World, national, on the air & On the Internet
NATIONAL SCOUT JAMBOREE
July 17-29, 2023
Summit Bechtel Reserve, West Virginia
The National Scout Jamboree (NSJ) is a gathering of thousands of members of the Boy Scouts of America and guests, usually held every four years and organized by the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America. The key objectives of an NSJ is to: bring youth and leaders to a better understanding and a deeper sense of commitment to the ideals of Scouting, show the citizens of the United States of America and the world a model of democratic action as conducted by a great youth movement in a free society, to provide youth with a rich and genuine Scouting experience, and to provide an opportunity to meet and camp with brother Scouts from many parts of the United States of America and also the world. It is considered to be Scouting at its best.
World Scout Jamboree
The World Scout Jamboree is above all an educational event that brings together the world’s young people to promote peace and mutual understanding and to develop leadership and life skills.
Held every four years, the 25th World Scout Jamboree (WSJ) will take place on August 1 -12, 2023, in SaeManGeum, South Korea.
Registration for youth participants and International Service Team members is expected to go live by November 1st. Council approval of applications will be required.
Scouters interested in serving as unit leaders can submit their interest at https://wsj2023.us, the official information source for the BSA Contingent.
Questions? Email Matt.Dukeman@Scouting.org.
Everyone who attends a World Scout Jamboree leaves with friends from around the world, and memories that will last a lifetime.,
JAMBOREE ON THE AIR – ON THE INTERNET
JOTA-JOTI (Jamboree-on-the-Air-Jamboree-on-the-Internet) is the world’s largest digital Scout event taking place on the Internet and over the airwaves. Held every year in October, the event connects millions of young people around the world for a full weekend of online activities that promote friendship and global citizenship. JOTA-JOTI enables young people and volunteers to participate in fun and engaging group activities over the Internet and amateur radio focused on developing 21st century skills through Scouting.