National and Local Scouting

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2021 National Jamboree

July 21-30, 2021

The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve


Cost is expected to be $1950 per participant. Set up monthly electronic payments and have all fees paid by January 29, 2021 and save $150! The National Jamboree is open to any registered Scout who is at least a First Class Scout and 12 years of age by the first day of the Jamboree (July 21, 2021) but have not reached their 18th birthday by the last day of the Jamboree (July 30, 2021).

The Buffalo Trace Council will have one troop consisting of 32 youth and eight adults. To submit a NEW application, Scouts and Scouters will need a my.scouting username and password. If you do not have a my.scouting account, please go to and follow the directions to create an account. Your member ID number will be needed to set up the account. To learn more or to complete online registration, go to

Additionally, youth participants must submit a reservation with the Buffalo Trace Council, compete the attached Buffalo Trace Council 2021 National Jamboree Payment Policy form and send it with a nonrefundable deposit of $150 to the Eykamp Scout Center.  Buffalo Trace Council online registration is available below!

Important: You must sign up at both registration links below. One is for the Jamboree itself and will not ask for fees. The other is our Council registration, and will ask for fees.


Are You Interested in Leading Scouts at the 2021 National Jamboree?

The Buffalo Trace Council will be selecting adults to lead our youth at the National Jamboree, which will take place from July 21 – July 30, 2021 at the Summit Bechtel National Scout Reserve in West Virginia. Available positions include one male and one female Scoutmaster and six female or male Assistant Scoutmasters. We promise this Jamboree will be nothing like you have ever experienced before so don’t let the opportunity to apply for these rewarding positions pass you by!

To apply, you must fill out the Council’s Leadership Application, which can be found below. You must also apply with the National Council at There is a $250 deposit due to Buffalo Trace Council, which is refundable if you are not chosen to attend. registration deadline for applications to serve as part of the Buffalo Trace Council’s contingent adult leadership is February 28, 2020.  

Eykamp Scout Center Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:30 to 5:00

Gaither Scout Shop: By Appointment Only

Monday - Friday 8:30 to 5:00

Saturday 9:00 - 1:00 (Excluding Holidays)

All Times are Central Time

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Evansville, IN 47715

(812) 423-5246

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5735 E County Road 175 N

Winslow, IN 47598

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