World Jamboree

Remembering Kent Clayburn, devoted advocate for international Scouting

Kent Clayburn, a devoted Scouter whose visionary leadership as the BSA’s international commissioner established valuable connections around the world, died on July 20 after a seven-year battle with cancer. Clayburn, an Eagle Scout, spent more than 50 years in service of Scouting — much of it while representing the Boy Scouts of America on the…

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The future looks bright following the World Scout Jamboree

The 24th World Scout Jamboree, a World Organization of the Scout Movement event held this year at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia, had opportunities for Scouts to try activities they’ve never experienced before, as well as meet some impressive Scouters, like astronaut and Distinguished Eagle Scout Greg Johnson, who spoke to Scouts about…

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Celebrating culture at the World Scout Jamboree

Last week, Scouts at the World Scout Jamboree took a break from the high adventure activities that the Summit Bechtel Reserve offers to share what they love about their home countries with their fellow campers. Games, food, dances, traditions — they were all available for Scouts to enjoy as they ventured from their campsites to…

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Keep up to date on World Scout Jamboree News

Each morning and night a live news and entertainment show will be broadcast across the Jamboree site and around the world. This humorous program will recap the current day’s events, highlight interesting Jamboree stories, and preview the next day’s activities. Check out New World Live! for all of your World Scout Jamboree news and Live…

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Astronaut talks from orbit to Scouts at the World Scout Jamboree

The World Scout Jamboree reaches Scouts and Scouters from nearly every corner of the globe. This week, it connected with a Scouter who is out of this world. Astronaut and assistant Scoutmaster Andrew Morgan of Troop 452 in Friendswood, Texas, answered Scouts’ questions while aboard the International Space Station. He arrived on the ISS just…

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