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Relive the excitement, thrills of the 2013 National Jamboree

Experience the breathtaking beauty and high-adrenaline adventure at the Summit Bechtel Reserve with an exclusive Scouting magazine video and photos from the big event.

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Summit Shakedown offers a preview of the 2013 National Scout Jamboree

Get ready for the 2013 National Scout Jamboree by taking this behind-the-scenes tour of the Summit Shakedown, which offered a preview of what’s to come at the Summit Bechtel Reserve.

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A backstage pass to the World Scout Jamboree

After reading Senior Editor Bryan Wendell’s first-person account of the 2011 World Scout Jamboree in Sweden, check out more great World Jamboree content below. First, watch this exclusive video: Then catch up on Bryan’s blog

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A New Worldview: Scouting magazine at the 2011 World Scout Jamboree

I traveled to last summer’s World Scout Jamboree not knowing exactly what to expect. I wondered if even Scouting could unite such diverse cultures and differing perspectives. After my first volleyball game, I knew I’d found the answer.

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A picture-perfect look at the 2010 National Scout Jamboree

To produce this portfolio of photographs, we follow Central Illinois Troop 1036 from early morning until late at night as Scouters and Scouts make the most of last summer’s event that bid farewell to Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia.

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A World of Scouting Opportunities

A local Scout council’s international representative is an important resource for promoting the world brotherhood of Scouting.

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Jamboree 2005

The BSA’s 10-day outdoor extravaganza highlights the best of what Scouting offers boys—fun, fellowship, physical fitness, and patriotism—plus for some, a brush with fame.

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A Family Together Feature: One Family's Jamboree Legacy

When a Hawaiian Scout at the 1969 national jamboree asked if he could twirl another boy’s fireknife, a major element in the first youth’s life—and the lives of his future family—was set forever.

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The 20th World Jamboree 'Share Our World, Share Our Cultures'

The 20th World Scout Jamboree took place in Thailand from Dec. 28, 2002, to Jan. 7, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts and leaders, from nearly every Scouting association in the world, assembled for a festival of friendship and fun.