24th World Scout Jamboree 2019

Calling all Scouts and Scouters!


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    WHAT: The 24th World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia, USA. Camp with over 60 000 scouts from around the world whilst experiencing a full and exciting programme.

  • WHO: Scouts born between 22 July 2001 and 21 July 2005 and adult leaders born before 22 July 2001.
  • WHEN: 22 July – 2 August 2019 plus a pre- or post-tour of five days to a week (dates of tour tba).
  • COST: Estimated cost of R60 000,00 pp, which includes all food, accommodation, transport, the pre- or post-tour and camp uniform. Price subject to currency fluctuations. To help reduce costs SCOUTS SA will probably be seeking a R10 000,00 deposit payable by end November 2017.
  • PREP: Scouts younger than 15 will require at least their Adventurer and Scouts older than 15 will require at least their First Class. Scouters who want to apply to help run a Jamboree Troop will require a scout warrant or (preferably) a scout woodbadge and experience running a troop. So get working!!!
  • MORE INFO: Will be sent out in mid-2017, including application forms. In the interim visit 2019wsj.org, fill in our Expression of Interest form,  and follow us on Facebook at to keep abreast of the latest developments!

The 24th WSJ 2019 Contingent Manager for SCOUTS South Africa is: Mr Gerard Evans. To contact the contingent team email: jamboree@scouts.org.za