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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby PaulSWolf » Sun Apr 18, 2010 11:40 pm

FYI.

Even though I was assured of a position on the Traffic Safety Merit Madge Booth on the Midway, I was only able to confirm that I'd be available for Jambo in December, 2009. I applied on line on 12/5/09. Even with repeated phone calls, it took until 3/5/10 until my application finally cleared Council, and then again after many calls, until Friday morning (4/16/10) until I heard back that my application cleared the Region and National approval process. But I had been put on the "Wait List" for any position. I then called the Director for the MB Midway to see if he could get the assignment finalized. After I talked to the secretary in the office where the MBM Director works, I started to compose an e-mail to my booth chairman. Before I could hit "Send" the Letter of Acceptance arrived in my inbox. :-) So at least that office works fast.

I signed and scanned the LoA and e-mailed it back to the Jambo Registrar, and made my final payment online yesterday. Now I have to wait for the Medical and Travel letters.

But I'll be there again (5th time on staff). See all of you at the Hill, and hopefully in 2013 at the SUMMIT.
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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby wagionvigil » Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:51 am

The Problems have been happening two places. 1 with the vendor that the applications actually go to and two with the local councils sitting on them for the approval process. In most cases there is only one person in a council that can do the approval process and if he or she is sick or on vacation or busy then you are out of luck. The Exec in our council was doing them as soon as they hit his inbox and last summer he would go to the office on Saturday after leaving camp to do them. He was the camp director. In a couple cases I had staff have to call their council and make an issue with them to get the process going and finally in my area the area director got involved and jumped on a couple councils.
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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby divermann » Mon Apr 19, 2010 6:29 pm

I'm in for Thursday evening, July 29, 2010 8)
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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby wagionvigil » Sun Jul 18, 2010 9:01 am

THursday July 29th Subcamp 4 dining 7-730 see ya
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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby Billiken » Sun Jul 18, 2010 2:46 pm

Fellow Scouters:
If I don't have some sort of Troop duties/function I'll be there.

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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby Billiken » Tue Jul 20, 2010 12:38 pm

Just to clarify.............
If we're meeting at Sub Camp 4 dining, does that mean we're having dinner?????
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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby lifescoutforlife » Wed Jul 21, 2010 8:51 am

I will do my best to be there
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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby wagionvigil » Thu Jul 22, 2010 10:36 pm

Billiken wrote:Just to clarify.............
If we're meeting at Sub Camp 4 dining, does that mean we're having dinner?????
no
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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby Billiken » Sun Aug 08, 2010 11:16 am

wagionvigil and scoutaholic -- Great seeing you guys at the Jamboree.

YIS

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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby wagionvigil » Sun Aug 08, 2010 11:29 am

was nice but way too short.
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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby scoutaholic » Fri Aug 13, 2010 5:31 pm

It was nice to meet those who attended.

Were there really only three forum users at Jambo?
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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby wagionvigil » Fri Aug 13, 2010 6:49 pm

AS we all saw that evenin ther are many things going on at the same time. Plus distance has alot to do with getting places at the Hill
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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby ronin718 » Mon Aug 16, 2010 5:08 pm

scoutaholic wrote:It was nice to meet those who attended.

Were there really only three forum users at Jambo?


No, there were others. I spent many evenings with my son going around and meeting folks in their camps and "swapping souvenirs". I'm not sure whether to :D or be :oops: over that, but the boy was happy in the end.

I found it so ironic that the Western Region stage was right between SC 4 and 5. Our site had a great view looking over the bowl below the stage. Didn't even have to leave my camp chair to enjoy the shows.

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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby wagionvigil » Mon Aug 16, 2010 5:13 pm

ANd I was In SC 4
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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby PaulSWolf » Mon Aug 16, 2010 5:47 pm

I was out at Wilcox when I wasn't working in my MB booth, so meet and greet was really hard.
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Re: Jamboree Meet and Greet

Postby wagionvigil » Mon Aug 16, 2010 6:05 pm

But Paul and I met during Set up
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