Troops Past

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


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


Jambo2013_Logo_Rectangle_300x300The 2013 National Scout Jamboree was held for the first time at The Summit Bechtel Family Reserve in West Virginia.  For the first time in Jamboree history, participation was open to both male and female Venturers.  In 2012, the Great Rivers Council Jamboree Planning Committee started this website.

Adult leaders for the Great Rivers Council Troop included Scoutmaster Mike Sykuta and Assistant Scoutmasters Todd Ruppar, Hank Stelzer, and Brendan Bagby.  More information about the adult leaders from 2013 is available here.

More about the 2013 Great Rivers Council Jamboree Troop is available here.

The 2013 Planning Committee included:

  • David Thorne (Chair), Holts Summit;
  • Brendan Bagby, Columbia;
  • Ed Easterling, Auxvasse;
  • David Harris, Jefferson City;
  • Todd Ruppar, Columbia;
  • Hank Stelzer, Columbia;
  • Mike Sykuta, Columbia;
  • Allen Wehmeyer, Holts Summit;
  • Lisa Wehmeyer, Holts Summit;
  • and Mike Dimond was the Professional Staff Advisor from the Council for the Committee.