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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 the...

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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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Jamboree Origin Story, Part I

Jamboree Origin Story, Part I August 1 is the anniversary of Baden-Powell's famous Brownsea Island camp and is celebrated the world round as World Scout Scarf Day, a celebration of Scouting everywhere. To celebrate World Scout Scarf Day, we are starting a World...

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One Year to Go!

One Year to Go! The opening ceremony of 24th World Scout Jamboree will take place in 370 days from today. That’s only (roughly) 8,880 hours left until the Jamboree begins! It’s going to be a busy year of Jamboree preparation. To kick it off, we’ve created an outline...

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