23rd World Jamboree

One St. Augustine Scouts so far has expressed his enthusiasm to attend the 23rd World Jamboree, it would be great if he can have the company of another Scout from St. Augustine or Lower Hutt.

Japan might seem a long way to send our children, but in 2 years time they will all be that much older and that much more capable. I know first hand that the Japanese make extremely good hosts for visitors, the children whom go will be in for a treat. If any other Scout would like to go it will be good for them to know that they would be going along with at least one fluent Japaneses speaker whom would be able to help out with the language there.


It’s now just under 2 years until the 23rd World Scout Jamboree opens in Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi City, in Japan.
Now is the time to start the planning in earnest, so that the New Zealand contingent is well prepared and as many SCOUTS from New Zealand as possible get the opportunity to participate in what is the world’s largest youth gathering.

About the Jamboree
The 23rd World Jamboree is being hosted by the Scout Association of Japan, and the Jamboree site is on reclaimed land on the coast of Yamaguchi City in Western Japan. This is only the second World Jamboree to be held on a coastal site. The site has just hosted the 30th APR/16th Nippon Jamboree by way of a practice for the big event in 2 years time.

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