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WashJam 2016

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WashJam 2016

  • Joint Base Lewis-McChord (map)

Signups for WashJam 2016 have reached over 3,900 attendees, and excitement is building fast. Register before April 1st and save $5.00 on your fees. There is a tiered pricing plan in place, and registration fees increase by $5 every two months on April 1st, June 1st and August 25th, so the earlier you register, the more you save. Go to  to register today!

WashJam will take place on August 25-28, 2016 at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

What is WashJam, you ask?
Held once every 4 years, WashJam 2016 will be the biggest Scouting event in the Pacific Northwest, attracting over 5,000 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venturers, Varsity, Explorers, and Girl Scouts from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and British Columbia, Canada, and as far away as Utah and Texas. Want to know more? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more info.

Four Big Events in One:
This colossal event will be a massive regional encampment with Scouts from over 10 different Councils, Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Canada; 5 themed activity areas featuring over 100 different Boy Scout and Venturing activities, a huge Cub Scout activities area with a Western theme, plus a vendor midway, merit badge midway, mountain man rendezvous, two big arena shows, Geocaching, Zombie night hike and more.

Check out the FAQs page on for flyers, maps, a preview copy of the leader’s guide, fee information, policies and other questions. Contact John Ohlson for additional questions.

Staff Volunteers Wanted:
Volunteers are needed to help run activity stations, and other things. Sign up online as a volunteer staff member for $30 before April 30th, and you will receive staff recognition items (staff t-shirt and patch), all meals, and a 25% discount off the regular prices of WashJam branded gear. If you don’t need all of these cool things, you can still volunteer for free, please see the options in the WashJam 2016 Staff Fee Policy

Sign up to volunteer as a WashJam staffer here: WashJam Staff Registration

Register today!

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