Leadership Applications for Jamboree now being accepted

2017 Jamboree logoHow would you like to be part of a trip of a lifetime as you accompany Last Frontier Council Scouts to the 2017 National Scout Jamboree at the Summit in West Virginia? Yes you could be there and be part of this once every four year event.

We are gearing up once again to send at least four full Troops and at least two Co-Ed crews to Jamboree and adult leadership applications are currently being accepted with interviews coming this fall. Ask anyone that has ever served at Jamboree and they will tell you it is an opportunity not to be missed.

Need more information? Follow this link to see the application and to learn more.

Live the adventure and join us!

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2019 World Scout Jamboree Logo and Website Live

2019WSJLogoThe 24th World Scout Jamboree is set for July 22 through August 2, 2019. The Summit will be the host for the first world jamboree in the USA since 1967.

Website: http://2019wsj.org/
Instagram: https://instagram.com/2019wsj/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/2019_wsj
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/2019wsj

The 2019 logo is a design born in Friendship and Unity. The colors of the flags of our three host countries are represented by the ribbons forming the globe. The ribbons are reaching out to symbolically embrace the World Scouting community and welcome you to North America.

This is will be the first multi-national hosted world jamboree with cooperation between Scouts Canada, Scouts Mexico and the Boy Scouts of America.

Scouts Canada BSA Scouts Mexico two lines depth

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Leader Recruitment Underway for the 2017 National Scout Jamboree

2017 Jamboree logoThe Last Frontier Council is now accepting applications for the positions of Scoutmaster and three Asst Scoutmasters for 4 contingent troops and for Venturing Advisors and Associate Advisors for 2 Venturing Crews to attend the 2017 jamboree (12 Scout leaders and up to 4 Venturing leaders total).

Visit the Leader Application page at LFCJambo.org for details on how to become a jamboree troop / crew leader.

Application deadline is September 15, 2015.

The estimated fee is $ 1999.00 for each participant or leader.

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2017 National Scout Jamboree Dates and Logo

The 2017 National Scout Jamboree dates have been set for July 19 to July 28, 2017 at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia.

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The council plans 4 Boy Scout Troops and 2 Venturing Crews to send to the 2017 Jamboree.

Volunteer staffers from our council will be in attendance as well.  Its possible the popularity of the 2019 World Scout Jamboree at the Summit may make 2017 staff attendance an good credential to have.

Volunteer Staff information: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/volunteers/

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23rd World Scout Jamboree!


Every four years Scouts and Guides from around the world gather in Scouting’s greatest event – the Jamboree.

Up to 40,000 scouts attend these jamborees representing every nation that has a Scouting program.  Scouts often tour the host country and then join an international encampment celebrating the ideals of scouting, the fun of the activities, the adventure of the program and the unique fellowship that is experienced at a world jamboree.

Japan will host the 23rd World Scout Jamboree from July 28 to August 8, 2015.

Learn more about the wonders of a jamboree on their website

Website:  http://www.23wsj.jp/

and this brochure:

23rd World Scout Jamboree Brochure

Adults interested in serving as leaders for a contingent should fill out the attached form below.

WSJ SR Leader Application Form

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K2BSA Amateur Radio Operations at the Jamboree

Most amateur radio event stations set themselves up to make as many contacts as possible.  K2BSA is different as its primary goal is to introduce as many Scouts and Venturers to amateur radio as possible – and to run as many Radio merit badge classes as possible.

In this video, you can see a class in session and a Fox Hunt station.  Fox Hunts are an electronic find me type of game.  Low power transmitters hidden around the Jamboree are searched by youth participants with radio direction finding gear.  The gear is similar to what wildlife scientists use to track animals released.  It’s like geocaching / orienteering  – an electronic hunt.

Finally you can see stations active and the antennae they use – all in a spot that offers a great view of the center of the Jamboree.

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Messengers of Peace – A Day of Service at the Jamboree

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Venturers and Scouts spread scout spirit to the communities of West Virginia in a day of service as a double rainbow spreads it’s good cheer across the Jamboree on Saturday evening.

A day of service at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree allows youth participants to have a meaningful impact with service projects underway in the area.

Nearly 350 projects are underway ranging from brush removal, trail work, landscaping, stone wall repair and restoration of a small mine community and office that serves as a museum.

Scouts and Venturers from the Last Frontier Council are quoted in news articles being picked up around the nation. News outlets we know of so far picking up the story include:

Miami Herald

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Live Feed Jamboree Stadium Show This Saturday

A live feed will be available to watch Saturday’s Jamboree Show from the National Scout Jamboree. The fun begins at 2:00 PM central time (3:00 PM eastern) the main show starts 1 hour later.

Go to JamboLive.org

Jamboree Arena

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Summit Wash Day

After a few days in camp, it’s time to clean and freshen up some clothes.  A popular in-camp wash method uses a 5 gallon bucket, some detergent, water and a plumbers helper.

Here’s one way to do it.

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Patch Trading at The Summit

There are official areas encouraging patch trading but nothing can stop the open air enterprise of a blanket set up along a path as these Scouts and Venturers did at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree.

Most trading occurs in the evening after programs, events and meals are concluded for the day.

Here’s a walk through one small area of the thousands of sites that set up like a free market bazaar.

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