Tag: 2013 National Jamboree



Scouts cross the Consol Energy Bridge at the Summit

Jamboree 2013: Done But Not Over

Wow. Is it really possible to pack this many awesome activities into 10 days? Well, I guess it is. We all just spent it doing those activities. The recap of events? ATV, BMX, canopy tours,…

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Tuesday morning jamboree stadium show in the fog

Patrol Z: Jamboree In Pictures

Check out the gallery above. The jamboree at the Summit is all about scale. From the smallest detail to the pageantry of the AT&T Summit Stadium, this place is amazing. Remember to check back throughout…

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Jambo 2013 will feature plenty of archery

The Bows Curriculum: Archery Old And New

Archery rules. Robin Hood. Green Arrow. Katniss Everdeen. Famed archers, all. Sure, they’re fictional characters, but still. What if you could get a taste of that archery awesomeness? Well, you can. In addition to sporting…

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Trails Are Up!

More Surprised Scouters At The Summit [Video]

[tube]BP2GZhRca4o[/tube] We couldn’t resist posting more reactions from recent visits to the Summit. As we rolled through the grounds of the future home of the 2013 National Jamboree with council members from all over the…

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Summit Survivors

5 Easy Ways To Survive the Summit

The Summit, I won’t lie to you, is tough. But it’s that really good kind of tough. There are, however, 5 easy steps to help you have an amazing time, and conquer any challenges.

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Flying High With BMX

Mayhem Mountain: How Did It Get So Good?

Both [BMX riding and skateboarding] are part of our world-class program experience which have higher energy and are more diverse, more intense, and more physically challenging than ever before.

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How Does Shakedown Shape Up?

How Does The Shakedown Compare To The Jamboree?

One thing that struck me from reading the suggestions is there’s still some confusion over what Shakedown was about and how the Shakedown experience relates to what you can expect at the 2013 National Jamboree. To clarify: It really doesn’t relate.

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Into Shooting Sports?

We’ve Got Target Sports!

[Target sports] is another part of our world-class program experience which is more diverse, more intense, higher energy and more physically challenging than ever before.

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What's For Lunch?

About Those Lunches

Our objective is to ensure we provide a healthy meal with the greatest acceptability possible while ensuring our Scouts/Scouters are safe from foodborne illness.

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Shooting Sports, By The Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]

What do 50 acres, 200-plus shooting stations, and 3D courses have in common? They’ll all be ready and waiting for you at the 2013 National Jamboree’s adventure area for shooting sports! From the expertly designed…

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3 Ways To Ramp Up Your Patch Trading

Just like in past jamborees, and in addition to all the high-adventure activities that will be available to you, 2013 will also include classic jamboree activities that you have grown to love, including the ever popular, vastly competitive patch trading experience.

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If We Build It, Will You Come?

As construction ramps up at the Summit Bechtel Reserve this fall in preparation for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, the question still remains, “if we build it, will you come?”

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Is It Lunchtime Yet?

The 2013 National Scout Jamboree will offer a different experience for everyone, but there’s one thing that everyone will have in common. Food.

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Updates From Team Summit

The jamboree at the Summit will deliver a world-class program experience – more diverse, more intense, higher energy and more physically challenging than ever before.

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Mayhem Mountain: Activity Area Part 1

Want to ride skateboards and BMX bikes? We have good news, the Summit will have both. Want a foam pit to practice throwing big tricks? Oh yeah, the Summit’s getting that, too. You can find…

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Trek To The Summit Of The Summit

Buckskin games, Native American presentations, drumming, dancing, competitions and bonfires. Excited yet? As a part of the new jamboree model, each Scout at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree will get to experience all of the…

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Recycle Sign

One Ice-Cold Water, Please. Hold the Plastic.

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. These 3 famous R’s aren’t losing popularity anytime soon. In fact, the Summit designers are wholeheartedly supporting them with some big plans to cut back on waste at the 2013 National Scout…

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Summit Gets Its First Zip Line

Design and construction teams are making amazing progress on site at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, and the first “sample” activity is in working order — the Summit’s first zip line. Get the full update in…

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Jamboree New Model

1 Big Change At The 2013 Jamboree

The 2013 National Scout Jamboree will be full of change. How so, you ask? Well, let’s take a look at the schedule. This new model will help Scouts experience everything they want to at the…

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Fired Up At The Summit

When the Summit opens in 2013, thousands and thousands of Scouts will get their shooting and archery merit badges here. We think that’s pretty cool. The Summit will be the home of one of the…

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Shape the Summit SCUBA

You Shaped The Summit: Action Sports

We asked all of you to help shape the Summit. In response, we received more than 1,000 survey and Facebook comments from Scouts, Venturers, Scouters, volunteers and many more. Thanks to all of the participation,…

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Get Fit For The Summit

The 2013 National Scout Jamboree is closer than we think. And as construction of the site at the Summit Bechtel Reserve continues to progress, there are two things to remember – expect fun and be…

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Shape The Summit Survey Results

You Helped Shape The Summit [Infographic]

Way back in 2010, we asked all of you to help Shape The Summit. Over 1000 survey responses and Facebook comments were received from Scouts, Venturers, Scouters, and many more. Here’s a look at what…

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