Adults want to have fun too! Leaders and parents are welcome to attend any of our virtual sessions. We have collected those sessions we think will be of most interest to adults and added some just for you.
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SCOUTING IN THE VIRTUAL WORLD
9:00 – 9:45AM
What would you say is the most important thing for a Scoutmaster to do in order to ensure their troop is successful when we resume normal programs? Find out what the Scouts BSA Chair and the Scouts BSA Director will answer to that question and others. They will be joining us live from New Jersey and Texas to take your questions. Two Scouts will lead the Q&A.
LIVE FROM PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH
9:00 – 9:45AM
An in-depth look at the opportunities available at the crown jewel of BSA’s national high adventure bases. Find out why so many call it Heave On Earth and what is IWTGBTP! This session is being conducted live by Philmont staff that will be in New Mexico.
2021 NATIONAL SCOUT JAMBOREE
10:00 – 10:45AM
Find out how you can ‘Face the Challenge’ with 25,000 Scouts and 5,000 volunteers at the Boy Scouts of America’s next quadrennial National Scout Jamboree.
THE OA AND YOUR UNIT
10:00 – 10:45AM
First- what is the OA and second- what’s in it for me? Learn how the Order of the Arrow is a great addition to your unit and why you should want all of your older Scouts involved.
LIVE FROM THE FLORIDA SEA BASE
11:00 – 11:45AM
The BSA’s very own island getaway. The Florida Sea Base offers a wide range of aquatic adventures and is leading the way in some incredible restoration projects just offshore. This session is being conducted live by Sea Base staff that will be in the Florida Keys.
MEET THE PHILMONT BURROS
11:00 – 11:30AM
If you love animals, this is your you! If you have heard stories about the Philmont burros and wondered what the buzz is all about, this is for you. If you want to see the scenic mountains of Philmont, don’t miss this session.
LIVE FROM THE SUMMIT BECHTEL RESERVE
2:00 – 2:45PM
The newest of the BSA’s high adventure bases and the home of the National Scout Jamboree, the Summit now offers treks and a variety of other adventures. This session is being conducted live by Summit staff that will be in West Virginia.
LIVE FROM THE NORTHERN TIER
3:00 – 3:45PM
Follow in the footsteps of 18th century fur traders as you paddle the pristine Boundary Waters of northern Minnesota and Canada. This session is being conducted live by Northern Tier staff that will be in Minnesota and Canada.
MEET THE MAN!
4:00 – 4:45PM
Find out what is hot and on the horizon for Cub Scouts. Anthony Berger is the National Cub Scout Director and will be joining live from Texas to share a few “secrets.” Shhh! Don’t tell anybody. Actually, tell all of your friends.
Register so we can share updates with you and keep a count of who is enjoying this awesome event. It is free with an optional package that includes the official Virtual ScoutFest 2020 patch.
For questions email Jennifer.Williams@scouting.org