Friday, October 22, 2010

2013 National Scout Jamboree Set!

The official dates for the next National Scout Jamboree were announced today at the ground breaking ceremony for the Boy Scouts of America's newest high adventure base.

The following excerpt is part of the social media release from the Boy Scouts of America:

"The National Scout Reserve, located in the Glen Jean–Mount Hope area, will permanently house the BSA’s iconic national Scout jamboree and a new national high-adventure base to complement the three existing national bases in New Mexico, Minnesota, and Florida. It was announced that the first jamboree in West Virginia will take place July 15–24, 2013."

The rest of the article can be found here, and has more information on the recent charitable donations to the project and future National and World Jamboree's!

Pictures from the event can be found on the Bechtel Summit's Facebook Page.

Video of Bob Mazzuca, Chief Scout Executive, making the official announcement can be found on the Bechtel Summit's Facebook Page as well.

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