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 is part of the Schuylkill River National & State Heritage Area, which stretches 128 miles from Philadelphia to Pottsville. The region is nationally significant for the roles that its people, places, and events played in the American, industrial, and environmental revolutions.