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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 Jamboree...

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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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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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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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