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JOTA / JOTI at Harkaway Camp - Fri 18 to Sun 20 Oct

posted 6 Oct 2013, 04:46 by Andrew Yeaman   [ updated 22 Oct 2013, 05:38 ]

This year’s JOTA (Jamboree on the Air) / JOTI (Jamboree on the Internet) is hitting the road, or rather the track to Harkaway Scout Camp for a fun weekend full of electronic activities to discover and learn.

This weekend is being organised by the Scouts of 1st Ferntree Gully Cubs & Scouts from 4th Knox, 2nd Knoxfield, 1st Selby, 2nd/3rd Bayswater and 1st Emerald have been invited to camp with us along with half a million scouts from around the world to join us.

Sherbrooke Community Radio Club will be assisting with the Jota part of the weekend with HAM Radios and EchoLink computers capable of reaching all the corners of the planet.

The Leaders and Helpers will be running the Joti part of the weekend with a range of activities such as Internet Relay Chat and Teamspeak on the computers along with games & puzzles to play with Scouts around the world.

Outside there will be heaps of activities to keep you busy such as electronic fox hunting, geocaching, a Discovery table and much, much more.

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Andrew Yeaman,
6 Oct 2013, 04:49