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Let’s go shopping!!

At least one food market will be located in each base camp and they will be open from 5:30 am – 8:30 am for breakfast and lunch and open from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm for dinner. To pay for all the food, instead of paying with regular money, each unit will be given a …

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Planning our meals

Our meals will be entirely based on what we buy from the food markets. There will be menus available to provide some inspiration, but at the end of the day it’s down to us. Below are some examples of draft menus:   As a unit we will need to think about what we’d like to …

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What are we going to eat?

One key part of the Jamboree experience is what we’re going to eat. With the scale of the Jamboree, the diversity of the cultures and the desires of everyone there, there’s a lot to cater for. Over the coming weeks, there will be several posts about the topic as we delve into how they are …

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The UK contigent

The UK Contingent for the 24th World Scout Jamboree will be on of the biggest ever. It is made up of the Contingent Management Team (CMT), Contingent Support Team (CST), International Service Team (IST) and the participants. In total around 4000 participants will be attending from the UK, about 10% of the total number. This …

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Unlocking a new World

The theme for the Jamboree is Unlock a New World. It invites you to unlock new adventures, new cultures and new friendships. The theme was originally designed by youth representatives from the three host countries, also known as the “Dream Team”. They were responsible for presenting the original bid for the 24th World Scout Jamboree. Because …

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Where is the Jamboree?

The 24th World Scout Jamboree will be held at the Summit Bechtel Reserve, a 10,000-acre facility located in West Virginia, USA. The reserve is the current home of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Scout Jamboree which is help every 4 years. The facilities that the site has to offer are mind boggling and …

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Who’s there?

Scouting is a truly global movement. Currently it is active in over 216 countries and territories, with a global membership of over 31 million, from all walks of life. This will certainly be reflected at the 24th World Scout Jamboree with over 150 countries being represented. Scouts from all around the world will embark on …

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A day at the Jamboree

We will be camping on one of the 5 sub-camps at the Jamboree. We won’t be camping with the rest of the UK Contingent, we’ll be next to other units from all over the world, maybe from Australia, Japan, Germany or Argentina. In the morning, a patrol will be sent out to the grocery store …

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Explore the Adventure

The Jamboree will be an adventure of a lifetime! It will offer the complete World Scout Jamboree experience. Along with adventure, there will also be the opportunity to experience different religions and faiths, cultures and sustainability projects. Below is a list of some of the activities that will be on offer at the Jamboree: Sustainability …

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What is the World Scout Jamboree?

The World Scout Jamboree is the biggest international Scouting event in the World. It brings together thousands of Scouts from across the world to celebrate Scouting. It is above all a chance to meet people from across the world, build friendships, promote peace, develop leadership and build skills for life.  This will be the 24th …

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