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BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA 2013 NATIONAL JAMBOREE

A WEEKEND GUIDEBOOKCONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION YOUR UNIT WILL NEED TO PLAN AND PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENT

May 3rd 5th, 2013 at Firestone Scout Reservation, Brea CA

FINAL UPDATE APRIL 2013

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Table of Contents

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OATHS AND CODES.. 3WELCOME & EVENT OVERVIEW MESSAGE.. 4 EVENT OVERVIEW CHART 5 - 7 EVENT STARTUP AND SHUTDOWN.. 8 BASIC RULES OF CONDUCT FOR SHAKEDOWN........................ 8 - 9 UNIT ORGANIZATION/CAMPSITE/LEADERSHIP ROLES.... 9 -13 FOOD SERVICES UNIT AND STAFF.. 14 RECYCLING PROGRAM - MANDATORY.. 14 SHAKEDOWN PROGRAM ACTIVITIES & PATCH AWARD.. 15 SHAKEDOWN POLICIES.16 WHAT TO BRING TO SHAKEDOWN...16 -17 APPENDICESCampground Layout map . 18 Unit Campsite Layout Jamboree style .. 19 Shakedown Event Schedule .. 20 - 21 Unit Activities Rotation Schedule 22 Unit Menus with Food Preparation notes.. 23 - 28 Staff Menus .. 29 - 31 Campsite Inspection Form 32 The FSR Firearms Permission Slip . 33 Shakedown Evaluation Form . 34

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SCOUT LAWA Scout is SCOUT SLOGAN Trustworthy, Do A Good Turn Loyal, Daily Helpful, Friendly, The Venturing Oath Courteous, As a Venturer, I promise to do my duty to God Kind, and help strengthen America, to help Obedient, others, and to seek truth, fairness, Cheerful, and adventure in Thrifty, our world. Brave, Clean, OUTDOOR CODE And Reverent. AS AN AMERICAN,

SCOUT OATHOn my Honor, I will do my best To do my duty To god And my country And to obey The scout law, To help Other people At all times And to Keep myself Physically Strong, Mentally awake, And Morally straight.

I WILL BE CLEAN IN MY OUTDOOR MANNERS, BE CAREFUL WITH FIRE, BE CONSIDERATE IN THE OUTDOORS, AND BE CONSERVATION MINDED.

The Venturing CodeAs a Venturer, I believe that America's strength lies in our trust in God and in the courage, strength, and traditions of our people. I will, therefore, be faithful in my religious duties and will maintain a personal sense of honor in my own life. I will treasure my American heritage and will do all I can to preserve and enrich it. I will recognize the dignity and worth of all humanity and will use fair play and goodwill in my daily life. I will acquire the Venturing attitude that seeks truth in all things and adventure on the frontiers of our changing world. `

SCOUT MOTTO Be Prepared

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Welcome to the 2013 Jamboree Shakedown Firestone Scout Reservation Brea, CA May 3rd - 5th, 2013 The mission of the 2013 Jamboree Shakedown weekend is to provide a fun training experience for Troops and Venture Crews in preparation for the Jamboree experience. This weekend is a great time to meet the Scouts & Scouters from Orange County and Los Angeles, who are going to the 2013 National Jamboree. The Shakedown event will be an important opportunity to check out your gear, test the leadership in your Unit, and compare notes about new ways of preparing for the first National Jamboree at The Summit. It is an opportunity to get your campsite set up Jamboree style, participate in a Conservation Service Project, test the zip line and rock climbing walls, participate in Team-Building Games, get introductions to Merit Badges at the Merit Badge Midway, sign-up for the Venture and Scout Ranges, sing and yell at the Spirit Booth, enjoy a variety of Unit & Patrol activities, be blown away at the Saturday night Arena Show, and be reverent at the Interfaith Worship Service. Finally, before packing up camp, we will gather our 12 Units in front of the Albertsons refrigerated trailer, looking sharp in our field uniforms, for a campwide 2013 Shakedown photo.The Shakedown training weekend should: Help the youth get to know one another. Emphasize the place of the Scout Oath and Scout La w at Shakedown and Jamboree. Provide the opportunity for units to organize, practice the Patrol Method in their leadership roles & tasks, and manage their schedule of weekend activities. Create team-building games and activities for the youth. Provide the opportunity for units to organize and practice using all of the unit equipment Practice jamboree-style camping and cooking skills. Review Summit hazards (wildlife, plants, terrain, etc.) and basic safety procedures

With this Shakedown event, you will be able to note the strengths of your Unit, as well as areas that need adjustment before you are far from home. Remember - 2013 is the first year that Crew and Troop units together participate at Shakedown and Jamboree. It is our number one goal to achieve a safe training event that is FUN. This weekend will be a learning experience for all of us, and an important opportunity to share new experiences in preparation for what is to come at the 2013 National Jamboree. Most importantly it is the ideal time to make the difference in the overall quality of the Jamboree experience for everyone. This is, after all, an adventure offering real and profound life experiences! Angie Velazquez, Allen Barr, Ernest Stuart and I have been enjoying the challenges of organizing a big event, and enjoying seeing it come together. On behalf of the 2013 Shakedown Committee, 2013 Jamboree Leaders & Staff, we wish to offer our sincerest thanks to all those who have volunteered to organize and run this years Jamboree Shakedown training event. Yours in Scouting, Kimberly Stuart Co-Chair Shakedown CommitteeTHIS GUIDEBOOK CONTAINS IMPORTANT INFORMATION YOUR UNIT WILL NEED TO PLAN AND PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENT

For questions concerning information in this Guidebook please contact: Kimberly Stuart or Ernest Stuart Kimberly@stuartarchitecture.com 949-270-6173 ernest@stuartarchitecture.com 4

EVENT OVERVIEWMay 3 -5 , 2013NOTE: ANY CHANGES TO THIS INFORMATION WILL BE ANNOUNCED AND POSTED ON THE BULLETIN BOARD AT SHAKEDOWN HEADQUARTERSrd th

2013 NATIONAL JAMBOREE SHAKEDOWN

WHERE: FIRESTONE SCOUT RESERVATION (FSR)ID: TNRC1 NAME: TONNER CANYON LATITUDE: 33.947531 LONGITUDE: -117.822189 ELEVATION: 1340 ft MNET: RAWS WIMS ID: 45453

19001 Tonner Canyon Road, Brea, CA 92821NOTE: There is some Verizon and AT&T 4G Reception at Loma Linda & Wyote. So, check out our 2013 National Jamboree Shakedown blog at: http://jamboshakedown.blogspot.com/. Directional signs from the freeway off ramp to the event entry will be placed early Friday morning.South from Freeways 210, 10 or 60, go south on 57 Exit Brea Canyon Road and go South to Tonner Canyon Road. Turn left under the freeway (57) and proceed to the BSA Firestone Scout Reservation gate. It is 5 miles from this gate to Shakedown Security & Headquarters. North from Freeways 91 or 5, go north on 57 Exit Tonner Canyon Road, turn left from off ramp and proceed to the BSA Firestone Scout Reservation gate. It is 5 miles from this gate to Shakedown Security & Headquarters.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

UNITS:

EVENT STAFF & VISITORS:

YOUTH PROTECTION TRAINING (YPT):

A total of twelve Jamboree Units, of combined Troops /Venture Crews are participating in the 2013 Shakedown event. Eight Units are from the Orange County Council, and four Units are from the Los Angeles Area Council. Shakedown Event Staff is composed of the Shakedown Committee, Boy Scouts of America Leaders and Parents, and Order of the Arrow, along with vendor staff Event Staff & Visitors must have current Youth Protection Training(YPT). Go to www.OCBSA.ORG. Click on YPT on the red bar at the top of the webpage, read the message, and find the link to the BSA National webpage for the training.Youth Protection in Scouting - The Boy Scouts of America places the greatest importance on creating the most secure environment possible for its youth members. To maintain such an environment, the BSA has developed numerous procedural and leadership selection policies, and provides parents and leaders the following online and print resources for the Cub Scouting, Boy Scouting, and Venturing programs.

The cost of the Shakedown weekend is already covered in your Jamboree COSTS: fee. This fee covers the Shakedown event camping fees, food, activities, participant & award patches, and insurance. The Trading Post will be available for purchases. RVs/Campers $35. The Pistol & .22 Rifle ranges will charge $5 per person. Charge for FIREARMS PERMISSION SLIP REQD: Shotgun is To Be Determined. The FSR Firearms Permission Slip, included See Appendix for this form this Guidebook, is required for each person.

TOUR PERMITS: Each Unit is required to file their own Tour Permit. Include the tour permit number on the registration form and attach a copy of the permit. Be sure to bring the original Tour Permit to Shakedown. 5

SECURITY: The Security Team will be wearing YELLOW reflective security vests. Night patrols Friday & Saturday nights from 11:00 pm to 6:00 am. The camp store stocked will be stocked with a number of items, from TRADING POST: scout socks to toothpaste, and from ice cream to bottled water. Scouts See Campground Layout Map and Scouters DO need to bring extra money for the camp store. Profits from the camp store will be divided on a prorate basis between the participating councils. Open/Close hours & items for sale will be posted. REGISTRATION Check-in begins at 3:00 P.M. on Friday afternoon at SECURITY. CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT: Earlier entry for setup is possible please make arrangements with Shakedown Co-Chairs. You may complete Registration at this time or See Campground Layout Map return to complete Registration at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning at SECURITY. Check-In Process: Every person must check in with Registration before entering the Shakedown area. Every participant will be checked off their Unit or Staff Roster and be issued their ID Badge and Lanyard (which must be worn at all times), along with the first Shakedown Hometown News issue, and Camp