2013 National Scout Jamboree

July 15 – 24, 2013


The Sequoyah Council is sending a contingent of two troops to the 2013 National Scout Jamboree.  Each troop will consist of 36 youths and 4 adult leaders.

  • What is the national jamboree? Imagine 50,000 Scouts, Venturers, volunteers, and staff from all over the country, all gathered together for one big celebration of Scouting. Held once every four years, the national jamboree is a chance to camp out with friends, meet new friends, try high-adventure activities, learn new skills, and enjoy the outdoors. Over 10 days, there are exhibits, stadium shows with entertainment, opportunities to work on merit badges — there’s something for everybody.
  • High adventure like you’ve never seen. Whitewater, climbing, zip lines, mountain biking, and much, much more. (Not to mention all of the things you’ve grown to love about the jamboree: patch trading, SCUBA, stadium shows, Technology Quest … who could ask for more?)
  • History created by you. This will be the first jamboree at its new permanent home – The Summit, in beautiful West Virginia – and you’ll be there for the grand opening.

A large number of scouts are expected to apply for participation.  The council is considering applications at this time.  Let us know ASAP if you are interested.

Merit Badge University 2012

Saturday, January 21st

Merit Badge University was held at the D.P.Culp Center at East Tennessee State University  from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM.

We had 8 scouts and 3 adults attend from Troop 3.

We worked on several merit badges including:  Citizenship in the Community, Citizenship in the Nation, Energy, First Aid, Railroading, Coin Collecting, Architecture, Auto Mechanics, and Scouting Heritage.

Click here for more details.

Camp Davy Crockett (July 10th – 16th)

We had a great time and learned a lot at Camp Davy Crockett this week.

We worked on rank advancements in the “Operation First Class” course and earned several merit badges including:

  • Wood Carving
  • First Aid
  • Space Exploration
  • Swimming
  • Leatherwork

We also brought home several awards, including second place for the “Crockett Challenge”

Check out the video for some highlights of our week.