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  • The World Scout Bureau staff and World Scout Committee members pay a field visit to support the preparations for the upcomming World Scout Conference in Baku, AzerbaijanThe World Scout Bureau staff and World Scout Committee members pay a field visit to support the preparations for the upcomming World Scout Conference in Baku, Azerbaijan

    41st World Scout Conference, Azerbaijan 2017

    Preratations and Development of the 41st World Scout Conference

  • training; Adult in Scouting; Organizational development; group picturetraining; Adult in Scouting; Organizational development; group picture

    International Training of Trainers Jambville 2016

    International Training of Trainers coorganized by Scouts et Guides de France and WOSM world bureau. One training in French and one in English to work on NSO organizational development, GSAT, Adult in Scouting and training schemes

  • Hurricane Matthew has devastated Haiti in 2016, taking lives and destroying homes. Hundreds of people are without access to vital necessities like clean drinking water as they brace themselves to start rebuilding their homes and livelihood.Hurricane Matthew has devastated Haiti in 2016, taking lives and destroying homes. Hundreds of people are without access to vital necessities like clean drinking water as they brace themselves to start rebuilding their homes and livelihood.

    Scout Aid HAITI

    Hurricane Matthew, HAITI 2016

  • Scouting & ENVIRONMENTScouting & ENVIRONMENT

    Scouting & Environmet

    Scouting & Environment around the world

  • Unguvu workshop during RoverwayUnguvu workshop during Roverway

    Roverway2016_France

    International event

  • TICKET TO LIFE is a flagship project currently being implemented by the Asia-Pacific Regional Office of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. This project integrates street children to society, through ScoutingTICKET TO LIFE is a flagship project currently being implemented by the Asia-Pacific Regional Office of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. This project integrates street children to society, through Scouting

    Ticket to Life - Philippines

    TICKET TO LIFE is a flagship project currently being implemented by the Asia-Pacific Regional Office of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. This project integrates street children to society, through Scouting.

  • 23ème Jamboree Scout Mondial du 28/07 au 08/08 2015 à Yamaguchi, Japon. Photo © Jean-Pierre Pouteau Opening ceremony of the 23rd World Scout Jamboree, Japan 201523ème Jamboree Scout Mondial du 28/07 au 08/08 2015 à Yamaguchi, Japon. Photo © Jean-Pierre Pouteau Opening ceremony of the 23rd World Scout Jamboree, Japan 2015

    WA - Jamboree 2015

    Photos from the WOSM Photographers in Duty at 23er World Scout Jamboree, Japan 2015

  • Baden Powell et la corne, 1929Baden Powell et la corne, 1929

    Baden-Powell

    Images of Baden-Powell Through the Story

  • Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, newly appointed WOSM Secretary General 

Mr Ahmad Alhendawi will start in March of 2017, after completing his term as the first-ever United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth.Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, newly appointed WOSM Secretary General 

Mr Ahmad Alhendawi will start in March of 2017, after completing his term as the first-ever United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth.

    WOSM Secretary General Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi

    Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, newly appointed WOSM Secretary General

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TICKET TO LIFE is a flagship project currently being implemented by the Asia-Pacific Regional Office of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. This project integrates street children to society, through ScoutingTICKET TO LIFE is a flagship project currently being implemented by the Asia-Pacific Regional Office of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. This project integrates street children to society, through Scouting

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  • Scouts in action! Scout groups in Ecuador support earthquake survivors by distributing essential items and raising funds.Scouts in action! Scout groups in Ecuador support earthquake survivors by distributing essential items and raising funds.

    ScoutAID

  • Portrait of scout from Papua New Guinea who came here with Operation KiraraPortrait of scout from Papua New Guinea who came here with Operation Kirara

    Operation Kirara-Papua New Guinea

  • Messenger of Peace, 
World Scout Photo Contest 2014Messenger of Peace, 
World Scout Photo Contest 2014

    Photo Contest

  • A portrait vision of the Portuguese scouts, (Corpo nacional de escutas)A portrait vision of the Portuguese scouts, (Corpo nacional de escutas)

    Portugal - XXII ACANAC (2012) - Portraits

  • Scouting and Environment RollScouting and Environment Roll

    Scouting and Environment

  • The Management Team and the 6 Regional directors meets at the World Scout Bureau Global Support Center Kuala LumpurThe Management Team and the 6 Regional directors meets at the World Scout Bureau Global Support Center Kuala Lumpur

    World Scout Bureau - Meetings

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  • Boy Scouts of China participated the 1st National Jamboree of Boy Scouts of America

 This photo was taken on 1935 in New York.Boy Scouts of China participated the 1st National Jamboree of Boy Scouts of America

 This photo was taken on 1935 in New York.

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  • The 3rd Cub Scout Gathering in Taipei City.

This photo was taken on 5 July 1967.The 3rd Cub Scout Gathering in Taipei City.

This photo was taken on 5 July 1967.

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  • Group photo of Hong Kong and Macao Scouts at a District Camp in Taiwan. This photo was taken on 3 March 1952.Group photo of Hong Kong and Macao Scouts at a District Camp in Taiwan. This photo was taken on 3 March 1952.

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  • Summer Camp for Taipei City Scouts. This photo was taken on 15 July 1953.Summer Camp for Taipei City Scouts. This photo was taken on 15 July 1953.

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  • Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America, Joseph A. Brunton, Jr.’s visit to Taipei. 

This photo was taken on 23 February 1964.Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts of America, Joseph A. Brunton, Jr.’s visit to Taipei. 

This photo was taken on 23 February 1964.

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  • Japanese Scouts visit Cheng Yuan High School’s Scout troop. From the right, principal Mr. Dai-Xiang Li, patrol leader Mr. Xing-He Tian and the Japanese Scoutmaster.

This photo was taken on 8 May 1967.Japanese Scouts visit Cheng Yuan High School’s Scout troop. From the right, principal Mr. Dai-Xiang Li, patrol leader Mr. Xing-He Tian and the Japanese Scoutmaster.

This photo was taken on 8 May 1967.

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  • Scout-O-Rama by the Scouts of China (Taiwan) and the Boy Scouts of America.

The photo was taken on 8 May 1966.Scout-O-Rama by the Scouts of China (Taiwan) and the Boy Scouts of America.

The photo was taken on 8 May 1966.

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  • Baden Powell Baden Powell

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  • Baden Powell Baden Powell

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  • 1907 - Experimental camp,
Browsnea Island, August 1-9

Camp expérimental sur l’Ile
de Brownsea,1- 9 août1907 - Experimental camp,
Browsnea Island, August 1-9

Camp expérimental sur l’Ile
de Brownsea,1- 9 août

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  • 1907 - Experimental camp,
Browsnea Island, August 1-9

Camp expérimental sur l’Ile
de Brownsea,1- 9 août1907 - Experimental camp,
Browsnea Island, August 1-9

Camp expérimental sur l’Ile
de Brownsea,1- 9 août

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  • 1907 - Experimental camp,
Browsnea Island, August 1-9

Camp expérimental sur l’Ile
de Brownsea,1- 9 août1907 - Experimental camp,
Browsnea Island, August 1-9

Camp expérimental sur l’Ile
de Brownsea,1- 9 août

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  • 1907 - Experimental camp,
Browsnea Island, August 1-9

Camp expérimental sur l’Ile
de Brownsea,1- 9 août1907 - Experimental camp,
Browsnea Island, August 1-9

Camp expérimental sur l’Ile
de Brownsea,1- 9 août

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  • 1907 - Experimental camp,
Browsnea Island, August 1-9

Camp expérimental sur l’Ile
de Brownsea,1- 9 août1907 - Experimental camp,
Browsnea Island, August 1-9

Camp expérimental sur l’Ile
de Brownsea,1- 9 août

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  • 20th World Scout Jamboree – 2002-2003 The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures.20th World Scout Jamboree – 2002-2003 The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures.

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  • 20th World Scout Jamboree – 2002-2003 The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures. A very busy programme of activities offered lots of fun, opportunities to develop new skills, make new friends, and to help people in nearby communities.
A large Global Development Village (GDV) run by 50 organizations provided the forum to learn about issues around the world. UNESCO Director General, Koichiro Matsuura, inaugurated the GDV. Other highlights included the Crossroads of Cultures, Face the Waves, Our Heritage, Exploring Nature, City of Science, Community Action Day, and Tournaments. A record number of 12 religions conducted services during this holiday period, and nearly 80 percent of the participants attended the Inter-religious service on the 1st of January.
Operation Sattahip helped fund the participation of 247 Scouts from 93 developing countries, thanks to money contributed by the Jamboree fees, and several Scout associations.20th World Scout Jamboree – 2002-2003 The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures. A very busy programme of activities offered lots of fun, opportunities to develop new skills, make new friends, and to help people in nearby communities.
A large Global Development Village (GDV) run by 50 organizations provided the forum to learn about issues around the world. UNESCO Director General, Koichiro Matsuura, inaugurated the GDV. Other highlights included the Crossroads of Cultures, Face the Waves, Our Heritage, Exploring Nature, City of Science, Community Action Day, and Tournaments. A record number of 12 religions conducted services during this holiday period, and nearly 80 percent of the participants attended the Inter-religious service on the 1st of January.
Operation Sattahip helped fund the participation of 247 Scouts from 93 developing countries, thanks to money contributed by the Jamboree fees, and several Scout associations.

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  • 2006 Launch of the new SCOUT BRAND2006 Launch of the new SCOUT BRAND

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  • CooperationCooperation

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  • 37 World Scout Conference Yasmine Hammamet,
Tunisia, September, 5-9 	2005 37 World Scout Conference Yasmine Hammamet,
Tunisia, September, 5-9 	2005

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  • Death of Lord Baden-Powell, January 8.

Mort de Lord Baden-Powell, le 8 janvier.Death of Lord Baden-Powell, January 8.

Mort de Lord Baden-Powell, le 8 janvier.

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  • 1941 - B-P’s coffin is taken on a gum carriage to
St Peters’ Churchyard, Nyeri, Kenya, for burial on
9 January, the day after his death.

Le cercueil de B-P est transporté sur un chariot à l’Eglise
de St Peter, Nyeri, Kenya pour ses funérailles,
le 9 juillet, un jour après sa mort.1941 - B-P’s coffin is taken on a gum carriage to
St Peters’ Churchyard, Nyeri, Kenya, for burial on
9 January, the day after his death.

Le cercueil de B-P est transporté sur un chariot à l’Eglise
de St Peter, Nyeri, Kenya pour ses funérailles,
le 9 juillet, un jour après sa mort.

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  • 1937 - B-P buys a souvenir programme from
some of the Scouts involved in preparations for
the coronation of King George VI.

B-P achète à de jeunes scouts un programme en
souvenir du couronnement du Roi George VI.1937 - B-P buys a souvenir programme from
some of the Scouts involved in preparations for
the coronation of King George VI.

B-P achète à de jeunes scouts un programme en
souvenir du couronnement du Roi George VI.

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  • 19th World Scout Jamboree, Chile 1999
Hacienda de Picarquin Chile19th World Scout Jamboree, Chile 1999
Hacienda de Picarquin Chile

     

  • Première visite de Laszlo en 1968 au Sénégal de gauche à droite Malick MBaye, Laszlo Nagy et Dr. Mamadou Seck, époux de la ministre de la santé  Awa Marie Coll SeckPremière visite de Laszlo en 1968 au Sénégal de gauche à droite Malick MBaye, Laszlo Nagy et Dr. Mamadou Seck, époux de la ministre de la santé  Awa Marie Coll Seck

     

  • 2 août, radio-amateurs au 2011, 22ème Jamboree Scout Mondial à Rinkaby, Kristianstad, Suède, Photo © Jean-Pierre POUTEAU 20112 août, radio-amateurs au 2011, 22ème Jamboree Scout Mondial à Rinkaby, Kristianstad, Suède, Photo © Jean-Pierre POUTEAU 2011

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  • After the devastating earthquake in Haiti 2010, Scouts play an important role in rebuilding society.After the devastating earthquake in Haiti 2010, Scouts play an important role in rebuilding society.

    Messengers of Peace, Haiti 

  • 22nd World Scout Jamboree, Sweden 2011
22nd World Scout Jamboree, Sweden 2011

    Education for Life 

  • After searching the big luggage tent for his bag this scout is happy to return to his patrol to begun buildning their campsiteAfter searching the big luggage tent for his bag this scout is happy to return to his patrol to begun buildning their campsite

    Scout with his bag 

  • TICKET TO LIFE is a flagship project currently being implemented by the Asia-Pacific Regional Office of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. This project integrates street children to society, through ScoutingTICKET TO LIFE is a flagship project currently being implemented by the Asia-Pacific Regional Office of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. This project integrates street children to society, through Scouting

    Education for Life 

  • 5 août 2011, 22ème Jamboree Scout Mondial à Rinkaby, Kristianstad, Suède, Photo © Jean-Pierre POUTEAU 20115 août 2011, 22ème Jamboree Scout Mondial à Rinkaby, Kristianstad, Suède, Photo © Jean-Pierre POUTEAU 2011

    Education for Life 

  • 2nd Honours Programme Mexico2nd Honours Programme Mexico

     

  • Relaxing around the Tulip Cafe, a bit away from the intense disco there is a campfire. A great place to meet new friends.Relaxing around the Tulip Cafe, a bit away from the intense disco there is a campfire. A great place to meet new friends.

    Campfire at the Tulip 

  • With great weather and warm water it is a perfect time to try some canoeing at the lake.With great weather and warm water it is a perfect time to try some canoeing at the lake.

    Canoeing 

  • 22nd World Scout Jambore, Sweden 201122nd World Scout Jambore, Sweden 2011

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  • 19th World Scout Jamboree, Chile 1999
Hacienda de Picarquin Chile19th World Scout Jamboree, Chile 1999
Hacienda de Picarquin Chile

     

  • 19th World Scout Jamboree, Chile 1999
Hacienda de Picarquin Chile19th World Scout Jamboree, Chile 1999
Hacienda de Picarquin Chile

     

  • 22nd World Scout Jamboree, Sweden 2011
22nd World Scout Jamboree, Sweden 2011

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  • Scouts from different  regions and cultures symbolically join hands to Create a Better WorldScouts from different  regions and cultures symbolically join hands to Create a Better World

    Education for Life 

  • 22nd World Scout Jamboree, Sweden 2011
  22nd World Scout Jamboree, Sweden 2011
22nd World Scout Jamboree, Sweden 2011
  22nd World Scout Jamboree, Sweden 2011

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  • Campsite
22nd World Scout Jamboree, Kristianstand Sweden
39000 Participants
Campsite
22nd World Scout Jamboree, Kristianstand Sweden
39000 Participants

    Jamboreen Capsite 

  • 22nd World Scout Jamboree, Sweden 2011
22nd World Scout Jamboree, Sweden 2011

    Ask me why 

  • Closing Ceremony
22nd World Scout Jamboree, Sweden 2011Closing Ceremony
22nd World Scout Jamboree, Sweden 2011

     

  • 1928 - The presentation of B-P of a Rolls-Royce motorcar
and a caravan from the Scouts of the world to mark
Scouting’s 21st birthday.

Présentation par B-P de la Rolls-Royce des Scouts du
monde et de leur caravane pour marquer le
21e anniversaire du Scoutisme.1928 - The presentation of B-P of a Rolls-Royce motorcar
and a caravan from the Scouts of the world to mark
Scouting’s 21st birthday.

Présentation par B-P de la Rolls-Royce des Scouts du
monde et de leur caravane pour marquer le
21e anniversaire du Scoutisme.

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  • 1920 Baden-Powell acclaimed Chief Scout of the World.

Baden-Powell acclamé Chef scout mondial.1920 Baden-Powell acclaimed Chief Scout of the World.

Baden-Powell acclamé Chef scout mondial.

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  • World Scouting FlagWorld Scouting Flag

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  • 2006 - 28 millions scouts2006 - 28 millions scouts

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  • YOUTH INVOLEMENTYOUTH INVOLEMENT

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  • 12 World Scout Moot, Taiwan 200412 World Scout Moot, Taiwan 2004

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  • PEACE CRUISE 1998PEACE CRUISE 1998

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  • 1920 - 1st World Jamboree, Olympia,
London, 31 July - 7 August

1er Jamboree Mondial,
Olympia, Londres, 31 juillet - 7 août1920 - 1st World Jamboree, Olympia,
London, 31 July - 7 August

1er Jamboree Mondial,
Olympia, Londres, 31 juillet - 7 août

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  • 1920 - 1st World Jamboree, Olympia,
London, 31 July - 7 August

1er Jamboree Mondial,
Olympia, Londres, 31 juillet - 7 août1920 - 1st World Jamboree, Olympia,
London, 31 July - 7 August

1er Jamboree Mondial,
Olympia, Londres, 31 juillet - 7 août

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  • Reaching out, Kenya 2005Reaching out, Kenya 2005

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  • 2003 - His Majesty the King of Sweden visits the 20th
World Scout Jamboree, Sattahip, Thailand. 24,000
participants attended the Jamboree.

Sa Majesté le Roi de Suède visite le 20e Jamboree Scout
Mondial, à Sattahip, Thaïlande. 24’000 scouts ont
participé au Jamboree.2003 - His Majesty the King of Sweden visits the 20th
World Scout Jamboree, Sattahip, Thailand. 24,000
participants attended the Jamboree.

Sa Majesté le Roi de Suède visite le 20e Jamboree Scout
Mondial, à Sattahip, Thaïlande. 24’000 scouts ont
participé au Jamboree.

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  • 20th World Scout Jamboree – 2002-2003 The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures.20th World Scout Jamboree – 2002-2003 The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures.

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  • 19th World Scout Jamboree – 1998-1999 Picarquin, Chile, 1998-99. The Andean foothills served as a backdrop for the first World Scout Jamboree ever held in Latin America.19th World Scout Jamboree – 1998-1999 Picarquin, Chile, 1998-99. The Andean foothills served as a backdrop for the first World Scout Jamboree ever held in Latin America.

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  • 19th World Scout Jamboree – 1998-1999 Picarquin, Chile, 1998-99. The Andean foothills served as a backdrop for the first World Scout Jamboree ever held in Latin America.19th World Scout Jamboree – 1998-1999 Picarquin, Chile, 1998-99. The Andean foothills served as a backdrop for the first World Scout Jamboree ever held in Latin America.

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  • 19th World Scout Jamboree – 1998-1999 Picarquin, Chile, 1998-99. The Andean foothills served as a backdrop for the first World Scout Jamboree ever held in Latin America, and the last Jamboree of the century. It was officially opened by Chilean President Eduardo Frei. 31,000 Scouts, leaders and staff from 157 countries and territories attended. The theme "Building Peace Together" was reinforced by the 3rd Global Development Village which was bigger and better than ever with the involvement of 11 United Nations agencies, and by the signing of an anti-personnel land mine agreement between Handicap International and World Scouting. This was a Jamboree that emphasized the education of Scouts about the world and its problems and it demonstrated how Scouts can and do make a difference.
Operation Los Andes, with contributions from many contingents, made possible the Jamboree participation of 56 countries and territories. For the first time, Amerindian Scouts from Latin America participated in a Jamboree, through help from UNESCO.19th World Scout Jamboree – 1998-1999 Picarquin, Chile, 1998-99. The Andean foothills served as a backdrop for the first World Scout Jamboree ever held in Latin America, and the last Jamboree of the century. It was officially opened by Chilean President Eduardo Frei. 31,000 Scouts, leaders and staff from 157 countries and territories attended. The theme "Building Peace Together" was reinforced by the 3rd Global Development Village which was bigger and better than ever with the involvement of 11 United Nations agencies, and by the signing of an anti-personnel land mine agreement between Handicap International and World Scouting. This was a Jamboree that emphasized the education of Scouts about the world and its problems and it demonstrated how Scouts can and do make a difference.
Operation Los Andes, with contributions from many contingents, made possible the Jamboree participation of 56 countries and territories. For the first time, Amerindian Scouts from Latin America participated in a Jamboree, through help from UNESCO.

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  • 1995 - 18th World Scout Jamboree, Flevoland, Netherlands. 28,960 participants.

18e Jamboree Scout Mondial, Flevoland, Pays-Bas. 28’960 participants.1995 - 18th World Scout Jamboree, Flevoland, Netherlands. 28,960 participants.

18e Jamboree Scout Mondial, Flevoland, Pays-Bas. 28’960 participants.

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  • 18th World Scout Jamboree – 1995 Flevoland (Holland), the Netherlands, 1995, 28,960 participants and staff from 166 countries and territories, including 34 countries where Scouting is starting or restarting. This representation of countries is the largest ever. Theme: "Future is Now". Highlights: Jamboree Friendship Award, Inter-religious ceremony on violence and peace, 2nd Global Development Village (GDV) with the support of Scout associations, NGOs and UN specialized agencies, in particular UNHCR and UNICEF. Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations by a Scout Forum and communication by satellite with UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. The event was officially opened by H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and her husband Prince Claus. The Jamboree was visited by H.M. the King of Sweden, Princess Basma of Jordan and Mrs. Sadako Ogata, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, who inaugurated the Global Development Village.18th World Scout Jamboree – 1995 Flevoland (Holland), the Netherlands, 1995, 28,960 participants and staff from 166 countries and territories, including 34 countries where Scouting is starting or restarting. This representation of countries is the largest ever. Theme: "Future is Now". Highlights: Jamboree Friendship Award, Inter-religious ceremony on violence and peace, 2nd Global Development Village (GDV) with the support of Scout associations, NGOs and UN specialized agencies, in particular UNHCR and UNICEF. Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations by a Scout Forum and communication by satellite with UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. The event was officially opened by H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and her husband Prince Claus. The Jamboree was visited by H.M. the King of Sweden, Princess Basma of Jordan and Mrs. Sadako Ogata, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, who inaugurated the Global Development Village.

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  • 18th World Scout Jamboree – 1995 Flevoland (Holland), the Netherlands, 1995, 28,960 participants and staff from 166 countries and territories, including 34 countries where Scouting is starting or restarting. This representation of countries is the largest ever. Theme: "Future is Now". Highlights: Jamboree Friendship Award, Inter-religious ceremony on violence and peace, 2nd Global Development Village (GDV) with the support of Scout associations, NGOs and UN specialized agencies, in particular UNHCR and UNICEF. Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations by a Scout Forum and communication by satellite with UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. The event was officially opened by H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and her husband Prince Claus. The Jamboree was visited by H.M. the King of Sweden, Princess Basma of Jordan and Mrs. Sadako Ogata, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, who inaugurated the Global Development Village.18th World Scout Jamboree – 1995 Flevoland (Holland), the Netherlands, 1995, 28,960 participants and staff from 166 countries and territories, including 34 countries where Scouting is starting or restarting. This representation of countries is the largest ever. Theme: "Future is Now". Highlights: Jamboree Friendship Award, Inter-religious ceremony on violence and peace, 2nd Global Development Village (GDV) with the support of Scout associations, NGOs and UN specialized agencies, in particular UNHCR and UNICEF. Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations by a Scout Forum and communication by satellite with UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali. The event was officially opened by H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and her husband Prince Claus. The Jamboree was visited by H.M. the King of Sweden, Princess Basma of Jordan and Mrs. Sadako Ogata, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, who inaugurated the Global Development Village.

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  •  17th World Scout Jamboree – 1991 Mt. Sorak National Park, Korea, 1991. Almost 20,000 participants, representing 135 countries and territories, made it the largest representation in World Scout Jamboree history. Theme: "Many Lands, One World".  17th World Scout Jamboree – 1991 Mt. Sorak National Park, Korea, 1991. Almost 20,000 participants, representing 135 countries and territories, made it the largest representation in World Scout Jamboree history. Theme: "Many Lands, One World".

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  •  17th World Scout Jamboree – 1991 Mt. Sorak National Park, Korea, 1991. Almost 20,000 participants, representing 135 countries and territories, made it the largest representation in World Scout Jamboree history. Theme: "Many Lands, One World". Scouts from Czechoslovakia and Hungary participated as members of the World Scout Movement for the first time since 1947. Contingents from places where Scouting is restarting or starting were also there: Bulgaria, Byelorussia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine and Yugoslavia. First Global Development Village in programme. The Jamboree was visited by Korean President Roh Taw-woo, H.M. the King of Sweden and H.R.H. Prince Moulay Rachid of Morocco.

 17th World Scout Jamboree – 1991 Mt. Sorak National Park, Korea, 1991. Almost 20,000 participants, representing 135 countries and territories, made it the largest representation in World Scout Jamboree history. Theme: "Many Lands, One World". Scouts from Czechoslovakia and Hungary participated as members of the World Scout Movement for the first time since 1947. Contingents from places where Scouting is restarting or starting were also there: Bulgaria, Byelorussia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine and Yugoslavia. First Global Development Village in programme. The Jamboree was visited by Korean President Roh Taw-woo, H.M. the King of Sweden and H.R.H. Prince Moulay Rachid of Morocco.

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  • 16th World Scout Jamboree – 1987-1988 Cataract Scout Park, New South Wales, Australia, January, 1988. 14,434 participants from 84 countries present. Theme: "Bringing the World Together". First World Scout Jamboree held in the Southern Hemisphere.16th World Scout Jamboree – 1987-1988 Cataract Scout Park, New South Wales, Australia, January, 1988. 14,434 participants from 84 countries present. Theme: "Bringing the World Together". First World Scout Jamboree held in the Southern Hemisphere.

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  • 16th World Scout Jamboree – 1987-1988 Cataract Scout Park, New South Wales, Australia, January, 1988. 14,434 participants from 84 countries present. Theme: "Bringing the World Together". First World Scout Jamboree held in the Southern Hemisphere.16th World Scout Jamboree – 1987-1988 Cataract Scout Park, New South Wales, Australia, January, 1988. 14,434 participants from 84 countries present. Theme: "Bringing the World Together". First World Scout Jamboree held in the Southern Hemisphere.

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  • 16th World Scout Jamboree – 1987-1988 Cataract Scout Park, New South Wales, Australia, January, 1988. 14,434 participants from 84 countries present. Theme: "Bringing the World Together". First World Scout Jamboree held in the Southern Hemisphere. First official event of the Australian Bicentennial celebrations. Highlights: Challenge Valley obstacle course, the most gruelling and the most popular activity at the Jamboree; the Great Aussie Surf Carnival, for which all Scouts were shuttled in over 50 buses to Thirroul Beach.16th World Scout Jamboree – 1987-1988 Cataract Scout Park, New South Wales, Australia, January, 1988. 14,434 participants from 84 countries present. Theme: "Bringing the World Together". First World Scout Jamboree held in the Southern Hemisphere. First official event of the Australian Bicentennial celebrations. Highlights: Challenge Valley obstacle course, the most gruelling and the most popular activity at the Jamboree; the Great Aussie Surf Carnival, for which all Scouts were shuttled in over 50 buses to Thirroul Beach.

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  • Jamboree on the AirJamboree on the Air

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  • 16th World Scout Jamboree – 1987-1988 Cataract Scout Park, New South Wales, Australia, January, 1988. 14,434 participants from 84 countries present. Theme: "Bringing the World Together". First World Scout Jamboree held in the Southern Hemisphere.16th World Scout Jamboree – 1987-1988 Cataract Scout Park, New South Wales, Australia, January, 1988. 14,434 participants from 84 countries present. Theme: "Bringing the World Together". First World Scout Jamboree held in the Southern Hemisphere.

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  • 15th World Scout Jamboree – 1983 Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada, 1983. On the slopes of the great Rocky Mountains near Calgary, 14,752 Scouts gathered in Kananaskis Country. Theme: "The Spirit Lives On". The Jamboree marked the closing of celebrations for the 75th Anniversary of the Scout Movement, and the 125th birthday of its Founder, Lord Baden-Powell. Jamboree activities took full advantage of the rugged mountains and the excitement of the Wild West.15th World Scout Jamboree – 1983 Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada, 1983. On the slopes of the great Rocky Mountains near Calgary, 14,752 Scouts gathered in Kananaskis Country. Theme: "The Spirit Lives On". The Jamboree marked the closing of celebrations for the 75th Anniversary of the Scout Movement, and the 125th birthday of its Founder, Lord Baden-Powell. Jamboree activities took full advantage of the rugged mountains and the excitement of the Wild West.

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  • 15th World Scout Jamboree – 1983 Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada, 1983. On the slopes of the great Rocky Mountains near Calgary, 14,752 Scouts gathered in Kananaskis Country. Theme: "The Spirit Lives On". The Jamboree marked the closing of celebrations for the 75th Anniversary of the Scout Movement, and the 125th birthday of its Founder, Lord Baden-Powell. Jamboree activities took full advantage of the rugged mountains and the excitement of the Wild West.15th World Scout Jamboree – 1983 Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada, 1983. On the slopes of the great Rocky Mountains near Calgary, 14,752 Scouts gathered in Kananaskis Country. Theme: "The Spirit Lives On". The Jamboree marked the closing of celebrations for the 75th Anniversary of the Scout Movement, and the 125th birthday of its Founder, Lord Baden-Powell. Jamboree activities took full advantage of the rugged mountains and the excitement of the Wild West.

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  • 1982-1983 - Year of the Scout - 75th Anniversary of Scouting.

75e anniversaire du Scoutisme - Année du Scout .1982-1983 - Year of the Scout - 75th Anniversary of Scouting.

75e anniversaire du Scoutisme - Année du Scout .

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  • 14th World Scout Jamboree – 1975
Lake Mjosa, Lillehammer, Norway, 1975. Popularly named "Nordjamb '75". 17,259 participants from 91 countries were present. Theme: "Five Fingers, One Hand", symbolizing the five joint Nordic hosts and the five world Scout regions in one brotherhood. Hiking in the mountains in international patrols, activity areas, Nordic trail, superb choir, visit to Maihaugen Cultural Museum, and all the fun at the Jamboree Country Fair. H.M. the King of Norway opened the Jamboree, which was also visited by H.M. the King of Sweden and H.R.H. the Crown Prince of Morocco.14th World Scout Jamboree – 1975
Lake Mjosa, Lillehammer, Norway, 1975. Popularly named "Nordjamb '75". 17,259 participants from 91 countries were present. Theme: "Five Fingers, One Hand", symbolizing the five joint Nordic hosts and the five world Scout regions in one brotherhood. Hiking in the mountains in international patrols, activity areas, Nordic trail, superb choir, visit to Maihaugen Cultural Museum, and all the fun at the Jamboree Country Fair. H.M. the King of Norway opened the Jamboree, which was also visited by H.M. the King of Sweden and H.R.H. the Crown Prince of Morocco.

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  • 13th World Scout Jamboree – 1971
Asagiri Heights, Japan, 1971. 23,758 participants from 87 countries. Theme: "For Understanding". Many varied activities in camp made colourful by oriental decor set against the background of Mount Fuji.13th World Scout Jamboree – 1971
Asagiri Heights, Japan, 1971. 23,758 participants from 87 countries. Theme: "For Understanding". Many varied activities in camp made colourful by oriental decor set against the background of Mount Fuji.

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  • 1971 - Emperor Hirohito
paid a visit to the 13th World Jamboree, Asagiri Heights,
Japan with the participation of 23,758 Scouts.

L’Empereur Hirohito visite le 13e Jamboree Mondial,
à Asagiri Heights, au Japon, où étaient rassemblés
23’758 scouts.1971 - Emperor Hirohito
paid a visit to the 13th World Jamboree, Asagiri Heights,
Japan with the participation of 23,758 Scouts.

L’Empereur Hirohito visite le 13e Jamboree Mondial,
à Asagiri Heights, au Japon, où étaient rassemblés
23’758 scouts.

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  • 13th World Scout Jamboree – 1971
Asagiri Heights, Japan, 1971. 23,758 participants from 87 countries. Theme: "For Understanding". Many varied activities in camp made colourful by oriental decor set against the background of Mount Fuji.13th World Scout Jamboree – 1971
Asagiri Heights, Japan, 1971. 23,758 participants from 87 countries. Theme: "For Understanding". Many varied activities in camp made colourful by oriental decor set against the background of Mount Fuji.

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  • 13th World Scout Jamboree – 1971
Asagiri Heights, Japan, 1971. 23,758 participants from 87 countries. Theme: "For Understanding". Many varied activities in camp made colourful by oriental decor set against the background of Mount Fuji. Perfect weather at the start and finish, but Jamboree No. 13 is remembered for the typhoon in the middle. Owing to the severe flooding of some sub-camps, 16,000 Scouts had to be evacuated for 48 hours. Excellent emergency plans by the Japanese Scouts and unforgettable hospitality by temporary hosts.13th World Scout Jamboree – 1971
Asagiri Heights, Japan, 1971. 23,758 participants from 87 countries. Theme: "For Understanding". Many varied activities in camp made colourful by oriental decor set against the background of Mount Fuji. Perfect weather at the start and finish, but Jamboree No. 13 is remembered for the typhoon in the middle. Owing to the severe flooding of some sub-camps, 16,000 Scouts had to be evacuated for 48 hours. Excellent emergency plans by the Japanese Scouts and unforgettable hospitality by temporary hosts.

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  • 12th World Scout Jamboree – 1967
Farragut State Park, Idaho, U.S.A., 1967. The second World Scout Jamboree in North America. 12,011 participants from 105 countries. Theme: "For Friendship". Arena shows, Skill-o-Rama, adventure trail, water activities on Lake Pend Oreille, the thrills and spills of a real Western Rodeo, all amid the splendour of the Rocky Mountains.12th World Scout Jamboree – 1967
Farragut State Park, Idaho, U.S.A., 1967. The second World Scout Jamboree in North America. 12,011 participants from 105 countries. Theme: "For Friendship". Arena shows, Skill-o-Rama, adventure trail, water activities on Lake Pend Oreille, the thrills and spills of a real Western Rodeo, all amid the splendour of the Rocky Mountains.

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  • 11th World Scout Jamboree – 1963
Marathon, Greece, 1963. 14,000 participants. Theme: "Higher and Wider". The Greek Crown Prince and Chief Scout opened the Jamboree. Classical history came to life: the Marathon runner, the labours of Hercules, the triathlon. Tragedy struck the Philippines' contingent which perished in an air crash. Jamboree flags were lowered in commemoration. At the closing, the Marathon torch was handed to an American Scout to be rekindled at the opening of the Twelfth World Scout Jamboree.11th World Scout Jamboree – 1963
Marathon, Greece, 1963. 14,000 participants. Theme: "Higher and Wider". The Greek Crown Prince and Chief Scout opened the Jamboree. Classical history came to life: the Marathon runner, the labours of Hercules, the triathlon. Tragedy struck the Philippines' contingent which perished in an air crash. Jamboree flags were lowered in commemoration. At the closing, the Marathon torch was handed to an American Scout to be rekindled at the opening of the Twelfth World Scout Jamboree.

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  • 10th World Scout Jamboree – 1959
Mt. Makiling, Philippines, 1959. The first World Scout Jamboree in the Far East. 12,203 Scouts from 44 countries present.10th World Scout Jamboree – 1959
Mt. Makiling, Philippines, 1959. The first World Scout Jamboree in the Far East. 12,203 Scouts from 44 countries present.

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  • 10th World Scout Jamboree – 1959
Mt. Makiling, Philippines, 1959. The first World Scout Jamboree in the Far East. 12,203 Scouts from 44 countries present.10th World Scout Jamboree – 1959
Mt. Makiling, Philippines, 1959. The first World Scout Jamboree in the Far East. 12,203 Scouts from 44 countries present.

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  • 10th World Scout Jamboree – 1959
Mt. Makiling, Philippines, 1959. The first World Scout Jamboree in the Far East. 12,203 Scouts from 44 countries present. Theme: "Building Tomorrow Today". Half a million visitors in one day. "The Bamboo Jamboree", a nipa palm and Bamboo City. The meeting of Occident and Orient; a revelation to both. The Filipino smile was unforgettable. In view of weather conditions at previous Jamborees, French Scouts, well prepared for all contingencies, marched past giving a splash of colour in yellow raincoats. A World Scout Jamboree is not really the arena shows or campfires. The real Jamboree takes place in the hearts of Scouts from many lands.10th World Scout Jamboree – 1959
Mt. Makiling, Philippines, 1959. The first World Scout Jamboree in the Far East. 12,203 Scouts from 44 countries present. Theme: "Building Tomorrow Today". Half a million visitors in one day. "The Bamboo Jamboree", a nipa palm and Bamboo City. The meeting of Occident and Orient; a revelation to both. The Filipino smile was unforgettable. In view of weather conditions at previous Jamborees, French Scouts, well prepared for all contingencies, marched past giving a splash of colour in yellow raincoats. A World Scout Jamboree is not really the arena shows or campfires. The real Jamboree takes place in the hearts of Scouts from many lands.

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  • 10th World Scout Jamboree – 1959
Mt. Makiling, Philippines, 1959. The first World Scout Jamboree in the Far East. 12,203 Scouts from 44 countries present. Theme: "Building Tomorrow Today". Half a million visitors in one day. "The Bamboo Jamboree", a nipa palm and Bamboo City. The meeting of Occident and Orient; a revelation to both. The Filipino smile was unforgettable. In view of weather conditions at previous Jamborees, French Scouts, well prepared for all contingencies, marched past giving a splash of colour in yellow raincoats. A World Scout Jamboree is not really the arena shows or campfires. The real Jamboree takes place in the hearts of Scouts from many lands.10th World Scout Jamboree – 1959
Mt. Makiling, Philippines, 1959. The first World Scout Jamboree in the Far East. 12,203 Scouts from 44 countries present. Theme: "Building Tomorrow Today". Half a million visitors in one day. "The Bamboo Jamboree", a nipa palm and Bamboo City. The meeting of Occident and Orient; a revelation to both. The Filipino smile was unforgettable. In view of weather conditions at previous Jamborees, French Scouts, well prepared for all contingencies, marched past giving a splash of colour in yellow raincoats. A World Scout Jamboree is not really the arena shows or campfires. The real Jamboree takes place in the hearts of Scouts from many lands.

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  • 1957 - Queen Elisabeth II paid a visit to the
9th World Jamboree (Jubilee, 50th Anniversary
of Scouting), Birmingham, England.

La Reine Elisabeth II visite le 9e Jamboree Mondial
(Jubilé du 50e Anniversaire du Scoutisme),
Birmingham, Angleterre.1957 - Queen Elisabeth II paid a visit to the
9th World Jamboree (Jubilee, 50th Anniversary
of Scouting), Birmingham, England.

La Reine Elisabeth II visite le 9e Jamboree Mondial
(Jubilé du 50e Anniversaire du Scoutisme),
Birmingham, Angleterre.

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  • 9th World Scout Jamboree – 1957
Sutton Park, England, 1957. The Jubilee Jamboree celebrating Scouting's 50th anniversary. Over 30,000 Scouts from 80 countries were present. First to incorporate a Rover Moot and an Indaba. The year of B-P's centenary. An amateur radio station operated from camp. A Scout from Pakistan hiked all the way. There was a 24-page camp newspaper, "Jubilee Journal". And then, traditonally one might say, there was the night of the great storm - "Jamborain". An obelisk was erected at Sutton Park to commemorate this anniversary of Scouting.9th World Scout Jamboree – 1957
Sutton Park, England, 1957. The Jubilee Jamboree celebrating Scouting's 50th anniversary. Over 30,000 Scouts from 80 countries were present. First to incorporate a Rover Moot and an Indaba. The year of B-P's centenary. An amateur radio station operated from camp. A Scout from Pakistan hiked all the way. There was a 24-page camp newspaper, "Jubilee Journal". And then, traditonally one might say, there was the night of the great storm - "Jamborain". An obelisk was erected at Sutton Park to commemorate this anniversary of Scouting.

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  • 9th World Scout Jamboree – 1957
Sutton Park, England, 1957. The Jubilee Jamboree celebrating Scouting's 50th anniversary. Over 30,000 Scouts from 80 countries were present. First to incorporate a Rover Moot and an Indaba. The year of B-P's centenary. An amateur radio station operated from camp. A Scout from Pakistan hiked all the way. There was a 24-page camp newspaper, "Jubilee Journal". And then, traditonally one might say, there was the night of the great storm - "Jamborain". An obelisk was erected at Sutton Park to commemorate this anniversary of Scouting.9th World Scout Jamboree – 1957
Sutton Park, England, 1957. The Jubilee Jamboree celebrating Scouting's 50th anniversary. Over 30,000 Scouts from 80 countries were present. First to incorporate a Rover Moot and an Indaba. The year of B-P's centenary. An amateur radio station operated from camp. A Scout from Pakistan hiked all the way. There was a 24-page camp newspaper, "Jubilee Journal". And then, traditonally one might say, there was the night of the great storm - "Jamborain". An obelisk was erected at Sutton Park to commemorate this anniversary of Scouting.

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  • 9th World Scout Jamboree – 1957
Sutton Park, England, 1957. The Jubilee Jamboree celebrating Scouting's 50th anniversary. Over 30,000 Scouts from 80 countries were present. First to incorporate a Rover Moot and an Indaba. The year of B-P's centenary. An amateur radio station operated from camp. A Scout from Pakistan hiked all the way. There was a 24-page camp newspaper, "Jubilee Journal". And then, traditonally one might say, there was the night of the great storm - "Jamborain". An obelisk was erected at Sutton Park to commemorate this anniversary of Scouting.9th World Scout Jamboree – 1957
Sutton Park, England, 1957. The Jubilee Jamboree celebrating Scouting's 50th anniversary. Over 30,000 Scouts from 80 countries were present. First to incorporate a Rover Moot and an Indaba. The year of B-P's centenary. An amateur radio station operated from camp. A Scout from Pakistan hiked all the way. There was a 24-page camp newspaper, "Jubilee Journal". And then, traditonally one might say, there was the night of the great storm - "Jamborain". An obelisk was erected at Sutton Park to commemorate this anniversary of Scouting.

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  • 8th World Scout Jamboree – 1955
The Jamboree of New Horizons, Niagara on the Lake, Canada, 1955. The first World Scout Jamboree and first international Scout gathering to be held outside of Europe. Total of 11,139 participants from 71 countries present. 8th World Scout Jamboree – 1955
The Jamboree of New Horizons, Niagara on the Lake, Canada, 1955. The first World Scout Jamboree and first international Scout gathering to be held outside of Europe. Total of 11,139 participants from 71 countries present.

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  • 8th World Scout Jamboree – 1955
The Jamboree of New Horizons, Niagara on the Lake, Canada, 1955. The first World Scout Jamboree and first international Scout gathering to be held outside of Europe. Total of 11,139 participants from 71 countries present. Many firsts: all cooking done over charcoal; television came to a World Scout Jamboree; so did Hurricane Connie! Unusual arrivals were two whaling boats which were sailed up the river from Montreal through the Rideau Canal and across Lake Ontario; three Brazilian Scouts arrived by jeep; New Zealand Scouts who left home four months before the Jamboree started and travelled over 45,000 Km (30,000 miles). The greatest impact: Canadian hospitality.8th World Scout Jamboree – 1955
The Jamboree of New Horizons, Niagara on the Lake, Canada, 1955. The first World Scout Jamboree and first international Scout gathering to be held outside of Europe. Total of 11,139 participants from 71 countries present. Many firsts: all cooking done over charcoal; television came to a World Scout Jamboree; so did Hurricane Connie! Unusual arrivals were two whaling boats which were sailed up the river from Montreal through the Rideau Canal and across Lake Ontario; three Brazilian Scouts arrived by jeep; New Zealand Scouts who left home four months before the Jamboree started and travelled over 45,000 Km (30,000 miles). The greatest impact: Canadian hospitality.

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  • 8th World Scout Jamboree – 1955
The Jamboree of New Horizons, Niagara on the Lake, Canada, 1955. The first World Scout Jamboree and first international Scout gathering to be held outside of Europe. Total of 11,139 participants from 71 countries present. 8th World Scout Jamboree – 1955
The Jamboree of New Horizons, Niagara on the Lake, Canada, 1955. The first World Scout Jamboree and first international Scout gathering to be held outside of Europe. Total of 11,139 participants from 71 countries present.

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  • 7th World Scout Jamboree – 1951
Salzkammergut, Bad Ischl, Austria, 1951. 12,884 Scouts were present. Simplicity was the keynote of the Jamboree. Seven towers were erected, each recalling a previous Jamboree. As the name of each was announced, a flag was hoisted on one of the towers and the song of that Jamboree sung. It was the first time that German Scouts were able to take part in a World Scout Jamboree as full members of the World Organization. One Scout attended from Japan. He knew no language other than his own and the word "Jamboree", yet he made the journey with no problem. The sight of Scouts waving the welcome flags at the airport told him that he had arrived at the right place.7th World Scout Jamboree – 1951
Salzkammergut, Bad Ischl, Austria, 1951. 12,884 Scouts were present. Simplicity was the keynote of the Jamboree. Seven towers were erected, each recalling a previous Jamboree. As the name of each was announced, a flag was hoisted on one of the towers and the song of that Jamboree sung. It was the first time that German Scouts were able to take part in a World Scout Jamboree as full members of the World Organization. One Scout attended from Japan. He knew no language other than his own and the word "Jamboree", yet he made the journey with no problem. The sight of Scouts waving the welcome flags at the airport told him that he had arrived at the right place.

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  • 1947 - 6th World Jamboree (Jamboree of Peace),
Moisson, France. It was attended by over 25,000
Scouts from 70 countries reflecting a change world.

6e Jamboree mondial (Jamboree de la Paix),
Moisson, France, avec la participation de plus de
25’000 scouts de 70 pays, reflet d’un monde en
changement.1947 - 6th World Jamboree (Jamboree of Peace),
Moisson, France. It was attended by over 25,000
Scouts from 70 countries reflecting a change world.

6e Jamboree mondial (Jamboree de la Paix),
Moisson, France, avec la participation de plus de
25’000 scouts de 70 pays, reflet d’un monde en
changement.

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  • 1st World Scout Moot, Kandersteg Switzerland, 1931 1st World Scout Moot, Kandersteg Switzerland, 1931

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  • 1st World Scout Moot, Kandersteg Switzerland, 1931 1st World Scout Moot, Kandersteg Switzerland, 1931

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  • 1947 - 6th World Jamboree (Jamboree of Peace),
Moisson, France. It was attended by over 25,000
Scouts from 70 countries reflecting a change world.

6e Jamboree mondial (Jamboree de la Paix),
Moisson, France, avec la participation de plus de
25’000 scouts de 70 pays, reflet d’un monde en
changement.1947 - 6th World Jamboree (Jamboree of Peace),
Moisson, France. It was attended by over 25,000
Scouts from 70 countries reflecting a change world.

6e Jamboree mondial (Jamboree de la Paix),
Moisson, France, avec la participation de plus de
25’000 scouts de 70 pays, reflet d’un monde en
changement.

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  • 1947 - 6th World Jamboree (Jamboree of Peace),
Moisson, France. It was attended by over 25,000
Scouts from 70 countries reflecting a change world.

6e Jamboree mondial (Jamboree de la Paix),
Moisson, France, avec la participation de plus de
25’000 scouts de 70 pays, reflet d’un monde en
changement.1947 - 6th World Jamboree (Jamboree of Peace),
Moisson, France. It was attended by over 25,000
Scouts from 70 countries reflecting a change world.

6e Jamboree mondial (Jamboree de la Paix),
Moisson, France, avec la participation de plus de
25’000 scouts de 70 pays, reflet d’un monde en
changement.

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  • 1947 - 6th World Jamboree (Jamboree of Peace),
Moisson, France. It was attended by over 25,000
Scouts from 70 countries reflecting a change world.

6e Jamboree mondial (Jamboree de la Paix),
Moisson, France, avec la participation de plus de
25’000 scouts de 70 pays, reflet d’un monde en
changement.1947 - 6th World Jamboree (Jamboree of Peace),
Moisson, France. It was attended by over 25,000
Scouts from 70 countries reflecting a change world.

6e Jamboree mondial (Jamboree de la Paix),
Moisson, France, avec la participation de plus de
25’000 scouts de 70 pays, reflet d’un monde en
changement.

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  • 6th World Scout Jamboree – 1947
Jamboree of Peace", Moisson, France, 1947. 24,152 Scouts were present. Ten years since the last Jamboree, and B-P had died in 1941. Loudspeakers were an unpleasant innovation of the time. Indian Scouts celebrated their country's independence. "Challenges" were part of the programme. The final march, in the formation of a Carrick Bend (the symbol of the Jamboree). At the opening ceremony Scouts marched in by countries; at the closing ceremony each sub-camp formed the unit, and bore at its head the many flags and banners of the Scouts of all the countries represented in the sub-camp.6th World Scout Jamboree – 1947
Jamboree of Peace", Moisson, France, 1947. 24,152 Scouts were present. Ten years since the last Jamboree, and B-P had died in 1941. Loudspeakers were an unpleasant innovation of the time. Indian Scouts celebrated their country's independence. "Challenges" were part of the programme. The final march, in the formation of a Carrick Bend (the symbol of the Jamboree). At the opening ceremony Scouts marched in by countries; at the closing ceremony each sub-camp formed the unit, and bore at its head the many flags and banners of the Scouts of all the countries represented in the sub-camp.

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  • 5th World Scout Jamboree – 1937
Vogelensang-Bloemendaal, Netherlands, 1937. A total of 28,750 Scouts from 54 countries. Daily displays in the arena. Girl Guides used the arena to welcome Lady Baden-Powell, World Chief Guide. The cleanest Jamboree yet: 120 showers and 650 water taps. 71 bridges over the canals that intersected the site. B-P was eighty years old. On presenting the Jamboree emblem, a Jacob staff, B-P said, "Now the time has come for me to say good-bye. I want you to lead happy lives. You know that many of us will never meet again in this world."5th World Scout Jamboree – 1937
Vogelensang-Bloemendaal, Netherlands, 1937. A total of 28,750 Scouts from 54 countries. Daily displays in the arena. Girl Guides used the arena to welcome Lady Baden-Powell, World Chief Guide. The cleanest Jamboree yet: 120 showers and 650 water taps. 71 bridges over the canals that intersected the site. B-P was eighty years old. On presenting the Jamboree emblem, a Jacob staff, B-P said, "Now the time has come for me to say good-bye. I want you to lead happy lives. You know that many of us will never meet again in this world."

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  • 5th World Jamboree, Vogelenzang-Bloemendaal,
Netherlands. 28,750 participants.

5e Jamboree mondial, Vogelenzang-Bloemendaal, Pays-Bas. 28.750 participants.5th World Jamboree, Vogelenzang-Bloemendaal,
Netherlands. 28,750 participants.

5e Jamboree mondial, Vogelenzang-Bloemendaal, Pays-Bas. 28.750 participants.

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  • 5th World Scout Jamboree – 1937
Vogelensang-Bloemendaal, Netherlands, 1937. A total of 28,750 Scouts from 54 countries. Daily displays in the arena. Girl Guides used the arena to welcome Lady Baden-Powell, World Chief Guide. The cleanest Jamboree yet: 120 showers and 650 water taps. 71 bridges over the canals that intersected the site. B-P was eighty years old. On presenting the Jamboree emblem, a Jacob staff, B-P said, "Now the time has come for me to say good-bye. I want you to lead happy lives. You know that many of us will never meet again in this world."5th World Scout Jamboree – 1937
Vogelensang-Bloemendaal, Netherlands, 1937. A total of 28,750 Scouts from 54 countries. Daily displays in the arena. Girl Guides used the arena to welcome Lady Baden-Powell, World Chief Guide. The cleanest Jamboree yet: 120 showers and 650 water taps. 71 bridges over the canals that intersected the site. B-P was eighty years old. On presenting the Jamboree emblem, a Jacob staff, B-P said, "Now the time has come for me to say good-bye. I want you to lead happy lives. You know that many of us will never meet again in this world."

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  • 3rd World Scout Jamboree – 1929
Arrowe Park, Birkenhead, England, 1929. The coming of age Jamboree celebrating Scouting's 21st anniversary. 69 countries represented by 50,000 Scouts (320,000 visitors!). B-P blew the kudu horn at the opening. The first Scout Promise. B-P became Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell. Also the "Jamboree of Mud". A golden arrow and a hatchet were buried. Gilded wooden arrows were presented to national contingents. B-P said, "Now I send you forth to your homeland bearing the sign of peace, goodwill and fellowship to all your fellow men. From now on the symbol of peace and goodwill is a golden arrow. Carry that arrow on and on, so that all may know of the brotherhood of men."3rd World Scout Jamboree – 1929
Arrowe Park, Birkenhead, England, 1929. The coming of age Jamboree celebrating Scouting's 21st anniversary. 69 countries represented by 50,000 Scouts (320,000 visitors!). B-P blew the kudu horn at the opening. The first Scout Promise. B-P became Lord Baden-Powell of Gilwell. Also the "Jamboree of Mud". A golden arrow and a hatchet were buried. Gilded wooden arrows were presented to national contingents. B-P said, "Now I send you forth to your homeland bearing the sign of peace, goodwill and fellowship to all your fellow men. From now on the symbol of peace and goodwill is a golden arrow. Carry that arrow on and on, so that all may know of the brotherhood of men."

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  • 1929 - 3rd World Jamboree, Arrowe Park, near Liverpool, 31st July - August.
It was attended by more than 65 countries represented by more than 30,000 scouts.

3e Jamboree Mondial, Arrowe Park, près de Liverpool, 31 juillet - août, avec la participation de plus de 65 pays représentés par plus de 30’000 scouts.1929 - 3rd World Jamboree, Arrowe Park, near Liverpool, 31st July - August.
It was attended by more than 65 countries represented by more than 30,000 scouts.

3e Jamboree Mondial, Arrowe Park, près de Liverpool, 31 juillet - août, avec la participation de plus de 65 pays représentés par plus de 30’000 scouts.

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  • 2nd World Scout Jamboree – 1924
Ermelunden, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1924. Innovations: a week's home hospitality for Scouts after the event; the World Scout Championship. Problems: too many visitors and a deluge! B-P named "Bademester" (Danish for "bathing master"). 4,549 wet Scouts accommodated by the public for a night. Awards for different contests distributed by B-P at Copenhagen Stadium. This Jamboree showed that Scouting was not just a game, but that it made a significant contribution towards education in world citizenship.2nd World Scout Jamboree – 1924
Ermelunden, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1924. Innovations: a week's home hospitality for Scouts after the event; the World Scout Championship. Problems: too many visitors and a deluge! B-P named "Bademester" (Danish for "bathing master"). 4,549 wet Scouts accommodated by the public for a night. Awards for different contests distributed by B-P at Copenhagen Stadium. This Jamboree showed that Scouting was not just a game, but that it made a significant contribution towards education in world citizenship.

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  • After the devastating earthquake in Haiti 2010, Scouts play an important role in rebuilding society.After the devastating earthquake in Haiti 2010, Scouts play an important role in rebuilding society.

    The Importance of Scouts in Haiti 

  • 1920 - 1st World Jamboree, Olympia,
London, 31 July - 7 August

1er Jamboree Mondial,
Olympia, Londres, 31 juillet - 7 août1920 - 1st World Jamboree, Olympia,
London, 31 July - 7 August

1er Jamboree Mondial,
Olympia, Londres, 31 juillet - 7 août

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  • 20th World Scout Jamboree – 2002-2003 The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures.20th World Scout Jamboree – 2002-2003 The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures.

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  • Cooperation with UNCooperation with UN

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  • 20th World Scout Jamboree – 2002-2003 The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures.20th World Scout Jamboree – 2002-2003 The 20th World Scout Jamboree in Thailand was the focus of our Movement from 28 December to 7 January, 2003. More than 24,000 Scouts - girls and boys, leaders and staff from 147 countries and territories attended the sea-side event, living together under the theme Share our World, Share our Cultures.

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  • Olegogeng Banda who has lost his uncle with HIV/AIDS knows the pains and suffering of the children who are in the same situation.  He is dedicated to help AIDS orphans and the children with special needs.  He takes care of a handicapped child at the Mafikeng provincial hospital in South Africa.Olegogeng Banda who has lost his uncle with HIV/AIDS knows the pains and suffering of the children who are in the same situation.  He is dedicated to help AIDS orphans and the children with special needs.  He takes care of a handicapped child at the Mafikeng provincial hospital in South Africa.

    Education for Life 

  • Reforestation campaign made by the Scouts of Japan in 2007 under the Gift for Peace programeReforestation campaign made by the Scouts of Japan in 2007 under the Gift for Peace programe

    Education for Life 

  • Jamboree, Netherlands, 1995Jamboree, Netherlands, 1995

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  • Rovers formed a service team to help out in Nanto County after the 921 earthquake.

This photo was taken on 22 September 1999.Rovers formed a service team to help out in Nanto County after the 921 earthquake.

This photo was taken on 22 September 1999.

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