Tustin Boy Scout Troop 36, founded for the huge 1953 Jamboree, celebrates 65th anniversary – Orange County Register

 

Fashion Island stands on what was once the site of an enormous campsite.

In 1952, the Irvine Company spent $250,000 to ready acres of land for the first Boy Scout Jamboree on the West Coast. Those improvements would include an eight-mile path that would pave the way for today’s busy Jamboree Road.

That’s when Tustin-based Troop 36 formed, and it’s still vibrant today.

The following July, 51,000 Boy Scouts from around…

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