2023 National Jamboree Registration
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2023 National Jamboree
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16525 Sherman Way, C8
Van Nuys, CA 91406, US
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2023 National Jamboree - July 19 - 28, 2023

Are you interested in attending the 2023 National Jamboree as a youth or adult leader? 

The Jamboree is open to all who are qualified on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Qualifications to attend the National Jamboree are listed below.

Interested Youth:

  • Registered member of a Scout Troop, who has completed the 6th grade, or will be at least 12 years old (but who has not yet reached their 18th birthday by 8/1/2023) and a first class Scout by July 1, 2023. –OR–
  • Registered member of a Venture Crew who will be at least 14 years old (but who has not yet reached their 21st birthday by 8/1/2023).
  • Must live and abide by the Scout Oath and Law.
  • Must abide by the Jamboree Code of Conduct.


Each Scout will be a member of a patrol within their unit. Every contingent member will be required to participate in and have the following:

  • Monthly troop or crew meetings
  • 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 due date set by council


Registration Requirements For Adults:

In order to be considered, please fill out this 2023 National Jamboree Adult Application and email it to Jonathan Arnold at jonathan.arnold@scouting.org. Interviews will be held following submission. You will be notified by email if you are selected for an interview. 


Scout Leader Qualifications

All jamboree Scoutmasters/Advisors/Skippers and first-, second-, and third-assistant leaders must meet the following requirements:

• Possess a current BSA membership with a Scouts BSA Troop, Venturing Crew, Exploring Post or Sea Scout Ship.

• Scoutmasters/Advisors/Skippers and first assistant Scoutmasters/Advisors/ Skippers must be at least 21 years old by the first day of the jamboree. • Second assistant Scoutmasters/Advisors/Skippers must be at least 18 years of age by the first day of the jamboree.

• Third assistant Scoutmasters/Advisors/Skippers must be at least 18 years old by the first day of the jamboree. Councils may select an adult over 21, if necessary. • Scoutmaster/Advisor/Skipper applicants must be currently serving as a Scoutmaster/Advisor/Skipper.

• All Assistant leaders must be currently serving in a unit in an adult leadership position.

• Scoutmaster/Advisor/Skipper applicants must have completed leader-specific training.

• All Adult leaders must file a jamboree personal health and medical record.

All adult leaders must be approved by the local council. Interviews will be held on March 14th, location TBD.

• All adult leaders must submit all registration fees per their local council’s payment schedule.

• BSA Youth Protection Training must be current through the last day of the Jamboree.


Cost: $3,000 per participant

Contingent fee includes includes transportation, Jamboree registration fees, meals, lodging, insurance and most patrol and troop equipment. There are additional expenses such as uniforms, personal gear, spending money and memorabilia items. The Council and the Jamboree Troop will provide Scouts with fundraising opportunities to help offset some or all of the cost.

Date Amount Due
At Registration $300
5/1/2022 $225
6/1/2022 $225
7/1/2022 $225
8/1/2022 $225
9/1/2022 $225
10/1/2022 $225
11/1/2022 $225
12/1/2022 $225
1/1/2023 $225
2/1/2023 $225
3/1/2023 $225
4/1/2023 Balance Due
$3,000.00 per Adult Leader
$3,000.00 per Youth - Female Scouts BSA
$3,000.00 per Youth - Male Scouts BSA
Cancellation Policy
Both adult and youth participants are responsible for their total contingent fee once they receive confirmation of attendance. Should an individual need to cancel their registration they will receive a refund only if another individual takes their place.

If you have a question, comment, or suggestion, please e-mail: WLACC

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