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World Scout

Jamboree

The World Scout Jamboree is a Scouting jamboree of the World Organisation of the Scout Movement, typically attended by several tens of thousands of Scouts from around the world, aged 14 to 17. In July 1920, the first World Scout Jamboree was held at Olympia, London. 

The next World Scout Jamboree is:

South Korea - 2023

More in this section 

Our very own County Commissioner, Liz Walker, will be leading the UK Contingent to the next World Scout Jamboree which takes place in Korea in 2023.

Click on a Jamboree below to find out more information about it

History

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Year

Country

Participants

More Info

1st

1920

United Kingdom

8,000

-

2nd

1924

Denmark

4,549

-

3rd

1929

United Kingdom

30,000

-

4th

1933

Hungary

25,792

-

5th

1937

Netherlands

28,750

-

6th

1947

France

24,152

-

7th

1951

Austria

12,884

-

8th

1955

Canada

11,139

-

9th

1957

United Kingdom

31,426

-

10th

1959

Philippines

12,203

-

11th

1963

Greece

11,398

-

12th

1967

United States

12,011

-

13th

1971

Japan

23,758

-

14th

1975

Norway

17,259

-

15th

1983

Canada

14,752

>>>

16th

1987

Australia

14,434

>>>

17th

1991

South Korea

19,083

>>>

18th

1995

Netherlands

28,960

>>>

19th

1998

Chile

31,534

-

20th

2002

Thailand

24,000

-

21st

2007

United Kingdom

37,868

-

22nd

2011

Sweden

40,061

-

23rd

2015

Japan

33,628

-

24th

2019

United States

45,000

-

25th

2023

South Korea

...

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Contact Us

County Office, Well End 

Activity Centre, Borehamwood,

Herts, WD6 5PR

0208 236 0040

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