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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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Longer Table

Longer Table The World Scout Jamboree is huge. 50,000 scouts, 5 camps, and 160+ countries huge. Yet the magic of the Jamboree isn't just in its grandeur. It's also in its small, unexpected, human moments. Mark Beese, Scoutmaster of Troop 70302 at the 23rd World Scout...

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The Magic of the Summit

The Magic of the Summit With the close of the Olympics in PyeongChang today, we wanted to look at another important similarity between the games and the Jamboree. These events wouldn’t be the same without the constantly changing venue and the unique challenges and...

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A “Community of Scouts”

A "Community of Scouts" Peanut butter and jelly, snow and snowmen, World Jamboree and friendships; some things are made for each other. As we looked at in our last post, the World Jamboree, like the Olympics, brings people together. As such, there is no place like the...

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Our Olympic Village

Our Olympic Village Today marks the opening of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. As our Team USA athletes are getting settled into their new home-away-from-home in the Olympic Village, let’s take a look at what our own Olympic Village will look...

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A Primer on International Swag

A Primer on International Patch Trading Scouts and Scouters are united across borders by shared values, shared symbols, and, of course, a shared love of Scouting Swag! This passion is in full force at World Scout Jamborees. Contingent Young Adult Swag Coordinator...

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