Would you like to attend the 24th World Scout Jamboree 2019 in North America with the Northamptonshire Scout Jamboree Unit?
The 24th World Scout Jamboree is a life changing opportunity to travel to North America as part of a unit from Northamptonshire.
For the first time, a World Scout Jamboree will be hosted by three national Scout organizations: Scouts Canada, Asociación de Scouts de México, and the Boy Scouts of America. These three distinct cultures will join together to host the world Scouting community in a celebration of cultural exchange, mutual understanding, peace, and friendship.
You will be joined by 40,000 other Scouts from across the world for three weeks of adventure. You will be surrounded by new cultures, meet hundreds of new people and enjoy unforgettable experiences.
Many details are still being developed and the information below is the best we know at the moment.
Dates: 22nd July to 2nd August 2019 (plus a few days either side of this) are when Scouts from around the world will gather at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia. USA.
Who can apply: You must be born between 22nd July 2001 and 21st July 2005, there are no exceptions to the rule.
Cost: As yet unknown but we envisage no more than £3500. This includes all cost associated with attending the WSJ2019 including flights, food and hospitality.
Application forms are attached, we encourage anybody who’s interested in attending the jamboree to send in an application.
Any Participant choosing to apply must be available for a selection event on either 14th or 15th October 2017, and then if shortlisted there will be a further selection camp Saturday 11th & Sunday12th November
Please return your completed form along with the reference form, (below), which must be completed by your Leader and District Commissioner, by 30th Sept 2017, to Mark Thompson, 38, Northampton Road, Broughton, Northamptonshire, NN14 1NS.