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President Trump to visit West Virginia for National Jamboree

President Trump to visit West Virginia for National Jamboree”

President Donald Trump will visit West Virginia on Monday, making an appearance at the Boy Scouts of America's 2017 National Scout Jamboree in Glen Jean.

On Monday, Trump will become the eighth USA president to attend a Jamboree.

Planning for the 2017 Boy Scouts of America National Jamboree began nearly four years ago, immediately following the first jamboree held at the Summit Bechtel National Reserve.

President Trump will visit the National Scout Jamboree in Fayette County, West Virginia on Monday, July 24th.

The event is private and will not be open to the public.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited the Jamboree on Friday.

Since 1937 - the very first National Jamboree ever held - presidents have stopped by to speak to Jamboree participants.

This year's jamboree has attracted about 40,000 scouts all eager to participate in everything from zip lining, hiking, riding mountain bikes, paddleboarding, kayaking, rock climbing and learning new computer skills. Previously he reported from the 2013 National Scout Jamboree.



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