Orange County Council

2023 National Jamboree

Dates and Location

The 2023 National Jamboree will be Wednesday, July 19, through Friday, July 28, 2023, at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia. OC will leave Sunday July 16 from LAX. Departure day is Saturday, July 29 from WDC.  Join the Orange County Council Boy Scouts of America on this once in a lifetime event!

Scouting’s flagship event is one-of-a-kind. It’s a gathering of tens of thousands of Scouts, leaders, and Jamboree Service Team members that showcases everything that is great about the Boy Scouts of America. Over the course of 10 summer days, once every four years, the Boy Scouts of America gathers together. Scouts and Scouters who attend will explore all kinds of adventures—stadium shows, pioneer village, Mount Jack hikes, adventure sports and more—in the heart of one of nature’s greatest playgrounds. With 10,000 acres at the Summit to explore, there’s no shortage of opportunities to build Scouting memories.

Age requirement:  Minimum of 12 years of age on or before the first day of the Jamboree.

Orange County is taking 3 Units to Jamboree. One all male Troop, 1 all-female Troop, and 1 co-ed Venturing Crew. Space is limited. Sign up now!

The Contingent will be touring before and after the Jamboree in Philadelphia, Gettysburg, and Washington DC. Tour highlights will include Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, Museum of the American Revolution, Historic Walk, “The Rock Statue”, Massanutten Water Park, DC Monuments, Smithsonian Museums. Plus other extras as time and travel allow.

First Step: Go to the National website to register. No money due here. Payments will go through OCC.

Next Step: The registration link will be available here once it is created. This is where you will make payments and get information.

The Total Contingent Fee is $3800.  This will include all costs for the Jamboree experience – fees, airfare, buses, hoteling, food, activities, equipment, tents and cots.  You will provide your personal items. 

Initial Deposit $300 

at registration 

1st Payment $500 |

June 15, 2022 

2nd Payment $800 |

September 1, 2022 

3rd Payment $800 |

December 1, 2022 

4th Payment $800 |

February 1, 2023 

5th Payment $600 |

April 1, 2023 

This will be your Adventure filled with many excellent memories. 

Any questions, please contact: Chuck Williams chaz3rd6@netscape.net 714-349-0877 Orange County Council Jamboree Contingent Chairman.

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