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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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Calling All Venturers

Calling All Venturers National Venturing President Michelle Merritt wrote to the Venturers of the BSA to talk about the World Jamboree. In case you missed it, we've reprinted Michelle's letter here. You can also download it to share with others on our resources page....

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So, What Happens Next?

So, What Happens Next? Congratulations!  You've applied to the 2019 World Jamboree - USA Contingent as a participant or IST.  Here is what to expect next. What's Happening Now? Your initial application has been sent to your local Council office.  Your council Scout...

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Happy New Year

  Happy New Year! Happy New Year!  We are very excited about what 2018 will bring for International Scouting in the United States, and how you can get involved.  The US Contingent Management Team is working hard to recruit and plan for the largest US delegation to a...

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Application Information

Application Information Are you ready to “Unlock a New World? The USA Contingent to the 24th World Scout Jamboree in 2019 is accepting applications for participants, adult volunteers, and International Service Team (IST). We hope that you can join us for an adventure...

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