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Scout Jamboree

National Scout Jamboree 

Every four years, the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America organizes the ultimate Boy Scout experience, the National Jamboree! It is a National encampment that brings together Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and adult leaders from throughout the country, along with visiting Scouts from other parts of the world. It is the ultimate in Scouting experiences where you will be able to take part in mountain climbing, kayaking, rafting, shooting, SCUBA and many, many more activities, while meeting Scouts from around the world.

World Scout Jamboree

The World Scout Jamboree is a Scouting jamboree of the World Organization of the Scout Movement, typically attended by several tens of thousands of Scouts from around the world, aged 14 to 17.

The first World Scout Jamboree was organized by The Boy Scout Association in London. With exceptions during the war years, it has been run approximately every four years. Recently, it has been run by the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) in different locations all over the world.

For general questions on Jamboree, please contact the Alamo Area Council Outdoor Adventure Office by email at or by phone 210-341-8611.

Here are the upcoming Jambo opportunities:

  • National Jamboree 2017 (Boy Scout)   (Jul 16-28, 2017)
  • National Jamboree 2017 (Venture Scout)   (Jul 16-28, 2017)
  • National Jamboree Adult   (Jul 28, 2017)
  • Bear Creek Adventure    (Sep 22-24, 2017)
  • Powderhorn 2017 Training Weekend I    (Sep 29 - Oct 1, 2017)
  • Bear Creek Adventure    (Apr 27-29, 2018)
  • Philmont 2018   (Jun 12-24, 2018)
  • Bear Creek Adventure    (Sep 21-23, 2018)

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