2001 National Scout Jamboree
The friendships, experiences and stories of the 2001 National
Scout Jamboree will be long remembered by all those
who were fortunate to attend.
Scouting's biggest event, held July 23-August 1, 2001, at
Fort A.P. Hill in Virginia, gave the
Order of the Arrow the chance to provide service to Scouting and
showcase its programs. Over 500 Arrowmen served on OA
support staff for the Jamboree, in addition to the
who served as troop leaders with their council
contingents, or on other
Jamboree support staff positions.
Whether you were at the Jamboree or not, you can discover
more about the OA's involvement at the Jamboree by reading
the following personal memories and comments.
- The American
- Within a large dance arbor or under colorful tents, Jamboree
participants worked on
Indian Lore merit badge, learned how to dance,
create crafts, and construct regalia, while studying the
lore of the American Indians.
Outdoor Adventure Place (TOAP)
- An outdoor skills area where
Jamboree participants learned about "Leave No Trace"
camping, built teamwork through participation in
challenge events, sampled outdoor
cooking, and enjoyed great adventure in
- Through a state-of-the-art interactive multimedia show,
Jamboree participants were given the opportunity to
make Scouting's values come alive
in their hearts and minds.
- The OA
- Over 150 Arrowmen specifically assigned
to support the 2001 National Scout Jamboree
had the opportunity to
provide meaningful service to Scouting while enjoying
great fellowhsip and fun.
- A Visitor's Perspective
- An Arrowman's impressions on visiting his first Jamboree.
- 2001 OA Jamboree
- See dozens of Arrowmen in action across
More information, stories and pictures are available on the
2001 National Scout Jamboree section
of the BSA web site.
The Order of the
Arrow was truly proud to be able to serve Scouting's biggest event!
OA at the Jamboree photos by Carl E. Head.