2013 NATIONAL JAMBOREE BAC Contingent It’s the Beginning of the next 100 years of Scouting

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  • 2013 NATIONAL JAMBOREEBAC ContingentIts the Beginning of the next100 years of Scouting.

  • JULY 15 24, 2013 10 days~40,000 scouts~7,000 staff

    SUMMIT BECHTEL RESERVENorth of Beckley, W.Va.10,600 acres

    New River Gorge National River AreaNational Park Service 70,000 acres +Partnerships w/ BSA


  • More diverse, more intense and higher energyExpanded program hours - 8 am to 8 pm Lunches on the go Some sessions prescheduled & offsite

    Jamboree Trek Garden Ground Mountain

    Day of Service in West Virginia community

    Merit Badges connected to program area

  • Summit Center - Arena shows, exhibits, military, conservationVisitors will mix with Jamboree participants at Summit Visitor Center ONLYShooting Sports rifle, shotgun, pistol, 3-D & action archeryAquatics kayaking, scuba, dragon boat racing, paddle boarding Patch Trading

  • High AdventureAdventure Valley Mountain Biking, Mountain Climbing, Zip Lines, Canopy Tours, White Water Rafting, Challenge Courses

    Mayhem Mountain - Mountain Boarding, BMX biking, skateboarding

  • Camping footprint - ~1300 acres

    5 villages, 20 sub camps, 3 lakes

    Maximum distance - 1.5 miles from any sub camp to arena

    Walking - only mode of transportation

    Logistics designed to support

  • Aerial View of Summit

  • Aerial View of Summit

  • 10 Troops of Boy Scouts 36 Scouts, 4 adult leaders per Troop 360 opportunities for Scouts

    4 Venture Patrols8 Patrols Members, 2 adult leaders per Patrol 32 opportunities for Venturers

    Or 1 Venture Crew 4 adults & 36 Venturers

  • MEMBERSHIP - Boy Scout, Venture Scout (Crew, Team, Ship)AGE BOY SCOUTS12 yrs by July 15, 2013, or11 years, graduated 6th grade, but not reached their 18th birthday by July 24, 2013

    VENTURE SCOUTS at least 14 yrs old by July 15, 2013, or graduated 8th grade, but not reached their 21st birthday by July 24, 2013

  • APPROVAL - by Unit Leader and local CouncilACTIVE in a Troop or Crew for at least 6 months before July 1, 2013MEDICAL completed Jamboree Medical record prior to prejamboree trainingTRAINING participated in prejamboree training & ShakedownMonthly troop meetingsCampoutFEES paid following the fixed fee schedule

  • Cost - $1,400 per scout

    Payment Schedule$100 at registration $350 11/30/2011 $350 1/31/2012 $300 4/30/2012 $300 6/30/2012

    Costs in line with other Councils in the areaCamperships available for those with demonstrated financial need

  • Additional Information & Registration


    REGISTRATION IS OPEN! All registration online/ first come, first serveNeed photo and current registration numberPrint instructions before registering

    Questions to: Baltimore2013Jamboree@yahoo.com

    Latest information at: facebook see The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve

    Great videos of summit & jamboree at You Tube: see Bechtel Summit Channel


    *Visitors not allowed into the program area *Compared w 5000 acres at AP Hill**