President Trump Will Visit Boy Scout National Jamboree in West Virginia on Monday
President Trump will be the 8th US president to visit the National Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia on Monday.
President Trump has supported the scouts for decades.
Here is a photo of the business mogul with a group of scouts in 1999.
The National Jamboree is held every four years.
President Donald Trump will make a stop Monday at the Boy Scouts of America’s National Jamboree near Beckley, BSA announces.
U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, a West Virginia Republican, also confirms the president’s visit.
Thousands of Boy Scouts from throughout the U.S. and abroad are attending the event at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve, located in Fayette and Raleigh counties near Beckley.
The Boy Scouts of America report that having the president at the National Jamboree continues a long tradition. The event is held every four years.
Details about the president’s visit have not been released, but it is expected to be sometime Monday evening.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, a former Eagle Scout, spoke to the boy scouts on Friday.
Sec. Tillerson will be recognized for his contributions to Scouting today at 2:30pm. Join us at the Scott Summit Center to celebrate! pic.twitter.com/XRpxcNtnEp
— National Jamboree (@2017Jambo) July 21, 2017