2017 National BSA Scout Jamboree is July 19-28
Don't miss out on this spectacular celebration of Scouting...Pre-Register today to reserve your spot! The National Scout Jamboree is July 19-28 at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in Beckley, West Virginia. The Northern Lights Council has 3 Troops and 1 Venture Patrol going in 2017. Scouts will also spend time touring the area before the Jamboree begins.
To attend, a Scout must meet the following qualifications:
- Be at least a First Class Scout at the time of attendance to the Jamboree
- Have completed the sixth grade or be at least 12 years of age by July 1, 2017, and have not reached your 18th birthday by July 28, 2017.
- Participate in the pre-jamboree training experiences
- Submit a Jamboree Personal Health and Medical Form before pre-jamboree training
- Have been an active member in a Boy Scout Troop or Team for at least six months prior to July 1, 2017
- Be approved by your Scoutmaster or Varsity Scout Coach
- Be approved by the local Council Jamboree Committee
The Council has started a list of interested Scouts who want to attend the 2017 National Jamboree. If interested, and you would like to be included on this list, please fill out the following form and send it along with a check made out to the Northern Lights Council for $200 to hold your spot. The Troops will be filled on a first come basis.
2017 National Jamboree Pre-Registration Form.pdf
Please mail to: Northern Lights Council, BSA; 2017 National Scout Jamboree, 4200 19th Avenue South, Fargo, ND 58103