Jamboree Troop Info

The following was sent to all Jamboree Troop B313 email addresses in December. It is posted here for your convenience.


Hello Troop! Thank you to everyone who came to our meeting tonight. We got a lot done and will now have meetings at least once per month to prepare for Jamboree. Here are some useful links relating to Jamboree:

The Jamboree Troop B313 Shutterfly page: http://troop568sbr2013jamboree.shutterfly.com/
The Troop’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/JamboTroopB313
The WordPress blog site: https://wf2013jamboree.wordpress.com/

The Summit Shakedown pictures can be viewed at: http://home.comcast.net/~mdlandi/2012/SummitShakedown/index.html
(note that this is a page on the Troop 208 web site.)

Some people were asking what should be packed for Jamboree. I copied the following page from the Jamboree handbook:

What to Bring
Everything you bring must fit in the jamboree
duffel bag that will be provided and your
personal day pack. It is important that
participants pack the right items.
• Personal Gear
Sleeping bag (lightweight in stuff sack with
30 degree rating is good)
Eating kit (plate, bowl, and spork are adequate.)
Two 1-liter water bottles
Toiletry kit (keep it small)
Two bath towels
Two hand towels
Two washcloths
Non-aerosol insect repellant
• Clothing
Two uniforms
Long pants (required for Day of Service)
Good broken-in hiking boots
Lace-up shoes (lightweight sports)
Rain gear (simple, lightweight)
Scout head gear
One jacket or sweatshirt (synthetic is good)
Two sets of sleep clothes
Five pairs of underwear
Four or five Scout/jamboree T-shirts/polo/
activity shirts (microbial synthetic is good)
Two or three pairs of hiking socks
Two or three other pairs of socks
• Optional
Air or travel pillow
Water shoes
Arrival day, Sunday, and departure day are
uniform days; other times may be determined
by your staff leader. Other days are Scout/
jamboree T-shirts or activity shirts with
uniform shorts/longs.
• Patrol Equipment
One first-aid kit
One troop flag

Items Provided by the BSA

All tents
All cookware, except personal mess kits
All cooking supplies
All dining areas/facilities in each troop site
All tools to set up tents, etc.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Thanks!


About Mike Landi

Venturing Crew 220 Advisor
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