2023 National Jamboree
Every four years, the Crater Lake Council puts together a Jamboree Contingent. The Contingent consists of 1 unit comprised of 36 youth and 4 adult leaders. This year’s unit will be a Troop comprised of male and female Scouts.
The Jamboree is open to all who are qualified on a first-come, first-served basis.
Qualifications to attend the National Jamboree include:
Registered member of a Scout Troop
Has completed 6th grade, or will be at least 12 years old (but has not reached their 18th birthday by 08/01/2023)
Has reached their First Class Scout rank by 07/01/2023
Must live and abide by the Scout Oath and Law
Must abide by the Jamboree Code of Conduct
At the time of registration, Scouts will be placed in the Jamboree Troop. Each Scout will be a member of a patrol within this Jamboree Troop. Every contingent member will be required to participate in and have the following:
A completed National Jamboree Medical form signed by a licensed physician
Attend the all-contingent gathering
Attend an overnight training encampment
Have all fees paid no later than 05/01/2023
Costs & Fees
Pricing & Registration
The 2023 Jamboree with touring is approximately $4,000 for participants as of 01/25/2022. The final fee will be determined after the National Council sets and initializes its fee.
A non-refundable reservation fee of $250 must accompany the initial registration.
We highly suggest that regular payments be made on a schedule that works within your budget. Full payment must be received no later than 03/01/2023 in order for the participant to attend.
$250 non-refundable deposit per youth at the time of registration
$500 non-refundable by 06/15/2022
$1,625 non-refundable by 10/01/2022
$2,425 non-refundable by 12/01/2022
$3,225 non-refundable by 3/01/2023
Final payment of around $4000 non-refundable by 05/01/2023
If a participant cannot attend, a refund may be considered minus the non-refundable amount according to the payment schedule shown above. If, for some reason, a participant cannot attend and can fill his/her spot with another eligible participant, a full refund minus the initial $250 deposit will be approved.
Besides the Jamboree experience itself, many costs are incurred in preparation for the event. These costs include (but may not be limited to):
Airfare to and from the East Coast
Hotel and security
Jamboree training, meetings, and other events
Jamboree gear, including all Troop-specific gear (flags, unit numerals, water bottles, hats, shirts, jackets, backpack, duffle bag, patches, etc.)
Jamboree event fee
Bus transportation to all tour locations
Bus transportation to and from Jamboree with dedicated bus drivers
A tour team to organize and facilitate all touring aspects
Jamboree National Application & Scholarship
A National Jamboree Scholarship will be available to apply for. Details to be announced.
Bechtel Scout Reservation
Wednesday 07-19-2023 12:00 AM PT to
Friday 07-28-2023 11:59 PM PT