An Adventure of a Lifetime
Travel and new experiences were key objectives of jamborees- seeing America en route and living and sharing with boys from all over the nation and world. For many scouts, a Valley Forge jamboree was their first visit to the east coast. Scouts could take train excursions to Philadelphia, Washington DC, and New York.
Did You Know?
Valley Forge NHP commemorates one of the most defining events in our nation’s history: the encampment of the Continental Army at Valley Forge in 1777-78. General George Washington’s troops embodied triumph over adversity. Their commitment was a turning point in the American Revolution.