Scouting's Jamboree

Baden-Powell's Vision

In 1916, Sir Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Scouting movement, knew what success looked like for the 10th anniversary of Scouting. It was the sight of thousands of youth gathered together to celebrate. The jamboree was born! In his words, "The secret of [Scouting's] growth lies in that indeterminate force which we only know as the 'Scout Spirit' and grow it has!"

2017 National Jamboree

July 19 - July 28, 2017

Join 40,000 other Scouts and leaders at the 2017 National Jamboree to be held at The Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia July 19 - July 28, 2017.  Whitewater rafting and kayaking, mountain biking, rock climbing and bouldering are just a few of the activities offered at the Summit. There's also skateboarding, BMX, shooting sports, and zip-line challenge courses. And that's just the beginning. You will find forest canopy touring, buckskin games, SCUBA, rappelling towers, an American Indian village and more. The opening and closing arena shows are not to be missed. It's Scouting at its very best!

Crossroads of America Council will take a contingent of Scouts to the 2017 National Jamboree. Reserve your spot today as the contingent is expected to fill quickly! For more information, contact Sherry Webb by email or (317) 813-7117.

Crossroads of America Council Camp Scholarship Information 
National Council Camp Scholarship Information 

Adults - the 2017 National Jamboree needs YOU to be a part of the Aerial Sports or Shooting Staff.

The Crossroads of America Council is pleased to announce the Council Contingent Leadership:
Chris Jackson, Scoutmaster
Joshua Bokish, 1st Asst. SM
Mary Edwards, 2nd Asst. SM
Caleb Louie, 3rd Asst. SM
   Troop 306
       Jonathon C
       Josh E
       Owen E
       Jonah J
       Noah J
   Troop 307
       Hunter M
       Luke M
       Sebastian W
   Troop 996
       Kaelobbe B
   Troop 358
       Matthew B
       Michael B
       William B
       Jack G
       Jake H
       Jack M
       Nicholas M
       Lucas P
       Ethan R
       Andrew S
       Michael W
   Troop 88
       Logan I
   Troop 133
       Benjamin G
       Benjamin P
       Matthew P
   Troop 276
       Michael S

   Troop 9
       Daniel R
       Hayden S
   Troop 115
       David L

Tim Pittman, Scoutmaster
Thomas Standers, 1st Asst. SM
Mike Ferris, 2nd Asst. SM
Zach Willis, 3rd Asst. SM
   Troop 97
       Christopher H
       Creedance J
       Ethan J
       James Z
   Troop 56
Isaac G
       Mathew H
       Mitchell K
       Luciano N
       Richard N
   Troop 73
       Brandon P
   Troop 804
       Jacob H
       Johnathan P
       Zachary S

   Troop 17
       Conrad W
   Troop 30
       Aidan M
       Logan S
   Troop 38 
       Phillip N
       Gabriel N
       Spencer P
       Scott T
       Austin W
   Troop 93
       Garrison B
       Mitchell B
   Troop 99
       Connor B
       Daniel C
       Evan H
       Benjamin H
       Trey P
       Elijah S
Tim Reis, Scoutmaster
Brent Brandon, 1st Asst. SM
Gordon Haywood, 2nd Asst. SM
James Brandon, 3rd Asst. SM
   Troop 112

        Michael B
       Joshua F
       Andrew F
       Trevor K
       Carter L
John M
       Erik N
       Jack S
       Colin S
       Luke T
       Alex V
       Adam Z
  Troop 131
       Gage B
       Mark B
       Elliot C
       Owen C
       Thomas G
       Alexander S
       Benjamin S
       William S

   Troop 232
       Elliott M
   Troop 249
       J. Ethan G
       Kevin K
       Zackery P
       Mason P
       Peter R
   Troop 279
       Christopher M
       Logan R
   Troop 347
       Andrew C


Nat Ridge, Scoutmaster
Shawn Justice, 1st Asst. SM
Noah Underhill, 2nd Asst. SM
Michael Yahl, 3rd Asst. S\Mr

   Troop 959
       Omoro B
       Brycen T
   Troop 105
       Alex N
       Michael N
  Troop 120
       Andrew B
       Grant T
   Troop 183
       Phillip B
       Mason C
       Andrew M
       Archie T
   Troop 595
       Nicholas W
   Troop 733
       Carson W
   Troop 31
       Brock D
       Lane D
       Elijah J
   Troop 233
       Clay G
       David G
       Nathaniel H
       Hayden T
   Troop 69
       Adam K
   Troop 92
       Grant H
   Troop 107
       Curtis B
       Evan B
       Jarod B
   Troop 264
       Peyton B
       Andrew R
       Alexander R
   Troop 1776
      John B
   Troop 381
       Landen J
TROOP 5 (2450)
Mike Thyen, Scoutmaster
Alan Kane, 1st Asst. SM
Rich Vogler, 2nd Asst. SM
Samuel Dziwlik, 3rd Asst. SM
    Troop 109
       Samuel B
       Zack B
       Thomas C
       Ian E
       Evan J
       Bentley K
       Cooper K
       Jackson O
       Dane P

   Troop 202
       Dominick B
       Spencer B
       Suraj C
       Robert C
       Mitchel E
       Colin J
       Joseph J
       Ethan J
       Jacob O
       Patrick S
       James S
       Nathan S
       Erik S
       Michael W
       William W
    Troop 936
       David B
       Evan B
       Austin P
       Patrick P







Bryan Spellman, Scoutmaster
Matthew Best, 1st Asst. SM
Luke Wellington, 2nd Asst. SMr
Vacant, 3rd Asst. SM
   Troop 101
       Ryan B
       Isaac D
       Joshua K
       Skylar S
       Keegan T
   Troop 112
       Daniel B
       Bryce C
       Aaron D
       Simon D
       Benjamin F
       Matthew H
       Ryan H
       Trevor M
       Alex R
       Austin R
       Luke T
   Troop 199
       Alex H
       Alexander K
       Joseph K
       Preston R
       Michael R
       Elijah S
       Colin W
   Troop 303
       Jeremiah B

















Interested in providing service and experiencing the Adventure? Join the 2017 National Jamboree Medical Staff!
Positions open: Physician, PA, NP, NS, CNP, Nurse, Pharmacist, EMT, Technician/Aide, Clerk/Support Staff, Physical Thereapist, Podiatrist, Medical Technologist, Medical Supply Personnel, Mental Health Professional. 


Join over 600 of your fellow Central Region Scouters as a member of the Program Staff at the National Jamboree. Your involvement will make the difference for thousands of America's youth and help to build the foundation to welcoming the world to the Summit in 2019. Become a part of something great!


When registering for your Jamboree staff experience, enter the appropriate group number to join in the fun with the most energetic staff in West Virginia! Your days will be action-filled in service to thousands of Jamboree participants. Register today and check ou the latest news on the Extreme Sports facebook page. See you at the Summit! Click here for flyer information.

24th World Scout Jamboree - United States
July 22 - August 2, 2019

The 24th World Scout Jamboree will be held in the summer of 2019. The theme is "Unlock a New World!" The Boys Scouts of America will join with Canada and Mexico to host the event at the Summit Bechtel Scout Reserve in West Virginia. More than 30,000 Scouts and leaders from 161 countries around the world will attend.

The event will provide opportunities to raise awareness about global issues, explore the environment, participate in community service, make friends from around the world and deepen understanding of developments in science and technology. The World Jamboree is a unique opportunity for participants to expereince an exciting program of activities. Visit the World Scout Jamboree site for more details as they become available.

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