• Log huts are coated in a fresh layer of snow

    Valley Forge

    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

An Adventure of a Lifetime

Scouts with VF handbook

Scouts with Valley Forge Handbook

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?

3 African American revolutionary war soldiers

Varnum's brigade contained the 1st Rhode Island Regiment, a unit largely made up of African American and Native American soldiers. The unit symbolizes the diversity of the army - a diversity not seen again for many years.