2013 National Jamboree Informational Meeting

Report
2017 National Jamboree & Tour
Info Rally Meeting
Scout Master Firstname
Lastname
(000) 000-0000
[email protected]
Rally Agenda
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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
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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
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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
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Tour 1 - July 12-28 – before Jamboree
Tour 2 – July 16-31 – before & after
Travel & Accommodations
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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
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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
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Gettysburg – Museum, Cyclorama,
Guided battlefield tour
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Baltimore– Fort McHenry
Philadelphia, PA– Liberty Square, Liberty
Bell, US Mint, Independence Hall
Council Planned
Tour
LDS Tour Sites
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Kirtland, OH - Whitney Store, Kirtland
Temple, John Johnson Home, Morely farm
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Palmyra, NY – Sacred Grove, Smith
Farm, Grandin Printshop (Book of Mormon pub site),
Hill Cumorah, Palmyra Temple, Harris Home
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Fayette, NY - Whitmer Farm (church organization
site)
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Harmony, PA – Aaronic Priesthood
Restoration Site, Suesquanna River
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Washington D.C. – Temple & Visitor
Center
Details
Troops – 36 Scouts, 4 Adults
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12-17yrs old on departure date and
during Jamboree
Crews – 8 Ventures, 2 Adults
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14-20yrs old on departure date and
during Jamboree
$2995 Per Person, including
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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
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Troop meetings
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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
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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
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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:
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www.utahscouts.org/jamboree
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‘Save Your Spot’ $250 deposit
Paper registration available with
Scoutmasters or at Council Office
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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
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Spread the word – help recruit
Follow us on Facebook:
Jamboree Stories in the Council
“The Boy Scout” Newsletter
Thanks!
YOU GOTTA GO!

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