Things you need to have before you go to the National Website:
Valid Membership ID number
Current headshot photo of scout
Scout Qualifications to Attend
Must have a current BSA membership with a Boy Scout troop or Venture Crew.
Must be at least First Class Scout (For Boy Scouts).
Must be at least 12 years of age (for Boy Scouts), must be graduated 8th grade or 14 years of age (for Venturers) 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 (for Boy Scouts), Venturers must not have reached their 21st birthday by the last day of the Jamboree.
Be approved by the unit leader and local council.
Participate in a pre-Jamboree training experience.
Have filed a Jamboree Personal Health and Medical record with the Council Jamboree Committee before the pre-Jamboree training.
Submit all registration fees per the payment schedule
2017 Registration Information
Registration is now active for the 2017 National Jamboree which will take place from July 19-28 2017 at The Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia, which is the fourth National BSA High Adventure Base. Cradle of Liberty Council intends to take nine contingent troops to the Jamboree. The contingent is has a limited number of spaces available – please contact the council office for more information.
The cost for youth is $1,545 which includes transportation, food, equipment, and just about everything you will need. The council has funding to assist those in need – subject to funds availability. Please contact the council office for information on this.
The two step registration process to sign up for the Jamboree is described below:
First utilize this link to sign up on the National site. This will require a My.Scouting user name and password, go to www.my.scouting.org to create a password if you do not yet have one. Remember the account needs to be in the name of the person attending the Jamboree, not the parent, and the account has to be linked to the scout’s membership id number. Chrome or Firefox may be the best browsers to sign up.
After you have signed up on the National System, then submit this Request to Attend form to Cradle of Liberty Council, 1485 Valley Forge Road, Wayne, Pa 19087, including your Scoutmaster’s approval with the payment of $1,545. You will need the Jamboree Registration Code that you will receive from National once you sign up on their site. Contact the council office for guidance if you are unable to make the full payment with the Intent.