It requires thousands of volunteer staff working in all manner of roles to make a National Jamboree successful. Opportunities exist in program areas, support and logistics roles, food services, sub-camp operations, the Order of the Arrow, and health and safety. A full list of staff positions is available on The Summit website.
If you are interested in joining the staff of the 2017 National Jamboree visit The Summit website for details and online registration.
- Be a registered member of the BSA and complete Youth Protection training.
- Be available to arrive at the Jamboree early and stay later than participants (this varies by department).
- Be at least 16 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree (July 19, 2017)
- More details about staff qualifications are available on The Summit website.
Staff volunteering for the Jamboree are required to pay the staff fee of $850 for adult staff or $425 for youth (under 26) staff. These fees defray the cost of staff meals, recognition items, campsite equipment, and other staff-related costs. A $150 deposit is required when you submit your staff registration. More details about staff fees are available on The Summit website.