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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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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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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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