Crossroads of America Council - 2023 National Jamboree

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2023 National Jamboree

Event Details

2023 National Jamboree
Wednesday, July 19 - Friday, July 28, 2023
Summit Bechtel Family Scout Reserve


Registration opens for all youth applicants
 Friday, April 1, 2022 

Join thousands of Scouts at the 2023 National Jamboree to be held at The Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. Participants will experience the 2023 theme “Forward”, every day of the Jamboree. Ziplines, 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, canopy tours, and challenge courses. And that's just the beginning. Youth Participants will enjoy these activities and spectacular shows, patch trading, and meeting Scouts from across the country.  And in addition to all of the fun, the Jamboree lets kids form lasting friendships and unforgettable memories that they will talk about the rest of their lives.

Council Contingent

Crossroads of America Council will take multiple troops to the Jamboree, each one supported by an experienced, skilled team of Scoutmasters and Assistants.  The council plans to send troops for both young men and young women.

Who Can Attend

Currently Registered SCOUTS BSA youth members (male and female) who will:

  • Be at least 12 years old by July 19, 2023 and attain 1st Class rank before the Jamboree.
  • Not have reached their 21st birthday by July 28, 2023

Adult Participation

Adult leadership is specifically selected by the Jamboree Committee for their experience and leadership skills. Scoutmasters and Assistant Scoutmasters have been selected for the 2023 Jamboree Council Contingent troops, but a limited number of additional adult support positions have been made available within our troops. Adults interested in attending the Jamboree in a support role can read the requirements and submit their application using this link.  Review of these applications will be on a first-come first-served basis.  The deadline for submitting your application is Oct. 14, 2022. The Jamboree Committee will consider adult leader interest based on the overall needs of the contingent.

Tentative Itinerary

July 19, 2023 - Depart Indianapolis via charter busses
July 19 to July 28, 2023 - Jamboree Program at Summit Bechtel Reserve
July 28, 2023 - Return to Indianapolis

Financial Details

Beginning November 1, 2022, the fee increased to $2,345.  The fee includes the Jamboree fee, roundtrip transportation to the Jamboree, troop equipment, and personal Jamboree gear, including Jamboree duffel, daypack, patches and more.

Reserve your place now with a $1650 payment (includes non-refundable deposit and payments due to date)

Feb 10, 2023 -- Balance Due

The $250 deposit is non-refundable. Subsequent payments are non-refundable unless the contingent is full, the individual slot is reassigned to another youth from the waiting list, and fees are paid in full by the wait list youth.  Please check your calendars, school, sports, band, and other schedules before making your reservation to avoid unnecessarily forfeiting fees.


When & Where
Summit Bechtel Reserve
Wednesday 07-19-2023 12:00 AM ET to
Friday 07-28-2023 12:00 AM ET Past
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