ons of young boys around the country and coming this year, hundreds of events are being planned, all over the country, to commemorate the Gold anniversary of the BSA.
The organization seeks a grant for the Jamboree celebration that has been planned from the 24th of July to the 4th of August, an event in which approximately 50,000 scouts from all over the country will take part. The Jamboree is planned to be an event which will be an experience of a lifetime for the young boys in attendance, and is an inimitable opportunity for the introduction of life skills to the 50,000 scouts, leaders and visitors who will take part in the commemorative events1.
The provision of this grant will ensure that this event is carried out in the finest way possible and will allow the Boy Scouts of America, both as an organization and a foundation, to cherish and spread its message all over the world.
The event for the 100th anniversary shall be carried out in Virginia and will be a celebration of the diverse values that are a system of learning which become a part of the Boy Scout training. For this purpose, a wide variety of activities shall be arranged for the scouts and visitors in attendance. To aid in the provision of these activities and for the construction of the basic infrastructure required for the event, a grant of $1,500,000 is being sought which shall make it possible for the organization to plan and carry out the monumental task of the successful execution of the jamboree.
The 100th anniversary celebrations will begin early on the day of July 26,2010, and will be a 10 day long event which shall include all manner of activities. The plans for the commemorative event includes offerings such as swimming, rappelling, kayaking, canoeing, fly fishing, archery, scuba diving, snorkeling, shooting, buckskin games and four 5 kilometer runs. Apart from that there will be hands-on merit badge demonstrations for the 17-acre conservation trail, various rotating stages of evening