2019 World Scout Jamboree



The 24th World Scout Jamboree is being held at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in West Virginia, USA from 22nd July to Saturday, 2nd August 2019 (see World Scout Jamboree 2019 website for more details)

Youth Participation

Durham Scout County will be reserving as many places as possible for our young people, who must be aged between 14 and <18 at the time of the Jamboree (i.e. will be 12 - 16 now). We expect the selection of youth participants to start in September 2017.

Unit Leaders

We are now starting the selection of Unit Leaders, with key dates as follows:

  • Applications submitted by: 1st May 2017
  • Unit Leader interviews: 17th May 2017
  • Deputy / Assistant Unit Leader Selection Day: June 17th 2017

More details of these important roles, including what to expect and full role descriptions, is included in the (MS Word) Durham Scout County WSJ 2019 Unit Leader Information Pack, which also includes an application form.

DSC 2019 WSJ Unit Selection Pack

DSC 2019 WSJ Unit Selection Pack

Alternatively, you can complete the on-line application form (we recommend that you download the Word/PDF document first and draft out your application before filling it in on-line).

Please note that we do not yet have costs to attend the Jamboree, but you can expect to pay / fund raise several thousand pounds.

International Service Team (IST) Members

We will also be facilitating members of the Scout County in becoming members of the International Service Team (IST). More information on IST will be available late in 2017 with selection of IST members starting early in 2018.

Register Your Interest

If you would like to register to receive information on the Jamboree, including how to apply as a Youth participant, Unit Leader or member of the IST, please complete the form below and we'll keep you updated.