Get Ready for the 2023 National Jamboree

Get ready for the 2023 National Scout Jamboree planned July 18-28, 2023, at Summit Bechtel High Adventure Base in West Virginia.

More than 17,000 Scouts from around the country and the world will attend the event, which will include stadium shows with bands like Plain White T’s and Imagine Dragons, as well as whitewater rafting and kayaking, rock climbing and bouldering, mountain biking, skateboarding, BMX, shooting sports (rifle, pistol, black powder), archery (including crossbow), biggest zip line on the East Coast, canopy tours, patch trading and much more.

Depart July 18, 2023, by coach bus, stop overnight on the way, and get to the Jamboree on July 19.

Scouts, Venturers and Sea Scouts ages 12-17 can attend; troop leaders, Venturers and Sea Scouts ages 18-20 can go as program eligible adults.

Youth qualifications for the National Jamboree:

  • MUST have a current BSA membership.
  • MUST be at least 12 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree, but has not reached his or her 18th birthday by the last day of the Jamboree.
  • Be approved by the unit leader and local council.
  • MUST have appropriate parent/guardian to complete the online parental consent. (An email will be sent to the parent/guardian during the application process.)
  • Participate in pre-Jamboree training experience with local council and unit leader.

National and council scholarships are available.

Give the Gift of Adventure allows friends and family to contribute to the cost. For information, click here.

Scouts register individually and are grouped by geographic regions of Patriots’ Path Council into provisional troops. There will be a north, south, east and west troop for male Scouts, and a council-wide troop for female Scouts.

Cost will be approximately $2,100, paid in installments.

If interested go to and be among the first to be notified when registration goes live.