Literati Staff Attend National Scout Jamboree
Literati technology intern Tyler Bedick and Web Projects Director Jeff Anderson attended the 2005 National Scout Jamboree at Fort A.P. Hill in Caroline County, Virginia from July 25th through August 3rd.
The National Scout Jamboree was started in the United States in 1937. 2005 marks the 16th Jamboree and since 1981 has been held approximately every four years at Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia. This year’s Jamboree was host to over 43,000 scouts from around the United States and the World. The scouts participated in a variety of activities which were highlighted by a visit from President George Bush, addressing 75,000 scouts and guests.
Tyler Bedick is a Life Scout with Morgantown Troop 65 and a senior at Morgantown High School. Tyler was a regular participant at the Jamboree.
Jeff Anderson is an Eagle Scout and attended the Jamboree as a regional staff member and as Assistant Director for Action Center D in charge of Physical Activities at the Jamboree including the Confidence Course, Pioneering, Action Alley, Motocross and Rappelling.
The next National Scout Jamboree is scheduled for 2010 in Virginia to mark the 100th anniversary of the Boy Scouts in the United States.
posted on 09-06-2005