2021 National Jamboree

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2021 National Jamboree

The National Jamboree is coming up in 2021.  This is an exciting event with more than 30,000 Scouts and Scouters gathered at the Summit in West Virginia.  

When is the Jamboree:  July 16-31, 2021

Where is the Jamboree:  Summit Bechtel Reserve

How much does it cost: $4100 (subject to change).  The fee includes the Jamboree, Travel, hotels, food, and some personal items.  You will be responsible for your own uniforms, toiletries, sleeping bag, etc.  

Qualifications to Attend Jamboree

Youth Participant
  • 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 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.
  • Submitted BSA Annual Health & Medical Record using the on-line Jamboree submission process. The AHMR must be dated on or after July 1, 2020.
  • Submit all registrations fees per the local council’s payment schedule.
Adult Participant

All Jamboree Scoutmasters, First, Second, and Third Scoutmasters MUST meet the following requirements:

  • MUST have a current BSA membership in a local council unit.
  • Scoutmasters and First Assistant Scoutmasters MUST be at least 21 years of age by the first day of the
  • Jamboree.
  • Second Assistant Scoutmasters MUST be at least 18 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree.
  • Third Assistant Scoutmasters MUST be at least 18 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree but not yet 21 years of age by the last day of the Jamboree.
  • Be approved by the local council.
  • Scoutmaster applicants should be currently serving as a primary unit leader
  • First, Second or Third Assistant Scoutmasters should currently be serving in any unit leadership position.
  • Scoutmaster applicants MUST have completed appropriate leader specific training.
  • All adult leaders MUST current with Youth Protection Training.
  • Participate and assist in planning the pre-Jamboree training experience with local council.
  • Submitted BSA Annual Health & Medical Record using the on-line Jamboree submission process. The AHMR must be dated on or after July 1, 2020.
  • Submit all registrations fees per the local council’s payment schedule.

All youth participants must register at bsajamboree.org.  Scouts will need a my.scouting account in order to complete the registration.  Participants must also register with the council here.  All payments will be made through the council.