National Boy Scout Jamboree of 2021 has been postponed due to COVID-19

The more than 40,000 Boy Scouts, leaders and volunteers heading to the 2017 National Scout Jamboree can expect faster speeds and boosted reliability to share once-in-a-lifetime moments. (Boys Scouts of America photo) (PRNewsfoto/AT&T)

GLEN JEAN, WV (WOAY) – The 2021 National Boy Scout Jamboree has been canceled.

According to the release it says ” The safety of Scouts, volunteers, staff members and communities is at the forefront of every decision the BSA makes. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have wide-ranging implications for events across the country, and the Jamboree is no exception. Planning, preparations, and decisions regarding National Jamborees take place months, and even years, in advance. Given the current situation and the uncertain nature of future conditions, we determined we could not prepare in a manner that would provide the safest possible environment for all those involved. We look forward to holding this incredible event at a future date.”

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