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A Webcast about the first National Scout Jamboree at the
Summit Betchel Reserve.
July 15, 2013
you
the
many
things
we
have
planned
for
the
Scouts
with
me
to
the
Jamboree
next
summer.
We
plan
to
leave
Sunday
evening
aboard
tours
busses
loaded
with
scouts
and
their
gear
much
like
many
of
you
did
this
summer
as
you
headed
off
topersonal
summer
camp.
But
AIN’T
like
any
summer
camp
you
have
ever
been
to
before.
Why
is
2013
National
Scout
Jamboree.
During
this
webcast
Iwho
hopegoto
tell
and
show
Hello
my
name
is
Jerry
Frese
and
I am
one
ofthat?
thethis
Scoutmasters
ofyou
the
Summit Bechtel Reserve
Many
of
them
are
up
there
right
now
and
we
going
tooutdoor
hear
from
them
later
in
this
webcast.
Bechtel
Family
and
after
several
years
of
looking,
picked
this
property
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one
thing,
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ever
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us all.
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expect
arrive
atnow
our
base
camp
early
in
the
morning
July
15, now.
2013.
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Denver’s
plan
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what
we
will
be
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year
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be
rising
a fresh
new
day
in
the
mountains
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West
Virginia.
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setassemble
tents
up
representing
camp
site,
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tents
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tables
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night.
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first
breakfast.
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edges
of
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campsite
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pre-built
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houses
and
toilet
facilities
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stalls
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and
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arrive
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videos.
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rapids,
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and
rappelling
13 acres
down
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shooting
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have
brought
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the
in the
to
build
these
activities.
Baltimore Area Council
– Eleven (11) BAC Units
• 10 Boy Scout Troops: w/ 36 Youth & 4 Adults per Unit
• 1 Venturing Crew: w/36 Venturer’s & 4 Adults
– Boy Scouts
• Current BSA Member
• Ages from 12 to 18
– Venturing Scouts:
• Current BSA Member
• Venturing Boys & Girls
• Ages from 14 to 21
the
jamboree.
That’s
for
males
and
females.
And
what
are
you
signing
up
For
those
in
the
Venturing
program,
you
must
graduated
the
8th
grade
OR
day
the
6th
of
the
grade,
jamboree,
OR
aArea
scout
YOUR
that
ELIGIBLE!!!
has
NOT
reached
their
18th
birthday
by
theday
last
atthe
least
14
years
old
by
July
15,
2013,
but
you
can’t
beto
21
byJAMBOREE.
the
last
offor?
Ifbe
you
will
be
12
years
oldboth
by
July
15,
2013
ORhave
an11
11
year
old
that
has
graduated
10
Boy
Scout
Troops
and
one
Venturing
Crew.
Well,
Baltimore
Council
will
be
sending
Units
the
That
sounds
exciting,
right?
Summit Bechtel Reserve
– 10,600 acres in the Summit
– 6 Adventure Base Camps:
– 13 acres - Shooting Facilities
– 5 miles of Zip Lines
– 1,600 Rock Climbing Routes
– Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking
– Skateboarding & BMX Mountain Biking
zip lines,
1600 Climbing
routes,
Whitewater
rafting
Kayaking,
Skateboarding
BMX
Mountain
Biking.
mention
just
the of
new
Activities.
But
there
is 5more!
The
JAMBOREE,
moreTo
than
10,000
acres
fun,
13and
acres
to shoot
in,
miles of and
Program Activities
• More diverse, more intense and higher energy
– Expanded program hours - 8 am to 8 pm
• Day of Service – in West Virginia community
• Merit Badges connected to program area
And
this
for
the
first
time,
there
will
be
awill
service.
Every
The
activities
are
expected
to
be
more
more
intense
and
more fun.
Program
hours
have
been
extended,
instead
8day
todiverse,
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itassigned
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beAmerican
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to
8. totroop
participate
in a
one
day
Service
project.
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be
to
one
ofearn
thewill
local
charitable
organizations
like
Habitat
for
Humanity,
the
Red
Cross,
or
theprogram
Salvation
Army.
And
ofwe
coarse,
you
will
have
an
opportunity
merit
badges
iftime,
you
want
to.
And
haven’t
forgotten
the
Arena
Arena Shows
• Summit Center –Arena shows, exhibits, military, conservation
–Visitors will mix with Jamboree participants at
Summit Visitor Center ONLY
• Shooting Sports – rifle, shotgun, pistol, 3-D
& action archery
• Aquatics – kayaking, scuba, dragon boat
racing, paddle boarding
• Patch Trading
Thishow
is
where
all
50,000
scouts
gather
for
entertainment.
The shows
will
open
with
the
traditional
hot
airBring
balloons
fromgreat
OA and
the Eagle Association
But
and
So
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have
does
with
onethat
all
more
this
spectacular
sound
surprise,
to
you?
candle
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light
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Buddy
ceremony.
promotion
Bring-A-Buddy
Today,
ifayou
get gets
athen
buddy
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to
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with
you
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Jamboree,
both is
ofyours.
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the
Sea
Serpent
going
to the
You
Andget
register
your
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first,
one
let of
us
too.
know
So how
who
you
you
got
register?
totosign
up
and
the Summit.
shirt
REGISTER NOW!
www.BSAJAMBOREE.ORG
• REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
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Registration on–line / first come, first serve
Initial deposit of $100 at time of registration
Installment payment plan of $350
Need current registration number from your Boy Scout card
Skip the picture if you want
Print instructions before registering
Camperships are available
• Questions to: [email protected]
• Great videos of Summit at Youtube.com on the
see
Bechtel Summit Channel
You
go
to
www.BSAJamboree.org.
Registration
is
open
24
hours
aregistration
day.
Movie
is
an
initial
deposit
of
$100
due
when
you
register.
And
there
is
an
If
you
do
not
have
access
the
internet
we
do
have
paper
copies
you
use.
Hesper,
athat
Venturer
that
will
be
attoday
Jamboree
next
summer.
yourself
at
the
time
of
registration,
we
will
get
that
later.
All
number
ofalso
the
videos
is
on
you
your
have
membership
seen
card.
and
many
You
no
many
longer
have
are
tofor
available
atopicture
the
of
We
have
Camperships
available
for
those
that
qualify.
IfThere
after
this
webcast
you
think
of
athe
question
itup,
to
[email protected]
and
itsend
will
be
answered.
installment
plan
for
the
rest.
You
will
need
your
current
Boy
Scout
Bechtel
Summit
Channel
of
youtube.
To
wrap
this
I more
want
you
tohave
listen
toon
Questions
Thanks
logging
in. webcast
And Please
I hope to
seea you
next and
summer
at theour survey to
help us for
evaluate
this
National
Scout
Jamboree.
take
moment
complete

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