"Face the Challenge"

2021 National Jamboree
Summit Bechtel Reserve | Mount Hope, WV

We are looking for Scoutmasters and Crew Advisors with a sense of ADVENTURE to attend the 2021 National Scout Jamboree. 

Scouting’s flagship event is one-of-a-kind. It’s a gathering of approximately 40,000 Scouts, leaders, and staff that showcases everything that is great about the BSA and its members. Held every four years, the Jamboree is an amazing opportunity for participants, volunteers, and visitors to experience the best of Scouting, all in one place The Contingent consists of anywhere from 7 to 15 units, comprised each of 36 youth and 4 adult leaders. This year units will include Male Troops, Female Troops, and Venture Crews.

The Jamboree will be held July 21, 2021- July 30, 2021. The contingent will leave July 14, 2021 and return July 31,2021.

In Order to Register - All Steps MUST be completed to be included in our Council Contingent

  1. Participant Application - You must register at this site to be approved for the Council's Contingent. All payments will be made to the Heart of America Council, NOT to the Summit or to the National Office. Click here for the Leader Application. (Due September 15, 2019)

  2. Pay your $100 non-refundable deposit (can be done on the online registration form or by mailing a check in to the HOAC).
     

Register Online


Total Jamboree Cost $2,750

What is included in the cost?

The cost of the National Jamboree and Tour includes:

  • 10-day National Jamboree Fee - all food, jamboree issued gear (tent, cot, troop camp and cook gear) and most all activities. A few off site activities, such as white water, are an additional fee to cover transport and guide services.
  • Tour – lodging, food, site entry fees, transportation
  • Council contingent issued items – Council Jamboree patch set, council contingent shoulder patches, troop number patches, patrol patches, leadership patches, contingent daypack, day bag, gear duffel bag, ID badges, luggage tags, contingent shirts and contingent hat.
  • Troop meetings and activities – Any costs associated with troop meetings, activities and camp-outs are included.
The payment schedule is as follows:
  • $100 Deposit due upon registration for contingent
  • $400 due March 30, 2020
  • $400 due June 30, 2020
  • $400 due September 30, 2020
  • $400 due November 30, 2020
  • $400 due February 28, 2021
  • $400 due May 31, 2021
  • $250 due July 1, 2021

The event itinerary for the 2021 National Scout Jamboree will include:

  • Gateway Arch
  • Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum
  • Wright- Patterson AFB/ National Museum of the US AF
  • Gettysburg National Military Park
  • An overnight at 4-H Youth Conference Center in DC
  • 2 days visiting at National Archives, Smithsonian Institution, International Spy Museum/ Museums and National Monuments
  • Mount Vernon
  • Monticello
  • A full day of white-water rafting

Click here to view the itinerary


Scout Participant Qualifications

  • Scouts and team members MUST have a current BSA membership with a Scouts BSA troop.
  • MUST be at least a First Class Scout.
  • MUST be at least 12 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree or an 11 year old that has graduated the 6th grade, but has not reached their 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.
  • Filed a BSA Health & Medical Record with their council within one year of attending the Jamboree.  (The local council will provide specifics closer to the Jamboree.)
  • Submit all registrations fees per the local council’s payment schedule.

Venturing Participant Qualifications

  • Crew members MUST have a current BSA membership with a Venturing crew.
  • 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.
  • Filed a BSA Health & Medical Record with their council within one year of attending the Jamboree.  (The local council will provide specifics closer to the Jamboree.)
  • Submit all registrations fees per the local council’s payment schedule.