July 22-August 2, 2019
The Summit Bechtel Reserve, West Virginia
World Jamboree Q&A
• How can I apply for the 2019 World Scout Jamboree?
Applications will be open soon. You will find the link to apply at - https://wsj2019.us
• How much will it cost?
Less than $2,750 for participants. IST (staff) $1,850 does not include travel*. The cost for participants will include travel. To make the WSJ as affordable as possible, there will be no pretour or post-tour for the US Contingent.
• How will we travel to the World Jamboree?
Travel will be coordinated by Region. Each region will have transportation plans appropriate for their trip to the Jamboree. Units of participants who live closer to West Virginia may travel by bus or train, while others may travel by air. IST (International Service Team, think staff) members will be responsible for their own travel.
• What is the World Scout Jamboree?
The WSJ is the largest regular event organized by the World Organization of the Scout Movement including Scouts from more than 150 countries around the world. It is an educational event to promote peace and understanding among young people from different cultures.
• Who can Attend the World Scout Jamboree?
Participants must be between the ages of 14 and 18. Adults over the age of 18 can serve on the International Service Team (IST) or as unit leaders. All participants, unit leaders and IST must be members of the Boy Scouts of America.
* This information is as of 10/13/2017 provided by BSA World Jamboree Committee and subject to change.
|Council Communication - WSJ19||More information on attending the World Scout Jamboree in 2019||Download|
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