National Jamboree

2017 National Jamboree

The National Scout Jamboree will be held July 19-28, 2017 at the Summit Bechtel National Scout Reserve in West Virginia. The North Florida Council Contingent will depart on July 16, 2017 and return on July 28, 2017.

The North Florida Council contingent will consist of:

    3 Scout Troops (total of 12 adult leaders and 108 Boy Scouts)
    2 Venturing Crews (total of 4 adult leaders and 16 Venturing Scouts)

The North Florida Council Contingent Trip Details:
Total Cost will be $1,975 per Scout. The first payment/deposit is $175 with additional payments of $150 per month starting February 1, 2016 until paid in full.
NOTE: You are NOT registered for the Council Contingent until the signed form and deposit are received.

Fee includes all Jamboree fees, lodging, meals, travel, NFC Jamboree T-shirts, duffel bag, hat, special patches and two days of touring adventures prior to arrival at Jamboree.

Touring Adventures will include a visit to:

U.S. National Whitewater Center
(whitewater rafting, flat-water kayaking, zip lines, climbing, rope course, trails, etc.)

Carowinds Amusement Park


Youth (Boy Scouts & Venturing Scouts)

If you are interested in joining the North Florida Council 2017 Jamboree Contingent:

Participant Qualifications:

  • MUST be currently registered with a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, Venturing Crew or Sea Scout Ship
  • Be approved by the Unit Leader
  • MUST be able to participate in pre-Jamboree training experience
  • Boy Scouts MUST be at least a First Class Scout
  • Boy Scouts MUST be at least 12 years old by the first day of the Jamboree or an 11 year old that has graduated the 6th grade, but has not yet reached their 18th birthday by the last day of the Jamboree

Additional Qualifications

Adult Leader Positions

All adult leader positions for the NFC 2017 Jamboree Contingent have been filled.

  BSA Troop BSA Troop BSA Troop
Scoutmaster Jim Hume Larry Fyffe John Ash
1st Assistant Robert Leverock Wain Westberry Mike Hart
2nd Assistant Grady Caulk Jeff Tillman Jeremy Hine
3rd Assistant Austin Schwindt Cole Gabriel Wendy Helmey


  Venture Crew Venture Crew
Crew Advisor Ron Fish Shane Adair
Associate Advisor Kellina Featheringill Cheryl Hardin


The 2017 National Jamboree at the Summit Bechtel Reserve promises to be an adventure you won’t want to miss. Check back to see pictures of the shirts, patches and duffels as they become available.

See pictures and videos from NFC Scouts and Crews who attended the 2013 Jamboree on Facebook.

National Jamboree Website