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Los Padres CouncilCampingNational Jamboree 2017

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Los Padres Council 2017 National Jamboree Fact Sheet


  • The 2017 National Jamboree will be held at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in the mountains of West Virginia during the week of July 19-28, 2017.
  • The Los Padres Council intends to send a contingent consisting of one, 36-Scout troop and one, 8-person Venture patrol.
  • Details are still being finalized, but the Jamboree experience for our group will include a tour prior to the Jamboree that will probably begin in the Philadelphia area and include governmental and historical sites in the Washington, DC and northern Virginia region.
  • The approximate cost will be $3500. This cost includes round trip air transportation, the tour, Jamboree fees, meals, and troop equipment.
  • Scouts and leaders who are interested in applying should register on the following website:
  • Leader interviews will be conducted in March and we plan to select all Scout applicants who have applied thus far by the end of March.
  • Additional questions concerning the Jamboree can be addressed to Scott Oldenburg, our council program director at or at 805-686-5167.
  • Those who apply for the Jamboree will be expected to submit a $250 deposit prior to being interviewed. This deposit is fully refundable if the applicant is not chosen for a position with our contingent.