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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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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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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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Parent to Parent

  Parent to Parent: 10 Reasons You Should Send Your Teen to the World Jamboree As a parent, the decision to send your teen to World Scout Jamboree may require careful consideration. Practical issues, such as finances, can make you rethink whether World Scout...

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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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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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