2023 World Scout Jamboree
August 1 to August 12, 2023
Saemangeum, South Korea
Join 50,000 Scouts from more than 170 National Scouting Organizations for the largest youth gathering on the planet!
The BSA International Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Valdyke, from the Central Florida Council, as our Head of Contingent to the 25th World Scout Jamboree. Valdyke is a jamboree veteran and has participated in several jamboree in a variety...
Be a youth participant. To be eligible scouts must be at last 14 and not older than 18 at the time of the Jamboree. Officially, participants must be born between 22 July 2005 and 31 July 2009. So, this means some may actually turn 18 during the Jamboree. Registration...
We're looking for a few exceptional Scouters to serve as unit leaders for units for the 2023 World Scout Jamboree. You do not need experience in World Scouting to apply. Applications are open to registered Scouters over the age of 18. If you are interested, please...
WSJ2023 is ready for you. Well, almost. 2021 will bring a lot of clarity on what is in store for the 25th World Scout Jamboree in South Korea. In 2021, we can expect: - The Korea Scout Association to continue to build the World Scout Jamboree site in SaeManGeum,...
25th World Scout Jamboree
The World Scout Jamboree (WSJ) is held every four years. The Jamboree is an event of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), attended by 50,000 Scouts from around the world.
In 2023, it will be hosted by the Korean Scout Association at a new site in SaeManGeum, South Korea. The WSJ offers a wide range of programs, from high adventure to learning about sustainable development. Everyone who attends a World Scout Jamboree leaves with friends from around the world, and memories that will last a lifetime.
Scouts who are age 14 – 17 at the time of the Jamboree are eligible to apply as participants. Adults 18+ years old can apply to serve on the International Service Team (IST). The Contingent Management Team (CMT) will also need adult volunteers to serve as unit leaders for the USA Contingent. Are you thinking about attending or volunteering for the next World Scout Jamboree?
South Korea is a beautiful country with rich traditions and culture. Contingent units will arrive in Seoul through the Incheon International Airport and tour South Korea before the Jamboree. The Jamboree site in SaeManGeum is a state-of-the-art campsite south of Seoul, on the coast of the Yellow Sea.
United States of America Contingent
The BSA International Committee will select leaders of the Contingent Management Team in 2021. The CMT will organize the USA Contingent to the Jamboree. Units will consist of 36 Scouts and four adult leaders. The CMT will coordinate a tour of South Korea prior to the Jamboree experience. Details on logistics, cost, schedule and leadership will be available at a later date. World Jamborees are expensive, so if you plan on attending, it is a good idea to start saving now. The 2015 Jamboree in Japan cost about $5,500 USD per Scout and adult volunteer.
WSJ2023 Jambo Video
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