The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

2013 Boy Scout Jamboree

2013 Boy Scout Jamboree
  • NCCC Scouts, volunteers team up on Mullens project

    Moving in tandem, Boy Scout Troop D207, of California, worked alongside an AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) team at the Mullens Opportunity Center Tuesday.

    July 24, 2013 1 Photo

  • So long for now

    As a magnificent Jamboree ends, we hope Scouts have found a new love in West Virginia

    July 24, 2013

  • 12,000 visitors passes pre-sold for Jamboree

    A total of 12,000 visitor passes were pre-sold sold online to the 2013 National Scout Jamboree, according to a staff member at the event’s gateway.

    July 23, 2013

  • 072313 1A1 News Scouts 2.jpg What a view

    July 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • 072313 1A2 bucket brigade.jpg Scouts help return life to Morris Creek

    Scouts from Troop A401 of the Miami Valley Council in the Dayton, Ohio, area got more than they bargained for when they joined volunteers from the Morris Creek Watershed Association on Monday.

    July 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • 072213 1A4 News Scouts Medical.jpg With a medical staff of 563, Jamboree prepared for nearly any contingency

    Every war has its characteristic injury.
    At the last Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill, Dr. Glen Ault observed 17 cases of appendicitis.
    “We had a run,” he says.

    July 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • rocket boy ‘Rocket Boy’ visits Scouts

    Original “Rocket Boy” and entrepreneur Roy Lee Cooke visited the Lewis Community Center in Oak Hill Tuesday, where he addressed a group of approximately 30 Scouts, Scoutmasters and volunteers.

    July 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • Scouts Fish Hatchery Scouts work on Fish Hatchery projects

    An oft-repeated goal of the thousands of Boy Scouts attending this summer’s National Scout Jamboree is to leave their environment better than they found it.

    July 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • Command center Incident Control Center tracks Scout projects

    Thousands of Scouts. Nine counties. Over 350 community service projects.
    About 160 buses filled with eager workers and volunteers leaving the Summit Bechtel Reserve each day at about 7 a.m. last Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and again this week — Monday and today.

    July 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • Scouts zipping Zipping across the Summit

    Imagine a 20-second hustle that had kids — and some who were a “few” years past the “kids” stage — waiting in line for five hours to do it just one time.

    July 23, 2013 1 Photo