouts will need a My.Scouting account in order to complete the National Jamboree registration process.  All payments will be made through the council.

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ADULT PARTICIPANT

All Jamboree Scoutmasters, First, Second, and Third Scoutmasters MUST meet the following requirements:

  • MUST have a current BSA membership in a local council unit.
  • All leaders regardless of assigned position MUST be at least 21 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree.
  • Be approved by the local council.
  • Scoutmaster, First, Second or Third Assistant Scoutmasters MUST currently be serving in any unit leadership position.
  • Scoutmaster applicants MUST have completed appropriate leader specific training.
  • All adult leaders MUST be current with Youth Protection Training.
  • All adults must register online through the Jamboree registration system as a “Leader”. The council will designate specific leadership or chaperone positions at the time the Jamboree units are assigned.
  • Participate and assist in planning the pre-Jamboree training experience with local council.
  • The Unit Care Provider must be one of the Unit Leaders (SM or ASM) and is required to hold either current Wilderness First Aid and CPR certificates or a current healthcare license (MD, DO, APRN, RN, PA, Paramedic, EMT). This unit leader’s responsibilities include providing for the safety and well-being of each unit member by a) reviewing their AHMR and maintaining a binder/file containing all of the Unit’s AHMRs, b) maintaining the Unit First Aid Kit and providing first aid treatment within the unit and c) overseeing administration of required medications.
  • Submitted BSA Annual Health & Medical Record using the on-line Jamboree submission process.  The AHMR must be dated on or after July 1, 2022.
  • Submit all registrations fees per the local council’s payment schedule.

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