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2013 National Scout Jamboree - July 16-24, 2013


Get ready! The 2013 National Scout Jamboree is coming and it ain't your father's jamboree. We're talking seriously high adventure, people! Whitewater rafting, zip-lining, rappelling, mountain biking, hiking, and more - with 50,000 of your closest friends at the brand new Summit Bechtel Reserve in the wilds of West Virginia.

Start planning now to be a part of history at the very first jamboree at The Summit.

Check out the 2013 National Jamboree Website for exciting details!


To Register

To officially register for the 2013 National Jamboree you need to do the following:

  1. Apply to attend the Jamboree by going to Detailed instructions for this registration can be found here.
  2. Register for a specific council tour (unless you are going as a National Staff member). The options are listed below.


Utah National Parks Council Jamboree Troop Options

You can be a member of and travel with any of the troops below, regardless of where you live. We have listed the general area in which Jamboree Scoutmasters are recruiting. Once you pick your tour option, match it with the Scoutmaster of your choice!

Option 1:    Jamboree / Pre-Tour           July 10th - 24th (15 Days)                         $2295.00 

Tour stops include: Niagra Falls, Palmyra, Hill Cumorah Pageant, Susquehanna River, Philadelphia, Gettysburg, Baltimore, Washington DC

 Troop Scoutmaster  Phone  Recruiting Location  Register Link
 1 Harold Jepsen 925-354-3525   Cedar Hills, Pleasant Grove, Lindon   Register
 2 Tony Gibson 801-319-4162  Alpine, Highland  Register
 3 Keith Holdaway 801-592-1486   Orem, Provo  Register
 4 Rex Hale 801-420-0580   Salem, Spanish Fork, Springville  Register
 5 Robert McDonald 435-671-0426   Wasatch/Duchesne/Uintah Counties  Register
 6 Kendell Bundy 435-229-4544   Washington/Iron Counties  Register
11 Gary Cole 435-851-6955  Sanpete/Sevier/Millard Counties  Register
13 Duane Jensen 801-330-3341  North Utah County  Register
 __ Kevin Whiting 435-722-2044  Uintah Basin  Register



Option 2:    Jamboree / Post Tour           July 13th - 28th (16 Days)                         $2495.00 

Tour stops include: Kirtland Area, Washington DC, Gettysburg, Hershey, Susquehanna River, Palmyra, Fayette

 Troop Scoutmaster  Phone  Recruiting Location   Register Link
 7 Daniel Anderson 435-587-2689  San Juan/Grand Counties  Register
 8 Larry Gordon 801-376-5688  Lehi, Saratoga Springs  Register
 9 Mike Shumway 801-830-9166  American Fork  Register
 10 Russell Christensen 801-602-9702  Payson, Santaquin. Nephi  Register



Option 4:    Venturing Jamboree / Pre Tour    July 10th - 24th (15 Days)               $2295.00 

Tour stops include: Washington DC, Jamboree

 Troop Scoutmaster  Phone  Recruiting Location  Register Link
 15 Craig Skidmore
All Venturing Age Youth  Register





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