Tag: Patrol Z



Airborne soldiers are trained to be dropped anywhere

Airborne Day At The Jamboree

Friday was Airborne Day at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree. The airborne group of the armed forces is an elite assembly of warriors who are trained in advanced techniques of parachuting. These soldiers can be…

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Playing in the water is always an adventure

Adventure And Riches At The Jamboree

As I drove to the 2013 National Scout Jamboree on Sunday, I went from the mountains of New York to the farmland of Pennsylvania before I came upon something special: the hills of West Virginia….

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Boulder Cove - The Summit - 2013 Jamboree

Patrol Z: Jamboree In Pictures II

From the opening flag ceremony to climbing to zip lines, there’s so much to see at the Summit this jamboree. Patrol Z is on the ground, immersed in the full-on jamboree experience and documenting it all…

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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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Venturing tips for packing for jamboree

Packing For Jamboree, Venturing Style

Hey fellow Scouts! With Jamboree just around the corner, I am sure you all are getting anxious to start packing. I know I am! We covered packing when the jamboree duffel was unveiled, but it’s…

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A clean Scout is a healthy Scout

A Scout Is Clean: Jambo Hygiene

Hygiene at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree is serious stuff. Meaning, no one would appreciate it if you skipped the showers. Keep in mind some basics about hygiene when putting together your gear for the…

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Getting a helping hand with fitness.

Put Your Fitness To The SEAL Test

The 2013 National Scout Jamboree is no weekend camping trip.  You’ll have a chance to experience all kinds of amazing ways to test your physical fitness and mental skill and ability with the activities offered….

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Filling out your medical forms is a matter of sitting down and doing it

Jamboree Medical Forms: Getting It Done

Ahh, medical forms. They’re always a pain to finish filling out. And that due date always seems to sneak up on us. Speaking of which, the deadline for turning in medical forms for the 2013…

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Get Ready For High Rollin' Adventure

Skatepark At The Summit: A Firsthand Look

When most people think high adventure they think of backpacking, rock climbing, and mountain biking. But, as participants at the Summit shakedown learned, high adventure can be much more than the standard fare.

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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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Pretty cool shot, Patrol Z!

Scouting At NAS Pensacola

Scouts from Fleur de Lis District in Southeast Louisiana Council took a weekend hike across the Naval Air Station Pensacola (NAS) in Florida.

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Zip, Zip, Hooray!

Zippin’ Away

Did you know that when you’re 40 feet above the ground, going 40 miles an hour, you get a pretty insane adrenaline rush? It’s really exciting riding on a zip line. So, after a full…

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A Scout’s Cycling Experience

Scouts of Troop 185 have many adventures to look forward to from sailing and canoeing, to cycling and climbing, but they regularly take adventure to the next level.

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Dodging For Adventure

When Troop 108 raises funds to go to Florida Sea Base, they don’t mess around. What cool or innovative fundraisers is your unit planning?

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Quantum of Fellowship

Quantum of Fellowship

Chilantakoba Lodge, Order of the Arrow, from Southeast Louisiana Council recently held its Annual Fall Fellowship, themed James Bond: Quantum of Fellowship, at Camp V-Bar on December 2-4.

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Behold, The Mark Of The Z!

What Is Patrol Z?You might not have known it, but a lot of the stories, photos and videos you see here on this site were thought up, created and edited by Scouts and Venturers just like you.

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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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3 Very Good Reasons Why We Need Patrol Z

It is clearly evident that Scouting needs an outlet by which Scouts and Venturers can tell their own stories from their own perspectives using their own voices. Enter Patrol Z. A promotional video was introduced…

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