Greetings from BSA Jamboree!


We got to meet Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl!

Tread Lightly! is excited to be a presence at the 2013 Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia! This 10-day event is jam packed with high adventure fun, patch trading and most importantly, conservation and outdoor ethics education!


Sam was our lucky winner on Friday! He won a Goal Zero Solar Powered Lighthouse Lantern!

We’ve met people from all across the country; some Master Tread Trainers and some who hadn’t ever heard of Tread Lightly!. We’ve made a lot of new friends who have committed to treading lightly in their part of the country. The positive response has been an overwhelming success.


Troupes from all over the country have signed our Outdoor Ethics Commitment Board!

We’ve been having a lot of fun at our booth, too. Every day we’ve had the chance to give away a great prize to one of our new friends–congratulations to Jack, Dana, Robert and Sam (all scouts or adventurers) who have taken home an Adjust-a-Grill or Goal Zero Solar Powered Lantern.

If you’re currently at Boy Scout Jamboree, please come by the conservation trail area and say hello, grab a bag from Falken Tire and enter to win the raffle! We would love to meet you! Better yet, come sign up as a member and get an awesome flashlight from Goal Zero!

Have a great time, scouts!

–Evan and Jerrica


About treadlightlyoutdoors

Tread Lightly!® is a national nonprofit organization with a mission to promote responsible outdoor recreation through ethics education and stewardship. The organization was launched in 1985 by the US Forest Service and became a nonprofit organization in 1990. Tread Lightly!’s educational message, along with its training and restoration initiatives, are strategically designed to instill an ethic of responsibility in a wide variety of outdoor enthusiasts and the industries that serve them. The program’s goal is to balance the needs of the people who enjoy outdoor recreation with our need to maintain a healthy environment. Tread Lightly!’s core focus is on supporting and encouraging stewardship from those engaged in outdoor recreation on America’s lands and waterways. The organization offers unique programs and services to help remedy growing recreation issues. The federal government officially recognizes the organization as a sole-source service provider of education and training on how to be environmentally and socially responsible while using motorized and mechanized vehicles.
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One Response to Greetings from BSA Jamboree!

  1. Deaf Scouter says:

    Nice to know a favorite blogger is also at the Jambo. Loving all the ‘techno’ connectivity to this year’s Jamboree!!

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