2017 National Jamboree Contingent

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Updated 7/11/2017

Jamboree Mailing Address (added 7/9)

Jamboree Uniform Patch Placement

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The 2017 National Scout Jamboree will be held from July 19 to July 28, 2017. You can find out more about the 2017 Jamboree at http://www.bsajamboree.org.

Cape Cod & Islands Council has committed to sending one Troop (36 Scouts and 4 adults) and one Venturing Patrol (9 Scouts and 1 adults).

Current status (as of 7/9/2017): We currently have 45 Scouts registered for the Jamboree with 0 open spots. You can register to be put on the waiting list if any Scouts drop out. If you're interested in attending, please contact the Council office immediately and register online at http://www.bsajamboree.org.

Estimated Cost: The estimated cost of attending the 2017 Jamboree is $1,800. The price includes round-trip transportation by bus or van, the National Jamboree fee, meals, troop and patrol equipment, accident and sickness insurance, troop numbers, position patches, 2 t-shirts, Jamboree Council Shoulder Patches and a Jamboree duffel bag. You may also have additional costs for uniforms and other personal gear.

Jamboree Adult Leaders:

  • Scoutmaster - Ed Bruce (from Troop 38 - North Falmouth)
  • 1st Assistant Scoutmaster - Bill LaRuffa (from Troop 42 - East Falmouth)
  • 2nd Assistant Scoutmaster - Jarrod West (from Troop 77 - Brewster)
  • 3rd Assistant Scoutmaster - Brandon Hooper (from Troop 77 - Brewster)
  • Venturing Patrol - Mikie Strigle

 

Expected Itinerary

  • Monday, July 17 - Meet at Camp Greenough after dinner, depart by bus around midnight, drive to Beckley, WV with a stop for lunch.
  • Tuesday, July 18 - Arrive Beckley, check into hotel, attend Jamboree Fellowship Dinner at the Convention Center.
  • Wednesday, July 19 - Breakfast at the hotel, depart for the Summit!
  • July 19-28 - The 2017 Jamboree at the Summit!
  • Friday, July 28 - Depart the Summit and head back to Camp Greenough, dinner stop. If we get back early enough your parents can pick you up. If not, you can spend the night in the bunkhouse.

Jamboree Schedule

Troop 1102 (campsite B101)

 

  • Day of Service - Wednesday, July 26
  • Garden Ground Trek - Saturday, July 22
  • STEM Quest - Monday, July 24th
  • Whitewater Rafting- Tuesday, July 25th - 1:30 PM (Number 15)

 

Crew 5251C (campsite F112)

 

  • Day of Service - Tuesday, July 25th
  • Garden Ground Trek - Thursday, July 20th
  • STEM Quest - Friday, July 21st
  • Whitewater Rafting- Monday, July 24th - 1:00 PM (Number 5)

 

Whitewater Rafting and Release Form:

For those Scouts who signed up for whitewater rafting, there's an additional release form. This is because the rafting is not run by the BSA. Please download, print and complete the release form and turn it in at the meeting or into the council office.

http://www.summitbsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Whitewater-BSA-Release.pdf

PURCHASE Whitewatrer Rafting Photos

ATV Experience

The BSA will be offering an ATV Experience. Scouts will be able to ride along ATV-designated trails at the Summit. However, Scouts must be 14 or older, take an online training course and bring a consent form. You must also sign up for a time at the ATV location at the Jamboree. Spaces are limited so Scouts are encouraged to sign up early.

Online training course link: https://cbt.svia.org/login/index.php

Link to consent form: http://www.summitbsa.org/wp-content//uploads/2014/04/Jamboree-ATV-Consent-Form.pdf

Health Forms:

Jamboree Health Form

Online health forms were due on April 19th. Please try to submit your health form online as soon as possible. I know that, in some cases, you're waiting for a doctors appointment. We also need to collect a copy of the health form and insurance cards as a backup and to have them should anything happen during our travels to and from the Jamboree. You can bring the copy to the meeting or mail it to or drop it by the council office and let them know it's for the Jamboree.

The instructions for completing the health form can be found here:

http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/overview/jamboree-medical-process/

If you're having trouble submitting your health form online, please contact Mr. Bruce or Mr. LaRuffa for assistance.