Events

As a Scout, in addition to your troop’s weekly meetings, outings, and long-term adventures, there are various large events for you to experience individually, with your troop, or as part of a special group.

National Jamboree
The National Jamboree is the Boy Scouts of America’s flagship event. Held every four years, this ten day gathering for thousands of Scouts showcases everything that is great about Scouting.

JOTI
Jamboree-on-the-Internet, or JOTI, held annually the third full weekend in October, is an international Scouting event sponsored by the World Organization of the Scout Movement. Scouts from around the world gather online communicating with each other using Internet-enabled devices such as computers, laptops, tablets, and mobile phones.

JOTA
Jamboree-on-the-Air, or JOTA, is an international Scouting event sponsored by the World Organization of the Scout Movement. Scouts from around the world communicate with each other using amateur or “ham” radio.

NOAC
The National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) is a major biannual event for members of Scouting’s national honor society.

World Jamboree
The World Scout Jamboree is a gathering of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in a celebration of cultural exchange, mutual understanding, peace, and friendship. Held approximately every four years, in a different country each time, this gathering of thousands of Scouts from all over the world showcases everything that is great about Scouting.