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24th World Scout Jamboree

Dates: 22nd July – 2nd August 2019
Location: The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve, Beckley, West Virginia, USA
Website: 2019wsj.org/
Facebook: facebook.com/2019wsj
Twitter: twitter.com/2019_wsj
Eligibility: Youth participants must have been born between 22nd July 2001 and 21st July 2005
Total expected number of participants: 45,000
 

Links

UK HQ site
Guidance for the selection of Unit Leaders
 

News

21/9/17 IST applications open
21/07/2017 Unit Member applications open
12/05/2017 Jamboree Leadership Team
 

“New World News” bulletins

Bulletin no 1
Bulletin no 2
Blog

 

Social media

UK Contingent Twitter
GLN Jamboree Unit Facebook
GLN Jamboree Unit Twitter[endsection]

 

Participants

Application closing date: Saturday 23rd September at 11:59pm

Selection weekend: Fri 29th Sept (evening) to Sun 1st October 2017 (afternoon) at Tolmers; you will only be required to stay for one night.  If you cannot make this selection event please email jamboree@gln-scouts.org.uk

Application form: Click here

Eligibility: Any Scout or Explorer Scout born between 22nd July 2001 and 21st July 2005 that actively attends a Scout Troop (if Scout age) or Explorer Scout Unit (if Explorer Scout age) in Barnet Borough District

Fee : £TBA per person. Click here for further details (to follow).

National Unit Leaders’ meetings :

  • 4/11/17 – 5/11/17 – Unit Leader Unit Leader Conference

 

International Service Team

Expression of interest
Application

Deadline to apply for IST: 6pm Friday, 13th October 2017

Payment dates
March 2018
June 2018
Nov 2018
March 2019
May 2019

IST options for the Jamboree:

  • Option A: Jamboree and IST Post Event, including all flights and North American internal transfers provided from UK regional airports.
  • Option B: Jamboree, including all flights and internal transfers provided from UK regional airports.
  • Option C: Jamboree only.
  • Option D: Jamboree and IST Post Event.

Cost for IST:

  • Option A – £2,995
  • Option B – £2,750
  • Option C – £1,500
  • Option D – £1,800

For All Options: Kit, meals on site and use of a tent is included. The IST fee will also include attendance at a UK based training event in 2018 and to a UK Contingent event in May 2019.

For Options A and B: The exact dates are to be confirmed  but the arrival date at the Summit Bechtel Reserve for IST is likely to be one or two days before the start date (22nd July 2019) of the Jamboree (depending on allocated role) with departure on 3rd August 2019.

For Options C and D: Jamboree Organisers will arrange transport from Charlotte Douglas airport (CLT) North Carolina, Yeager airport Charleston (CRW) West Virginia or Prince Amtrak railway station, Beckley, West Virginia to the Jamboree site.

 

IST Payment Schedule

The proposed schedule of payments for IST is outlined in the table below.

  #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 Total
  March
2018
June
2018
Nov
2018
March
2019
May
2019
 
Option A £300 £700 £700 £700 £595 £2,995
Option B £300 £700 £600 £600 £550 £2,750
Option C £300 £300 £300 £300 £300 £1,500
Option D £300 £375 £375 £375 £375 £1,800

IST Members will be responsible for direct payment of their fees to the UK Contingent. These will be collected electronically by the UK Contingent Registration Website.

Eligibility

To be eligible to be part of the IST you must be a member of The Scout Association or Girlguiding and be at least 18 years old on 22nd July 2019. A valid Disclosure Check must be in date on of 22nd July 2019.

 

Contingent Support Team

Application details
Closing date & time: Sunday 12th February 2017 12.00pm
 

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Links and information relating to the 23rd World Scout Jamboree have been left here to act as a reference for the possible timescales of the 2019 Jamboree. They are only a guide – please refer to up to date information as it is released.
 

Dates: Tuesday 28 July to Saturday 8 August 2015
Location: Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
FAQs: Click here
 


 


 

Participants


Application closing date: 30th September 2013
Selection weekend: 9th – 10th November 2013 at Frith Grange
Application form: Click here
Eligibility: Any Scout or Explorer Scout born between 28 July 1997 and 27 July 2001 that actively attends a Scout Troop (if Scout age) or Explorer Scout Unit (if Explorer Scout age) in Barnet Borough District
Fee : £2,995 per person. Click here for further details.
National Unit Leaders’ meetings :

  • 16/11/13 – 17/11/13 – Unit Leader preparation event 1
  • 29/11/14 – 30/11/14 – Unit Leader preparation event 2
  • 16/05/15 – 17/05/15 – All adults final preparation event


 

IST


IST Data Information Pack: click here
IST Roles Catalogue: click here
IST Food House Team Information: click here
IST Food House Application Form: click here

UK HQ information pack: click here

Deadline to apply to Hardship Fund: 3rd November 2014
Deadline to finalise roles, kit & skills details on Eventsforce: 7th November 2014
Deadline to finalise passport details on Eventsforce: 19th December 2014
Deadline to make payment no 4: 5.00pm 5th January 2015
Deadline to make payment no 5: 5.00pm 5th May 2015
All Adults event: 16th – 17 May 2015 (Gilwell Park)

IST/JPT dates for the Jamboree:

  • Option A: Flights/transfers, Mimasu Experience (Tokyo) and Jamboree – leave UK 22 July and return UK 10 August
  • Option B: Flights/transfers and Jamboree – arrive at site 25 July and return 10 August
  • Option C: Jamboree (make own travel arrangements) – arrive at site 26 July and depart 9th August
  • Option D: Mimasu Experience (Tokyo) and Jamboree (make own travel arrangements)

 
Cost for IST/JPT:

  • Option A – £2,800
  • Option B – £2,500
  • Option C – £1,175
  • Option D – £1,500

 
IST JPT Fee Reduction November 2014

 

Additional tours


In addition to the above, if you choose options A or B you have the opportunity to extend your stay by approximately 4 – 5 days after the Jamboree to take part in one of the following trips:

  • Japan Cultural Tour
  • Japan Climb Mount Fuji Tour
  • Japan free travel time
  • Beijing stopover tour
  • Dubai stopover tour

There will be additional costs for these tours.
 
Information about the travel options and tours was sent out in March 2014. This included details of how to confirm your travel decisions. The optional tours are booked and paid for through the Contingent travel agent, Winning Tours.


 

 


 
 

 

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Dates: 2023
Location: SaemangeumSouth Korea
Website: www.2023wsjkorea.org
Facebook: www.facebook.com/2023WSJKOREA
Twitter: twitter.com/WSJ2023