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The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture Kent Clayburn is the Director of Operations on the Host team of our upcoming Jamboree. He has been working the last seven years to turn this Jamboree into a reality. He has also recently resumed the position of BSA International Commissioner. We...

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Faith and Beliefs

Faith and Beliefs It is clear that the World Scout Jamboree brings together a group with a diversity hardly rivaled by any other gathering. As such, questions of “diversity” or “appreciating diversity” are no mere aspirations but concrete and essential elements of the...

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Announcing Café USA

Announcing Café USA The 24th World Scout Jamboree will be one of the most innovative Jamborees ever in more ways than one. It will be the first World Scouting Event held at the Summit Bechtel Scout Reserve. It is the second WSJ held within the USA and the first to be...

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An Early Jamboree! Learn about JOTI/JOTA 2018

  An Early Jamboree! Learn about JOTI/JOTA 2018 The Jamboree is only 287 days away! Unfortunately, sometimes it feels as if the Jamboree will never come soon enough. If you’re also ready to go to Jambo today, we've got good news for you! The annual Jamboree on...

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Lessons from the Jamboree

Lessons from the Jamboree The World Jamboree sticks with you your whole life. Ask anyone who’s been before, whether they went to the 2007 World Jamboree in the UK or the 1967 Jamboree in Idaho,  they’ll tell you that their experience still affects their life. To look...

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The Jamboree Experience

The Jamboree Experience The World Scout Jamboree is nearly impossible to describe. It is easiest to say that it is an event like no other. It is more descriptive to say that it is like a National Jamboree, with more countries represented, and with a focus on...

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WoJam 3 Now Available

WoJam 3 Now Available Yep, we're excited too. The third edition of our US Contingent Newsletter, WoJam Unlocked, is now available. It is hard to believe, but the Jamboree is now less than a year away which means it's time to start getting ready to "Be Prepared" as...

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Jamboree Origin Story, Part III

The latest in a long line of World Scout Jamborees is being shared by three members of the US Contingent Management team (left) and several members of the Dream Team, a group at the head of the 24th World Scout Jamboree Host Team. Jamboree Origin Story, Part III In...

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Jamboree Origin Story, Part II

Jamboree Origin Story, Part II Earlier in our Jamboree Origin Story series, we looked at how scouting spread out of the UK across the globe. The stage was set for World Scouting, but before we could have a World Jamboree, Baden-Powell had to develop the idea of a...

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