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Closing Show

Closing Show Ten days after the Jamboree opened, it was time to gather one last time as the 24th World Scout Jamboree. With heavy hearts, buoyed by the hope of squeezing every last ounce of Jamboree fun out of the few hours remaining together, the scouts gathered...

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Unity Show

Unity Show After a full day of sharing each other’s cultures in our basecamps, all 45,000 Scouts here at the Jamboree gathered at the Summit Stage for the second of three Jamboree shows: the Unity show.As everyone settled into their seat on the grass, dancers from the...

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Reflections on the Model UN

Reflections on the Jamboree Model UN Contingent Member Rollin "RJ" Jackson from US unit 318 attended the Model UN program, representing Iran. Afterward, he shared his thoughts and photos from the event with us. See more of Rollin photos on our Facebook page. Before...

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Opening Show

Opening Show At 7:30 this evening, the flags of every scout organization were paraded past the 45,000 attendees gathered at the World Point Stadium. Each nation’s name was read off, in English and Spanish, alphabetically by WOSM region: Africa, Arab, Asia-Pacific,...

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Program Highlight: Model UN

Program Highlight: Model UN This morning session opened for the World Scout Jamboree’s Model United Nations. The Model United Nations is a three-day program in which participants will discuss modern global issues and create resolutions to address them. This system not...

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Traveling in Style: An Update

Traveling in Style: An Update The following information will help in preparing for your travel to and from the World Scout Jamboree. Travel attire - All Scouts should travel in their field uniform, including the USA neckerchief!!! Air Travel Identification All Scouts...

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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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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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