25th World Scout Jamboree

1st to 12th August 2023

The World Scout Jamboree is the largest scouting event organised by the Scout Movement, gathering up to 50,000 people from all over the world. It is above all an educational event to promote peace and understanding. The World Scout Jamboree includes a wide variety of activities and also places great importance on the everyday life and interaction on the campsite. 
The World Scout Jamboree takes place every four years in a different country.

HISTORY OF THE WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE

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Lord Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of the Scout Movement, invited young people from all over the World and wanted them to exchange cultures and enjoy adventure. It was in 1920 that the first World Scout Jamboree was realized, held in the Olympia halls in Kensington, London. 

In 1991, the 17th World Scout Jamboree was successfully held in 1991 in Goseong, Gangwon-do with 19,093 participants from 135 countries under the theme of “Many Lands, One World.”
 
 


Draw Your Dream!

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Draw Your Dream!

“Draw your Dream!” expresses the desire of the members of the Scout Movement to transform the 25th World Scout Jamboree into their own festival and to grow their dreams through the event. SaeManGeum will be shaped into a spacious recreational ground, giving young Scouts from around the world an opportunity to purse their hopes and dreams throughout the Jamboree.

 

Jamboree Logo

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Draw Your Dream!

The logo for the 25th World Scout Jamboree symbolises the gathering of scouts from around the world who will come together under one tent in Korea to enjoy the jamboree experience. The logo is designed in the shape of traditional Korean tiled roof(Giwa-jibung) and tents, and embodies the spirits of joyful festivals that take place in Korea.

 

Programme

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Preparation for the future of the world youth

You can see a bigger world in 2023!

Scouting for Life

Many of the programme features will engage young people in developing leadership and life skills through Scouting activities, and will challenge participants to learn about global issues and becoming active citizens. These programme elements will incorporate Scouting’s values and methods, as well as ideas around global citizenship education and education for sustainable development.

Smart and Scientific

The Jamboree programme will use the latest technology to enable participants and contingents to connect, stay up-to-date with information, and take part in variety of activities through the official Jamboree app. Participants will be able to experience the future through everything from robot technology to virtual reality. A specific stream of the programme will focus on STEAM skills, offering young people the chance to join in activities and learn about the fields of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.

Safe & Secure

The Jamboree programme will be designed to prevent and respond to communicable diseases, natural disasters, and other emergencies, while providing safety education programmes developed by Korea Scout Association. The “Disaster Safety Programme” will not only improve the safety response ability of participants, but will also help them grow into citizens who can act as responders in the case of emergencies.

Sustainability

Together with global, regional and national partners, the Jamboree programme will be comprised of activities that engage young people in learning about the Sustainable Development Goals and taking action for peace and sustainable development in their communities. Through the Better World Tent and Global Development Village, Scouts will learn how to connect with nature, create a culture of peace and dialogue, promote diversity and inclusion, and more.

ACT: Adventure, Culture, tradition

The Jamboree programme will offer various adventure activities that use the environment around SaeManGeum, including the mountains, rivers and seas to enable Scouts to connect with and discover nature. The event will also engage participants in cross-cultural exchange to experience the best of Korean culture and tradition from K-pop music to Bibimbap food to the Hangul alphabet, and much more.

Various award programmes

Award programmes such as the Hwarang Awards, Clean Awards and Friendship Awards will motivate participants to participate in a variety of course activities at the Jamboree.

Jamboree Site - SaeManGeum

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The 25th World Scout Jamboree will take place on a brand new site in SaeManGeum. The campsite is flat and overlooks the sea on one side and features a view of the mountains. It is situated in close proximity to the beautiful Byeonsanbando National Park (Byeonsan Peninsula) located on the West Coast of Jeollabuk-do. The site is about 8.8㎢ and spreads out on a wide piece of land measuring 6.2km by 1.7km (based on the longest points).(35’42”N 126’35”E).

Application Details

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Eligibility

Participants:

  • Participants must have been born between 22 July 2005 and 31 July 2009 (14 - 18 Years), and only Scouts are eligible to participate.

  • Have completed Scout Standard.

IST, CMT:

If you are older on the given date, you may be able to apply to become a member of the International Service Team, Contingent Management Team or a unit leader.

Cost

$1,500 - Including Jamboree fee, travel to and from Maldives to Korea, transportation between Incheon International Airport to Jamboree site and back, insurance, Contingent Admin fee.


Jamboree fee can be paid to The Scout Association of Maldives via Installments.

  • February 2022, March 2022 - $150

  • April 2022 to July 2022 - MVR1321

  • August 2022 to May 2023 - MVR1322

Download:  payment_schedule.pdf



Refund Policy

  • Administration fee paid to The Scout Association of Maldives and all payments made to the jamboree's host country, airlines and insurance companies will not be refunded.

  • Once these fees have been deducted participants may be eligible for a refund of the remaining fees paid.


How to Apply and Required Documents

Send duly completed application form with the required documents via the Scout Group using the form linked below on or before 1400hrs of 12th March 2022.



Required Documents :

  • International Participation Form endorsed by the Scout Group.

  • Valid Passport.

  • Passport Size Photo ( in Scout Uniform ).

Downloads:

Contingent Management Team

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The Scout Association of Maldives is pleased to announce the appointment of Mohamed Fauzoon, our International Commissioner as the Contingent Leader of the Maldivian Contingent.

Admin Team

Ahmed Samaan Abdulla

Assistant Contingent Leader / Admin Team Head

Mifzaal Abdul Baari

Content Creation and Data Manager

Abdulla Yafis Ahmed

Finance Manager

Operations and Logistics Team

Ahmed Shaan

Operations and Logistics Team Head

Public Relations and Communication Team

Ibrahim Nashith Rasheed

 PR and Comms Team Head

 

Introducing Contingent Logo of the Maldivian Delegation participating in the 25th World Scout Jamboree 2023. Incorporating Maldivian culture and tradition, this logo was design by our talented and creative rover scouts.

Brand Guidelines - Maldivian Contingent Logo

2nd March 2022

Operation-K

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This solidarity programme is supported by Korean government and there are some strict policies related to it. In accordance with its accounting system, registered beneficiaries cannot be changed. Therefore, NSOs should pay close attention to who is selected and registered in the process. After selected individuals return to their country, the President or International Commissioner of the NSO is requested to send a signed letter to the Organizing Committee to confirm their safe return. 

Beneficiary : 1 Leader and 9 Scouts
- 1 Leader should be able to fluently communicate in English and capable of taking care of young people.
- 9 Scouts in financial difficulties who demonstrate good Scout spirit. 

Benefit  : A round-trip flight ticket and Jamboree fee

Resources

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SAM/GRO/2022/016

Jamboree Application Extension

29th January 2022

SAM/GRO/2022/006

29th January 2022

SAM/GRO/2021/83

12th December 2021

WSJ2023 Letter

30th November 2021

Rovers & Leaders Application Form 

30th November 2021

Jamboree Bulletin (Amended)

30th November 2021

Contingent Logo Competition

30th November 2021

Scouts Application Form

30th November 2021

Health Form

30th November 2021

SEE YOU IN SaeManGeum, Korea 2023