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Report
Permanent home of the
Boy Scouts of America
National Scout Jamboree
Summit Bechtel Reserve
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Summit Bechtel Reserve Facts
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New River Gorge area of West Virginia
10,000 Acres of Forested Mountains
Camp is being built green
20 Sub camps on 5000 acres
Maximum distance to Arena 1.5 miles
Avg. daytime temp in July: mid 70’s; nighttime 60’s
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Summit Bechtel Reserve Facts
• No Pavement, No Shuttle Bus, No Personal Vehicles
• The Jamboree will provide all the Equipment, tents,
cooking etc.
• We Bring: Duffel Bags, Sleeping Bags, Day packs
• Cooking Troop Style
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Sample Campsite
High Adventure
Programs On Site
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Nature & Conservation
Climbing & Repelling
Shooting Sports
BMX & Extreme Sports
Mountain Biking
Aquatics & Scuba
High Adventure
Programs Off Site
• Whitewater Rafting
• Technical Rock Climbing
• One day trek to the top of Garden
Ground Mountain
• One day of Giving
• Schedule runs from 8 AM to 8 PM
Curriculum/Electives
Electives:
Scouts go from one activity to another
to try them out
Curriculum:
Scouts choose two of their favorite
programs do as half day adventures
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Old Colony Council
Contingent
National Jamboree 2013
July 13 to July 26
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Old Colony Council
• Sending 8 Troops & 3 Venture Crews
– Each Troop 40 members
– (1 SM, 2 ASM over 21, 1 ASM 18-21, 36 Youth)
– Each Crew 10 members
– (2 Advisors, 8 Youth)
• Leader Requirements
– Trained in their position, Wilderness First
Aid
• Boy Scout Youth Requirements
– First Class Rank and 12 years old at Jambo
• Venturing Youth Requirements
– 14 years old at Jamboree
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Old Colony Council
• Travel Plans in process
– 1 1/2 Day in Washington, DC before
Jamboree
– Stop at Pennsylvania amusement park
after Jamboree
• Shakedown mandatory
• Cost
– Youth $1800
– Adult $1250
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Next Steps
• Apply, summit.scouting.org, create an account, link
it to your “myscouting” account, save and print
“Request to Attend” form.
• Fill out form, obtain required signatures and submit
form to Council
• Submit $300 deposit
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