National Jamboree

2017 National Jamboree July 19 - 28, 2017

Jamboree Event Calendar

Kickoff Troop Meeting
Sept 22, 7:00 - 8:30, location: College Church, 58 Pomeroy Terrace, Northampton, MA

Be Prepared: Read the Kickoff Meeting email notice

This meeting is open to scouts who have registered and their parents or guardians, as well as scouts and parents who would like to learn more about the National Jamboree, and the Western Mass contingent plan, before registering.  

Troop Meeting Schedule
Nov 20, 2016 - Meeting Notice
Jan 22, 2017 - Meeting Canceled - Read Notice
Feb 12, 2017 - replacing January meeting - Meeting Canceled due to weather
Mar 19, 2017 - Meeting Notice - Follow-up Notes
May 7, 2017 - Swim test and info meeting @ 1:PM at Springfield YMCA
July 9, 2017 - 2PM at The College Church in Northampton

Pre-Jamboree Campouts
Apr 29-30, 2017 - Aquatics Lodge @ Camp Moses
June 10-11, 2017 - Noble View AMC (near Camp Moses)



2017 Jamboree Preview

Contingent Itinerary as of March 19, 2017

File Name Description
BSA-Health-Form.pdf BSA Annual Health Form. Every Jamboree participant must complete this form. Download
DRAFT-recommended-gear.pdf Recommended gear for the Jamboree. NOTE: you may adjust the quantities of the clothing items as needed. However, remember that you may have to do laundry more frequently. Don't count on wearing the same socks three days in a row! Download
Jamboree Itinerary The draft version of our itinerary. Get excited!! Download
Jamboree Rafting Check-In Instructions.pdf This document explains the Rafting program. Every participant needs a signed RAFTING WAIVER FORM that is available below. The adult leaders will collect these forms during our upcoming Pre-Jamboree meetings or camping events. Download
RAFTING-WAIVER-FORM.pdf All whitewater rafting participants must complete this form. Download
UniformSaleJambo.pdf A scout is THRIFTY. Save money on uniform items purchased from the Western Mass Scout Stores. Download
Zip Lines, Aerial Tokens & Adventure Pass.pdf This document explains the "token" system that will be used for several high-demand actviities at the 2017 National Jamboree. Each Troop is allocated six Big Zip tokens. Everyone who doesn't get a Big Zip token will get another token that can be used at one of several other high-demand activities. Download