2017 National JamboreeNews and Updates

Latest News for Staff, Participants and Guests

Posted on February 15, 2017

Transportation to Jamboree

Jamboree is coming soon! Patch trading, zip lining, rock climbing, swimming and more. However, before everyone can enjoy their time at the Jamboree, they need to get there first. Transportation to the 2017 National Jamboree…

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Posted on January 19, 2017

2017 National Jamboree: Program Preview!

The program available at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree will be the most extensive, engaging programming that has ever been available to young people. The Summit Program Leadership Action Team, under the leadership of chairman…

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Posted on January 19, 2017

Big news for staff housing

If there’s been one consistent theme for the 2017 Jamboree leadership, its a commitment to improving the staff experience. That’s manifested itself in welcome changes, such as the new busing options on and off site….

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Posted on January 19, 2017

Staff Arrival & Departure Details

The Boy Scouts of America is joining with Transportation Management Services (TMS) to provide safe, efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly transportation solutions for jamboree participants, including staff.   Please note every staff member is required to…

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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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