FeaturedRegistration open for world’s largest digital Scout event, JOTA-JOTI
World Scouting has officially opened registration and launched a fully redesigned platform for JOTA-JOTI (Jamboree-on-the-Air-Jamboree-on-the-Internet), the world’s largest digital Scout event promoting friendship and citizenship education. This year, JOTA-JOTI will take...
FeaturedThe Scout who rode his scooter, Impeesa, from Mexico to West Virginia
Our team interviewed John Silva, a Scout from Colombia who embarked on a challenge to ride his scooter across the U.S. to volunteer at the 24th World Scout Jamboree. John shares his journey and his message to young people:
Q: Tell me about yourself and your...
FeaturedScouts gain insights after stepping into lives of refugees
At the World Scout Jamboree, participants use immersive video technology to connect with refugees around the world and build empathy for their plight.
By Trevor Kincaid, United Nations High Commissioner...
FeaturedHeForShe at the World Scout Jamboree, Youth Leading the Way
• World Scouting, in partnership with HeForShe – the global solidarity movement for gender equality, invites international Scouts to commit to gender equality, engaging over 40,000 Scouts at the 24th World Scout Jamboree.
• The partnership for gender equality...
FeaturedElectric show closes out memorable 24th World Scout Jamboree
2 August 2019, Glen Jean, West Virginia - The 24th World Scout Jamboree came to close during an energetic show last night, marking 12 days of cultural exchange, skills building and memories for some 45,000 young people that gathered from over 150 countries to...
FeaturedA village for humanity
Walking down its green hilly lanes, one notices the variety of small neighbourhoods that line its path. It is the Global Development Village (GDV). The neighbourhoods welcome visitors to explore a different world of learning to unlock a global vision.
Being a core...
FeaturedPictionary, campfires and the Sustainable Development Goals
With its vibrantly colorful interior, the Better World tent is an interactive exhibition of World Scouting’s programmes at the 24th World Scout Jamboree. The educational space helps young people understand their contribution in creating a better world by offering them a...
FeaturedCultural Day encourages Scouts to embrace differences, celebrate unity
In high spirits, colourful sights, and harmonious sounds, Scouts from all walks of life gathered for a day of multicultural festivities at the World Scout Jamboree on 26 July. The Cultural Celebration Day embraces the cultural diversity of the Scout Movement and celebrates...
FeaturedWorld Scouting partners with WWF to launch new Panda Badge for urgent
West Virginia, USA, 25 July 2019 – World Scouting is launching its new Panda Badge today at the 24th World Scout Jamboree in partnership with WWF. The new badge aims to raise awareness among Scouts and inspire action on nature and the environment in...
FeaturedChief Ambassador Bear Grylls inspires millions of young people at Worl
GLEN JEAN, WV, July 24, 2019 - 45,000 young people got an extraordinary thrill when Chief Ambassador of World Scouting Bear Grylls made a surprise appearance at the 24th World Scout Jamboree. Bear arrived at the 10,000-acre Summit Bechtel Reserve in West...
The Mission of Scouting is to contribute to the education of young people,
through a value system based of the Scout Promise and Law,
To help build a better world where people are self fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in society.