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23rd World Scout Jamboree Japan 2015

posted 15 Feb 2014, 23:13 by Andrew Yeaman   [ updated 10 Feb 2015, 03:06 ]
The Australian Contingent will be travelling from 18 July to 13 August 2015. Troops will enjoy a week long tour of Japan before arriving at the Jamboree site in southern Japan.

Applications are now being accepted for the Australian Contingent to the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Japan 2015.

To be eligible to attend this jamboree you must be ...

Youth Participants
  • Born between 9 August 1997 and 27 July 2001 inclusive (i.e. minimum age 14 years, maximum age 18 years)
  • An invested Scout and hold the Pioneer badge or an invested Venturer Scout and hold the Venturing Skills Award
  • A minimum of ten (10) nights camping under canvas within Scouting, with at least three (3) of them consecutive
  • Must be recommended as suitable to attend by your Group Leader and Region/District Section Commissioner, and be approved by the Contingent Leader and your Branch Headquarters.
Adult Members
  • Registered members of your Branch as a Rover, Adult Leader or Fellowship Member
  • Must be recommended as suitable to attend by your Group Leader or next appropriate level of Commissioner, and be approved by the Contingent Leader and your Branch Headquarters.
  • Adult members will be selected to meet required quotas as prescribed by the Jamboree Organising Committee.
Applications must be submitted online, have deposits paid, and required recommendations completed before 31 March 2014!

For more information go to http://www.wsj2015.scouts.com.au.