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IST Frequently Asked Questions

Question: How will you deal with the visitors visiting the World Scout Jamboree Site? How will foreign visitors needing transportation access the site? Answer: Visitor day passes will available for purchase in 2019, and will allow access to many of the jamboree’s fun activity areas — including World Point, the Global Development Village, Centro Mondial,  … Read more

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Statement from the Organizing Committee of the 24th World Scout Jamboree

Following recent media reports of the Boy Scouts of America (one of the 24th World Scout Jamboree co-hosts) to explore financial restructuring options, the Organizing Committee of the 24th World Scout Jamboree would like to provide assurance that the preparations for the event are proceeding according to plan. The Boy Scouts of America has reiterated  … Read more

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Get Ready for the IST Experience!

The International Service Team (IST) Experience Team looks forward to welcoming almost 10,000 IST members from National Scout Organizations (NSOs), to the Jamboree and offering the ISTs a memorable Jamboree Experience. When not sleeping or working, the aim is to provide all ISTs with an all-embracing series of activities to suit all ages. The team  … Read more

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Jamboree Chaplains

A unique and fulfilling opportunity awaits you as a member of the 24th World Scout Jamboree Chaplaincy team. As a World Scout Jamboree chaplain, you fulfill your Duty to God – Duty to Scouting – Duty to The World in an important and impactful manner. Your ministry of service at the 24th World Scout Jamboree will provide you with an exceptional Scouting opportunity.  … Read more

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Pre/Post Jamboree Contingent Camping Opportunities

Many National Scout Organizations attending the 24th World Scout Jamboree will be touring throughout North America either before or after the Jamboree.  To assist with lodging for those NSO’s a number of local councils from the Boy Scouts of America will be making their camping facilities available for use. A location map is available with  … Read more

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Arrival and Departure Transportation Survey

Each National Scout Organization has received a survey regarding arrival and departure for the 24th World Scout Jamboree, this preliminary survey is designed to help the planning of arrival and departure of each NSO.  Information contained in this survey does not require that final travel arrangements have been made, but it is to gather the  … Read more

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Welcome to the International Service Team!

It is less than 260 days to go before International Service Team members (ISTs) begin to arrive for the 24th World Scout Jamboree. We look forward to welcoming you to the Summit Bechtel Reserve, in West Virginia, the site of the WSJ 2019. The site is ready to go with water lines, shower houses, and  … Read more

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International Service Team Arrival and Departure

International Service Team Arrival and Departure International Service Team members must arrive between 08:00 on Thursday 18 July 2019 and 22:00 on Sunday 21 July 2019 and depart on Friday 2 August 2019 and Saturday 3 August 2019. All ISTs will need to arrive prior to the Contingent arrival date of Monday 22 July 2019  … Read more

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Childcare Not Available on Site for the 24th World Scout Jamboree

The 24th World Scout Jamboree will take place 22 July – 2 August 2019 at the Summit Bechtel Reserve. Depending on the needs of the role they will serve, International Service Team (IST) may arrive earlier and depart later than the 22 July – 2 August date range. All adult unit leaders, Contingent Management Team  … Read more

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Base Camp and Subcamp Names Announced

The theme of the 24th World Scout Jamboree is “Unlock a New World”. With this in mind, we will be incorporating World Heritage Sites in the names of Base Camps and Subcamps.  A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as  … Read more

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