| United States|| 34,449 Scouts|
| Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia|
August 4, 1993, to August 10, 1993
The 1993 National Scout Jamboree was the 13th national Scout jamboree of the Boy Scouts of America and was held from August 4, 1993, through August 10, 1993, at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia.
1993 National Scout Jamboree Wikipedia
This event was attended by 34,449 scouts.
The 1993 National Scout Jamboree was divided into four regional encampments which consisted of a total of 19 sub-camps. Each subcamp consisted of approximately 1300 participants each dispersed among 30-40 troops. Each troop occupied a campsite with dimensions of approximately 90 feet (27 m) X 90 feet. Each subcamp had a special patch which depicted a historical flag.
Jamboree attendees were able to participate in a number of activities. Among the entertainers performing at the evening arena shows was singer Louise Mandrell. A list of the main activities is given below:"Action Alley"
Fishing - More than 20,000 bass, channel catfish, bluegill and other fish were stocked in Fishhook Lake.
Racing Shell Run
Merit Badge Midway
Arts and Science Expo
Brownsea Island Camp
Daily Stage Shows
Amateur Radio Station
The Order of the Arrow Jamboree Rendezvous was held on the evening of Monday, August 9.
A major rainstorm occurred on Friday, August 6 which caused localized flooding throughout Fort A. P. Hill and necessitated the cancellation of all Jamboree activities for the afternoon. This storm deposited over 3 inches (76 mm) of rain on the jamboree site in a 13-hour period.
A daily newspaper entitled Jamboree Today was distributed to all jamboree participants to inform them of events at the jamboree.