Augusta Folk Arts for Kids “Augusta Explorers” will take place from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. July 31-Aug. 4 on the Davis & Elkins College campus. Artist Emily Prentice will instruct the class focusing on Appalachian culture and the great outdoors. Class activities will include nature walks, plant identification, weaving, party games, ghost stories, square dancing, printmaking, singing and much more. Augusta Explorers will earn merit badges as they take in all that Augusta has to offer. Registration is open at www.augustaheritagecenter.org. For additional information, call the Augusta Heritage Center at 304-637-1209.
Day visitors have access to the Summit Center during the Jamboree. The Summit Center is the hub of Jamboree activity and is home to the stadium shows, the military exhibits, conservation trail, Disabilities Awareness Area, Sustainability Treehouse, merit badges, and a wide variety of other exhibits and displays. Observers and participants can see all the above listed items and visit the main retail store, purchase retail food items, and experience Brownsea Island. In addition those who purchase a participant pass can experience other elements of the Summit Center, including Boulder Cove, Challenge Course, Skate Board Plaza, Mountain Biking, Shooting Sports, Climbing, Zip-lining, and BMX riding. Visitor access to activities is based on availability. Activities may be closed at times due to adverse weather conditions. Day visitors do not have access to the base camps or activity areas. Questions Website: http://www.summitbsa.org/events/jamboree/overview/2017-day-visitor-pass-information/ Email: email@example.com Call: 972-580-2489 Visitor hours will be as follows: Friday, July 21st: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Saturday, July 22nd: 9:00 am – End of Show Sunday, July 23rd: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Monday, July 24th: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Tuesday, July 25th: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Wednesday, July 26th: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Thursday, July 27th: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (note the early closing time) Tickets: http://2017nsj.eventbrite.com/ Notes: Under 6 years old free admission Ages 6-10 pay the youth fee One day passes specifically for Sunday, July 23rd will be ½ the normal one day pass because of the shortened hours of operations. There are no other discounts regardless of the type of pass selected. Scouts/Venturers in full uniform receive coupon for Trading Post discount under both plans (10% on any single purchase up to $40) Single day, Two Day & Three Day Pass purchasers must purchase the Saturday, July 22nd Show Day Pass separately Notice: No refunds will be provided on the basis of inaccuracy in product selection or quantity; weather; change of schedule; change, suspension, or cancellation of activities; failure to arrive at the venue; failure of on-site transportation; substitution or cancellation of entertainers close of venue; overbooking; wait times; or acts of God. For your convenience and security, please: No backpacks No Coolers No picnic baskets Visitors are encouraged to bring water bottles and/or small daypacks. Visitor Logistics Shuttle transportation to the Summit Center from the visitor lot is provided with your pass. Visitor shuttles run regularly all day during the Jamboree. All visitors will be required to return to their cars when visitation hours end each day. Upon arrival, all visitors will see a Youth Protection presentation. For everyone’s security, all bags may be screened or checked. The last shuttle to the Summit Center will depart from the visitor lot two hours before the posted closing hour. On, Saturday, July 22, 2017, the last shuttle to the Summit Center will be 6pm. We can’t wait for you to visit the 2017 National Scout Jamboree. You will have the experience of a lifetime and a taste of everything the Jamboree has to offer! Admission: $12.50 - $140.00