About

This is the Web home of the Great Rivers Council National Jamboree Troop.

Past Jamborees

Troops of Scouts from the Council have attended many, many previous National Jamborees.

Scouts AND Venturers in 2017

For the second time in its history, the National Jamboree is open to Venturing participants, including male and female Venturers.  The 2017 National Scout Jamboree will be held at The Summit Bechtel Family Reserve in West Virginia.

Great Rivers Council

The Great Rivers Council, Boy Scouts of America, is one of about 300 Councils in America that exist to help mold young people into leaders and responsible citizens with high moral and ethical standards.

The Great Rivers Council serves 33 counties in central and northeast Missouri.  The Council Office is located in Columbia, MO.

Great Rivers Council Jamboree Planning

GRCJambo is an effort of the Great Rivers Council Jamboree Planning Committee.  If you have a question or comment about the Council Jamboree Troop, send us a note from our Contact page.

The 2017 Planning Committee includes:

  • Mike Sykuta (Chair), Columbia;
  • David Crane, Fulton;
  • Todd Ruppar, Columbia;
  • Hank Stelzer, Columbia;
  • David Thorne, Holts Summit;
  • and Mike Dimond is the Professional Staff Advisor from the Council for the Committee.

We hope you can attend the 2017 National Scout Jamboree!