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1977 National Jamboree At "More-Rain" State Park

In 1977 28,000 Scouts set up camp in a valley of Moraine State Park and then the floods came. 4 1/2 inches of rain soaked the Jamboree site in two days, causing more than just wet socks and sleeping bags. In some places, the mud was 4 inches deep... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 9 years ago

Obama Chooses "The View" Over National Jamboree

There has been a lot of discussion and debate as to whether or not  President Obama supports the Boy Scouts of America.  After his inauguration he accepted the honorary position of President of the Boy Scouts of America – a … Continue... From A Scouter's Journey 8 years ago

Protect Yourself From Patch Theft at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree

The 2013 National Scout Jamboree promises to be a Jamboree like never before. Yes, it will feature all the things you've come to expect, such as patch trading, SCUBA, arena shows, and Technology Quest; but there's more. describes it as... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 7 years ago

1973 National Scout Jamboree-Boy Scouts Divide to Grow Together

This National Scout Jamboree took the novel approach of splitting the Scout contingent between a "Jamboree East" in Moraine State Park, Pennsylvania and "Jamboree West" in Farragut State Park, Idaho. Jamboree West featured activities such as... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 9 years ago

National Jamboree Patches

A couple weeks ago I went onto eBay and had a bidding binge on various sets of 2001 National Jamboree council shoulder patches. It had been awhile since I worked on my collection and I thought it was time to add a few more patches to the... From A Scoutmaster's Blog 8 years ago

Why One Troop in Illinois Is Sending 43 Scouts to the 2017 National Jamboree

When I got the email, I did a double take. Betsy Hough, committee chairwoman of Troop 48 out of Lake Forest, Ill., wrote that 43 Scouts from her troop - nearly half the troop's youth members - are registered for the 2017 National Jamboree at the... From Bryan on Scouting Magazine 2 years ago

Five Myths About the 2017 National Jamboree, Debunked

With the 2017 National Jamboree a year away, many Scouts, Venturers and Scouters think they've missed their chance to attend this quintessential quadrennial Scouting event. But there's good news: The door to the jamboree is still very much open. In... From Bryan on Scouting Magazine 3 years ago

1985 National Scout Jamboree-Scouting and Diamonds Are Forever

In 1985 the Scouts celebrated their 75th "Diamond" Anniversary. The Jamboree was part of the year-long Diamond Jubilee celebration. There was cause to celebrate as the eighties marked a lot of upgrades and modernizations to the Scouting movement... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 9 years ago

The Jamboree Band Will Provide Music for Ceremonies, Events and Shows Throughout the 2017 National...

The Jamboree Band will provide music for ceremonies, events and shows throughout the 2017 National Scout Jamboree. But first, they need to find the right musicians. Jamboree Band members should be Scouts, Venturers or adult leaders who can play an... From Inside Boys' Life 3 years ago

1937 National Jamboree Patch

1937 Jamboree Patch (Real) On June 30th, 1937 The first National Jamboree was held in Washington, DC at the invitation of President Roosevelt. 536 Councils were represented at this important moment in the history of Scouting. The patch for the... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 9 years ago

1969 National Scout Jamboree-Play the Game, Earn a Patch

The Jamboree in 1969 took place in Farragut State Park, Idaho and featured a popular Jamboree Wide Game. If a Scout successfully completed the game, they earned a strip with the "Building To Serve" logo that could be added to the bottom of the... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 9 years ago

1953 Scouts Head West for National Jamboree

1953 National Scout Jamboree Patch The 1953 Scout Jamboree, held on Irvine Ranch in Orange County California, marked the first time a national Scout gathering had ever been held in the western United States. To accommodate the gathering of 50,000... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 9 years ago

June - July 2009 National Jamboree Bulletin

The June - July 2009 National Jamboree Bulletin is on the BSA Jamboree Website . A few of the highlights: Lower prices from BSA Supply -There are lower prices on some items in the 2010 Jamboree package plans. The new prices are located on... From Scouting News 9 years ago

2017 National Jamboree Subcamps Will Be Named After National Parks (With Patches to Match)

It's the National Park Service's 100th birthday, but you get the gift. 2017 National Jamboree leaders this week announced the creation of 22 special subcamp patches, each celebrating a different national park. As first reported on the Summit... From Bryan on Scouting Magazine 2 years ago

National Scout Jamboree 2010 What to Expect???

Here are a few highlights that will be a part of this year's Jamboree: T 2010 National Scout Jamboree Logo hanks to AT&T, The Jamboree grounds will be equipped with wifi and six "connection zones" will even provide netbooks and ways for Scouts... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 9 years ago

Goshen Out of the Running for Permanent National Jamboree Site

According to a post on the National Capital Area Council Website , the National Council has decided not to pursue a permanent National Scout Jamboree site at Goshen Scout Reservation. We regret to inform you that the Boy Scouts of America has... From Scouting News 9 years ago

National Board Approves Purchase of More Than 10,000 Acres

Chief Scout Executive, Robert Mazzuca, send out an email about the National Executive Board taking another step to set up a permanent home for the National Jamboree and a premier outdoor adventure Scouting site. He also mentions more information... From Scouting News 9 years ago

2005 Scout Jamboree-Rockers, Explorers and A "Death March"

2005 National Jamboree Patch with Rockers The 2005 National Scout Jamboree was so well attended it raised Caroline County from the 50th most populated county in Virginia to the 14th for the duration of the event. The Jamboree organized Scouts into... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 9 years ago

Get Your 2017 National Jamboree Questions Answered Live

From high-octane adventure to making lifelong friends, your Scouts and Venturers will be talking about the 2017 National Jamboree for years to come.  An event this memorable takes a lot of planning, which is why the experts are stepping in to help... From Bryan on Scouting Magazine 3 years ago

Follow the 2010 National Scout Jamboree From Wherever You Are

Technology has changed quite a bit since 2005, the year of the last BSA jamboree. In December of that year, Facebook added its 5.5 millionth member. Today it has 500 million. Twitter didn't exist at the last jamboree. The 140-character craze... From Bryan on Scouting Magazine 8 years ago

2010 National Jamboree Leader's Guide Released

The 2010 National Scout Jamboree website now includes a copy of the 2010 National Jamboree Leader's Guide (pdf). According to various sources, the guide was going to be posted by the end of June, however it appeared on the site early today. The... From Scouting News 9 years ago

1950 the National Scout Jamboree Returns

After getting off to a great start in 1937, the Scout 1950 Jamboree Patch Jamboree was disrupted for more than a decade by World War II. It finally returned in 1950, at a new location, Valley Forge, Virginia. The "Jambo" patch for that year... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 9 years ago

A 2001 National Jamboree Scoutmaster

If you are involved with Boy Scouting in the United States you know that this is the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America and the year of the 2010 National Jamboree. Council troops are currently putting the final touches on their plans to... From A Scoutmaster's Blog 9 years ago

1989 National Scout Jamboree-Presidential Praise and Spaceships

1989 National Jamboree Pocket Patch The 12th National Scout Jamboree took place at Fort A.P. Hill and featured newly-elected President George H.W. Bush stepping out of Marine One to address the Scouts, praising them for their leadership and role in... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 9 years ago

Detailed 2010 National Scout Jamboree Menus Released

Jamboree leaders and parents sending their boys to the 2010 National Scout Jamboree can now view daily, meal-by-meal menus online. The BSA jamboree Web site also lists prices for the jamboree's many retail food outlets and snack bars. And... From Bryan on Scouting Magazine 9 years ago

1960 Scout Jamboree-the Boy Scout's Golden Year

The "Golden Jubilee" Year Jamboree Patch Colorado Springs was the location the Scouts chose to celebrate their 5th National Jamboree and part of their 50th "Golden Jubilee" Anniversary. For this reason, the Jamboree was moved up a year. A... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 9 years ago

2001 National Scout Jamboree-First of a New Decade

The 2001 Scout Jamboree will be long remembered for ushering the Scout Movement into the new millennium. This was also the last Jamboree that took place in a pre-911 America. There was a large American Indian Village, featuring native american... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 9 years ago

Gone Home: John Alline, Jamboree Director

John Alline, the Jamboree Division Director, passed away unexpectedly in his sleep on December 19, 2009.  Mr. Alline was 58 years old. Mr. Alline was a 36-year employee of the Boy Scouts of America and was currently the Director of the National... From Scouting News 9 years ago

2010 National Scout Jamboree Visitor Information Released

If you're planning to visit the 2010 National Scout Jamboree this summer, listen up. The BSA has just released details for visitors that will help make their jamboree experience memorable and stress-free.  Visiting the jamboree at Fort... From Bryan on Scouting Magazine 9 years ago

2013 National Jamboree â€" Totem Pole Patch Set!

This day of 2013 National Jamboree coverage comes to you direct from the ClassB booths in Summit Center, the heart of all the Jamboree excitement! We are honored to have the opportunity to exhibit and to set up some super fun booths. One includes... From Official ClassB Blog 5 years ago

National Jamboree Show Should Have Been on National Television

The Boy Scout National Jamboree was televised on the Internet via the National Jamboree Website in conjunction with Facebook, Twitter, and other sites. The show should have been on national television with the BSA celebrating 100 years of scouting... From Commissioner Keith Comments 8 years ago

World Record-Breaking CPR and AED Training Event to Be Attempted at National Jamboree

Each and every one of the estimated 43,000 Scouts and leaders expected in attendance at the 2010 National Scout Jamboree are invited to participate in an event attempting to break the World Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External... From Scouting News 9 years ago

William T. Hornaday Conservation Awards Reunion to Be Held at 2010 National Jamboree

On Tuesday evening, July 29, 2010 Boy Scouts of America will host a national reunion of William T. Hornaday Award Recipients from 6:30-7:30 P.M. at the entrance to the National Jamboree Conservation and Environment Area. All recipients of Hornaday... From Scouting News 9 years ago

What You Need to Know if You're Visiting the 2013 National Jamboree

First, you can give up your seat on the sidelines and get into the game. Paying visitors this summer can sample some of the same high-adrenaline activities that the Scouts experience. At past jamborees, a lot of the fun stuff - BMX, climbing,... From Bryan on Scouting Magazine 6 years ago

BSA Contingent to Korea National Jamboree

BSA Contingent to Korea National Jamboree By ScoutingNews Staff This year's 13th Korea National Jamboree will be held in Goseong, which was the 17th World Scout Jamboree campsite and located within the Gangwon Province, Korea. The BSA's... From Scouting News 7 years ago

Back From Jambo!

We are back from Jambo and full of Scouting! That is not to say that I have had my fill... What I am saying is that I have never been more excited to be in Scouting. I have been in Scouting since I was 7 years old and the 2010 National Jamboree... From The Scoutmaster Minute 8 years ago

2013 National Jamboree â€" QBSA Radio

Our first day of 2013 National Jamboree coverage comes to you from the Jamboree's very own radio station, QBSA Radio. The guys behind The Eagle's Voice have been "blastin' stuff atcha" nonstop since Friday to bring you coverage of the big event... From Official ClassB Blog 6 years ago

2010 National Jamboree Staff Update

A payment reminder was recently sent out via email to those individuals who have applied to be on staff. If you haven't seen it, check your spam filters! Here are a few highlights: Payment Reminder: The second 2010 National Scout Jamboree payment... From Scouting News 1 decade ago

2010 National Jamboree Personalized Medical Forms Being Distributed

Last month we informed you about the 2010 National Scout Jamboree personalized health forms being delayed . The personalized health records are now being distributed. Keep in mind, from the original delayed message, that the forms will take several... From Scouting News 9 years ago

2010 Jamboree Radio Station - QBSA

The 2010 BSA Jamboree has been nothing short of amazing, and it's only the first day! The 100th anniversary fever has hit Virginia and it's highly contagious. Not only are there tons of things to see and do here, there is electricity in the air and... From Official ClassB Blog 8 years ago

2001 National Jamboree Marvel Patch Set

I attended the 2001 National Jamboree as the scoutmaster of Troop 1417. I had a great time. I had a great troop. And I collected quite a few patches from the event. In fact, I still collect patches from the event when I find some for a reasonable... From A Scoutmaster's Blog 4 years ago

ClassB to Visit the 2010 National Jamboree

It's big. It's exciting. It's coming soon. And ClassB is going to be there! The 2010 National Scout Jamboree will soon be underway at Ft. A.P. Hill in Virginia and this year's event is being touted as the best, most exciting and fun-filled Jamboree... From Official ClassB Blog 8 years ago

Jamboree Patches

The National Scout Jamboree is a gathering, held every four years, of thousands of members of the Boy Scouts of America. The event is organized by the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Referred to as "the Jamboree", "Jambo", or NSJ, it... From Stadri Emblems Scouting Blog 9 years ago

Interactive Robotics Station at 2010 National Jamboree

The Automation Federation (AF) announced today that Rockwell Automation and Rockwell Collins will participate in the AF Technology Quest exhibit at the 2010 Boy Scout Jamboree, which will be held 26 July through 4 August 2010, at Fort A.P. Hill,... From Scouting News 9 years ago

Coming to the 2013 Jamboree: Venturing Crews

Beginning in 2013, Venturing Crew members are eligible to participate in the National Scout Jamboree. There has been an overlap between this policy being established and the recent publishing of an updated version of the Guide to Safe Scouting,... From Scouting News 8 years ago

How Does National Jamboree Stack Up Against These 5 Rites of Passage?

To call the 2013 National Jamboree a "transformative experience" is (A) putting it lightly and (B) sounds way too hokey to describe the biggest, coolest gathering you could attend in all of Scouting. But, the national jamboree IS definitely a "rite... From Summit Blog 7 years ago

2013 National Jamboree Patches, CMC

Yes, the 2013 National Jamboree may now be nothing but a memory, but I just received my set of patches from the Central Minnesota Council's Jamboree troop. Now I am ready to attend! Well, if I would have gone that is. I almost did not receive a set... From A Scoutmaster's Blog 5 years ago

MSPP #60: National Jamboree

It will soon be time for the 2010 National Jamboree . Boy Scouts have begun making their plans to attend, and save money to make those payments. Adult leaders are in training to become the scoutmasters and assistants for this huge event. Councils... From A Scoutmaster's Blog 1 decade ago

Local Jambo Troops in the News

Our Local Jamboree troops was featured in the local newspaper and on our local TV station this past Sunday. Our council will be sending two troops with a total of 75 scouts to the Jamboree. The media was covering the jamboree troop as the packed up... From A Boy Scout's Blog 8 years ago

2010 National Scout Jamboree Had Highest Attendance Since 1973

After a final count, it's official: 43,434 people attended the 2010 National Scout Jamboree, making it the most-attended jamboree since 1973. As many of you may remember, the '73 event was held on separate sites, one in Idaho and one in... From Bryan on Scouting Magazine 8 years ago

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