2023 National Jamboree

We still have spots open, and it is not yet too late to register!  There are currently timely items for 2023 National Scout Jamboree planned July 18-28, 2023, at Summit Bechtel High Adventure Base in West Virginia.

  1. Get registered! (https://ppcbsa.org/2023jambo/)
  2. Spread the word.
  3. Schedule your unit’s presentation by contacting Don Fowler [email protected]
  4. Your jamboree leader will contact you for the September meeting details.

While not official, National may be raising the fee for participants for any new registrants starting in September.  We are still working on receiving communications on details but now is a great opportunity to take advantage of possible cost savings.

Jamboree Scholarships are linked to National registration site. The first round of scholarship requests is due by July 31st but there is another round from August 1st to December 31st, 2022.

Here are the event details:

Depart on 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 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.

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.

The cost will be approximately $2,100, paid in installments based on current budgeted costs.

If interested go to https://ppcbsa.org/2023jambo/ and register now!