2017 National JamboreeNews and Updates

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Latest News for Staff, Participants and Guests

Posted on December 1, 2016

The Summit is Ready to Weather the Storm

Anyone who has visited the Summit Bechtel Reserve knows that the weather can change very quickly. West Virginia, and the Summit’s, unique topography creates beautiful vistas — and rapidly evolving forecasts! Since the 2013 National…

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Posted on November 26, 2016

Your direct link to the 2017 National Scout Jamboree!

Timely, effective communication is essential to a successful Jamboree experience. Efforts to transform how staff, participants, leaders and guests are informed have been improving since the close of the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, and have…

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Posted on July 14, 2016

Bus service at the Jamboree is expanding

Your hiking boots just got a little happier. Thanks to feedback from staffers in 2013, next summer’s Jamboree will feature a greatly expanded busing system. Here are the 11 planned routes for the 2017 National…

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Posted on June 2, 2016

#2017jambo: the most connected Jamboree ever

You’re on a “need to know” basis – and you need to know! During an event as complex as the National Scout Jamboree, it is essential that staff, participants and leaders have access to the…

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Posted on June 2, 2016

Now’s the Time to Sign Up!

Staff registration for the 2017 NSJ is open! July 14, 2017 may seem like a long ways away, but the next year will pass quickly – which makes today the perfect time to formalize your…

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Posted on June 2, 2016

We Listened; We Learned

What you can expect from staffing the 2017 NSJ Staffers returning from the 2013 National Scout Jamboree agree that our inaugural event at the Summit Bechtel Reserve was an unqualified success – but as with…

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2017 Jamboree Logo and Theme
Posted on November 7, 2014

Live Scouting’s Adventure: 2017 Jamboree

It’s here! The BSA has officially released the logo and theme of the 2017 National Scout Jamboree. At the second jamboree to be held at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, you’ll be able to explore the mystery,…

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We're looking for volunteers for the 2017 jamboree
Posted on June 23, 2014

Volunteers For The 2017 Jamboree

Volunteers Like You! That’s who we’re looking for to make the 2017 National Scout Jamboree at The Summit Bechtel Reserve an amazing Scouting experience. Volunteers in the Boy Scouts of America know what it means to…

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