2017 National Jamboree & Tour Info Rally Meeting Scout Master Firstname Lastname (000) 000-0000 [email protected] Rally Agenda o o o o o o o o Why you “GOTTA GO!” What’s a Jamboree & Tour? Details Preparation Your commitments Registration Questions Your help What’s a Jamboree? 10 days of scouting’s biggest adventure o • • • • • • • • • Endless outdoor & sport activities Presentations, displays, shows Technology, university, corporate, organizational sponsors Camping, cooking, sustainability Community service, Summit history Merit badges, competitions Duty to God religious moments Patch trading, friendshipping 30-40,000 scouts from around the world Where? The Summit Bechtel Reserve o • • • • • • • • • • • BSA’s newest high adventure base 10,000 acres in West Virginia New Hope River Gorge Incredible venue & scout infrastructure Miles of zip lines (Big Zip 3000ft, 50MPH) Miles of mountain bike & BMX courses Ropes courses & canopy tours Massive rock climbing facility Watersports galore, scuba, dragon boat Huge skate park, mountain boarding Archery & shooting sports Council Planned Tour Two tour dates o • • Tour 1 - July 12-28 – before Jamboree Tour 2 – July 16-31 – before & after Travel & Accommodations o • • • Air travel to/from East Coast Bus travel tour, to/from Jamboree All hotels (4 to a room) & food Council Planned Tour US Historical Sites o • Washington D.C. – Capitol, Arlington (Tomb of the Unknown), Smithsonians, Air & Space, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, White House, Washington Memorial, War Memorials, National Archives, Supreme Court, Library of Congress & more • Gettysburg – Museum, Cyclorama, Guided battlefield tour • • Baltimore– Fort McHenry Philadelphia, PA– Liberty Square, Liberty Bell, US Mint, Independence Hall Council Planned Tour LDS Tour Sites o • Kirtland, OH - Whitney Store, Kirtland Temple, John Johnson Home, Morely farm • Palmyra, NY – Sacred Grove, Smith Farm, Grandin Printshop (Book of Mormon pub site), Hill Cumorah, Palmyra Temple, Harris Home • Fayette, NY - Whitmer Farm (church organization site) • Harmony, PA – Aaronic Priesthood Restoration Site, Suesquanna River • Washington D.C. – Temple & Visitor Center Details Troops – 36 Scouts, 4 Adults o • 12-17yrs old on departure date and during Jamboree Crews – 8 Ventures, 2 Adults o • 14-20yrs old on departure date and during Jamboree $2995 Per Person, including o • • • • All travel, food & lodging costs National Jamboree fee Troop meetings, campouts Issued gear – patch set, day pack, hat, class B shirts, travel bags Preparation Why so far in advanced? Creating a troop o o • • • Troop meetings o • • • o o o Four patrols, Leadership Corp Full youth leadership Must develop & function at Scouting’s highest levels Every other month Sep ‘15 – Aug ‘16 Monthly Sep ‘16 – Jun ’17 Campout Sep ’16 & Jun ‘17 (shakedown) Learn to work together Time to earn money National BSA timeline & logistics Opportunity o o o o o o o o Scouting’s greatest experience Opportunity of growth With thousands living the Scout Oath and Law Leadership and team skills Away from home experience Spiritual testimony builder Appreciation for our country Living history lessons Commitment o o o o o o o Code of Conduct Follow Scout Oath, Law Involvement, scouts and parents 2 full Jamboree outfitted uniforms Earn the money Attend troop meetings & campouts Medical – health requirements & BMI Registration Registration & Info at: o • www.utahscouts.org/jamboree • ‘Save Your Spot’ $250 deposit Paper registration available with Scoutmasters or at Council Office • o o o o Troops will fill to 36 Scouts, Crews to 8 Ventures May join any unit If full, wait list available May open more Troops/Crews if demand high enough On-line registration www.utahscouts.org/jamboree Select Troop, Crew o Select Troop/Crew o Create login account o Agree to requirements o Pay online National Volunteer Staff Needs o Be part of the adventure! o National needs 5-7,000 volunteers to staff the Jamboree o Details and sign ups in spring of 2015 at: www.summitbsa.org/2017-jamboreevolunteers/ Help Promote o o o Spread the word – help recruit Follow us on Facebook: Jamboree Stories in the Council “The Boy Scout” Newsletter Thanks! YOU GOTTA GO!