2023 World Scout Jamboree

SHARE THE ADVENTURE OF SCOUTING WITH SCOUTS FROM ACROSS THE WORLD

The World Scout Jamboree (WSJ) is the largest regular event organized by the World Organization of the Scouting Movement. Just like our National Scout Jamboree, the WSJ takes place every four years. Scouts from National Scout Associations around the world take part in the WSJ, with the goal to educate and promote peace and understanding between cultures. The upcoming 25th edition of the will be hosted in South Korea in 2023.

Who can attend?

  • Youth Participants must be at least 14 by the first day of the Jamboree, August 1, 2023 and have not turned 18 by the last day of the jamboree, August 12, 2023.
  • Youth participants spaces are open to ALL registered members of Scouts BSA, Venturing, and Sea Scouting.
  • Adult Leaders must age 21 or over by the departure of the USA Contingent, tentatively July 26, 2022.
  • International Service Team (IST) and Contingent Management Team (CMT) members must be age 18 or over by the first day of the Jamboree, August 1, 2022.  IST and CMT positions are considered staff roles and need to be applied for an approved.  
  • All unit leaders, IST and CMT must be registered as an adult with the Boy Scouts of America and be current with their Youth Protection Training.  Additional YPT training will be required.

How much will the WSJ Cost?

  • $6,100.00 USD for youth participants.
  • $2,300.00 USD for IST and CMT.  IST and CMT are considered staff positions, and require application and approval.  
  • For youth participants and unit leaders, the jamboree fee includes: the jamboree fee, travel to and from the USA to Korea, a pre tour, all meals during travel, pre tour in Korea, transportation between from Incheon International Airport to the jamboree site and back, insurance, jamboree swag, USA contingent support, and more.
  • For IST and CMT participants, the jamboree fee includes: the jamboree fee, transportation between from Incheon International Airport to the jamboree site and back, jamboree swag, insurance, USA contingent support, and more.
  • Youth participant and unit leader departure points for travel are still being finalized and will be released later. IST and CMT are responsible for their own travel cost to the jamboree.

How do I apply or learn more about the event?

The USA contingent is being led by the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America.  The website with frequently asked questions, youth participant registration, adult leader registration, and International Service Team members is located below.

2023 WSJ Information Page and Registration

Contact us

Ben Coder

STEM-Activities Director
612-261-2329
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