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2013 NATIONAL JAMBOREE
BAC Contingent
It’s the Beginning of the next
100 years of Scouting.
 JULY 15 – 24, 2013
• ~40,000 scouts
• ~7,000 staff
– 10 days
 SUMMIT BECHTEL RESERVE
• North of Beckley, W.Va.
• 10,600 acres
 New River Gorge National
• National Park Service
• 70,000 acres +
• Partnerships w/ BSA
*
River Area
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More diverse, more intense and higher energy
• Expanded program hours - 8 am to 8 pm
• Lunches on the go
• Some sessions prescheduled & offsite
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Jamboree Trek – Garden Ground Mountain
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Day of Service – in West Virginia community

Merit Badges connected to program area
 Summit Center • Arena shows, exhibits, military, conservation
• Visitors will mix with Jamboree participants at
Summit Visitor Center ONLY
 Shooting
Sports – rifle, shotgun, pistol, 3D & action archery
 Aquatics – kayaking, scuba, dragon boat
racing, paddle boarding
 Patch Trading
 High
Adventure
• Adventure Valley – Mountain Biking,
Mountain Climbing, Zip Lines, Canopy
Tours, White Water Rafting, Challenge
Courses
• Mayhem Mountain - Mountain
Boarding, BMX biking, skateboarding
 Camping
5
footprint - ~1300 acres
villages, 20 sub camps, 3 lakes
 Maximum
distance - 1.5 miles from any
sub camp to arena
 Walking
 Logistics
- only mode of transportation
designed to support
Aerial View of Summit
Aerial View of Summit
 10
Troops of Boy Scouts
• 36 Scouts, 4 adult leaders per Troop
• 360 opportunities for Scouts
 4 Venture
Patrols
• 8 Patrols Members, 2 adult leaders per Patrol
• 32 opportunities for Venturers
• Or 1 Venture Crew 4 adults & 36 Venturers
 MEMBERSHIP
- Boy Scout, Venture Scout (Crew,
Team, Ship)
 AGE
• BOY SCOUTS
 12 yrs by July 15, 2013, or
 11 years, graduated 6th grade, but
 not reached their 18th birthday by July 24, 2013
• VENTURE SCOUTS
 at least 14 yrs old by July 15, 2013, or
 graduated 8th grade, but
 not reached their 21st birthday by July 24, 2013
 APPROVAL
 ACTIVE
- by Unit Leader and local Council
– in a Troop or Crew for at least 6
months before July 1, 2013
 MEDICAL – completed Jamboree Medical
record prior to prejamboree training
 TRAINING – participated in prejamboree
training & Shakedown
• Monthly troop meetings
• Campout
 FEES
– paid following the fixed fee schedule
 Cost
- $1,400 per scout
 Payment Schedule
• $100 at registration
• $350 11/30/2011
• $350 1/31/2012
• $300 4/30/2012
• $300 6/30/2012
 Costs
in line with other Councils in the
area
 Camperships available for those with
demonstrated financial need
REGISTER NOW!

Additional Information & Registration
www.bsajamboree.org
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REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
• All registration on–line/ first come, first serve
• Need photo and current registration number
• Print instructions before registering
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Questions to: [email protected]
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Latest information at: facebook
see The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve
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Great videos of summit & jamboree at You Tube:
see Bechtel Summit Channel

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