Santa Fe Trail Council will be sending one Boy Scout Troop to the 2017 National Scout Jamboree at The Summit Bechtel Reserve located near Glen Jean, West Virginia July 19 to 28, 2017.
Our Council Contingent will tour Washington D.C. prior to the Jamboree. Tentative dates for the tour and Jamboree are July 13-29, 2017. The estimated cost of the Jamboree and tour will be around $2,500, we are still currently setting tour plans, travel plans, and fundraising projects for the 2017 Jamboree.
The Boy Scout Troop will be set up as a traditional Jamboree Troop, with 4 patrols of 8 scouts each, and 4 youth leaders. Once we reach the Jamboree, the Scout Troop will camp and function as a regular troop.
Scouts must be at least 12 years old by the first day of the jamboree or 11 years old and graduated from the sixth grade, but has not reached his 18th birthday by the last day of the Jamboree and must also be First Class Rank.