World and National Jamborees


2021 National Jamboree

"Face the Challenge"
July 21-30, 2021
at Summit Bechtel Reserve
Jean, West Virginia


Are you interested in attending the 2021 National Jamboree as a youth or adult leader?  Below are the qualifications.

The Jamboree is open to all who are qualified on a first-come, first-served basis.  Qualifications to attend the National Jamboree are listed below.


Interested Youth:

  • Registered member of a Scout Troop, who has completed the 6th grade, or will be at least 12 years old (but who has not yet reached their 18th birthday by 8/1/2021) and a first class Scout by July 1, 2021--OR--
  • Registered member of a Venture Crew.
  • Must live and abide by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Must abide by the Jamboree Code of Conduct.

At the time of registration, Scouts will be placed in a Jamboree troop/crew that is closest to where you live, unless that troop/crew is full.  If that troop/crew is full the Scout will be placed in the closest available troop/crew.  Each Scout will be a member of a patrol within their unit. Every contingent member will be required to participate in and have the following:

  • Monthly troop or crew meetings
  • A completed National Jamboree Medical form signed by a licensed physician
  • Attend the all-contingent gathering
  • Attend an overnight training encampment
  • Have all fees paid no later than due date set by council

Opens 9/26/2019

CLICK HERE TO SHOW YOUR INTEREST IN ATTENDING; ESTIMATED COST SHOWN


Interested Adult Leader Applicants:

The Jamboree is open to all who are qualified on a first-come, first-served basis. 

SCOUTMASTER QUALIFICATIONS

All Jamboree Scoutmasters, First, Second, and Third Scoutmasters MUST meet the following requirements:

  • MUST have a current BSA membership with a Scouts BSA Troop.
  • Scoutmasters and First Assistant Scoutmasters MUST be at least 21 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree.
  • Second Assistant Scoutmasters MUST be at least 18 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree.
  • Third Assistant Scoutmasters MUST be at least 18 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree but not yet 21 years of age by the last day of the Jamboree.
  • Be approved by the local council.
  • Scoutmaster applicants MUST be currently serving as a Scoutmaster.
  • First, Second or Third Assistant Scoutmasters MUST currently be serving in any adult troop or crew leadership position.
  • Scoutmaster and ASM's applicants MUST have completed Scoutmaster leader specific training by March 1, 2021.
  • All adult leaders MUST complete Youth Protection Training within one year of the last day of the Jamboree.
  • Meet the medical and BMI requirements of the Jamboree.
  • Participate and assist in planning the pre-Jamboree training experience with local council.
  • Filed a BSA Health & Medical Record with their council within one year of attending the Jamboree.  (The local council will provide specifics closer to the Jamboree.)
  • Submit all registrations fees per the local council’s payment schedule.

VENTURING ADVISOR QUALIFICATIONS

Venturing Advisors MUST meet the following requirements:

  • MUST have a current BSA membership with a Venturing crew.
  • Be actively serving as a Crew Advisor or Associate Advisor.
  • Be at least 21 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree.
  • Be approved by the local council.
  • Completed Venturing Leader specific training.
  • All adult leaders MUST complete Youth Protection Training within one year of the last day of the Jamboree.
  • Meet the medical and BMI requirements of the Jamboree.
  • Participate and assist in planning the pre-Jamboree training experience with local council.
  • Filed a BSA Health & Medical Record with their council within one year of attending the Jamboree.  (The local council will provide specifics closer to the Jamboree.)
  • Submit all registrations fees per the local council’s payment schedule.

At the time of registration, Adult Leaders will be placed in a Jamboree troop/crew that is closest to where you live, unless that troop/crew is full.  If that troop/crew is full the Adult Leader will be placed in the closest available troop/crew. Every contingent member will be required to participate in and have the following:

  • Monthly troop or crew meetings
  • A completed National Jamboree Medical form signed by a licensed physician
  • Attend the all-contingent gathering
  • Attend an overnight training encampment
  • Have all fees paid no later than due date set by council

Opens 9/26/2019/Closes 10/22/19 3 pm

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR AN INTERVIEW TO BE AN ADULT LEADER; INTERVIEW SCHEDULE SHOWN HERE

 


STAFF ADVISOR: CHARLIE SHEEN

SUPPORT STAFF: SONIA GUERRERO KAGAN

Position Name Telephone
Camping Assistant Sonia Guerrero Kagan (213) 718-6821 Email
Pacifica District Executive Charlie Sheen (213) 718-5632 Email